Tag: school of life

Why We Go Off People Who Like Us

Ostensibly we all want love, But Oddly, one of the hardest things to do is not hold it against people When they do actually turn...

Self Compassion

To survive in this high pressured, crazy world most of us have to become highly adept at self-criticism. We learn how to tell ourselves off...

How to Remain Calm With People

One of the most important ways to calm down is the power to hold on. Even in challenging situations to a distinction between what someone...

Are Intelligent People More Lonely?

It sounds like a very mean and undemocratic thought, trading off the peculiar glamour that isolation has in a Romantic culture – in order to...

Why People Have Affairs

Too often, affairs are seen as the outcome of random horniness – or just plain old nastiness. But that’s very rarely the case. When it...

The Art of Diplomacy

We tend to associate diplomacy with embassies, international relations and high politcs. But it really refers to a set of skills that matter in many...

Why Good Societies Are Pessimistic

It might be normal to imagine that a good society would be one in which a majority of people held optimistic views about themselves, their...

The Beginning & End of Humanity

the year is 1968 a seven-year-old boy named clay has just finished building a contraption that remotely opens and closes a little outside door for...