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  • Relationships

    Relationships
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780993538742

    Few things promise us greater happiness than our relationships - yet few things more reliably deliver misery and frustration. Our error is to suppose that we are born knowing how to love and that managing a relationship might therefore be intuitive…

  • Big Ideas for Curious Minds: An Introduction to Philosophy

    Big Ideas for Curious Minds: An Introduction to Philosophy
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999747145

    Children are, in many ways, born philosophers.Without prompting, they ask some of the largest questions about time, mortality, happiness and the meaning of it all. Yet too often this inborn curiosity is not developed and, with age, the questions fal…

  • Philosophy in 40 ideas: From Aristotle to Zhong

    Philosophy in 40 ideas: From Aristotle to Zhong
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891474

    Philosophy is a discipline committed to helping us live wiser and less sorrowful lives. This book artfully draws together forty of the greatest and most useful ideas found in philosophy, taking us on a journey around key concepts from both Eastern a…

  • How to Overcome Your Childhood

    How to Overcome Your Childhood
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999917999

    When trying to deal with our current troubles and anxieties, it can be deeply irritating to be asked to consider our childhoods. They happened so long ago; we can probably barely remember, let alone relate to, the little person we once were. But one…

  • Self-Knowledge

    Self-Knowledge
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995753501

    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…

  • Who Am I?

    Who Am I?
    av The School of Life

    Övrigt - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891085

    One of the trickiest tasks we ever face is that of working out who we really are. If we're asked directly to describe ourselves, our minds tend to go blank. We can't just sum ourselves up. We need prompts and suggestions and more detailed enquiries…

  • How to Find the Right Words

    How to Find the Right Words
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891511

    Life constantly requires us to give other people some hugely awkward messages: that we don't love them anymore; that we do love them (though we're not meant to); that they smell a bit; that they're fired; that we're furious with them (though we ador…

  • How to Find Love

    How to Find Love
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995573697

    Choosing a partner is one of the most consequential and tricky decisions we will ever make. The cost of repeated failure is immense. And yet we are often so alone with the search.Partners used to be found for us by parents and society. Now we are ex…

  • A More Exciting Life

    A More Exciting Life
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891252

    One of the things we all deeply crave, and all richly deserve, is a more exciting life. We know well enough that many things have to be routine, hard and a little bit boring. But we also rightly sense that, if only we can find a way, our lives could…

  • The Meaning of Life

    The Meaning of Life
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995753549

    A thought-provoking and practical guide to one of the greatest questions we will ever face - what is the meaning of life?To wonder too openly or intensely about the meaning of life can seem a peculiar, illfated and faintly ridiculous pastime. It can…

  • What They Forgot to Teach You in School

    What They Forgot to Teach You in School
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891399

    We probably went to school for what felt like a very long time. We probably took care with our homework. Along the way we surely learnt intriguing things about equations, the erosion of glaciers, the history of the MiddleAges, and the tenses of fore…

  • On Being Nice

    On Being Nice
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995573642

    Exploring a much forgotten quality. Most books that want to change us seek to make us richer or thinner. This book wants to help us to be nicer: that is, less irritable, more patient, readier to listen, warmer, less prickly. Niceness may not have th…

  • The Couple's Workbook

    The Couple's Workbook
    av The School of Life

    Övrigt - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891269

    Therapeutic exercises to help couples nurture patience, forgiveness and humour.Here is a workbook containing the very best exercises that any couple can undertake to help their relationship function optimally; exercises to foster understanding, pati…

  • Dating

    Dating
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891047

    Dating might seem a trivial and relatively inconsequential part of love, but it is in fact key to getting into the kind of relationship that can last and help us flourish. The process we call dating sits on top of some of the largest themes of love:…

  • What Adults Don't Know About Art

    What Adults Don't Know About Art
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891290

    Everyone tells kids that art matters - but the truth is that very often it's hard to know why it really does. Museum visits can feel like a chore as does having to learn the names of the big artists we're all meant to love (but perhaps don't quite i…

  • The School of Life Guide to Modern Manners

    The School of Life Guide to Modern Manners
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891146

    Modern life is full of minor but acute dilemmas: we get stuck at a gathering with someone unusually boring and wonder how to move on without causing offence; in the course of introducing one friend to another, we realise that we have forgotten one o…

  • What Adults Don't Know About Architecture

    What Adults Don't Know About Architecture
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891306

