Calm

Modern life seems almost designed to generate near-constant anxiety – and to deny us the chance for a peaceful outlook. But lasting calm can’t be summoned with candles or sunsets (as pleasant as these can be), but rather by organising our muddled thoughts. We have developed a range of classes and tools to help us to find calm on a regular basis and to grow into the serene people we deserve to be.

Tools for Summoning Calm

From understanding the causes of our most common anxieties to discovering sources of serenity in the everyday, we offer a range of tools for soothing our racing, fractious minds.

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Art Against Despair

An inspiring selection of images offering us hope and comfort, reminding us that we are not alone in our sorrow. One of the most unexpectedly useful things we…
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Simplicity Cards

52 cards for greater serenity, ease and clarity In an overcomplicated world, what many of us crave deep down is greater simplicity: less clutter, fewer commitments, less static…
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Calm

A guide to developing the art of finding serenity by understanding the sources of our anxiety and frustrations Nowadays almost all of us wish we could be calmer;…
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Anxiety

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…
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Introducing the new The School of Life App

Get all of The School of Life’s Calming content, and much more, in your pocket by downloading now.

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Calm in the app

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You need some quiet days

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How evolution has made us anxious

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Why we should confess our failures

Therapeutic Services

Online Psychotherapy

Our online psychotherapy offers you a chance to spend concentrated time on yourself with a highly skilled practitioner who can help you unpack your story, get to the root of issues and give you new clarity on your past and your present.

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How to Live in a Hut

There’s a dread that we normally keep at the far edges of our minds but which occasionally – particularly at…
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The Pursuit of Calm

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The Pursuit of Calm

Nowadays, almost all of us wish we could be calmer. It’s one of the distinctive longings of the modern age.…
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