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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 3.5 million YouTube subscribers, 290,000 Facebook followers, 65,000 Instagram followers and 137,000 Twitter followers. The hugely successful School of Life Conference took place in San Francisco in March 2018, with 400 guests in attendance.

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.

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Calm

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Few life skills are as neglected, yet as important, as the ability to remain calm. Our very worst decisions and interactions are almost invariably the result of a loss of calm and a descent into anxiety and agitation. Surprisingly, but very fortunately, our power to remain calm can be rehearsed and improved.

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How to Find Love

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Choosing a partner is one of the most consequential and tricky decisions we will ever make, and the cost of repeated failure is immense. How to Find Love explains why we have the types we do, and how our early experiences give us scripts of how and whom we love.

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Self-Knowledge

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In Ancient Greece, when the philosopher Socrates was asked to sum up what all philosophical commandments could be reduced to, he replied: Know yourself. Self-knowledge matters so much because it is only on the basis of an accurate sense of who we are that we can make reliable decisions particularly around love and work.

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Sorrows of Love

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Love has, quite unfairly, come to be associated with being happy. However, it is also one of the most reliable routes to misery. We tend to treat our sadness individually, as if it were unique and shameful. But, as this book explains, there are some solid reasons why love should be highly sorrowful at times.

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Sorrows of Work

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Work can be a route to creativity, excitement and purpose. Nevertheless, many of us end up confused, discouraged and beaten by our working lives. The temptation is often just to blame ourselves, and to feel privately ashamed and guilty.

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