    Children are rarely introduced properly to architecture, but there are in fact few subjects more important - because the quality of the architecture that surrounds us has such an impact on our mood and sense of well-being.The bitter truth is that in…

  • Anxiety

    Anxiety
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891214

    A guide to our anxious minds; offering a route to calm, self-compassion and mental well-being. Far more than we tend to realise, we're all - in private - deeply anxious. There is so much that worries us across our days and nights: whether our hopes…

  • How to Travel

    How to Travel
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999917968

    An original and comprehensive look at what it is we seek when we set off on an adventure abroad - and at how we can travel better, so that our experiences overseas become truly transformative and memorable.Going travelling is one of the few things w…

  • Small Pleasures

    Small Pleasures
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780993538735

    So often, we exhaust ourselves and the planet in a search for very large pleasures - while all around us lies a wealth of small pleasures, which - if only we paid more attention - could daily bring us solace and joy at little cost and effort. But we…

  • The Joys and Sorrows of Parenting

    The Joys and Sorrows of Parenting
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999917937

    Being a parent can be one of the sources of our greatest joys. It is also - intermittently - the cause of some of our deepest sorrows. It is likely that we will spend at least some of the time in despair and confusion, wondering whether it really ha…

  • An Emotional Menagerie

    An Emotional Menagerie
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891245

    Emotions are like animals:No two are quite the same.Some are quiet; some are fierce;And all are hard to tame.An Emotional Menagerie is an emotional glossary for children. A book of 26 rhyming poems, arranged alphabetically, that bring our feelings t…

  • Arguments

    Arguments
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891115

    An average couple will have between thirty and fifty significant arguments a year - and yet we're seldom taught very much about why they happen and how they could grow a little less intense. This is a guide to arguments in love: it teaches us why th…

  • Great Thinkers

    Great Thinkers
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780993538704

    The Great Thinkers is a collection of some of the most important ideas of Eastern and Western culture - drawn from the works of those philosophers, political theorists, sociologists, artists and novelists whom we believe have the most to offer to us…

  • The Emotionally Intelligent Office

    The Emotionally Intelligent Office
    av The School of Life

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995753587

    An in-depth exploration of what really lies behind our problematic behavioural patterns in the workplace, and a blueprint for the emotional skills we need to overcome them.Modern businesses place huge emphasis on technical training. And yet a lot of…

  • Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

    Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995573628

    A collection of essays extended from The New York Times' most-read article of 2016.Anyone we might marry could, of course, be a little bit wrong for us. We don't expect bliss every day. The fault isn't entirely our own; it has to do with the devilis…

  • How to Reform Capitalism

    How to Reform Capitalism
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995753570

    It is quite normal to feel frustrated and sorrowful about aspects of modern capitalism, but realistic hope of change can seem either utopian or demented. In fact, the way that capitalism works is inherently open to alteration and improvement. This i…

  • Heartbreak

    Heartbreak
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891016

    Almost no one gets through life without, at some point, having their heart broken. Advice at such a dark moment tends to focus on letting time do the healing. But there is also a vital role for understanding and perspective. We sometimes make our si…

  • Calm

    Calm
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780993538728

    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 fortun…

  • Things Never to Tell Children

    Things Never to Tell Children
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995573680

    This is a book that should never fall into the hands of children - for it is filled with the darkest truths about life that might unbearably depress the young.However, for the older ones among us, this is a book full of solace, humour and relief. In…

  • Affairs

    Affairs
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891054

    Our societies are remarkably confident on the matter: affairs are terrible things and only fools, monsters and knaves would ever be involved in them. Those who are their victims deserve unending sympathy and access to a good lawyer. This stance may…

  • How to Think More Effectively

    How to Think More Effectively
    av The School of Life

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891139

    A guide to identifying, nurturing and growing our insight and creativity for more effective thinking.We know that our minds are capable of great things because, every now and then, they come out with a very brilliant idea or two. However, our minds…

  • Insomnia

    Insomnia
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999917975

    Not being able to sleep is deeply frightening. We panic about our ability to cope with the demands of the next day; we panic that we are panicking; the possibility of sleep recedes ever further as the clock counts down to another exhausted, irritabl…

  • Sex

    Sex
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780993538766

    We live under a cheerful delusion that sex might nowadays be easy - because we have been 'liberated' from the hang-ups and taboos of the olden days. Yet nothing could be further from the truth. Despite a veneer of openness, sex remains an extraordin…

