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‘LIFE’: The small print
Who reads Terms and Conditions? Page after tedious page of boring get-outs and clauses that cause a glazing of the eyes. The worst thing is that you have no choice; if you want to move on, you have to tick the box. And so it was when your mum got pregnant with you. Before bringing […]
Un-worrying yourself well
With the whole world looking to roll out a safe and effective vaccine, some people will be forgiven for wanting to check that they are being treated with the Real Thing.
The blackboard was inviting me in for a substantial meal. “Come and try our Sharing Platter” it said. “Why not share some halloumi sticks for £5? Share some chicken wings for an extra £3!” Rude not to. So I did. But it also got me thinking, why not keep your £8 to yourself and share […]
Scratch and sniff
I know a dentist who smells clinical, a bin man who reeks of ‘eau de black bin’, a florist who smells of roses and Elvis from the chip shop always stinks of battered sausage.
Imagine you’ve been appointed Head Gardener.
Taking your conference or training online? Here’s my list of the best virtual UK speakers
I’ve been delivering keynotes and training for a decade. I’ve seen some brilliant speakers and been on the receiving end of some dire ones. Then along came COVID-19 and the rules changed.
We’re launching our new 10 week, Wellbeing Workout!
At ‘Art of Brilliance’, human flourishing is our thing. With the world in pandemic pandemonium we are bringing the ‘Art of Being Brilliant’ experience online, with just one aim: to boost the world’s reserves of happiness. In true Art of Brill style there will be no big words or fancy jargon, just MASSIVE action. We […]
How to avoid pandemic pandemonium
Cooped up? Feeling stir crazy? Licking the wallpaper? Kids driving you nuts?
I was reminded the other day, when watching footage of Andy Cope talking about Happiness on Irish TV, that there are in fact (at least) two types of smile;
We think our BRILLIANT SCHOOLS programme is genuinely the best thing out there. An annual subscription gives schools access to a superb library of wellbeing resources, aimed at pupils, teachers and parents. Think ‘Netflix but for wellbeing’ and you’ll not be far wrong. And then, all of a sudden, education has sailed into very choppy […]