By Leigh Taylor | September 1, 2020

I came across this mosaic at the weekend and it got me thinking about watering. We need to water plants to keep them alive, without water they will die. How good are we at maintaining our hydration during the course of the day. Did you know that the effects of dehydration on the humain brain from…

Our attachments

By Leigh Taylor | August 23, 2020

Many of us will ask ourselves, what are attachments? Attachments within counselling are used to describe the attachments we form from birth with our primary caregiver. These attachments form the basis of how we move through life until we realise as we grow through childhood into adulthood that our model of the world is often…


By Leigh Taylor | August 9, 2020

Becoming overwhelmed with life and the challenges that it brings is more common than you may realise. Very often we feel that we are the only person going through what we are facing but, in fact, you couldnt be further from the truth. The stories that we tell ourselves stay stuck in our mind, often…

The Beetle

By Leigh Taylor | August 1, 2020

So out on my walk this morning enjoying the glorious sunshine I came across a bettle, a large black beetle on the path. I soon noticed that he or she was completely stuck, on their back legs flying everywhere, but going nowhere with simply no chance of righting himself – well not until I appeared.…

The Story of the man and the Butterfly.

By Leigh Taylor | April 4, 2018

I first heard the story of the man and the butterfly years ago, later I read it in Paulo Coelho’s blog back in 2007, I’ve used the tale many times over in business talks and presentations, it’s a great tale with a lot of hidden messages. A man found a cocoon hanging on a small…


By Leigh Taylor | April 4, 2018

We all rush through life at a hundred miles an hour, juggling life, work, commitments and then occasionally we get caught by a cold or virus and we have to STOP.  How hard is it to stop?  Impossible, we are over committed all of the time and the inconvenience of a cold is almost tangible. …


By Leigh Taylor | April 4, 2018

Delighted by new watch that provides the opportunity to download the Breathe app.  So in the middle of a chaotic day it reminds me to focus on my breath.  Sounds simple doesnt it, so why dont we do it.  So wrapped up in out ‘to-do’ list life just seems to be full of things to…

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