CHALLENGING LIMITING BELIEFS, ONE GHOST STORY AT A TIME…

Many people have beliefs and superstitions that seem harmless enough. Katie Gow was one such person but, after going through The Thrive Programme, she realised that some of her beliefs weren’t that harmless after all, so she set about challenging them. Here’s what happened when Katie decided to face up to a deeply held, limiting belief that many of us … Read More

ARE YOU THRIVING AT WORK ON WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY?

Tuesday 10th October 2017 is World Mental Health Day, and the theme this year is “Workplace Well-being”. The aim of the day is to raise awareness of mental health issues, generate greater support for those affected and vitally to reduce the stigma which all too often still exists around mental health. Physically as a society we’re becoming healthier, however sadly … Read More

HOW I OVERCAME CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME AND LEARNED TO THRIVE…

5 years ago my world took an unexpected turn and as a result my life will never be the same again. On Monday 13th August 2012, I woke up with a mouth full of ulcers, all over my tongue and the back of my throat. As the day progressed it got worse and worse until it became hard for me … Read More

STUCK IN A PARENTING RUT? HERE’S HOW TO BREAK FREE AND THRIVE

Mental Health and Parenting

A subject that all parents can relate to, and one that seems to keep cropping up during early stages of The Thrive Programme, is how hard many mums and dads are on themselves when the kids are challenging and parenting is becoming a bit of a struggle. And of those clients who are mums, it seems to be a common … Read More

THE KEY INGREDIENT FOR ANY BIKINI DIET NEEDS TO BE YOUR SELF-ESTEEM!

Are you on first name terms with your muffin-top? Bingo wings in a flap? Or on a mission to put on a few pounds and get back into the ‘healthy’ range? High Self-Esteem helps you to manage your weight more easily… Research shows that high self-esteem is significant in helping you to achieve weight-related goals. Psychologists believe it’s our reaction … Read More

LAURA TRANSFORMS HER LIFE WITH THE HELP OF THRIVE

Laura, or “Birdie” as we’ve come to know her, has come a tremendously long way from where she was just a few short years ago. Having had a poor childhood, Laura made a life changing (or ending decision) having had enough. Astoundingly after she threw herself in front of a lorry in full motorway traffic, Laura survived. She was nursed … Read More

IT’S ALL ABOUT CONTROL

If you’re working through The Thrive Programme® you’ll know that it’s all about taking back power and control in your life. This is crucial in learning to thrive. Power, control, desire for control, secondary control – feeling confused? This should help. In order to thrive you’ll learn to develop strong psychological foundations. An ‘internal locus of control’ is a really important … Read More

THE CAUSE OF MY DEPRESSION REALLY SHOCKED ME…

The recent coverage of mental health issues in the media has been brilliant – so refreshing to see and be a part of – but one thing they’ve all completely failed to address is the root cause of many mental health issues and the reasons for the increasing incidence of such problems. It’s all very well setting out to ‘cure’ … Read More

IF YOU SUFFER FROM DEPRESSION, YOU MUST SEE THIS

Blog written by James R who overcame Depression with Thrive

Most people suffering from depression and related conditions believe exactly as I did for many years; that there’s something fundamentally wrong with them. Some sort of misplaced connection that’s different to everyone else, like a badly-wired plug or a car with an intermittent fault that nobody else can experience or see but you. BUT, I can tell you now with … Read More

HOW I LEARNED TO THRIVE

I suspect my story is a familiar one, sadly. I say sadly only in retrospect, because right now I’m feeling great and living something approaching the life I’ve always aimed for, but never quite managed to grasp in my previous two decades of adult life. This was mainly due to my poor mental health, lack of coping skills and wholly … Read More