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 – 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 – Day 8 – Language

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – 8 – Language A series of 12 brief articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas)  Today, the importance of your language. ——————–O o O——————– Mind Your Language! The language we use is a window through which we can easily recognise…