Posts tagged mental health
Mental wellbeing in employees and thriving

Spreading the work and educating people on mental wellbeing at work and how thriving impacts productivity positively

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Emetophobia cured

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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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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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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