The School of Life

Core disciplines: Branded content, Innovation/NPD/Service Design


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Created in collaboration with @knomo our luggage tags celebrate the task of carrying emotional baggage well:
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Our childhood has, undeniably, the biggest influence on who we become as adults. Explore why you are who you are:
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'I wish that every human life might be pure transparent freedom.' - Simone de Beauvoir
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'You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer yes without having asked any clear question.' - Albert Camus
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One of the most vital ingredients to keep a relationship going is a capacity for humour:
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Being under extreme stress can feel like having your mind in a vice. Learn how to loosen its grip:
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Where your talents and aptitudes meet the needs of the world, that is the zone of our distinctive life mission:
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Our Cultural Memory game is a visual index of some of the best ideas in the world:
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The right words break our isolation. They are the agents of, and conduits to, love:
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Anxiety is intrinsic to human existence, but it shouldn't dictate human existence:
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Don't stick to the guide book, live spontaneously, ask for recommendations from strangers, see where you end up:
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E.M. Cioran provides an occasion for the sadness inside us to be communally expressed and thereby a little softened:
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'We keep a special place in our hearts for people who refuse to be impressed by us' Jean de la Bruyere:
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We sometimes end up best understanding bits of ourselves by listening to the stories of other people:
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'Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.' - Søren Kierkegaard
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What we should really be scared of is not a ‘no’, but of reaching our deathbeds unfulfilled. We should ask:
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Finding work that feels authentic changes our relationship to the modern ideal of achieving ‘work-life’ balance:
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Closeness is inherently threatening. It’s not surprising we panic. But we should replace defence with explanation:
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To change the world around us we can't just be passive observers. We must lead by example:
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Do you think other people regard you as a good listener? Consider this, and 99 other conversation starters:
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There are many reasons why certain sorts of work are both more lucrative and boring than they might once have been
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Contrary to the Romantic view, it might be that we are quite often simply the better version of ourselves at work:
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Most of us will see the end of two or three long-term relationships in our lifetime. Can we make love last?
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Creativity can help to re-frame a number of tricky situations:
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RT @MegaBeauts: Wisdom that has saved my my marriage, my brain, and my life. Thank you evermore, @TheSchoolOfLife #thebookoflife <3 https:/
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Leaders should be passionate, but more importantly they should be compassionate:
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'Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.' - Franz Kafka
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'Nobody realizes that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal.' - Albert Camus
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How to slowly open the valve on your internal pressure cooker:
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Why when we speak up for what we believe in do we risk facing backlash and where does that backlash come from?

The School of Life supported by Leo Burnett - Business Wise
The School of Life supported by Leo Burnett
(The School of Life)
Business Wise
Innovation/NPD/Service Design
Exploring the big ideas around branding, meaning, culture and value
Feb 1st 2017 14:43:40
Ikano Bank - A Simpler Britain
Ikano Bank
(Ikano Bank)
A Simpler Britain
Branded content, Innovation/NPD/Service Design
To help Ikano Bank launch in the UK we created a beautifully designed book on simplicity
Nov 8th 2016 15:37:58
Central YMCA - Eudaimonia! Good ideas for living well
Central YMCA
(Central YMCA)
Eudaimonia! Good ideas for living well
Branded content, Innovation/NPD/Service Design
We put on a conference exploring the future of fitness, healthcare and wellbeing for Londoners
Nov 7th 2016 16:09:04
Lloyds Bank - For Your Next Step
Lloyds Bank
(Lloyds Bank)
For Your Next Step
Branded content
A series of films and articles exploring the emotional factors behind life's big moments
Nov 1st 2016 15:59:21
AXA PPP Healthcare - Open Up - Tackling Taboo Conversations
AXA PPP Healthcare
(AXA PPP Healthcare)
Open Up - Tackling Taboo Conversations
Branded content
A workshop and box of conversation cards on having taboo (financial) conversations with your partner
Nov 1st 2016 15:38:44

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