86 episodes

Ever wondered what's holding you back?

Sure, you keep hearing that we live in an unprecedented golden age of opportunity and potential and part of you knows that to be true. Yet at the same time, you may not feel it in your gut because you are still caught up in your own struggles of simply dealing with reality - too busy to work on your dreams. You know deep down that all that's holding you back is your limiting beliefs and bad habits - so how exactly do you transcend them, how do you grow into the person you know you can be?

What if you’re desperate to live a life of purpose but don’t have a clue where to start?
Well, you’re not alone.

Welcome to Personal Development Essentials, where we deep dive into discussions on everything from mindset to motivation, health, wealth, happiness, fitness and more.

You know there are no glass ceilings in your life, only those in your mind, so, if you are determined to live the life you dream and desire and will stop at nothing on your journey to get there - then join us as we tackle the big (and little) questions that relate to personal growth and transformation.

Whether just discovering personal development or a seasoned veteran - you will find something of value here to help you on your own journey of self discovery and improvement.

Personal Development Essentials Agi Keramidas & Paul Greig Smith

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    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

Ever wondered what's holding you back?

Sure, you keep hearing that we live in an unprecedented golden age of opportunity and potential and part of you knows that to be true. Yet at the same time, you may not feel it in your gut because you are still caught up in your own struggles of simply dealing with reality - too busy to work on your dreams. You know deep down that all that's holding you back is your limiting beliefs and bad habits - so how exactly do you transcend them, how do you grow into the person you know you can be?

What if you’re desperate to live a life of purpose but don’t have a clue where to start?
Well, you’re not alone.

Welcome to Personal Development Essentials, where we deep dive into discussions on everything from mindset to motivation, health, wealth, happiness, fitness and more.

You know there are no glass ceilings in your life, only those in your mind, so, if you are determined to live the life you dream and desire and will stop at nothing on your journey to get there - then join us as we tackle the big (and little) questions that relate to personal growth and transformation.

Whether just discovering personal development or a seasoned veteran - you will find something of value here to help you on your own journey of self discovery and improvement.

    Episode 86 - Our best books of 2021 (part 2)

    Episode 86 - Our best books of 2021 (part 2)

    Agi and Paul discuss the best books they’ve read in 2021.
     
    Here are all the books mentioned:
    AGI:
    The Daily Stoic (Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman) Chicken Soup for the Soul (Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen) The Surrender Experiment (Michael Singer) The Forty Rules of Love (Elif Shafak) Stop Asking Questions (Andrew Warner) No Excuses - The Power of Self-Discipline (Brian Tracy) An End To Upside Down Thinking (Mark Gober) An End To Upside Down Liberty (Mark Gober again) The Truth about COVID-19 (Dr Joseph Mercola & Ronnie Cummins) PAUL:
    The Daily Laws (Robert Greene) Black Box Thinking (Matthew Syed) How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics (Michael Pollan) Winning (Tim Grover) Work the System (Sam Carpenter) The Art of Impossible (Steven Kotler) The New Toughness Training for Sports (James Loehr) Turning Pro (Steven Pressfield) 80/20 (Richard Koch)  
    “We should not trust the masses who say only the free can be educated, but rather the lovers of wisdom who say that only the educated are free.”
    -Ryan Holiday

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    • 39 min
    Episode 85 - Our best books of 2021 (part 1)

    Episode 85 - Our best books of 2021 (part 1)

    Agi and Paul discuss the best books they’ve read in 2021.
     
    Here are all the books mentioned:
    AGI:
    The Daily Stoic (Ryan Holiday and Stephen Hanselman) Chicken Soup for the Soul (Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen) The Surrender Experiment (Michael Singer) The Forty Rules of Love (Elif Shafak) Stop Asking Questions (Andrew Warner) No Excuses - The Power of Self-Discipline (Brian Tracy) An End To Upside Down Thinking (Mark Gober) An End To Upside Down Liberty (Mark Gober again) The Truth about COVID-19 (Dr Joseph Mercola & Ronnie Cummins) PAUL:
    The Daily Laws (Robert Greene) Black Box Thinking (Matthew Syed) How To Change Your Mind: The New Science of Psychedelics (Michael Pollan) Winning (Tim Grover) Work the System (Sam Carpenter) The Art of Impossible (Steven Kotler) The New Toughness Training for Sports (James Loehr) Turning Pro (Steven Pressfield) 80/20 (Richard Koch)  
    “We should not trust the masses who say only the free can be educated, but rather the lovers of wisdom who say that only the educated are free.”
    -Ryan Holiday

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    • 26 min
    Episode 84 - The power of compounding habits

    Episode 84 - The power of compounding habits

    We discuss:
    Our lower self, our default mode Compounding and its power Two ways to keep habits on track Self-discipline and habits  
    “Success is simply a few simple disciplines, practiced every day; while failure is simply a few errors in judgement, repeated every day.”
    ―Jim Rohn
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    • 26 min
    Episode 83 - Milestone 3 years

    Episode 83 - Milestone 3 years

    3 years celebratory episode!
    Agi & Paul return with a celebratory episode - 3 years ago today we launched this podcast!
    We discuss:
    The rookies who followed their enthusiasm Principles, routines, rituals Vision, ideal, compelling future What the future holds   
    “Our contribution to the world is the perfection of our own self.”
    ―David Hawkins
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    • 41 min
    Episode 82 - Limiting beliefs revisited

    Episode 82 - Limiting beliefs revisited

    Limiting beliefs revisited
    Agi & Paul revisit this popular topic and one of their all-time favourites. Our limiting beliefs!
    Truth vs Assumptions Don't believe a thought you think! Our story of limitation Breaking free from limiting beliefs  
    “Whether you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right.”
    ― Henry Ford
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    • 26 min
    Episode 81 - Exploring the benefits of digital detox

    Episode 81 - Exploring the benefits of digital detox

    Focus = superpower
    Distraction = opium for the masses.
    Notifications + screen time.
    The philosophical and the practical aspects.
     
    Resources:
    https://medium.com/better-humans/how-to-set-up-your-iphone-for-productivity-focus-and-your-own-longevity-bb27a68cc3d8#2dc6
    https://medium.com/better-humans/how-to-create-a-zen-experience-on-your-android-phone-53c4067c1df2
     
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    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

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22 Ratings

22 Ratings

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Great content!

Informative and interesting to listen to! Great for my commute!

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Love it!

Mindset is the key to a great life. This is one of my essentials for developing this part of myself!

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Only just discovered this podcast

Currently listening to all the back episodes on the daily commute. Loving the content and delivery and a great way to use my time more effectively. Keep up the great work.

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