Self-care: both gentle and tough

Self-care: both gentle and tough

There is a lot posted about self-care these days on social media. In an age where stress levels are higher than ever and the to-do list NEVER get completed by the end of the day (unless it’s an abbreviated version), self-care is vital. However, some of us have...
Revisiting Failure

Revisiting Failure

Revisiting Failure Written by Matt Taylor “What doesn’t kill you, will make you stronger” is the oft similarly quoted aphorism from the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, “What doesn’t kill me makes me stronger”. It is one...
Capacity Vs Demand

Capacity Vs Demand

On 22nd January 2019, it snowed for the first time in Cambridgeshire that winter. Being the big kid that I am, I would normally stand outside revelling in this magical meteorological phenomenon. But this time as the huge flakes fell – seriously, they were huge...
ESTEEM of OTHERS or SELF

ESTEEM of OTHERS or SELF

ESTEEM of OTHERS or SELF Written by Matt Taylor Self-esteem is a subject that often comes up in the therapy room. It’s a big deal and can make a big difference in how we experience life. It is expressed in many ways – posture, facial expressions and...
Embrace Who You Are

Embrace Who You Are

If you’re reading my blog, you’re probably interested in personal development in some way or form (or you’re my Mum – Hi Mum!). If this is true, you probably have an innate sense that things can be better for you, somehow happier, more exciting...