Browse Events

21 February
Osher Günsberg On Vulnerability

Join us for a special evening with television personality and author Osher Günsberg as we explore the part of ourselves that is often the most difficult to express – our vulnerability.

23 February
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.

26 February
How To Develop Self Knowledge

Self-knowledge matters so much because it is only on the basis of an accurate sense of who one is that one can make reliable decision.

27 February
Ben Okri On Freedom

Join us for the rare opportunity to hear from acclaimed novelist, poet and playwright Ben Okri as he interrogates our perceptions of freedom and unites us in a powerful call to arms.

27 February
How To Identify Your Career Potential

A toolkit for finding a job to satisfy both our emotional and our material needs.

2 March
Finding A Fulfilling Job

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

6 March
Looking For Love | Four-Week Course

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

7 March
How To Enjoy Life

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

8 March
Developing Self-Awareness

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

9 March
Improving Your Emotional Intelligence

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

14 March
How To Be Sociable

Knowing how to get the most out of the people we meet, life with and work around is fundamental to our chances of a fulfilled life.

19 March
How To Fail

This class equips us with the tools to succeed on our own terms, which may be quite different from those of society.

20 March
A Night of Better Conversation: Relationships

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

21 March
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.

22 March
Resilience

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

24 March
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.

25 March
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.

28 March
Stay or Leave?

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

4 April
How Culture Can Change Your Life

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

5 April
Purpose

Rediscover your motivations and values and begin to prioritise them.

9 April
How To Find Love

Choosing a partner is one of the most consequential and tricky decisions we will ever make.

12 April
Calm

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

14 April
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.

26 April
Stephen Jenkinson On Elderhood

30 April
How To Make Love Last

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

2 May
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?

3 May
Adaptability

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

4 May
Thinking About Money

Reshape your relationship with money and explore your attitudes on both a personal and social level.

8 May
Making A Difference

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

17 May
Objectivity

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

18 May
The Steps To Calm

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

21 May
How To Be Serene

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

31 May
Leadership

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

madison moore on Being Fabulous

Join us as cultural critic, academic and DJ madison moore delivers a performative presentation on how we use style and creativity in everyday life as a form of expression – and in an often unwelcoming world.

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.

Summer School 2019

The best of The School of Life condensed into a single, unforgettable week.

Writing As Therapy (3hr)

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

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