How to Be Happier

Happy Life | Hari Kalymnios

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

Fave Things May | Hari Kalymnios

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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FAVOURITE THINGS – APRIL

Hari Kalymnios | the Thought Gym

This month I share with you five things I use regularly that will help you feel superhuman. That’s what I’m all about after all. So let’s get started. Blue light Blocking Glasses You may have been hearing about the damage that blue light from devices can do to your sleep and health. Blue light (from…

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Cool Things to Help You Feel Super – March

March Favourites

This month I follow with the theme for 2016 to give you some cool items that will help improve your life. They are things that I use on a regular basis and can really help. 1) Lumie Daylight Alarm clock The days may be getting lighter earlier but this alarm clock is still a must.…

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How to Stop Worrying So Much!

Worry Time | Hari Kalymnios | The Thought Gym

Worry. It’s a part of life. We all do it from time to time. Whether that’s about what your boss will think of your latest report, or what mood they come into the office in. Whether your kids will get into that school you want. Whether you will have enough money at the end of…

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