05:53
What We Might Learn in Couples Therapy
by The School...
1 hour ago ∗ Views: 3,394
Couples Therapy can be a very helpful place to go when it feels very hard to get through to our partners, when we are arguing too much, or are feeling...
03:43
The Appeal of Lonely Places
by The School...
2 days ago ∗ Views: 46,512
Some of us feel most at home not in obviously beautiful or homely places, but in desolate, melancholy ones, places that are vast, barren, bleak or iso...
05:44
The Problem of Shame
by The School...
1 week ago ∗ Views: 101,296
Underlying so many of our emotional problems lies one phenomenon above any other; shame. Feeling misguidedly and disproportionately ashamed of who we ...
05:26
Why Do People Have Affairs?
by The School...
1 week ago ∗ Views: 109,878
We tend to think we know why people have affairs: the answer is simple, unambiguous and morally utterly black and white. That's a huge part of the pro...
06:13
A Country We Could Feel Proud Of
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 61,622
We're sometimes taught that feeling proud of one's country is always suspect; but actually, it's very important to be able to have and express pride i...
04:44
The Impact of Early Emotional Neglect
by The School...
2 weeks ago ∗ Views: 147,291
A lot of our adult problems come down to varieties of emotional neglect suffered in childhood. In this film, we look at one of the most famous experim...
02:55
Feeling Grateful for the Small Things
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 94,510
We sometimes imagine, especially when we're young, that happiness is made up of huge things, like lots of money, fame, amazing love stories. But with ...
04:29
What It's Like to Have a Mental Illness
by The School...
3 weeks ago ∗ Views: 85,493
Feeling mentally unwell remains a huge taboo - that we would nevertheless be wise to try to discuss without shame. The more we can connect with others...
07:28
Why Stoicism Matters
by The School...
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 214,580
Stoicism is a philosophy worked out in Ancient Greece and Rome thousands of years ago, but it remains hugely relevant to our own times: it offers us w...
05:18
Rescue Fantasies
by The School...
4 weeks ago ∗ Views: 135,470
Some of us find it deeply romantic and attractive to imagine helping, or indeed 'rescuing' someone else; we have what are called 'rescue fantasies'.
04:40
'I Am Going to Die!'
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 123,827
It sounds very improbable of course: Me? Die? How could something so unexpected happen to someone like me! And yet - naturally - we're all in the proc...
08:39
Two Reasons Why We're Still Single
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 308,535
We'd love to hear a bit more about what you want from The School of Life. It would help us so much if you could take our survey now: ...
07:17
How Psychotherapy Works
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 137,970
Psychotherapy holds out the promise of being able to help us with many of the problems that ruin our lives: anxiety, self-hatred, shame and confusion....
04:26
The Secrets of a Privileged Childhood
by The School...
1 month ago ∗ Views: 141,166
When we think of a privileged childhood, we often think of swimming pools, nannies and expensive education. In fact, of course, the only childhoods th...
07:01
In Praise of Unrequited Love
by The School...
2 months ago ∗ Views: 180,954
Unrequited love is always going to be the poor relative of the requited kind, but that is no reason to ignore or denigrate it. We're all fated to spen...