The School of Life : An Emotional Education by The School of Life (Free Download), Discover everything you were never taught at school about how to lead a better life… Introduced and edited by the bestselling author of The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel and The Course of Love
‘Alain de Botton likes to take big, complex subjects and write about them with thoughtful and deceptive innocence’ Observer
We spend years in school learning facts and figures but the one thing we’re never taught is how to live a fulfilled life. That’s why we need The School of Life – a real organisation founded ten years ago by writer and philosopher Alain de Botton. The School of Life has one simple aim: to equip people with the tools to survive and thrive in the modern world. And the most important of these tools is emotional intelligence.
This book brings together ten years of essential and transformative research on emotional intelligence, with practical topics including:
how to understand yourself
how to master the dilemmas of relationships
how to become more effective at work
how to endure failure
how to grow more serene and resilient
The School of Life is nothing short of a crash course in emotional maturity. With all the trademark wit and elegance of Alain de Botton’s other writings, and rooted in practical, achievable advice, it show us a path to the better lives we all want and deserve.
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It is an amazing book. Beautifully written . . . a beautiful book that you should have in your home * Chris Evans * [Alain] de Botton’s injunction to understand ourselves could not matter more. * The Times.
About The School of Life
Alain de Botton, editor of The School of Life, is the author of Essays in Love, The Romantic Movement, Kiss and Tell, How Proust Can Change Your Life, The Consolations of Philosophy, The Art of Travel, Status Anxiety, The Architecture of Happiness, The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work, A Week at the Airport, Religion for Atheists, The News: A User’s Manual, and The Course of Love among many others. Alain is a bestselling author in 30 countries. He lives in London, where he runs The School of Life and Living Architecture.
Hardback | 320 pages
142 x 224 x 30mm | 522g
05 Sep 2019
Penguin Books Ltd
Hamish Hamilton Ltd
London, United Kingdom
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