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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…

Feeling in Control

Feeling in control of your life and your world is an essential component of developing strong psychological foundations.  In this short article I will discuss the advantages and disadvantages of control – and how to avoid the latter. ——————– ooo OOO ooo ——————– Feeling in Control Firstly please notice I am saying ‘feeling’, not ‘being’…

‘Tis the season to be………angry?

‘Tis the season to be……… angry? A few thoughts about anger, and anger management as we approach the festive season. ———ooo – OOO – ooo——— Family time. How often have we heard it – Christmas….it’s all about the kids, the family?  Sounds idyllic but all too often the picture can be different.  The Festive Season…

Realism and Positivity

Realism and Positivity, how to maintain a positive mindset while remaining realistic.  Learn more about thriving your life by subscribing to my blog. ———- ooo – OOO – ooo ———— Realism and Positivity Faced with references to ‘positive thinking’ and ‘positivity’ it is tempting to conjure an image of an unrealstic view of the world.…

Positive Thinking and Resilience

Positive Thinking and Resilience.  Much is written nowadays about the power of positive thinking in increasing happiness and wellbeing.  Find out more about this idea, and more about resilience – subscribe to this series of blogs on resilience. ———- ooo-OOO-ooo ———-   Positive Thinking Given the choice between positives and negatives I think it is…