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One of the most-rewarding parts of the work I do as a licensed Thrive Programme Consultant® is helping clients overcome a severe phobia of vomiting known as emetophobia. This debilitating fear can involve sufferers being afraid of vomiting themselves and/or others vomiting. The Cure Your Emetophobia and Thrive Programme® is suchContinue Reading

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Back in the 1970s when I was growing up, before the era of touch screens and computer games, Weebles were all the rage. These little egg-shaped toys were perfectly balanced, earning themselves the strap line: “Weebles wobble but they don’t fall down”. And it was true, they didn’t. Whether theirContinue Reading

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When I am working with clients to help them thrive, one of the many areas that we work on is self-compassion. Almost without exception, clients discover that they are being hard, judgemental and often unkind to themselves on a daily basis. This is because we can develop a belief thatContinue Reading

Some of the biggest benefits for me of the life skills I have learnt with The Thrive Programme have been around being a parent. As the mum of two wonderful teenagers I am truly grateful for the ways that the positive psychology of the Thrive Programme has enriched our livesContinue Reading

I recently had a lovely stay in the Hilton Hotel, Manchester. It was only when we were en-route to the hotel and my husband pointed it out in the distant skyline, that I realised that the hotel is really rather tall! It is currently the 11th tallest building in theContinue Reading