Ruby Wax, Peter Read

A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled

Ruby Wax, Peter Read

Talk: A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled

Ruby and Peter discuss how to embolden people to take risks and innovate, and at the same time help them avoid getting stressed and frazzled by the process of innovation. Peter explains why resilience is important, and Ruby discusses practically how to build resilience for a healthier, happier life.

Ruby Wax

Ruby Wax is an American actress, mental health campaigner, and author. A classically trained actress, Wax came to prominence as a comic interviewer, playing up to British perceptions of the strident American style, which she replicated in the TV sitcom Girls on Top. She also appeared in Absolutely Fabulous, where she doubled as script editor.

Peter Read

Peter is a managing director at Vitruvian and a venture partner at BlueYard and LocalGlobe. Peter was previously a general partner at Google Ventures.

The Book

Outrageously witty, smart and accessible, Ruby Wax shows ordinary people how and why to change for good. With mindfulness advice for relationships, for parents, for children and for teenagers, and a six-week course based on her studies of Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy, A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled is the only guide you need for a healthier, happier life.

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