Dear Bibliotherapist, I’m just back from The School of Life’s intensive in Sao Paolo. I had a truly inspiring time, and was not only filled with ideas for how to change my life for the better, but also fell completely in love with Brazil....
In December 1817, the poet John Keats, then twenty-two years old, went to see the annual Christmas pantomime at the Theatre Royal, in London’s Drury Lane. Also in attendance was his friend, the critic Charles Wentworth Dilke, and as they strolled home, the two...
We’re delighted to announce the continuation of our international programme, as this April we travel to São Paulo for the launch of TSOL Brazil, in the form of a week-long intensive taking place in the cultural heart of the city. Running from the 5 –...
We are, as Aristotle noted, defined by words. Speech is a uniquely human gift. Yet it is surprisingly hard to talk, even with our intimates. Take Mr. and Mrs. Hendy, from Monty Python’s wicked Meaning of Life. We find the retired American couple at...
Why is creativity often linked to “madness” and why do creative people cause so much frustration to everyone around them? Why do they keep going to extremes? Why can’t they just be like normal people? Highly creative people have unique vulnerabilities and sensitivities - ways...
Since The School of Life launched in London back in 2008, we’ve had strong support from Australia, and we continue to be amazed by the number of Australians who engage with our community online and visit us when in the UK on their travels. For...
The School of Life will launch in Collingwood, Melbourne on Friday 25 January 2013 and, in doing so, will become the first international School to open its doors. Dedicated to distilling the best ideas from the ages to enrich everyday life, The School of...
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