Thriving Bites #1
I cycled this morning with a girlfriend and a few old chaps. There were about six of us and it was about 10 degrees with a nippy wind blowing. But gosh it was good!
The hardest part about winter morning exercise is actually putting your feet on the bedroom floor. As soon as you put your feet on the floor, you're three quarters of the way there.
And once you've finished the exercise, you feel pretty damn smug. Well that's how I felt this morning. How do you feel about winter exercise? How do you motivate yourself out the door?
In my recent blog, I talk about the weather. Do you let the weather manage your mood or are you in control? You can read it below.
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Winter. Love it or hate it?
Have you heard of Seasonal Affective Disorder? SAD for short. It certainly is sad. It's sad that many people believe that the weather (summer or winter by the way) can make them feel all sorts of unpleasant symptoms including depression.
Anxious to Awesome.
A CASE STUDY ABOUT BRIAN
From panic attacks and fearing the future, to feeling positive and calm. Learning how and why we think the way we do, is a big part of helping us live a thriving life.
What's on the shelf?
WHAT I LEARNT FROM MY LATEST READ
The Memory Illusion by Dr Julia Shaw is a fascinating read.
We rely on our memories every day. Many people would say that our memories "make us who we are" but guess what? They are often so inaccurate, prone to deliver profound errors, that one wonders why we rely on them at all.
DRESS FOR SUCCESS - A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANISATION
A recent lunch time workshop for this terrific international not-for-profit organisation was greatly appreciated by participants.
The workshop covered a super important component of great mental health - Locus of Control. If you've not heard of Locus of Control before you can read more about it here.
"Very enriching workshop and a gentle reminder for believing in self and having self-control in any situation.:) A big thank you !!"
"Thank you so much for this topic, very good presenter that made me to realise that it is possible to change my mindset. Thanks."
The Thrive Programme can be delivered as group training or 1-2-1. It's a psych-educational training programme like no other. Brilliant.