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Anxiety: Meditations on the Anxious Mind
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Anxiety: Meditations on the Anxious Mind

The School of Life

A guide to our anxious minds; offering a route to calm, self-compassion and mental well-being Far more than we tend to realise, we're all - in private - deeply anxious.

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 Special priceHappy, Healthy Minds: A Children's Guide to Emotional Wellbeing
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Happy, Healthy Minds: A Children’s Guide to Emotional Wellbeing

The School of Life

An essential guide to help children become more aware of their emotional needs, this book examines a range of everyday topics that might give children's minds difficulties.

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Handbook of Electronic Waste Management: International Best Practices and Case Studies
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Handbook of Electronic Waste Management: International Best Practices and Case Studies

Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad (Emeritus Professor, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad, India), Meththika Vithanage (Leader of the Ecosphere Resilience Research Center, Faculty of Applied Science at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka), Anwesha Borthakur (Research Fellow, Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India)

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How to Think More Effectively: A Guide to greater productivity, insight and creativity
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How to Think More Effectively: A Guide to greater productivity, insight and creativity

The School of Life

A guide to identifying, nurturing and growing our insight and creativity for more effective thinking. We learn how to optimise our beautiful yet fitful minds so that they can produce the sorts of ideas we need to fulfil our...

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How to Get on With Your Colleagues: A guide to better collaboration
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How to Get on With Your Colleagues: A guide to better collaboration

The School of Life

An essential guide to navigating the complexities of professional relationships, offering a series of lessons on workplace psychology. The result is nothing less than a more profitable, harmonious and happier organisations.

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Thinking and Eating: Recipes to Nourish and Inspire
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Thinking and Eating: Recipes to Nourish and Inspire

The School of Life

Examining the psychological impact of the way we prepare and eat food, this thought provoking book explores nutrition for the mind and body.

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How to Overcome Your Childhood
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How to Overcome Your Childhood

The School of Life

This book is a guide to better understanding our younger selves in order to shape who we wish to be in the future. It explores to what extent we can pin our actions in the present to our experiences in the past, and how we might...

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Affairs
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Affairs

The School of Life

A thoughtful exploration of the complex motivations and emotions behind affairs.

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Arguments
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Arguments

The School of Life

A practical and definitive guide to arguments in love, teaching us how to argue more effectively.

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The School of Life Guide to Modern Manners
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The School of Life Guide to Modern Manners

The School of Life

This essential guide explores how etiquette is defined by consideration and respect, while putting good manners back at the centre of our priorities.

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What Can I Do When I Grow Up?
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What Can I Do When I Grow Up?

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A unique, illustrated guide to the world of work, bringing clarity to children's essential questions on potential future careers.

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The Couple's Workbook
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The Couple’s Workbook

The School of Life

Therapeutic exercises to help couples nurture patience, forgiveness and humour.

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The Meaning of Life
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The Meaning of Life

The School of Life

A practical guide to one of the greatest questions we will ever face, this book considers a range of options for where meaning is to be found, including love, family, friendship, work, self-knowledge and nature. We learn why some...

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Big Ideas for Curious Minds: An Introduction to Philosophy
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Big Ideas for Curious Minds: An Introduction to Philosophy

The School of Life

Accessible philosophy for children; a collection of important concepts from 25 famous thinkers, contextualised in relatable everyday scenarios.

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Insomnia: A Guide to and Consolation for the Restless Early Hours
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Insomnia: A Guide to and Consolation for the Restless Early Hours

The School of Life

This book is an eloquent guide to, and companion through, the long sleepless hours of the night. We come away from its soothing pages informed, consoled and armed with insights that will make us feel a lot less alone - as we wait...

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Phone Detox
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Phone Detox

The School of Life

The dark truth is that it has become very hard to find anyone (and certainly anything) more interesting than one's smartphone. This perplexing and troubling realisation has for most of us had huge consequences for our love...

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Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person
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Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person

The School of Life

This collection of essays proposes that we don't need perfection to be happy. So long as we enter our relationships in the right spirit, we have every chance of coping well enough with, and even delighting in, the inevitable and...

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Great Thinkers: Simple Tools from 60 Great Thinkers to Improve Your Life Today
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Great Thinkers: Simple Tools from 60 Great Thinkers to Improve Your Life Today

The School of Life, Stuart Patience

A unique selection of the greatest thinkers from the fields of philosophy, political theory, sociology, art, architecture and literature, with enjoyable profiles of what they have to teach to us today.

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Relationships
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Relationships

The School of Life

This book starts form the premise that love is a skill to be learnt, rather than just an emotion to be felt. It calmly and charmingly takes us around the key issues of relationships, from arguments to sex, forgiveness to...

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Self-Knowledge
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Self-Knowledge

The School of Life

This book takes us on a journey into our deepest, most elusive selves and arms us with a set of tools to understand our characters properly. We come away equipped with a newly clarified sense of who we are, what we need to watch...

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What Is Culture For?
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What Is Culture For?

The School of Life

People who want to express admiration for culture often say it's valuable 'for its own sake'. The School of Life disagrees, believing that the world has, up to now, not properly made use of the huge therapeutic potential of...

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The School of Life Dictionary
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The School of Life Dictionary

The School of Life

This dictionary is a tool to help us convey our true intentions with economy and precision. The School of Life - an organisation dedicated to making sense of our emotional lives - offers us a complete vocabulary with which to...

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Dating
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Dating

The School of Life

A book to help us navigate the dating process and guide us through the joys and anxieties of finding a partner.

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Heartbreak
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Heartbreak

The School of Life

A book to offer comfort and guidance to those dealing with the sorrows of heartbreak.

