The School of Life

PHILOSOPHY - The Stoics
Published: 3 years ago
How the Stoics can help us tackle anxiety, fury and loss of perspective - and realise that very little is needed to make a happy life. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship...
PHILOSOPHY - Nietzsche
Published: 3 years ago
Nietzsche believed that the central task of philosophy was to teach us to 'become who we are'. You can find out more about him and other great thinkers in our 'Great Thinkers' book. For gifts...
Why We Go Off People Who Like Us
Published: 1 year ago
Though we long for certain people to like us, an odd thing can happen once they do. What is the origin of our strange coolness towards those who show enthusiasm for us? For gifts and more...
PHILOSOPHY - Epicurus
Published: 3 years ago
This Greek philosopher, one of our favourites, spent his life arriving at fascinating answers to the largest puzzle there is: What makes people happy? If you like our films, take a look at...
How to Find Fulfilling Work
Published: 2 years ago
The key to finding fulfilling work is to think a lot, analyse one's fears, understand the market, reflect on capitalism. Find out more by attending our one-day workshop "Finding a Fulfilling...
How to Handle Crushes
Published: 3 years ago
Secret crushes are going on pretty much all the time (in our minds), driving us to ecstasy and quite a bit of pain too. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide):...
EASTERN PHILOSOPHY - Lao Tzu
Published: 3 years ago
Lao Tzu, the founder of Taoism. If you like our films take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide): http://theschooloflife.com/shop/all/ SUBSCRIBE to our channel for new films every week:...
The Impostor Syndrome
Published: 1 year ago
What holds us back from being more confident at work is often a sense that we are fundamentally different from those who succeed. We suffer – needlessly – from The Impostor Syndrome. For...
NIETZSCHE ON: The Superman
Published: 2 years ago
Nietzsche's concept of the Superman is one of the most exciting and yet weird aspects of his thought. What did he really mean by this unusual word? Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mu...
On Feeling Melancholy
Published: 2 years ago
The word 'melancholy' puts its finger on a particular species of sadness, which isn't an illness or even a problem: it's part of being human. Please subscribe here: http://tinyurl.com/o28mut7...
PHILOSOPHY - Soren Kierkegaard
Published: 2 years ago
Soren Kierkegaard is useful to us because of the intensity of his despair at the compromises and cruelties of daily life. He is a companion for our darkest moments. Find out more by reading...
PHILOSOPHY - Heidegger
Published: 3 years ago
A look at Martin Heidegger - an often incomprehensible but deeply valuable German philosopher who wanted us to lead more authentic lives. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we...
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