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…

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…

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…

Surviving or Thriving?

This week is Mental Health Awareness week and I find it significant that the strap-line favoured by the Mental Health Foundation is ‘ Surviving or Thriving?’ Surviving or Thriving? So what does this actually mean?  I can best talk about this by reference to my own life experience. For many years I suffered from Anxiety…

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…