“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” Rumi
I’ve been a fan of The Art of Brilliance since attending an event several years ago run by its founders, Messrs Andy Cope and Andy Whittaker. Truly, if you ever get the chance to watch them in action, take it – you’ll come away feeling brilliant about yourself (no surprise there). And their “2% mindset”… Read More 2% . . .
“With mirth and laughter let old wrinkles come.” William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice
The other Saturday, I feel sure that I recently heard the British National Anthem being mis-sung. There seemed most definitely an “our” when it should have been a “the.” And this, at a very high-profile, public event. It’s not the first time I’ve heard this. If honest, I’ve got a bit of a bee in… Read More No matter . . .
“To wisely live your life, you don’t need to know muchJust remember two main rules for the beginning:You better starve, than eat whateverAnd better be alone, than with whoever.” Omar Khayyám
You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean, in a drop.Rumi
We turn not older with years, but newer every dayEmily Dickinson
“A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.” George Eliot
There’s only one thing more boring than listening to other people’s dreams, and that’s listening to their problemsAdrian Mole (and the fantastic Sue Townsend) Where do you stand? Are you with Mr Mole or against him? Your answer could be quite illuminating.
“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.” Maya Angelou