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…

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…

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…

Beliefs – their role in resilience

Beliefs – their role in resilience.  In this second article on resilience we will have a look at the role of the beliefs we hold about ourselves.  Why not subscribe to ensure you catch the rest of this series. ———- ooo-OOO-ooo ———- Creating Powerful Beliefs Resilient people hold positive beliefs about themselves, empowering them, and…

Resilience – What’s it all about?

Resilience – What’s it all about?  We hear a lot about resilience nowadays, but do we understand what it is, how to achieve it, and how being resilient feels?  This is the first in a series of articles around resilience, why not subscribe to catch them all. ——————– ooo-OOO-ooo ——————– So just what is resilience?…

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…

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?…

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…

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.…