An Emotional Education / THE SCHOOL OF LIFE
While skimming the pages of this title, the gathered wisdom of Alain de Botton's more than a decade behind the modern philosophical (and emotionally) resonant The School of Life project, the need to listen to Blur's transformational 1993 album, Modern Life is Rubbish took me completely over.
The crossover of social commentary and the abundant importance of the modern art of emotional intelligence just made sense to me. How do we live wisely and more importantly, well - in these most bizarre and difficult of times?
Emotional intelligence affects every aspect of the way we live, from romantic to professional relationships, from our inner resilience to our social success. It is arguably the single most important skill for surviving the twenty-first century. But what does it really mean? Let's find out, shall we?
- Softcover format / 336 pages
- Published 18 September 2020