Madonna takes a tumble – and THRIVES

So, Madonna took a tumble. What’s that got to do with The Thrive Programme? Megastar Madonna had costume-failure (well, costume-removal failure) at last night’s Brit Awards. She fell over in front of a global audience of millions, got up and got back on with the show. This exemplifies many skills taught through The Thrive Programme. Firstly, Madonna has a competitive …

Emetophobia training day in London – It’s time to Thrive!

C’mon. What are you waiting for? Overcome your fear of being sick. If you are considering coming to our Emetophobia Training Day at the Royal Society of Medicine in April, read on… If you have emetophobia, this course is for you! If you’ve tried numerous other therapies and nothing’s worked, this course is for you. If you are sceptical, nervous …

Sugar and Spice and all things nice… what of ‘disgust propensity’?

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 all have an arsenal of antibacterial sprays, wipes and gels in our cupboards (and even our handbags) and some people are intent on living a …

Hearts, flowers chocolates & Champagne

It’s that lovey-dovey time of year! Romance is in the air for some of us. For others it’s ‘just another day’ that highlights a difficult relationship status or relationship history. Developing a strong internal locus (perhaps by completing The Thrive Programme) makes the difficult process of forgiveness much easier. The Thrive Programme advocates understanding, forgiveness, communication & humility: the wheels …

SAD this February? 5 Tips from the Thrive Programme

SAD this February? 5 Tips from the Thrive Programme Poor old February. It gets such a bad rap. Month of dark evenings, dank mornings and dreadful colds. Perhaps it’s not surprising people feel ‘seasonally affected’ this month. If you’re one of the half a million sufferers of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) in the UK (or any other part of the …

‘Calm your farm, guys, sharks live in the sea!’

Stories of shark sightings in Australia have made global headlines recently after beaches have been closed for days. This short interview from Australian TV programme ’Today’ explains the situation and clearly illustrates important elements of the Thrive Programme. We are all familiar with how the media likes to razz up simple stories into a sensational frenzy; to catastophise events and to …

Create resilience and inner strength – with The Thrive Prorgamme

We are born with a natural resilience. That, for example, is how we learn to walk. None of us stood up for the first time and started walking and running around. We got up, Wobbled for a bit, fell down and then got up again. This happened time and time again. We never once doubted ourselves. We couldn’t we didn’t …

Emetophobia Seminar in London

‘Cure your Emetophobia and Thrive’ seminar in London with Rob Kelly Saturday 25th April 2015 BOOK NOW! Royal Society of Medicine An exciting opportunity to hear Rob Kelly explaining the programme in full detail, including: Overcoming your emetophobia with the Thrive Programme The Thrive Formula – how to effectively apply it to yourself Understanding your psychological foundations – and why …

Strike up the band, 2015 has arrived!

Strike up the band, 2015 has arrived! Happy New Year from all of us at the Thrive Programme. January is like one big Monday morning, with the year spreading out ahead of us in anticipation. What are you looking forward to? There’s plenty of talk of resolutions, good intentions and personal pledges going round at the moment. We want to …

It’s the ‘Year of the Selfie’!

2014: Year of the Selfie   Did you know that there have been 92m references to ‘selfies’ on Twitter this year? Consequently 2014 has been dubbed ‘Year of the Selfie’. And the chances are you’ve taken one. Was it the heart-warming ‘No Make Up Selfie’ for Breast Cancer awareness, which helped to raise £8m for Cancer Research UK back in …