Blog - well-being

3.01.2018 - Booze and Guilt-Free Drinks You’ll Love for Happier Hours & a Joy-Filled Life

    How did you enjoy the holiday season? Did you drink too much, wake up in hangover hell or did you resolve to quit or reduce your drinking in 2018? Perhaps you’re like me and are looking for some sexy sobriety alternatives to support your health and wellbeing goals during the year ahead. My …MORE »

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21.12.2017 - The Life-Changing Benefits of Unplugging

“Setting aside protected time each day for direct interaction with people—or for solitude and meditation without the interruption of a Facebook feed or a stream of texts—instinctively feels like a good thing.” ~ John Swartzberg, M.D. “We’re suffering a sleep crisis,” warns Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Huffington Post and author of The …MORE »

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2.10.2017 - The fastest way to go from stress to joy without being overwhelmed

  “The greatest discovery of my generation is that human beings, by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.” ~ William James, psychologist and philosopher Research proves that people who organize their whole life around their work are more prone to develop Post-traumatic Embitterment Disorder – a …MORE »

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11.05.2017 - Lucy’s reinvention story: Hustling her way into a new career

“Stop overthinking and take the leap.” You’re never too young for a career change! I’m excited to share Lucy O’Connor’s personal story of reinvention. She’s preparing to morph her business Monday Hustle into something even more beautiful by becoming a life coach. As you’ll read we first connected many years ago when Lucy was a …MORE »

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23.02.2017 - Powerful creativity: making space to create

As Courtney Kennedy writes in her new book, Creating Space to Thrive: Get Unstuck, Reboot Your Creativity and Change Your Life, “Creativity is the missing ingredient for many of us.” Sometimes a reminder of its importance comes to us when we are most in need. As it did for my step-father Ted, a military man diagnosed with …MORE »

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14.02.2017 - How to harness the power of love

How to harness the power of love

But as Nick Williams shares in the foreword to my book, Career Rescue: The Art and Science of Reinventing Your Career and Life  “No-one ever told me when I was growing up that something I loved could be a career.” Most of us can relate to that: doing something you loved and then getting paid …MORE »

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3.07.2016 - how do you define success?

Many people have asked me how to I define success? The important question is, ‘How do you define success?’ Below is a range of responses from my The Art of Success Questionnaire. Do you notice any key themes? Are any success triggers for you? Fulfilment from my own endeavours You can be “in the moment” …MORE »

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23.05.2016 - Podcasts to listen to

*** The Cassandra Gaisford Show ***   I’m so excited to be re-introducing the podcasts I started 8 or so years ago. Technology has moved on – and I’m moving on with it. Thank you to Olivia Gamber, a career expert in the US for giving me some great tips – and interviewing me for …MORE »

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8.04.2016 - More Passion – Less Career Groundhog Day

Passion is everything!! Don’t let people tell you that you can’t do what you’re passionate about. It’s Day 6 of your reinvention and my interview with Vesna is live today! If you want to live a passion-fuelled life, this interview will show you how simple and fun the process can be. Feel free to share …MORE »

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28.03.2016 - Becoming the best version of you

What divine timing it was this Easter. I was tidying up my studio and came across one of my travel journals and a sketch I completed while in Florence. I remember feeling so emotional when I saw la Pietà a Michelangelo in Museo dell’Opera del Duomo, Florence (also known as The Deposition  and The Florentine Pietà). …MORE »

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