Join us for an evening with comedian, TV writer, performer and bestselling author Ruby Wax as she talks about her new book I’m Not as Well as I Thought I Was.
Checking into a psychiatric institution wasn’t exactly on Ruby Wax’s agenda for 2022 – writing about it wasn’t either, but here we are. These days, trying to stay sane in a completely chaotic world makes life incredibly difficult, especially if you’re struggling with your mental health. While searching for inner peace and equanimity amidst global chaos, Ruby realises that, ultimately, the most challenging gauntlet we all must face is ourselves.
I’m Not as Well as I Thought I Was is Ruby’s most honest and raw book to date – an insight into the depths of her psyche, and a stark exploration of what trauma can do to someone. Reflecting on years of personal and professional experience, she opens up to readers about her struggles with mental health and different treatments over the years, hoping to provide reassurance and guidance to anyone confronting their own anticipated, or unanticipated, struggles with mental health.
In addition to her successful career spanning over 25 years, Ruby holds a Master’s degree in Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy from Oxford University, and was awarded an OBE in 2015 for her services to mental health. She is the author of books Sane New World, A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled and How to be Human and has toured all over the world with accompanying one-woman shows. Her books have reached the number one spot on The Sunday Times bestsellers list.
We’re delighted to welcome Ruby Wax back to Oswestry to celebrate the publication of her new book ahead of her new one-woman show this Autumn.
Tickets: £19 (Admits One & includes a signed copy of I'm Not as Well as I Thought I Was) or £29 (Admits Two & includes One signed copy of I'm Not as Well as I Thought I Was)