‘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…

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…

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,…

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…

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 – 7 – Unhelpful Thinking Styles

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – 7 – Unhelpful Thinking Styles A series of 12 brief articles published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas).  Today, what kind of thinker are you? ——————–O o O——————– What are unhelpful thinking styles? For our purposes I would define these as…

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – 6 – Social Pressures

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 6 – Social Pressures A series of 12 brief articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas).  Today we look at Social Pressures. ——————–O o O——————– How do you respond to Social Pressures? As social animals, we learn about the…