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Confidence Prompt Cards
Confidence Prompt Cards

The School of Life

Confidence Prompt Cards

€ 13,00
Confidence Prompt Cards is a set of 60 prompt cards with ideas and questions to help find confidence and battle against timidity.

Confidence is not a given. It is a quality we can learn about and develop in ourselves. We don’t have to accept the levels of confidence we currently possess, but can work towards growth.

These Confidence Prompt Cards keep a variety of consoling and invigorating arguments at the front of our minds. Ready for the greater and smaller challenges of our lives. They remind us, for the sake of confidence,...
Confidence Prompt Cards is a set of 60 prompt cards with ideas and questions to help find confidence and battle against timidity.

Confidence is not a given. It is a quality we can learn about and develop in ourselves. We don’t have to accept the levels of confidence we currently possess, but can work towards growth.

These Confidence Prompt Cards keep a variety of consoling and invigorating arguments at the front of our minds. Ready for the greater and smaller challenges of our lives. They remind us, for the sake of confidence, not to think too well of others. Learning to watch our tendencies to self-sabotage; to imagine strangers sitting in the bathroom; to speak to ourselves in kinder tones. To remind u that the greatest thing we should fear isn't messing up, but dying without having given it a go.

Example Cards:



  • 'Everyone is afraid - even those who frighten us.'

  • 'Confidence is what translates theory into practice. It should never be thought of as the enemy of good things; it is their crucial and legitimate catalyst. We need to develop confidence in confidence.'

  • 'We have not seen enough of the rough drafts of those we admire. Confidence means forgiving ourselves for the horrors of our first attempts.'


The School of Life at Misc-store Amsterdam


At Misc-Store we also carry The School of Life prompt cards CalmCareer Crisis and Confidence. Learn more on the subject of Self-Knowledge on the blog of The School of Life: The Book of Life.

The School of Life is devoted to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture. We address such issues as how to find fulfilling work, how to master the art of relationships, how to understand one’s past, how to achieve calm and how better to understand, and where necessary change, the world.

We love The School of Life because their items make a great gift for ourselves and others. Back in 2013 we started with a range of The School of Life items in store, and we are so happy that we can extend our range with all their new items, focusing on the job we have, appreciating small pleasures and the things that might go unnoticed. 

 
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About The School of Life

Alain de Botton founded The School of Life in 2008. His aim was to make philosophy — long seen as the inaccessible, inauthentic stuff of academies and archives — a functional aspect of modern life. The care with which ancient philosophers thought about their lives remains a valuable antidote to the generalised anxiety of our era.

The school thus posits that ideas of Plato, Aristotle and the Stoics are as relevant to us today as they were in ancient Greece. Even if Epicurus never had social media burnout, understanding his thinking can lead us to a healthier relationship with our phones — and by extension, with one another.

Developing emotional intelligence in the workplace
The working world can feel, at times, to operate with a dog-eat-dog intensity. We are often made to feel anxious or powerless by our jobs. Our colleagues can irritate or undermine, our bosses can demand too much while giving too little, our clients can be rude and difficult to please, and our assets are never quite liquid enough. So it goes.

We began stocking The School of Life’s series on work, gratitude and pleasure as a way of thinking through these issues. We admire these series for their capacity to stimulate reflection, and their ability to give a new perspective on age old problems. At its core, it is a set of strategies for finding meaning in the modern world.

The School of Life has had its own corner in our Amsterdam shop, and we’re proud to be one of their stockists in the Netherlands. You can browse our selection in store or on our web shop online.


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Confidence Prompt Cards

Confidence Prompt Cards

€ 13,00