Books By The School Of Life

How to Overcome Your Childhood

To an extraordinary and even humbling extent, who we are as adults is determined by events that happened to us before...

Sex: An Open Approach to Our Unspoken Desires. (School of Life Library)

We live under a cheerful delusion that sex might nowadays be easy - because we have been 'liberated' from the hang-ups...

Grandes pensadores (The School of Life) (Portuguese Edition)

Essa é uma coletânea de algumas das mais importantes ideias da cultura oriental e ocidental, encontradas na obra dos filósofos, teóricos...

Big Ideas for Curious Minds : An Introduction to Philosophy (English Edition)

Children are, in many ways, born philosophers. Without prompting, they ask some of the largest questions about time, mortality, happiness and...

How to Think More Effectively: A guide to greater productivity, insight and creativity (Work series)

We know that our minds are capable of great things because, every now and then, they come out with a brilliant...

Insomnia: A Guide to and Consolation for the Restless Early Hours (English Edition)

A book to offer guidance, companionship and consolation to the restless insomniac; analysis and philosophy combine to provide comfort on even...

Relacionamentos (The School of Life) (Portuguese Edition)

Poucas coisas nos prometem mais felicidade do que nossos relacionamentos – e poucas nos trazem tanto sofrimento e frustração. Nosso erro...

An Emotional Menagerie: Feelings from a to Z

Emotions are like animals: No two are quite the same. Some are quiet; some are fierce; And all are hard to...

Things Never to Tell Children (School of Life)

This is a book that should never fall into the hands of children – for it is filled with the darkest...

What Adults Don’t Know About Architecture: Inspiring Young Minds to Build a More Beautiful World

Children are rarely introduced properly to architecture, but there are in fact few subjects more importantThe quality of the architecture that...

What Adults Don’t Know About Art: Inspiring Young Minds to Love and Enjoy Art

Everyone tells kids that art matters - but the truth is that very often it's hard to know why it really...

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person: And Other Essaya

A collection of essays extended from The New York Times' most-read article of 2016. Anyone we might marry could, of course,...

Great Thinkers: Simple Tools from 60 Great Thinkers to Improve Your Life Today (The School of Life Library) (English Edition)

The Great Thinkers is a collection of some of the most important ideas of Eastern and Western culture - drawn from...

Self-Knowledge (School of Life)

In Ancient Greece, when the philosopher Socrates was asked to sum up what all philosophical commandments could be reduced to, he...

Self-Knowledge

In Ancient Greece, when the philosopher Socrates was asked to sum up what all philosophical commandments could be reduced to, he...

Affairs (Love)

Our societies are remarkably confident on the matter: affairs are terrible things and only fools, monsters and knaves would ever be...

How to Travel

An original and comprehensive look at what it is we seek when we set off on an adventure abroad. Going traveling...

Arguments (The School of Life Love Series)

A practical and definitive guide to arguments in love, teaching us how to argue more effectively.An average couple will have between...

A Job to Love

Alongside a satisfying relationship, a career we love is one of the foremost requirements for a fulfilled life. Unfortunately, it is...

How to Get on With Your Colleagues: A guide to better collaboration (Work series)

The most difficult aspect of work has nothing to do with profitability or deadlines or competition. It has to do with...

What They Forgot to Teach You at School

We probably went to school for what felt like a very long time. We probably took care with our homework. Along...

The Couples Workbook: Homework to Help Love Last

Therapeutic exercises to help couples nurture patience, forgiveness and humour. Here is a workbook containing the very best exercises that any...

How to Get on With Your Colleagues: A guide to better collaboration

An essential guide to navigating the complexities of professional relationships. Our colleagues can be the sources of our greatest joys and...

Sex

We live under a cheerful delusion that sex might nowadays be easy - because we have been 'liberated' from the hang-ups...

Anxiety: Meditations on the Anxious Mind

A guide to our anxious minds; offering a route to calm, self-compassion and mental well-being.Far more than we tend to realise,...