  • How to Get on With Your Colleagues

    How to Get on With Your Colleagues
    av The School of Life

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891153

    An essential guide to navigating the complexities of professional relationships.Our colleagues can be the sources of our greatest joys and triumphs: they compensate for our weaknesses, enlarge our strengths and aggregate our energies. However, worki…

  • Thinking and Eating

    Thinking and Eating
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891023

    It is a daily undertaking - a morning shot of coffee, an absentminded sandwich at your desk, a hastily assembled dinner with the remnants from the fridge... With its every day ubiquity we can make the mistake of assuming that food is of little impor…

  • A Replacement for Religion

    A Replacement for Religion
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891030

    Many of us find ourselves in the odd situation of not believing in religion - but nevertheless being interested in it, moved by it and sympathetic to some of its aims. We may enjoy religious art and architecture, music and community, and even some o…

  • Happy, Healthy Minds

    Happy, Healthy Minds
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891191

    An essential guide to help children become more aware of their emotional needs.This book examines a range of everyday topics that might give children's minds difficulties, for example: when parents don't seem to understand us; when we fall out with…

  • Phone Detox

    Phone Detox
    av The School of Life

    Spiral - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999917920

    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 book knows we love our phones and would never want us to give them up, but it is also gently aware that th…

  • The Good Enough Parent

    The Good Enough Parent
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891542

    Raising a child to be an authentic and mentally robust adult is one of life's great challenges. It is also, fortunately, not a matter of luck. There are many things to understand about how children's minds operate and what they need from those who l…

  • Screen-Free Fun: 80 Alternatives to Screen Time

    Screen-Free Fun: 80 Alternatives to Screen Time
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891573

    Whether we're big or small, it can be hard to get away from our screens. Most children spend between five and seven hours a day looking at some form of screen - and most grown-ups spend twice as much time. Screens promise endless entertainment, but…

  • How to Survive the Modern World

    How to Survive the Modern World
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891535

    A guide to modern times that explores the challenges living in the 21st century can pose to our mental wellbeing.The modern world has brought us a range of extraordinary benefits and joys, including technology, medicine and transport. But it can als…

  • Mind & Body: Physical Exercises for Mental Wellbeing; Mental Exercises for Physical Wellbeing

    Mind & Body: Physical Exercises for Mental Wellbeing; Mental Exercises for Physical Wellbeing
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891467

    The modern world can present the body as a machine that just needs to be regularly exercised. However, it is a remarkably sensitive organ in which a lot of our pain and hope is stored and that we need to interpret and handle with subtlety. This impa…

  • Nature and Me: A Guide to the Joy and Excitement of the Outdoors

    Nature and Me: A Guide to the Joy and Excitement of the Outdoors
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891313

    Children are used to hearing about how important it is to protect nature, but they may not fully understand how the natural world can positively impact their emotional wellbeing. With that in mind, this book shows children how nature can be fun, upl…

  • Stay or Leave

    Stay or Leave
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891405

    Whether we should stay in or leave a relationship is one of the most consequential and painful decisions we are ever likely to confront: few other issues will have such power to trouble us.What makes the issue so hard is that there are no fixed rule…

  • What is Psychotherapy?

    What is Psychotherapy?
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781999747176

    Psychotherapy is one of the most valuable inventions of the last hundred years, with an exceptional power to raise our levels of emotional well-being, improve our relationships, redeem the atmosphere in our families and assist us in mining our profe…

  • What Is Culture For?

    What Is Culture For?
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995753532

    People who want to express admiration for culture often say it's valuable 'for its own sake'. The School of Life disagrees: culture is valuable because it is capable of addressing our needs for education, guidance, consolation, perspective, encourag…

  • The Sorrows of Love

    The Sorrows of Love
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995753525

    Love has, quite unfairly, come to be associated in some quarters with being happy. But it is, naturally, one of the most reliable routes to misery. We tend to treat our sadness as if it were highly unique and shameful. But as this book explains, the…

  • The Calm Workbook

    The Calm Workbook
    av The School of Life

    Övrigt - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781912891498

    Most of us long to be a little calmer: too many of our days are lost to agitation and worry, stress and discord. Yet we know that we are at our best when we can manage not to panic and take challenges in our stride.Fortunately, a calm state of mind…

  • The School of Life Dictionary

    The School of Life Dictionary
    av The School of Life

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780995753594

    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,…