k u .co. mind our y think re #IFeelBetterWhen R ethink Your Mind was delighted to have Ruby Wax as a key note speaker at the House of Lords Prize Presentation 2017 to launch The Yellow Book 2017 and congratulate all of the 50 creative winners selected to feature on its pages 7 In 2015 Ruby Wax was awarded an OBE for her services to mental health. In 2013, Ruby obtained a Master’s degree in Mindfulness- based Cognitive Therapy from the University of Oxford. She received a Master’s in Psychotherapy from Regent’s College, London where she is also an Honorary Senior Fellow. In addition, Ruby is a Visiting Professor in the School of Mental Health Nursing at the University of Surrey, and has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the School of Psychology at The University of East London. She speaks at Parliament and Downing Street to raise money for neuroscience research and breaking the stigma. She is an ambassador for MIND and SANE charities and is on the board of the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families. Ruby gave a TedTalk at TEDGlobal 2012. Her speaking work includes presentations for GOOGLE, MI5, EBAY, SKYPE, APPLE, Following publication of her first bestselling book combining neuroscience, mindfulness and comedy, Sane New World, in January 2017 her second, “A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled” came out in paperback. The hardback sold over 100,000 copies and is distributed in over 20 countries. She is currently launching her Frazzled Cafes in partnership with Marks and Spencer’s throughout the UK. Each Marks and Spencer’s will close their cafes for two hours for groups to meet regularly. These are not necessarily for people with Mental Health problems but for everyone who is frazzled, which is everyone. Based on the format of AA each group is run by a facilitator with a mental health background. Her one-woman show Frazzled toured the UK and Australia including the West End in 2017. She is currently working on her fourth book. Ruby Wax rethinkyourmind 2017 ~ keynote speaker