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Invoking your 25th

Posted: 01 Aug 17 by Art of Brill

I've recently come to the conclusion that 24 hours just isn't enough. I'd like to suggest that we add an extra one but that it's not fixed, it's a floater (so to speak, man gag probably?)

A rather large happiness thought

Posted: 19 Jul 17 by Andy C

What would you do if you had three minutes to live?

Something even bigger than happiness

Posted: 10 Jul 17 by Mike

On an ‘Art of Being Brilliant’ workshop I pose a rhetorical question to the participants ‘we’re living life fast, but are we living it well?'

National Kissing Day, July 6th

Posted: 06 Jul 17 by Andy C

Here’s a basic introduction to the most important science you’ve never heard of:

Philematology, the study of kissing

Giving in to giving up

Posted: 16 Jun 17 by Andy C

A sign that you’ve mastered the science of personal development is reflected in the art of giving up. I’ve learned to become quite a good giver-upper.

Ordinary magic

Posted: 30 May 17 by Andy C

Resilience applies to hearts and minds as well as bones and skin.

The parable of the locksmith

Posted: 16 May 17 by Andy C

Dan had completed his apprenticeship as a locksmith. But ‘fully trained’ doesn’t mean he was quick. Dan was the new boy, so he’d turn up at a job, keen as mustard, but would fumble.

Suicide is painless

Posted: 16 Apr 17 by Andy C

This just in from Paddy Cordell, our man in Belfast... Deep breath. Here we go.

Happiness and rocket-science

Posted: 15 Mar 17 by Darrell

Darell Woodman explains why he'll never, ever, ever, ever do a PhD! Ever!

Being a good ancestor

Posted: 28 Feb 17 by Andy C

I’ve been reading James Kerr’s fabulous book, ‘Legacy’ about the all-conquering All-Backs. Kerr’s introduced me to the southern African word, ‘Ubuntu’: ‘What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments, but what is woven into the lives of others.’