Ruth Clare


Here you’ll find an ever-growing resource of mental health and self-development articles to help you tap into your potential for growth and change.

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)

Content warning: If you have had a crap childhood this material can feel confronting (At least it was for me…

The Life Lab fundamentals

We all deserve medals for dealing with our issuesDealing with your issues takes courage and humility. It involves developing new…

Ruth Clare is an award-winning author, TEDx and motivational keynote speaker, professional actor, qualified scientist and authenticity, resilience and change expert who learned by necessity, first to survive, then to thrive. Ruth weaves research and hard-won lessons with powerful, relatable stories from her lived experience overcoming adversity, to help others find the courage to own the stories that are holding them back so they can rewrite their lives. With a rare knack for distilling the neuroscience and psychology of human behaviour into simple ideas and practical strategies, Ruth shows people how to embrace uncertainty, stay hopeful when times are tough and harness their potential for growth and change. Ruth’s TEDx talk, The Pain of Hiding Your True Self, has had over half a million views.