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Ruby Wax Headlines London Mindfulness Festival

Rebecca Thair
By Rebecca Thair,
updated on May 8, 2017

Ruby Wax Headlines London Mindfulness Festival

Comedian promotes mindfulness at the Mindful Living Show this summer

This is photo of Ruby Wax smiling.

Photography | Entertainment Press / Shutterstock.com

Beyond her career as an actor, author and mental health campaigner, Ruby Wax was recently awarded an OBE for services to mental health, so you’ll no doubt have heard about all her positive work in this area. From writing books such as Sane New World to presenting TedTalks about mental illness, she’s now spreading the word at the Mindful Living Show in London on Friday 2 June, presenting a session titled, ‘A Mindfulness Guide to the Frazzled’.

With a best-selling book and a show touring under the same name across the UK and Australia, attendees will be in for a treat thanks to Ruby’s quick wit and engaging manner. Her talk looks into how to find calm in a chaotic world, through neuroscience, mindfulness and comedy.

In addition to her talk at the event, a ‘Frazzled Cafe’ will feature at the festival, which is a project Ruby has been working on in conjunction with Marks & Spencer. These are safe spaces for people to meet and talk in a supportive and non-judgemental environment about the stresses of modern life.

The Mindful Living Show is the first event of its kind, promoting the benefits of mindfulness and meditation in your daily life. The event creators have a passion for bringing people together and helping them understand how mindfulness can improve their lives, which, of course, happiful is all for!

Anyone is welcome, from practiced experts to complete newbies. Your ticket to the event will include access to the seminars and practice sessions with the incredible speakers, authors, and teachers from the worlds of mindfulness, mediation and relaxation, so you can discover more at your own pace. If that wasn’t enough to give you a fantastic day, the event features both an Experience and Demo Zone, a beautiful Medicine Garden, a Zen Market and Mindful Eating Cafe, as well as many more services and goods to peruse.

happiful HQ are very excited to announce that we’re going to be showing our smiling faces and a big stack of magazines at the event as well. There’ll be something for everyone with over 70 expert speakers including Action for Happiness’ Vanessa King, The Sleep Guru Anandi, and one of the UK’s best known teachers, speakers and authors on mindfulness, Ed Halliwell, along with so many more.

happiful are going to be on stand B1, straight on your left as you enter the main exhibition hall so make sure you stop by and say hello! We’ll have lovely printed copies of our magazine to give to you for free, as well as a very special discount promotion for attendees who’d like to subscribe to our print edition for a year – over 50 percent off at just £18 for the year, including postage and packaging.

The Mindful Living Show launches on 2-3 June 2017 at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, and we’d love to see you there. Visit www.mindfullivingshow.com to see all the show’s highlights and book your tickets. You can find out more about Ruby Wax’s frazzled projects at www.rubywax.net. We hope to see you in June!

This is an image of the Mindful Living Show's web banner detailing the event takes place from the 2-3 June 2017 at the Business Design Centre in London.

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