Recently I’ve been re-reading the wonderfully inspiring book, The Tao of Pooh, written by Benjamin Hoff. I first read it when I was 16 years old and over the years I have referred back to it for inspiration, focus or to reconnect with the simplicity of life. Every time I re-read it I discover a new lesson or have another “aha” moment.
Whilst reading the chapter titled “Cottlestone pie” which investigates and explains the meaning of one’s Inner Nature. It struck me that this can so easily be aligned to life coaching. Exploring alternative options and paths within our lives as well as understanding our true selves.
Coaching provides us with the space and time to explore these options which we wouldn’t necessarily consider.
The following are a few excerpts from The Tao of Pooh, which I would like to share with you.
Cottlestone, Cottlestone, Cottlestone Pie,
A fly can’t bird, but a bird can fly.
Ask me a riddle and I reply: