- The way I see it:
It was about time to write a post highlighting the School of Life, an amazing initiative founded by Alain the Botton, which, from a transverse philosophical point of view, was born to educate us in how to live a life worth living.
Have you ever felt you aren't good enough? Are you a manic overachiever or filled with shame for your so called mediocrity?
Have you ever questioned why do we need to be special? Why do we feel the pressure of needing to achieve, instead of just be? Maybe, we should start considering "achieving" as a mental illness. And maybe, reconsider that the so called mediocres may in fact be the emotional superstars of our era.
Assuming that we divide ourselves between with the privileged ordinaries and the damned remarkables, where would you like to be?
More in the video below.
- The School of Life, by the School of Life,