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…

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Is life getting you down?

Is life getting you down?  It is certainly easy to think that it is, but are you placing the blame in the wrong place?  Could it be you that’s getting you down.  Let’s examine the evidence. ———-ooo OOO ooo———- Life is no fun! It is very easy to develop a belief that life is, in…

8760 hours – some thought as we approach 2018

8760 hours – some thoughts as we approach 2018.  What will your New Year Resolutions be, will you stick to them, and why do we make them at all? ———- ooo – OOO – ooo ———-   Which way to look? Well 2017 is almost over as I write this, and 2018 is just 36…

Who are you at 10 past 2 ?

Who are you at 10 past 2 ? Some thoughts about the masks we wear, the acts we put on, and what it feels like when the masks and acts are dropped.  Who are you at 10 past 2 ? ———- ooo OOO ooo ———- All the world’s a stage……… How often do we put…

My Bridge – How I got to where I am today

My Bridge – How I got to where I am today. My Bridge. Recently I have found people asking about my journey from depression and anxiety to where I am today.  I think it’s time I told my story so here it is. ——————-O o O——————– The first 60 years Don’t panic this is the…

Catastrophic Thinking – a disaster?

Catastrophic Thinking – a disaster? Another in our series of brief articles discussing unhelpful thinking styles.  Today we look at catastrophic thinking and ask whether it is such a bad thing. What is Catastrophic Thinking? Do you find that you get very emotional very quickly?  Do you immediately think, or expect the worst? Is your…

Negative Thinking Style

NEGATIVE THINKING STYLE – No. 1 of a series of brief articles looking at the unhelpful thinking styles that form part of our your mindset. ——————–O o O——————– What is a negative thinking style? Anybody who always focuses on the ‘bad things’, always assumes things will go wrong and assumes they will fail, is a…

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 -11- Habits and Addictions

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas -11- Habits and Addictions A series of 12 brief articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas.  Today – Habits and Addictions. ——————-O o O——————– What’s the difference? Many of us are in the habit of behaving in a certain way.  “I…

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…