Self-esteem is perhaps the most under-valued part of what makes up our mental health. At worst, it can lead you to do things you’d never normally consider doing – poor relationship choice, drinking heavily and substance abuse are classic symptoms of low self-esteem – but at best it can propel you to achievements and Read more about One Simple (but Effective) Tip to Break that Low-Self-Esteem-Cycle[…]
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 lives as a family. Before I Read more about Thriving as a Parent[…]
Resilience is a word that we hear and read a lot about at the moment. It can be defined as the capacity to recover quickly from set-backs, difficulties or life changes. Whilst the ability to bounce back from challenging situations is clearly a step in the right direction and much better than struggling to cope, Read more about Beyond Resilience: Why Bounce Back When You Can Bounce Forwards?[…]
By Rob Kelly Sugar and Spice and all things nice… SO, just what is the connection between muddy wellies and The Thrive Programme? Modern life is all too trigger-happy on the germ-bashing front – we… Source: Sugar and Spice and all things nice… what of ‘disgust propensity’?
I’m tired today! I’m tired of chasing the tail of this bipolar monster. I never seem to be able to take it by the scruff of the neck and start controlling it! It always controls me! Its always ten steps ahead, telling me how my moods are going to be! I’m worn out by it. … Read more about Bipolar and me | Psychreg[…]
Melissa from Florida, USA, explains how she overcame a fear of flying and elevators (lifts) using FaceTime “Fly Happy” sessions. Well done Melissa, it was a pleasure working with you.
Do you pay attention to everything your mind tells you? Our minds can take us on a wild goose ride with all the “What if’s” and “I should have’s.” The mind is the main cause of the “Worrier” in us and is the culprit for our automatic tendency to “beat ourselves up” at the first Read more about Do you pay attention to everything your mind tells you? by Fiona Brown – THRIVE | Rob Kelly[…]
4. Schedule a time for it, and stick to it. Source: 6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything | Psychology Today
People with mental-health issues are no longer relegated to silent suffering. We talk to the experts in the field, who link what goes on in our heads to our overall well-being. Source: In a healthy state of mind: experts discuss the link between mental health and overall well-being
Source: THRIVE | Rob Kelly – Parenting right for a brighter future: caring not controlling