The Power of Positives

The Power of Positives.  We all have positive experiences, events, and thoughts but so often we forget to harness their power.  What do I mean by this?  Read on and learn more. ———- ooo OOO ooo ———- What Are Positives? Our lives are crammed full of positive experiences, events, thoughts, and feelings but if we…

Loneliness – an epidemic in modern society?

Loneliness – an epidemic in modern society?  I was planning to write a blog article today but not on this topic. My mind was changed by several things I have seen and read over the last few days that highlighted the problem of loneliness in Britain today. ——————– o O o ——————– “Water, water everywhere,…

Obsessive Thinkers – Worry about worrying!”

OBSESSIVE THINKERS – Worry about worrying.   Number 2 of a series of brief articles looking at the unhelpful thinking styles that form part of your mindset. ——————–O o O——————– What are you worried about? One thing’s for certain, if you are an obsessive thinker you worry, brood and think about everything that happens (or…

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 12 – Thriving

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 12 – Thriving A series of 12 brief articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas.  Today – Thriving.   PACE and Thriving Over the past 11 days we have looked at outlines of many aspects of The Thrive Programme.…

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – 10 – Fears and Phobias

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas -10- Fears and Phobias A series of 12 brief articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas). Today, Fears and Phobias ——————–O o O——————– What’s the difference? The essential difference between fears and phobias is usually one of severity and the impact…

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – 9 – Anxiety and Stress

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – 9 – Anxiety and Stress A series of 12 brief articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas).  Today, Anxiety and Stress They’re the same thing aren’t they? Anxiety and stress are two terms used so frequently that the distinction between…

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – 7 – Unhelpful Thinking Styles

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – 7 – Unhelpful Thinking Styles A series of 12 brief articles published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas).  Today, what kind of thinker are you? ——————–O o O——————– What are unhelpful thinking styles? For our purposes I would define these as…

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – 6 – Social Pressures

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 6 – Social Pressures A series of 12 brief articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas).  Today we look at Social Pressures. ——————–O o O——————– How do you respond to Social Pressures? As social animals, we learn about the…

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 4

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 4 – Control A series of 12 brief articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas).  Today, we look at our sense of Power and Control. ——————–O o O——————– Our sense of power and control A major component of our…

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 1

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 1 A series of 12 articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January  (The traditional 12 days of Christmas). See how you can learn to Thrive. ——————————————O o O——————————————— What is The Thriving? Before describing the programme itself lets consider what it means to Thrive. News…