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Sane New World: Taming the Mind by Ruby Wax
34 of 39 people found the following review helpful
Comedienne and now Psychotherapist, Ruby Wax deserves a Royal Albert Hall sized standing ovation for her new book.

Ruby talks with a deep and compelling honesty about her own struggles (not always pleasant) and how practicing mindfulness has made a huge difference to her own life. She makes mindfulness much simpler than many other speakers and authors. She removes the religious aspects associated with it, making it accessible to anyone of any religion or none.

Written in plain english with humour she gives a tour of the different parts of the brain. She lists the results of many compelling scientific studies that clearly show how mindfulness quickly brings about… Read more
The Gig Delusion by Andy Kind
The Gig Delusion by Andy Kind
5.0 out of 5 stars Laughter therapy, 1 Jun 2013
Needed cheering up after a very bad day. Downloaded gig delusion and felt better by page 3. Laughter therapy. Addictive psychiatric medication. Side effects: bouts of uncontrolled exhalations and watering eyes. Please take for more than 7 days in a row. If symptoms persist enjoy.

Kind definitely has a way with words.
Stand Up and Deliver: A Nervous Rookie on the Come&hellip by Andy Kind
5.0 out of 5 stars Stand-Up Ovation, 21 April 2011
Stand-up Ovation

This book is absolutely fabulous! It's a lot better than I was expecting. I laughed long and loud on many, many occasions. As someone who normally takes ages to read a book (probably because I'm reading 10 at once) I read through Stand-up and Deliver in two days.

Kind is fun and disarmingly honest in his writing. You've got to admire him for his bravery and sheer determination to get his comedy career off the ground. He writes about the highs and lows he experienced and gives an insight into what it's really like to stand in front of 200 people and attempt to make them laugh. Quite honestly most people would rather bungee jump naked from the top of… Read more