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The School of Life: An Emotional Education
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The School of Life: An Emotional Education

Alain de Botton, The School of Life

How to live wisely and well in the twenty-first century--an introduction to the modern art of emotional intelligence.

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How to be a Leader
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How to be a Leader

Martin Bjergegaard, The School of Life, Cosmina Popa

What does it really mean to take on a leadership role?

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A Replacement for Religion
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A Replacement for Religion

The School of Life

A thought-provoking book that explores how the best aspects of religion can have a place in our modern day lives.

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Who Am I?
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Who Am I?

The School of Life

This book is designed to help us create a psychological portrait of ourselves with the use of some far more unusual, oblique, entertaining and playful prompts. The questions are designed to help us cumulatively appreciate how rich...

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The Emotionally Intelligent Office: 20 Key Emotional Skills for the Workplace
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The Emotionally Intelligent Office: 20 Key Emotional Skills for the Workplace

The School of Life

An in-depth exploration of what really lies behind our problematic behavioural patterns in the workplace, and a blueprint for the emotional skills we need to overcome them.

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The Joys and Sorrows of Parenting
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The Joys and Sorrows of Parenting

The School of Life

Being a parent can be one of the sources of our greatest joys. It is also - intermittently - the cause of some of our deepest sorrows. The Joys and Sorrows of Parenting promises us a gentle way of staying calm around one of the...

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What is Psychotherapy?
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What is Psychotherapy?

The School of Life

This book examines psychotherapy: what the needs are in all of us to which it caters; the methods by which it addresses these needs - and what the outcome of a therapeutic intervention could ideally be. It reflects the School of...

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How to Travel
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How to Travel

The School of Life

An original and comprehensive look at what it is we seek when we set off on an adventure abroad - and at how we can travel better, so that our experiences overseas become truly transformative and memorable.

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Echinococcus and Echinococcosis, Part A
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Echinococcus and Echinococcosis, Part A

Andrew Thompson (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), Alan J. Lymbery (Freshwater Fish Group and Fish Health Unit, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences, Murdoch University Murdoch University, Australia), Peter Deplazes (Institute of Parasitology, University of Zurich, Switzerland)

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Things Never to Tell Children
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Things Never to Tell Children

The School of Life

In a charming, naively illustrated tale, we follow the adventures of Bunny - a version of all of us - as he encounters a series of obstacles we are in some ways liable to recognise from our own lives. Watching poor Bunny, we end...

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Sex
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Sex

The School of Life

We live under a cheerful delusion that sex might nowadays be easy, yet sex remains hard to discuss and surrounded by shame and unspoken desires. This book demonstrates that, far from thinking about sex too much, we haven't...

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Why We Hate Cheap Things
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Why We Hate Cheap Things

The School of Life

This volume explores the way we can easily pine for what is costly and out of reach - and it gently returns us to ourselves, full of new found wonder and gratitude. Combining literature, economics and sheer good sense, Why...

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The Sorrows of Work
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The Sorrows of Work

The School of Life

A fresh approach to modern working life, giving advice for how we may face the many challenges of work.

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The Sorrows of Love
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The Sorrows of Love

The School of Life

A guide to a more consoling, humane and in its own way joyful perspective on the complexities of love.

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How to Reform Capitalism
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How to Reform Capitalism

The School of Life

The problems of capitalism are, in their essence, not about money, law or politics, but about human psychology - the field of expertise of The School of Life. As this hugely original essay argues, the path to a better sort...

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Calm: Educate yourself in the art of remaining calm, and learn how to defend yourself from panic and fury
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Calm: Educate yourself in the art of remaining calm, and learn how to defend yourself from panic and fury

The School of Life

This is a book that patiently unpacks the causes of our greatest stresses and gives us a succession of highly persuasive, beautiful and sometimes dryly comic arguments with which to defend ourselves against panic and fury, and...

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Small Pleasures
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Small Pleasures

The School of Life

This is a book to guide us to the best of life's small pleasures: everything from the delight of holding a child's hand to the enjoyment of disagreeing with someone, to the joy of the evening sky; an intriguing, evocative mix of...

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A Job to Love
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A Job to Love

The School of Life

Alongside a satisfying relationship, a career we love is one of the foremost requirements for a fulfilled life. A Job To Love is a guide to how we can better understand ourselves and locate a job that is right for us.

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On Being Nice
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On Being Nice

The School of Life

This is a guidebook to the uncharted landscape of niceness, gently leading us around the key themes of this forgotten quality. We learn that niceness is compatible with strength and is no indicator of naivety. Niceness deserves to...

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On Confidence
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On Confidence

The School of Life

We often stay stuck with the level of confidence we have because we implicitly regard being confident as a matter of slightly freakish and unrepeatable good luck. In fact, as this essay charmingly shows, the opposite is true....

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How to Find Love
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How to Find Love

The School of Life

How to Find Love explains why we have the 'types' we do - and how our early experiences give us scripts of how and whom we can love. The book provides a crucial set of ideas to help us make safer, more imaginative and more...

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How to Get Married
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How to Get Married

The School of Life

A bold rethinking of one of humankind's most important and popular rituals.

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Antimalarial Agents: Design and Mechanism of Action
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Antimalarial Agents: Design and Mechanism of Action

Graham L. Patrick (School of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences, The Open University, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom)

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New Frontiers in Open Innovation
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New Frontiers in Open Innovation

Henry Chesbrough (Faculty Director of the Garwood Center for Corporate Innovation at the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley), Wim Vanhaverbeke (Innovation Management & Strategy and visiting professor at the ESADE Business School, Hasselt University and the National University of Singapore), Joel West (Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences)

Following on from their previous book Open Innovation: Researching a New Paradigm ( OUP 2006), the Editors have compiled this book, as a major initiative of top scholars in open innovation setting out a research agenda for the...

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