05:08
How to Narrate Your Life Story
by The School...
2 days ago ∗ Views: 122,030
The difference between despair and hope often boils down to different ways of telling stories from the same set of facts. Some of the art of living me...
05:15
Things It’s Best to Say in Latin
by The School...
4 days ago ∗ Views: 185,111
Latin is a language beautifully suited to expressing certain ideas with concision and grace. Here are seven phrases that sound better in the original ...
07:31
The Seven Deadly Sins
by The School...
7 days ago ∗ Views: 437,830
The Seven Deadly Sins were a list of psychological flaws first identified by Christianity in the 4th century. Christianity was wise in spotting the er...
07:39
How To Be A Good Listener
by The School...
1 week ago ∗ Views: 156,356
Listening is something we're very reluctant to do, not because we're lazy, but because we have never actually been taught how to do it properly, in a ...
06:53
Is There an Alternative to Political Correctness?
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 221,387
Political correctness aims for some very nice results, but its means have a habit of upsetting a lot of people. Might there be an alternative to it? W...
06:31
PHILOSOPHY - Emil Cioran
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 176,477
Emil Cioran is Romania's most famous thinker: his darkly pessimistic philosophy is a perfect antidote to the sentimental cheeriness of our times. If y...
05:37
How Not To Rant
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 229,905
When we next catch ourselves going on a bit too long on a topic – or, to put it bluntly 'ranting' – we should dare to ask ourselves where our beha...
04:47
The Importance of Flattery
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 182,055
We're used to thinking rather badly of flattery; but in fact, it's one of the moves that can help people to develop and grow into better versions of t...
02:57
Why You Need An Early Night
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 449,077
The solutions to many of life's largest problems begin with a beautifully downbeat and simple matter: the need to get an early night. There are a host...
04:57
How To Argue With Your Partner
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 307,414
It isn't realistic to aim never to argue with our partners; far better to learn how to argue fruitfully and well. This has a lot to do with allowing o...
04:32
The Dangers of the Good Child
by The School...
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 596,217
Good children don't cause problems; they always do what others expect. They seem to be on track. But there are real problems with people who never hav...
00:04
Why we think so much about our hair
by The School...
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 314,293
We spend an inordinate amount of time thinking about, and in various ways 'styling' our hair. It's not entirely silly; we're trying to tell the world ...
05:31
Why Tiny Things About Our Partners Drive Us Mad
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 207,232
Frequently the flashpoints in our relationships come not around large themes, but strangely and almost humiliatingly small issues, like crumbs near th...
06:07
How to Have a Good Conversation
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 422,846
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 th...
03:39
How to Be Sad
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 264,760
There is such pressure on us to be cheerful. And yet in order properly to be content, we need to learn, sometimes, the art of being constructively in ...