04:19
Finding Your Mission
by The School...
3 days ago ∗ Views: 102,151
Above and beyond having a job, what we really need to power our professional future is a sense of mission. A film that discusses what a mission is, an...
05:48
Do We Have Free Will or Are We Predetermined?
by The School...
5 days ago ∗ Views: 134,376
The question of whether we are fundamentally free or determined in our thoughts and actions has been in the middle of philosophical debate for many ce...
05:46
How We Lie to Ourselves
by The School...
1 week ago ∗ Views: 140,178
We are liars of genius when it comes to hiding uncomfortable facts from ourselves. But there's real wisdom in understanding how we manage to deceive ....
04:59
Countries for winners; countries for losers
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 132,679
A good way to divide advanced societies is to ask: which are the good ones if you're doing well, and which are the good ones if you're doing badly? In...
03:44
Why We Feel Lonely and Odd
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 265,500
We feel lonely and odd because we mistakenly assume that the kind of thoughts and fears we have will have no echo in other people. They do; it's just ...
04:42
The Origins of Suicide
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 157,916
One of the oddest facts about the tragedy of suicide is that it isn't as common in every country, society and age. Rates of suicide appear to rise eno...
03:54
Why we should show our hurt rather than argue
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 151,886
Our tendencies, when we've been slighted by our partner, is to wound them back immediately. We would have far calmer relationships and kinder ones too...
03:16
On Still Being a Virgin
by The School...
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 312,064
Our era of sexual liberation encourages us to have sex; but at the same time, hugely stigmatises those who don't have it, from choice or circumstances...
04:35
The Importance of Vulnerability
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 204,861
We often imagine that what will win us friends and esteem is strength. But surprisingly, it's vulnerability that's at the core of friendship and likea...
05:34
What's Tricky About Your Sex Life?
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 176,057
We tend to feel very alone with the challenges of our own sex lives – but thereby miss a general truth: there isn't anyone on the planet for whom se...
04:37
Why We Eat Too Much
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 273,156
We're hugely invested in the idea that the cause of obesity lies with diet – and that we should therefore solve the problem with kale and apple soup...
05:33
The Problem With Our Phones
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 390,844
They are hugely useful of course but in many ways, we buy the advantages our phones give us at a subtly high price we don't entirely recognise.
03:25
How to Process Your Emotions
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 341,577
In order to be calm and at ease with ourselves, we need regular periods where we do something rather strange-sounding: process our emotions. Here is a...
06:36
How to Deal With A Crisis of Meaning
by The School...
2 months ago ∗ Views: 214,878
Many of us are regularly thrown off course by what we might term 'crisis of meaning'; periods when what we are up to seems not to connect up with anyt...
02:57
Brazil: The School Of Life
by The School...
2 months ago ∗ Views: 117,064
Did you know we have a branch in São Paulo, Brazil? Discover our The School of Life branch in São Paulo (and other cities around the world). For mor...