How to Get Married: The Wedding Ceremony, and What Comes Before and After

Many of us are attracted to the idea of marriage and yet feel a bit uncomfortable with some of the rituals...

A More Exciting Life: A guide to greater freedom, spontaneity and enjoyment

One of the things we all deeply crave, and all richly deserve, is a more exciting life. We know well enough...

Arguments

An average couple will have between thirty and fifty significant arguments a year - and yet we're seldom taught very...

The School of Life Dictionary: The Language of Emotional Intelligence

A dictionary is a guide to a language. This dictionary is for the distinctive language that The School of Life ‘speaks’:...

The School of Life Guide to Modern Manners: How to navigate the dilemmas of social life

An essential guide to modern etiquette; putting good manners back at the center of our priorities. Modern life is full of...

How to Think More Effectively: A Guide to greater productivity, insight and creativity

A guide to identifying, nurturing and growing our insight and creativity for more effective thinking. We know that our minds are...

On Confidence (School of Life)

The difference between success and failure often hangs on a fascinatingly small and elusive concept that our standard education system never...

On Being Nice

Exploring a much forgotten quality. Most books that want to change us seek to make us richer or thinner. This book...

How to Find the Right Words: A guide to delivering lifes most awkward messages

Life constantly requires us to give other people some hugely awkward messages: that we don’t love them anymore; that we do...

Who Am I?: Psychological Exercises to Develop Self-Understanding

One of the trickiest tasks we ever face is that of working out who we really are. If we’re asked directly...

The School of Life: An Emotional Education

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Give the gift of inspiration: an essential guide to living wisely and well, no matter what challenges...

Phone Detox

The dark truth is that it has become very hard to find anyone (and certainly anything) more interesting than one's smartphone.The...

Phone Detox: Bring sanity to your most intense technological relationship

The dark truth is that it has become very hard to find anyone (and certainly anything) more interesting than one's smartphone....

Arguments (Love)

An average couple will have between thirty and fifty significant arguments a year - and yet we’re seldom taught very much...

Thinking & Eating : Recipes to nourish and inspire (English Edition)

It is a daily undertaking – a morning shot of coffee, an absentminded sandwich at your desk, a hastily assembled dinner...

Small Pleasures (The School of Life)

So often, we exhaust ourselves and the planet in a search for very large pleasures - while all around us lies...

What Adults Don’t Know About Art: Inspiring young minds to love and enjoy art (What Adults Dont Know About...)

Everyone tells kids that art matters – but the truth is that very often it's hard to know why it really...

Big Ideas for Curious Minds: An Introduction to Philosophy

Children are, in many ways, born philosophers. Without prompting, they ask some of the largest questions about time, mortality, happiness and...

The Emotionally Intelligent Office: 20 Key Emotional Skills for the Workplace

An exploration of what lies behind our problematic behavioral patterns in the workplace and how we can overcome them.Stress and mental...

Relationships (The School of Life Library) (English Edition)

Few things promise us greater happiness than our relationships – yet few things more reliably deliver misery and frustration. Our error...

How to Think More Effectively: A guide to greater productivity, insight and creativity (Work series) (English Edition)

We know that our minds are capable of great things because, every now and then, they come out with a brilliant...

What Can I Do When I Grow Up?: A young persons guide to careers, money – and the future (English Edition)

It's impossible for a child to spend too long around adults without one of them coming up and asking, as if...

Big Ideas for Curious Minds: An Introduction to Philosophy

Children are, in many ways, born philosophers.Without prompting, they ask some of the largest questions about time, mortality, happiness and the...

Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person: A Pessimists Guide to Marriage, Offering Insight, Practical Advice, and Consolation. (School of Life)

A collection of essays extended from The New York Times' most-read article of 2016. Anyone we might marry could, of course,...

The School Of Life: An Emotional Education

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Give the gift of inspiration: an essential guide to living wisely and well, no matter what challenges...