About Events at The School of Life
Our classes, workshops, courses and special events go straight to the most helpful ideas around the dilemmas of work, relationships, self-knowledge and culture.
You'll learn, make friends and - in the long run - save a lot of time.
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The School of Life Friends - 1 Year Membership
How to Identify Your Career Potential
A toolkit for finding a job to satisfy both our emotional and our material needs.
Bella's one off event
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How to be Confident
The difference between success and failure often hangs on a humiliatingly small and elusive trait that standard education never touches: confidence.
Delve into the myths which surround creative practices and discover strategies for inventive thinking.
Jimmy Carr in conversation with Alain de Botton
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The Study Programme
Improving Your Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence is the quality that enables us to negotiate the central problems in our relationships.
How To Enjoy Life
This class alerts us to the beauty and value of things, people and ideas around us.
How To Fail
This class equips us with the tools to succeed on our own terms, which may be quite different from those of society.
Finding A Fulfilling Job
Learn how to find a career to fulfill both your material and psychological needs in this one-day workshop.
How to Be Serene
This class provides a toolkit to helps us triumph over free-floating or intense anxiety.
The Meaning of Life
To wonder too intensely about the meaning of life sounds like a faintly ridiculous pastime. But, in truth, the subject is for everyone.
How To Develop Self-Knowledge
Self-knowledge matters so much because it is only on the basis of an accurate sense of who one is that one can make reliable decisions.
How To Be Sociable
Knowing how to get the most out of the people we meet, and live and work around is fundamental to our chances of a fulfilled life.
Stay or Leave
This is a class to help us decide whether we should keep working at a relationship or quit.
How to Make Love Last
It is not inevitable that love must fizzle out; this happens when it has not been wisely managed.