Why We Exist

The School of Life is here to help you learn, heal and grow. We are devoted to bringing you calmself-understandingbetter relationships, deeper friendships, greater effectiveness at work and more fulfilment in your leisure time.


We do this via our articles, books, app, films, therapeutic services and corporate offering.



About Us

We are a passionate group of people on a mission to bring about healing, growth, calm and self-understanding.

We derive our ideas from psychology, psychotherapy, philosophy, art and culture. As our name – The School of Life – suggests, we are here to teach people how life can be lived and what can make it truly worthwhile, effective and fulfilling.

Psychological Education

We deliver a programme of education that empowers you to understand your mind and master your emotions. Our transformative ideas can be found in our books, our app, and our You Tube channel.


We run a range of programmes and services for corporations, designed to equip workforces with the tools they need to succeed professionally and thrive emotionally.

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What We Believe

Discover our philosophy of life in our more than 500 films and our library of books– but we have also summarised our core beliefs in 8 key rules.

8 key rules