Life Garage


the life garage

Build your toolkit for life.


The Life Garage is based on the concept that people service their cars as a regular activity regardless of how well they are working, so why not their life?

Comprising six central concepts, theoretically grounded in psycho-social theory and positive psychology, but presented in a non-technical practical way, The Life Garage will provide you with an opportunity to develop the tools you need to become your own life mechanic and help tune up your life.

How to use The Life Garage

We all learn in different ways, so we have provided  a variety of ways you can engage in The Life Garage. It can be completed as a course, dipped into as a set of stand alone ideas, or completed as a workbook. You choose.

polymath approach to the life garage

Ongoing repairs and maitenance

If you want to just look at the ideas that are most relevant to you right now, then this is the option for you You'll still be able to access all the materials and downloads, but as a resource that you can dip into.

the philomath approach to the life garage

Trained DIY mechanic

If you like the satisfaction and structure of completing courses, so you'll be ready when the need arises, then we have just the thing. Our Udemy hosted course comes complete with quizzes and can be returned to whenever you like.

the bibliophile approach to the life garage


If you prefer a printed textbook with space for notes and reflections, we get it. That's why we've put all the content together for you to be able to buy The Life Garage in a mechanics manual workbook format.

Using The Life Garage with other people?

We welcome anyone to use our The Life Garage materials with other people. But, if you want to really help make a change in other people's lives, why not consider completing our Level 2 Accredited Assistant Life Mechanic Training.

Coming soon, we are developing an Accredited Life Garage scheme for organisations that want to use The Life Garage in a more structured and supported way.