The School of Life

Core disciplines: Brand strategy, Branded content, Corporate communications


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Twenty Key Concepts from Psychotherapy: "After a course of therapy, we’ll realise that what we had believed to be our inherent personality was really just a position we had crouched into to deal with the prevailing atmosphere." Read more:
Tweet : Feb 16th 2018 17:01
"I am tomorrow, or some future day, what I establish today. I am today what I established yesterday or some previous day." - James Joyce
Tweet : Feb 16th 2018 15:00
The ability to make wise decisions is one of the most important skills for a fulfilled life. Yet surprisingly few of us have ever really learned how to do it. This tool encourages us to look at a decision from six distinct angles before making our choice:
Tweet : Feb 16th 2018 09:30
How the Modern World Makes Us Mentally Ill: "The modern world is wonderful in many ways but it’s also powerfully and tragically geared to causing a high background level of anxiety and widespread low-level depression." Read more:
Tweet : Feb 15th 2018 14:17
Jesus as a Philosopher of Kindness
Tweet : Feb 15th 2018 12:15
Students of The School of Life understand that learning doesn't end with graduation. We spend a great deal of our time restlessly seeking out ideas to console, enlighten and enrich our lives. Our Campus Collection is designed to champion this quality:
Tweet : Feb 15th 2018 11:00
Now, the only thing dictating whether to stay or leave a relationship is how we feel; which can be hard to work out for ourselves. Our classroom may offer some guidance:
Tweet : Feb 15th 2018 09:30
Why Good Parents Have Naughty Children: "We should learn to see naughty children, a few chaotic scenes and occasional raised voices as belonging to health rather than delinquency and learn to fear small people who cause no trouble whatsoever." Read more:
Tweet : Feb 14th 2018 18:30
Our Head of Content @SSteinLubrano spoke with one of our favourite stores @paper_smiths about the creative process behind producing The School of Life content. You can read the full interview here:
Tweet : Feb 14th 2018 11:01
"The chief thing is to love others like yourself, that's the chief thing, and that's everything; nothing else is wanted — you will find out at once how to arrange it all" - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Tweet : Feb 14th 2018 10:00
There are few more shameful confessions to make than that we are lonely. The basic assumption is that no respectable person could ever feel totally isolated. Yet in truth, a high degree of loneliness is an inexorable part of being a sensitive, intelligent human.
Tweet : Feb 14th 2018 09:30
What We Owe to the People who Loved Us in Childhood: "If we’re alive and more or less functioning, capable of taking joy in things occasionally, kind & grateful to others, then it’s likely that someone somewhere, early on, loved us very much." Read more:
Tweet : Feb 13th 2018 21:35
“The resolution of grief is not a return to life as it was before, for there is no going back.” - Julia Samuel Join renowned psychologist, bereavement counsellor and author Julia Samuel for this unique event as we explore the nature and effects of grief:
Tweet : Feb 13th 2018 14:19
How much does your past influence who you are today?
Tweet : Feb 13th 2018 11:52
New dates for our three-night reading weekend at @LivingArch's stunning The Life House now announced:
Tweet : Feb 13th 2018 09:30
People-Pleasing: and How to Overcome It: "We can say ‘no’ while indicating that we feel a lot of goodwill; we can say someone is wrong without implying that they are an idiot." Read more:
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 21:24
Thank you to both our brilliant speakers @Rubywax @ProfTanya for treating our audience to such a fun, honest and consoling event #TSOLLIVE
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 20:45
We’re live streaming @RubyWax as she answers some of our audience questions #TSOLLIVE #HowToBeHuman
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 20:32
"Humans have emotions - that's how we check the terrain. The feelings come first, and then the thought follows." #TSOLLIVE #HowToBeHuman
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 20:30
"I get love confused with indigestion. When I met my husband, I didn't know whether I was in love or if I'd eaten a bad pickle." #TSOLLIVE
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 20:18
"It feels good when you meet your people. My people are flawed. Happy people are the enemy." Ruby Wax on owning your flaws #TSOLLIVE
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 20:10
"Everyone's so busy, it's a badge of honour. But it's wrong; you should stay in bed for 2 weeks and that's when you get an OBE." #TSOLLIVE
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 19:53
"If you understand our evolution, our biology, what's going on in our minds, you can begin to understand it's not your fault." #TSOLLIVE
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 19:38
Settling in for what promises to be an insightful and entertaining evening for our Life Lessons with @RubyWax event as she discusses #HowToBeHuman. Follow along on #TSOLLIVE
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 16:00
Missed out on tickets for our Life Lessons with Ruby Wax this evening? You can catch the best bits on Twitter and Facebook. We'll be live streaming the Q&A session this evening, follow along on #TSOLLIVE
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 11:00
During the momentous progress of science. Nietzsche observed: ‘God is dead’. Discover different sources of Meaning in our classroom this month:
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 11:00
"The painter should paint not only what he has in front of him, but also what he sees inside himself." - Caspar David Friedrich
Tweet : Feb 12th 2018 09:30
Knowing Things Intellectually vs. Knowing Them Emotionally: "It is on the basis of hard-won emotional knowledge, rather than its more painless intellectual kind, that we may discover a measure of relief for some of the troubles within." Read more:
Tweet : Feb 11th 2018 09:30
The Importance of Having a Breakdown: "In the midst of a breakdown, we often wonder whether we have gone mad. We have not. We’re behaving oddly no doubt, but beneath the surface agitation, we are on a hidden yet logical search for health." Read more:
Tweet : Feb 10th 2018 18:01
Criticism is compatible with Love. Genuine love is helping someone to become the best version of themselves. Learn more about How to Make Love Last:

Cos Stores - A Thoughtful Guide to Good Gifting
Cos Stores
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A Thoughtful Guide to Good Gifting
Branded content, Corporate communications
We partnered with Cos Stores to create a thoughtful guide to good gifting at Christmas
Nov 29th 2017 14:37:03
Dropbox - The Vices and Virtues of Collaboration
The Vices and Virtues of Collaboration
Brand strategy, Branded content, Corporate communications
We looked to the past to help Dropbox explore the future of collaborative work…
Nov 23rd 2017 16:48:48
Citigold - Great Thinkers for Uncertain Times
Great Thinkers for Uncertain Times
Brand strategy, Branded content, Corporate communications
We produced a bespoke book - Great Thinkers for Uncertain Times - for Citigold’s Private Clients
Jul 19th 2017 15:00:50
Airbnb - The Art of Travel
The Art of Travel
Brand strategy
Our philosophical consulting team took a leftfield approach to redefine Airbnb’s market segmentation
May 9th 2017 13:37:07
Pictet - A Philosophy of Sustainability
A Philosophy of Sustainability
Branded content
A film exploring the key ingredients behind Pictet's philosophy of sustainability
Apr 24th 2017 17:12:56

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