04:03
Why Our Best Thoughts Come to Us in the Shower
by The School...
8 hours ago ∗ Views: 22,653
We sometimes assume that good thinking happens in quiet rooms at large desks with views. But really, for a variety of fascinating reasons, it happens ...
05:57
Why You Need to Say Sorry
by The School...
5 days ago ∗ Views: 74,742
The idea of 'atonement' sounds very old-fashioned and is deeply rooted in religious tradition. To atone means, in essence, to acknowledge one's capaci...
05:05
Are Intelligent People More Lonely?
by The School...
1 week ago ∗ Views: 299,656
It sounds like a hugely arrogant and self-serving suggestion to imply that cleverness might lead you to loneliness. But if you define cleverness in a ...
03:44
How to Parent Yourself
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 209,577
We cannot change the parents we had – but there is always an option, in later life, to learn to care for ourselves in new and perhaps better ways. I...
02:05
How to Meet Like-minded People
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 144,784
We have developed our very own free app, which we think you may really like. Even in a hyperconnected age, it's only too easy to feel isolated. The Sc...
05:56
How to Start a Business
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 102,994
We're often encouraged to think that the secret to starting is a business is to have a bold and entirely original idea. But the suggestion here is tha...
04:16
How Parents Get In The Way of Career Plans
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 98,645
Most modern parents say that all they want for their kids in the world of work is that they be 'happy'. But it's often a good deal more complicated th...
05:14
How Emotionally Healthy Are You?
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 389,737
Emotional health is defined by four markers: our degree of self-love, of openness, of communication and of trust. Watch our film to interrogate your l...
06:02
The Confessions Game
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 88,047
The best encounters with friends are those where we can talk honestly about what's going on in our lives, sharing triumphs, joys, fears and longings -...
05:06
Art is Advertising for What We Really Need
by The School...
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 73,724
Advertising beautifully alerts us to the desirability lots of things we probably don't need that much of in our lives. For its part, art also alerts u...
04:48
Why Old Friends Matter
by The School...
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 198,179
We all have people in our lives that we'd never start a friendship with today if we met them for the first time – but that nevertheless matter immen...
04:30
What Are Diminutives – and Why We Like Them
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 104,867
A diminutive is something you stick on the end of a word to make the thing it describes sound smaller. ie. Dog goes to Doggy. Every language has them,...
03:49
Anxiety Attacks
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 182,999
It's easy to feel that anxiety attacks are freakish, illogical outbursts with no place in a sane life. But given the state of the world, and all the m...
06:23
How to Make a Decision
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 198,055
Life constantly forces us to make very big and often very painful decisions. When we are next facing such a choice, here is a small exercise that coul...
03:28
Why ‘Happiness’ is a useless word – and an alternative
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 145,659
We are often encouraged to believe that the goal of our lives should be happiness. But unfortunately the word happiness is misleading, in that it sugg...