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Dec
Blue New Year Moon

A Moonlit New Year

The end of the year is the traditional season to take stock of your life: what better way than to do so by moonlight, connected to a much older cycle of time than the one we usually live by. I did this in...
Posted by James Attlee
17
Dec
US Book Launch Blog Image

Books Launch in the US

We're delighted to announce that two titles from our popular series of new guides for everyday living will be published in the US by Picador on 24th December 2012. Pre-order copies are now available to buy by clicking on the links below. How To Think...
Posted by The School of Life
17
Dec
James Attlee Moonlight

The Power of Moonlight

For those of us who live in an urban setting, moonlight, starlight and darkness itself are increasingly rare commodities. What do we lose by living in a man-built environment of perpetual day? This excerpt reveals the powerful psychological effect the night sky can have...
Posted by James Attlee
13
Dec
MS Optimism Principle No3

How To Be A Successful Optimist: Principle No.3

Parents often comment on the startling creativity of their children. Pablo Picasso famously remarked, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain one once we grow up.” I’ll go further. Every child is an artist, yes, but also a scientist, engineer...
Posted by Mark Stevenson

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