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It was of course only a matter of time until someone invented something like The School of Life – we all might know our history dates and our algebra, but how to sustain a meaningful relationship? How to navigate daily life with all its pitfalls and uncertainties? These and many more questions that we all struggle with on a daily basis are tackled by The School of Life, a cultural think tank of sorts founded by writer and philosopher Alain de Botton, that offers advice on all kinds of relevant dilemmas of modern life, in all kinds of different formats, from lectures and courses to rather fantastic blog content to even a range of How to-books – but with a refreshingly lop-sided angle, as in How to Worry Less About Money. What’s more, being British, our daily tragedies are approached with a wink of the eye, daring us to see conflict as challenge, and life as something exciting and fun.