The School of Life

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The School of Life

The School of Lifeis devoted to developing emotional intelligence. It addresses issues such as how to find fulfilling work, how to master the art of relationships, how to understand ones past, how to achieve calm and how better to understand and where necessary change the world. These ideas are delivered though a range of channels: from videos, books and products, to classes, events and one-to-one therapy sessions.

Headquartered in London, it operates around the globe with twelve international branches (Antwerp, Amsterdam, Berlin, Istanbul, Melbourne, Paris, So Paulo, Sydney, Seoul, Tel Aviv and Taipei).The School of Lifeis a rapidly growing global brand, with 3 million YouTube subscribers, 270,000 Facebook followers, 52,000 Instagram followers and 130,000 Twitter followers.

The School of Life Pressbrings together the writing of teachers, psychologists and philosophers under the creative direction of series editor,Alain de Botton. The aim of all the titles is to share a coherent message with one voice.

Alain de Bottonwas born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 and now lives in London. He is a writer of essayistic books that have been described as a philosophy of everyday life. Hes written on love, travel, architecture and literature. His books have been bestsellers in 30 countries. The School of Life is coming to the US in 2018. The San Francisco Conference will take place from the 23rd to 25th of March, and the New York Conference will be in the fall exact dates to be confirmed.

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Great Thinkers

Simple tools from sixty great thinkers to improve your life today.
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Job to Love

A practical guide to finding fulfilling work by better understanding yourself.
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The idea that work might be fulfilling rather than just painfully necessary is a strikingly recent invention. Nowadays, in prosperous areas of the world, we dont only expect to obtain money through labour, we also, to a greater or lesser extent, expect to find meaning and satisfaction.

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On Confidence

A thought-provoking essay that teaches us that confidence is not innate, but a skill that can be learnt.
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We spend vast amounts of time acquiring confidence in narrow technical fields: quadratic equations or bioengineering; economics or pole vaulting.

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Relationships

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Love has a history and we ride sometimes rather helplessly on its currents. Since around 1750, we have been living in a highly distinctive era in the history of love that we can call Romanticism. And it has been a disaster for love.

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School of Life

An Emotional Education
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Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is arguably the single most important skill for surviving the twenty-first century. But what does it really mean?

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School of Life Dictionary

The Language of Emotional Intelligence
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A dictionary is a guide to a language. This dictionary is for the distinctive language that The School of Life speaks: that of emotions. It is an alphabetical selection of some 200 words and phrases that shed light on our feelings about ourselves, other people, and the workings of the modern world.

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Sex

An open approach to our unspoken desires.
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Shame means that many couples still find it difficult to be honest with one another about who they are and what they need to feel sexually satisfied. We shouldn't suppose that we can always and invariably share our every sexual proclivity with others, but there's a lot we could feel more confident about expressing.

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Small Pleasures

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Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

A pessimist's guide to marriage, offering insight, practical advice, and consolation.
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Anyone we might marry could, of course, be a little bit wrong for us. We know that perfection is not on the cards. Nevertheless, errors of deep-seated incompatibility in married couples seem to occur with appalling ease and regularity. This entertainingly informative book examines the reasons why and then suggests a new approach to marriage.

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