The impact of mental health in the workplace

The Thrive Programme is a proactive approach - a psychological training programme to teach people how to cope and not generate stress.

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Stephen cured of emetophobia

Stephen came to see Ali in early 2014 with a fear of being sick. This phobia controlled his life in many ways; being constantly anxious about picking up germs, not feeling comfortable eating some foods, avoiding anyone that looked remotely ill and having very low self-esteem.

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How to cure emetophobia (fear of being sick)

The most effective help is teaching emetophobes how to cope, then they can completely overcome their fear. This is achieved by building on the key foundation stones of self-esteem, social confidence and a sense of being powerful.

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Why do I have a fear of being sick?

Contrary to what many sufferers believe, a terrible experience related to being sick (or someone else being sick) is not the fundamental cause of emetophobia. Instead it’s driving force is a lack of belief that you can cope in the situation.

Both the symptoms experienced and components of thinking that cause emetophobia are very predictable, like every other mental illness.  

Here is a list of some of the components that cause a fear of being sick:

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A fear of being sick and the dreaded Norovirus

Now we are in October the occurance of norovirus tends to increase and this has a direct affect upon those that fear being sick. This is called emetophobia and it creates an extremely and constant anxious state of mind. Find out more about it in this blog.

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Improve confidence at work and in home life!

Hannah came to me to overcome anxiety in delivering presentations at work. Her lack of confidence meant that she would endlessly plan, make notes, have notes with her and not sleep for days prior to the training session.

Having been through The Thrive Programme Hannah no longer needs copious notes and is comfortable and confident giving presentations to audiences. In addition, Hannah has gained social confidence in her personal life and because she fully understands all her thinking, she is able to better manage relationships.

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New testimonial just in

My name is Megan Llewellyn, and from the age of 12 I have suffered with various mental health issues; the initial problem being trichotillomania. I have also suffered from depression and general anxiety, and the Thrive program has helped me to overcome them as well as make many other positive changes to my life.

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What is The Thrive Programme and how does it differ from therapy?

The Thrive Programme® is about Thriving and overcoming symptoms is just a part of that. This provides you with permanent resolution to ALL symptoms and unhelpful thinking, not just a short-term fix or mending a specific symptom.

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Low self-esteem

Self-esteem refers to how you feel about yourself. It’s your overall view of you as a person, good or bad. A self-critique, if you like. Naturally, if you have a negative view of yourself, your self-esteem will be low, and you won’t be maximising the opportunities life throws at you.

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Improve health and wellbeing in the workplace

The health and wellbeing of your staff is paramount to business success. Every business relies on it’s members of staff to drive productivity – whether that’s designing something, manufacturing, line management or distribution. The wellbeing of staff is paramount to productivity as it is a critical determinant of cost efficiency.

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What is exam stress and how to overcome it

Anxiety is experienced more by those students who have a sense of being powerless i.e. believing that their academic results are controlled by luck or outside forces. Building a sense of power and control can be achieved by reflecting on your life experiences in a helpful way.

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