The Love Expert: We've Built A Loveless Society & It's Making Us Depressed! (here's the fix!) Alain De Botton

The Diary Of A CEO with Steven Bartlett

Thursday, 28 December 2023 - 1 hour 36 minutes

If you enjoy hearing about the philosophy of life, I recommend you check out my conversation with Ryan Holiday, which you can find here:

Philosophy isn’t just for universities and lecture halls, philosophy can help guide every part of your life, from relationships, work to mental health.

Alain de Botton is a British author, intellectual and co-founder of the global organisation, ‘The School of Life’. He is best known for the books, ‘Essays in Love’, ‘How Proust Can Change Your Life’, and ‘The Consolations of Philosophy’.

In this interview, Steven and Alain discuss everything from, the origins of mental health problems, what it means to live a good life, why perfection is dangerous, why we are chasing love rather than money and why love itself is a skill.

You can purchase Alain’s most recent book, ‘A Therapeutic Journey: Lessons from the School of Life’, here:

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