Browse Events

21 August
How To Fail

Discover the tools to succeed on our own terms - which may be quite different from those of society.

24 August
Finding A Fulfilling Job

Learn how to find a career to fulfill both your material and physiological needs in this one-day workshop.

26 August
Looking For Love

A four-week course to prepare us for the complex business of finding and maintaining love.

28 August
How To Identify Your Career Potential

Discover what your next professional steps should be.

29 August
How To Be Sociable

Knowing how to be sociable with the people we meet, live with, and work around is fundamental to our chances of a fulfilled life.

30 August
Business Bootcamp: The Confident Communicator

Slow Down, Tune In, Stay Curious. A day long Business Bootcamp Intensive to sharpen and develop your communication, listening, confidence and decision making skills.

2 September
How To Find Love

Discover a crucial set of insights to help us make safer, more imaginative and more effective choices in love.

4 September
Spring School Intensive

Discover who you really are, and who you might become in the best of The School of Life condensed into a single, unforgettable week.

10 September
How To Enjoy Life

This class alerts us to the beauty and value of things, people and ideas around us.

20 September
Objectivity

Making more insightful decisions that will serve you better in the long term

21 September
The Serious Business of Playfulness

Learn how playfulness can generate creativity, innovation and general wellbeing in this full-day workshop.

24 September
How To Identify Your Career Potential

Discover what your next professional steps should be.

25 September
How To Fail

Discover the tools to succeed on our own terms - which may be quite different from those of society.

3 October
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.

8 October
How To Make Love Last

It is not inevitable that love must fizzle out; this happens when it has not been wisely managed.

11 October
Leadership

Develop an authentic leadership style that inspires commitment and gets results.

14 October
Philosophy Salon: Plato

Over a glass of wine, enjoy the ideas and works of some of history's greatest thinkers.

19 October
Improving Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the quality that enables us to negotiate the central problems in our relationships.

23 October
The Meaning Of Life

To wonder too openly, or intensely, about the meaning of life can seem a peculiar, ill-fated and even a faintly ridiculous pastime. But, in truth, the subject is for everyone.

29 October
How To Be Serene

This class provides a toolkit to help us triumph over free-floating or intense anxiety.

6 November
How To Identify Your Career Potential

Discover what your next professional steps should be.

8 November
Adaptability

Learn to thrive in changing conditions instead of just coping with them.

9 November
Making Relationships Work

One of the gravest errors we make around relationships is to imagine that they aren't things we can get wiser or better at.

19 November
How To Develop Self Knowledge

This class takes us on one of life’s most important journeys; into our deepest selves, to explore and understand our own unique traits and personalities.

20 November
How To Be Sociable

Knowing how to be sociable with the people we meet, live with, and work around is fundamental to our chances of a fulfilled life.

27 November
Stay or Leave?

This is a class to help us decide whether we should keep working at a relationship or quit.

2 December
A Night of Better Conversation: Disagreement

Join us for a fun, social and meaningful night of better conversation on the topic of disagreement at Hotel Esplanade.

2 December
How To Enjoy Life

This class alerts us to the beauty and value of things, people and ideas around us.

6 December
Communication

Slow down, tune in, stay curious

7 December
Finding Meaning Without Religion

We can choose what we make of religion and how we might pursue spiritual matters – or not. There’s a tremendous freedom in that, but also a profound challenge.

10 December
How To Fail

Discover the tools to succeed on our own terms - which may be quite different from those of society.

11 December
How To Find Love

Discover a crucial set of insights to help us make safer, more imaginative and more effective choices in love.

A Night Of Better Conversation: Connection

Join us for a sociable, meaningful night of conversation and connection at The Esplanade Hotel

Leadership

Develop an authentic leadership style that inspires commitment and gets results.

Writing As Therapy

Dip your toes in the healing waters of therapeutic writing, using a variety of techniques and exploring the methods that might work best for you.

Improving Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is the quality that enables us to negotiate the central problems in our relationships.

A Night of Better Conversation: Future

Join us for a fun, social and meaningful night of better conversation on the topic of future at The Everleigh.

Developing Self-Awareness

Take greater control of your unconscious attitudes, beliefs and behaviours.

How To Develop Self-Knowledge

This class takes us on one of life’s most important journeys; into our deepest selves, to explore and understand our own unique traits and personalities.

Self-Compassion with Kathleen Cator

Learn how to understand and calm your inner critic in this practical 3-hour workshop with clinical psychologist, Kathleen Cator.

Resilience

Overcome setbacks and lay the groundwork for greater flourishing at work.

How To Be Confident

The difference between success and failure often hangs on a humiliatingly small and elusive trait, which standard education never teaches: confidence.

Finding A Fulfilling Job

Learn how to find a career to fulfil both your material and physiological needs in this one-day workshop.

The Steps To Calm

Learn how to be more patient, unruffled and at ease with life's setbacks and irritants.

Purpose

Rediscover your motivations and values and begin to prioritise them.

Writing As Therapy

Explore writing techniques and methods to cope with and understand personal crises, depression, anxieties, stress and traumatic events.

Calm

Learn to cope with life’s challenges and setbacks without anxiety, panic or despair.

Storytelling As Therapy with Dumbo Feather

Learn to identify and process life experiences and turn them into well-crafted stories with the team at Dumbo Feather.

Matters of Life & Death

There is one thing that we can be absolutely certain of: we will die. What is far less certain is that death is something to be feared.

Making A Difference

Changing the world is difficult but we can at least learn to make a meaningful difference.

How Culture Can Change Your Life

Our societies frequently proclaim their enormous esteem for culture. But what is culture really for?

Spending Time Alone

Is it possible to be happy in partnerships with family, friends or work colleagues– if we can’t, first, also be happy in ourselves?

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