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…

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…

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,…

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…

Are you a paranoid thinker?

Are you a paranoid thinker? Another in a series of brief articles looking at the unhelpful thinking styles that can hold us back in our lives. This time, the perils of being a paranoid thinker. ——————–O o O——————– Who is a paranoid thinker? Do you often worry about people leaving you or letting you down?…

Are You an impulsive thinker?

Are you an impulsive thinker? No 3 of a series of brief articles looking at unhelpful thinking styles that form part of your mindset. This time the impulsive thinker. ——————–O o O——————– What are you like? Impulsive thinkers want to feel happy/good/safe/loved/satisfied RIGHT NOW.  They are not willing, or able(?) to postpone gratification so they…

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…

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…