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If I ruled the world: Ruby Wax

Teach children to cope with the pressures of modern life

By Ruby Wax   February 2016

Ruby Wax hosting the Institute of Fundraising's awards in 2014. ©Howard Lake

If I ruled the world, I’d introduce a way of teaching kids to deal with real bullies, their own self-abusive emotions and how to cope with high stress levels. The competition in schools is pretty intense these days. Right now children are being hot-housed in preparation for exams. But no one’s asking how much they can take before they burn their little brains out from the pressure.…

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