The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 4

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 4 – Control A series of 12 brief articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas).  Today, we look at our sense of Power and Control. ——————–O o O——————– Our sense of power and control A major component of our…

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The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 3 Inner Voices

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 3 Inner Voices A series of 12 short articles published daily from 25th December to 5th January (The traditional 12 days of Christmas).  Today we look at our inner voices. ——————–O o O——————– Our critics Take a minute to think back through your life and all the…

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The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 2

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 2 – Belief Systems A series of 12 articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January  (The traditional 12 days of Christmas).  See how you can learn to Thrive by reviewing your Belief Systems. ——————–o O o——————– The importance of your belief systems It is our…

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The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 1

The 12 Thrive Days of Christmas – Day 1 A series of 12 articles, published daily from 25th December to 5th January  (The traditional 12 days of Christmas). See how you can learn to Thrive. ——————————————O o O——————————————— What is The Thriving? Before describing the programme itself lets consider what it means to Thrive. News…

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Are you Christmasophobic ? , part II

Are you Christmasophobic ?  I raised this question last month and promised to look at it further in December. Well, we have made it this far in one piece so what comes next? PLANNING Have you got the cards written and posted in good time?  Last date for posting is generally 20th December so now…

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How deep are your psychological foundations?

Our psychological foundations enable us to withstand the trials, hurdles and upsets of life.  But what are our psychological foundations and how do we create and maintain them.   Weak or Strong? Imagine a building, it doesn’t really matter how big or how tall.  A building needs to withstand anything thrown at it by nature,…

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Are you scared of Christmas? Perhaps you are Christmasophobic.

Are you scared of Christmas?  –  Yes, that really is a serious question! There are names for just about every phobia you can imagine except for Christmas.  Does this mean there is nothing scary about Christmas, nothing to get anxious about – I don’t think so.  So if you are Christmasophobic (I just made that…

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Mind Your Language!! – Learn why at Thrive With Ian

The language we use, both to ourselves and to others, is a window to our thoughts and beliefs.  Many of the things we say are due to laziness or habit and they can be both unhelpful and damaging. ——————–Read More——————– Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me! Most children…

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Beat Your Emetophobia by Christmas

What is Emetophobia? Nobody likes being sick, or seeing others vomit. Research suggests that some 7% of the population suffer from a phobia of vomit and related things. This problem, often called “The silent Phobia”, as sufferers don’t talk about it, but Emetophobia has a huge affect on sufferers and their loved ones.    …

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Does the weather affect your mood? Learn why it does not!

Does the weather affect your mood?  Well, I always thought that it affected mine but, The Thrive Programme taught me that I was wrong. If you think dull or rainy days make you miserable and the sunshine cheers you up then you are probably not looking forward to the Autumn or Winter. If you want…

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