Don’t do this ONE thing if you want to be successful and happy

A leading statement? Maybe? I’ve been a big student of happy and successful people in the last decade and I’ve noticed a few things. There are patterns. And it’s also a practice. If you want to be happy – study happiness. If you want to be successful, study success. Something that I’ve noticed that is…

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How to Stress Less this year

This is a simple philosophy or way of looking at what happens in life to help you cope with things and feel less stressed. It’s taken from Stoic wisdom and philosophy and I first heard it on a podcast from someone who’s name escapes me (sorry, whoever it was!). It’s simply this. Control what you…

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Favourite Things – November

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As each month for 2016, I’m listing a few of my favourite things that I use regularly to help me feel SUPER! [1] Amazing Grass Supergreen Blend This product is a blend of various grasses like wheatgrass, barley grass, alfalfa grass, as well as extracts from spirulina, and veggies like broccoli and spinach. It also…

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How to Be Happier

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This is a really quick blog for you. It’s a simple straightforward way that researchers from Queensland University in Australia have determined makes people happier. (https://www.uq.edu.au/news/article/2014/10/fruit-and-veggies-pave-road-happiness ) In fact, they suggest it’s the kind of boost in happiness lives that you might get with a new job.  And the secret? After looking at more than…

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Book of the Month: Stoic Wisdom

THE GOOD LIFE BOOK | HARI KALYMNIOS

As every month in 2016 I am sharing with you some books I like and think improve my life, understanding or view of the world. This month it’s A Guide to a Good Life, by William B Irvine. It’s a simple and easy to read summary of what Stoicism is all about. Stoicism is a…

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The Mindful Leader – How to Be More Mindful

Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It’s a bit of a buzz word these days in business and leadership. Build resilience through mindfulness. But what is it exactly? Mindfulness is an ancient Buddhist practice of simply observing one’s thoughts, emotions and actions and bodily sensations as they are happening in the present. Why is this useful and important? Mindfulness based…

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Five Favourite Things – August 2016

And so summer is in full swing. And let’s get started with some things I use in my life which help me feel superhuman! 1. Soapnuts Yep, until recently I’d never heard of them either. They are natural ‘nuts’ that you can use to wash your clothes! Why? Because they are kinder on your clothes and…

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How to Become More Positive in 30 Days or less

Gratitude

More positive? Why would we want that? Are we all pessimists or something? Well….. no. Not exactly. I do have a lot of experience with many people though, that are definitely more skewed towards noticing the negative things in life more. There are both positive and negative things in the world. Well, really there aren’t.…

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5 Favourite Things for May

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If you want a bit of an edge in life, or just to find things that will help you in life, then this series is for you. I share – each and every month – a few items that make my life easier, improve it in some way or are just cool to have. So…

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LEADERS ARE READERS: Book of the Month – May 2016

Warrior Pose | Hari Kalymnios

This month I suggest to you one of my most favourite books of recent times – perhaps of all time. It’s a tale of illness and frustration. Loss and regain. Overcoming the odds and succeeding. I call this post LEADERS ARE READERS, because as leaders – whether or not you consider yourself one is another…

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