The Art of Brilliance Blog
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ET (Excited & Terrified)
The chances are you are familiar with the film ET, an extra-terrestrial who is short, has big feet and you don’t understand a word it says (very similar to my first girlfriend, come to think of it?) ET had travelled from another galaxy. And a bit like all of us who are already here, ET […]
What price happiness?
Human beings have an in-built social sat nav that, unbeknown to us, leads us to other people. We want to be part of a tribe, clan, team or family. And this social pull is so strong that exclusion is a bad thing. In the olden days, being excluded from your tribe was effectively a death […]
The truth about teens
Fact one: Adolescents experience more intense emotions than adults, reporting self-consciousness and embarrassment three times more than their parents. And, in spite of their youthful bodies and less harried lives they also report feeling bored, tired and listless. In short, they are experiencing a different emotional reality from their parents. Adolescent lives have more rugged […]