Thursday October 1, 2020

Wax comes a cropper in the minefield of mindfulness

Sane New World Taming the Mind by Ruby Wax. Hodder & Stoughton, €17.60. Reviewed by Niall Crumlish.

6th July, 2013
Ruby Wax's new book about mental illness strays far into the realm of magical thinking. Photo: CamerapPress

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Ruby Wax is known for her stand-up comedy, for her work as a celebrity interviewer in the 1990s and for her more recent participation in some of the world's worst reality TV - we're talking Celebrity Shark Bait. Not the most obvious candidate, on the face of it, to write a book that aims to be both a primer in neuroscience and a mindfulness-inspired instruction manual for living. But such is the ambition of Sane...

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