05:01
What is Transference And Why It Matters
by The School...
2 days ago ∗ Views: 99,501
Transference is a psychological phenomenon whereby we 'transfer' a way of behaving from childhood into adulthood – in situations which don't really ...
22:20
Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person
by The School...
4 days ago ∗ Views: 181,955
This video sees Alain de Botton, Creator of The School of Life and narrator on the majority of our videos, talking at a Google event in London in 2017...
01:31
COME AND MEET US IN PORTUGAL
by The School...
6 days ago ∗ Views: 26,583
On October 20th, we're gathering in Lisbon, Portugal for a big conference centered around all the themes on this channel, including love, wisdom and f...
05:30
The Ultimate Test of Your Social Skills
by The School...
7 days ago ∗ Views: 373,436
You'll know you've truly become socially adept when you finally manage to make small talk with that most challenging and unforgiving of characters: a ...
03:08
How To Be A Genius
by The School...
1 week ago ∗ Views: 287,923
The route to our best, most genius-like thoughts is not to be afraid of our stranger-sounding insights and hunches. If you like our films, take a look...
03:35
How To Forgive
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 187,048
Social life couldn't continue if we didn't have some capacity for forgiveness. We need to flex our forgiveness muscles more regularly though – and t...
04:20
Resilience
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 186,459
The route to greater resilience is to explore how well we would cope if so much of what we think we need were to be taken away from us. We would, almo...
08:48
Dear UK, Why Are You Leaving the EU?
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 167,671
The UK will leave the EU in 2019. The decision is worth close scrutiny, given how long the UK has spent improving and defending the EU and its goals.
04:14
Why We Are All Addicts
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 263,704
We tend to imagine that we can only become addicted to a few sorts of things. But real addiction is about using something, anything, to keep our real ...
08:04
Seven Questions to Restart Love
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 367,881
Often love can disappear between two people not because the relationship is doomed, but because the right sort of conversations haven't been happening...
05:58
Why Good Societies Are Pessimistic
by The School...
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 145,525
We may associate pessimism with bad things, but at a political level, the world's best societies are all experts at pessimism. If you like our films, ...
03:31
The Cure for Unrequited Love
by The School...
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 328,518
The real cruelty of unrequited love is that we don't get to know our beloveds well enough to find out their flaws – and therefore to lose interest i...
04:38
Why We Only Learn When We Repeat
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 235,922
Our education system is based on the idea that we can learn things once, and that they'll then stay in our minds throughout our lives. That's far too ...
03:53
How to Be Charming When Talking About Yourself
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 444,135
It's sometimes assumed that talking too much about ourselves is rude; and asking questions of others is polite and charming. But the distinction is no...
03:08
The Problem With Perfectionism
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 357,831
We aim for perfection without a correct idea of what perfection might demand from us. To strengthen our resolve, we need to improve our picture of wha...