Ruby Wax's No-Brainer

Part of our collection for World Mental Health Day, curated with Mind, the mental health charity
October 10th is World Mental Health Day, a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. This year, we're kick-starting the conversation at Audible with a collection of topical books, curated with the mental health charity Mind, and an exclusive Audible Sessions video where some of our favourite authors and narrators discuss their personal experiences. On the day itself, we're releasing an exclusive new Audible Original from Ruby Wax, who needs no introduction as a mental health advocate and bestselling author. Click the tabs below to discover the collection and Ruby Wax's No-Brainer.

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Ruby's experts: the brains behind No-Brainer

Gabe Zicherman

The world’s foremost expert and public speaker on the subject of gamification, user engagement and behavioral design and the Co-Founder of the behavior change software startup, Onward. Zichermann is the author of several books on gamification and founder and editor-in-chief of the industry’s primary publication,

Gelong Thubten

Buddhist monk who teaches meditation and specialises in providing non-religious mindfulness workshops and training programmes for businesses and organisations. Thubten has been a monk since 1993 at Kagyu Samye Ling Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, and has taught mindfulness at major global companies including Google, LindkedIn, Siemens, Deutsche Bank, HSBC and Lloyds Bank.

Jo Berry

Peace activist, public speaker and founder of Building Bridges for Peace. Jo’s father, Sir Anthony Berry, was killed by the IRA in the 1984 Brighton hotel bombing. In November 2000, she publicly met Patrick Magee, who planted the bomb, and the two have since appeared together to promote reconciliation in conflict zones including Rwanda, Lebanon, Israel and Palestine.

Mark Williams

Former Professor of Clinical Psychology, Director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre and Wellcome Principal Research Fellow in the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry. Mark led a team investigating the link between suicide and depression. The research was used to adapt Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) to prevent new episodes of depression for the most vulnerable.