Personal Study

Personal Study can be vital if you want to cement lessons learnt in psychotherapy, change your habits, reduce day to day anxiety and master your own mind.


We believe that much psychological healing can be achieved by doing work on your own, focusing on two activities:

  1. Reading
  2. Introspection


The School of Life has produced a library of exceptional books on the key themes of psychology. Reading through them brings clarity, pleasure and the insights required to lead a calmer and more fulfilled life.

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In the middle of our busy lives, we need to budget for regular occasions when we can spend time inside our minds, processing our thoughts and attempting to get clearer about what we really want and need to overcome. We call our method Philosophical Meditation. Watch our film or download a free guide.

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