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How to Have a Good Conversation 42

How to Have a Good Conversation

We too often imagine that ‘good conversations’ are things we fall into out of luck. Far from it, knowing how to have a good conversation is a skill that can be learnt – and...

Daddy Issues 25

Daddy Issues

We’re used to being rather mean about people who have ‘daddy issues’. We should be more careful and more kind. Daddy issues can lead to the worst kind of political situations – and need...

How to be a Friend to Yourself 47

How to be a Friend to Yourself

The person we may find it hardest to be kind and sympathetic to is, surprisingly, ourselves. Yet being a friend to ourselves provides the only viable basis for living an emotionally fulfilled life. If...

How To Be Confident 43

How To Be Confident

The fastest route to confidence is to stop being so attached to one’s dignity and seriousness; and plainly admit that one is – of course – an idiot. We all are. For gifts and...

How Not to be Boring 33

How Not to be Boring

No one is ever boring: we just seem boring when we haven’t learnt the surprisingly easy art of being honest about our vulnerabilities. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our...

Why Are People So Nasty? 31

Why Are People So Nasty?

The origins of nastiness in other people can be deeply hard to fathom, especially if we have done nothing to them. The answer is strangely and consolingly simple… If you like our films, take...

Brene Summary 0

Brene Summary

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