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Playdates (0nline)

Date: August 31st, 2021, Posted by admin

For those ready to explore the playful freedom of Abstract Art. Play Dates is my 6-week online course that I’ve created just for you!

ENROL HERE: https://shop.cassandragaisford.com/product/65/

Whether you are like Mary, who has so many ideas but can’t overcome procrastination. Or Bev, who feels guilty devoting time to what she loves, or Cathy who has always wanted to play with paint—Playdates will help you.

I invite you to join me on this self-paced abstract adventure across 6 different units and over 20 different lessons. The 6 units will inspire you with the following teachings:

  • Stories to tell—speaking with art
  • Finding your voice—discovering your authentic essence
  • Courageous with colour-being brave and bold with vividly contrasting colours
  • Inspired Intuition—allowing your heart to rule
  • Playful-not perfect—letting go of perfection
  • Expressing feelings and healing through art

The course includes videos, resources and audio files you can enjoy over and over again.

You don’t need to be an experienced artist to enjoy this course. I am self-taught all the way! Learning for yourself is one of the great joys and freedom of creativity. The University of Life has taken me a long way—winning prizes, selling work in galleries to important collectors;  solo and group exhibitions and finalling in the prestigious portraiture awards with my first-ever portrait; and learning the spiritual art of Sumi painting in Maui with internationally celebrated, New York-based Max Gimblett

And, guess what? All the time I was playing. Experimenting. Trying things out. Just for fun! Joseph Campbell was right when he said “when you follow your bliss, doors open for you wouldn’t open for anyone else.”

About 3 years into my painting journey…

…I remember thinking ‘I’ve lost my mojo. My art isn’t speaking to me.”

The incessant comparing myself to others who had some kind of “voice. ” I just couldn’t express myself. In 2012 won the Supreme Prize in a prestigious art award. I had a successful exhibition, selling several thousands of dollars of art. People loved the Sumi ink series but I KNEW there was something more inside me, something I wanted to articulate with my painting…something more joyful.

I looked around the art world and found myself drawn to paintings that oozed fresh, fluid, fun energy, paintings that were both mysterious and compelling, paintings that told a story—without sharing their secrets. Paintings that intrigued, entranced and danced. Paintings that spoke to peoples hearts.

me in florence

Fast forward another 8 years, I’ve held successful group and shows, explored a million possibilities, shipped my works to buyers across the globe, travelled the world teaching workshops, made a truckload of mistakes (or happy accidents), shared with my passion and purpose with students online and honed my skills and passion as an artist and as a teacher whose burning desire is to have her students succeed in whatever way is right for them.

I would so love to be your playmate.

I’m excited to show you so many things!

Whether you are a beginner, experienced or a pro who has lost their flow, I can show you how to loosen up, how to create art that speaks, art you love. I can help you take your art to the next level.

Would you love to play?

TESTIMONIALS

This is a brilliant course. Perfect in this crazy covid world.”

“That was so much fun. I learned so much and feel so much more confident. I know what I’m doing now!”

“How inspirational you are! I’m enjoying finding out about the artists and styles you comment on and feel excited about my journey so far.”

“I feel more confident and feel that as I continue to ‘play ’ and experiment my work will evolve more and more. It’s a great feeling knowing I have this creative outlet in my life especially nowadays.”

“I’m 72, I’m young at heart and still trying to learn as much as I can so that I can push my art-making to its potential. Thank you for being such an inspiring person.”

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FAQ

Does this course need to be completed in the 6 weeks?

The joy of playing is also having fun—which is flexibility is a given in this self-paced course. Ff you need a longer time frame to complete the course just sing out.

Is it downloaded in one go or staggered over time?

Modules are staggered over time. Each time you complete a module you will be sent the next one. This way you will avoid overwhelm and maximise your joy! 

Is there a time frame to get it done by?

Participants have found 6 weeks is a good amount of time to avoid procrastination or letting other things be prioritized. However, we know stuff comes up. The course must be completed within a maximum of 6 months. You can save the lessons on your computer to spark inspiration and watch them over and over again.

ENROL HERE: https://shop.cassandragaisford.com/product/65/

Get in touch with me to play Cassandra@cassandragaisford.com

feedback Bev

Enjoy an excerpt from Module One:
Playful Ways To Bring Your Creative Vision to Life—Creating Your Passion Journal

ENROL TODAY

Posted in: Online Courses

Follow your Passion to Prosperity

Date: August 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Focus Your Energy and Time to Achieve Outstanding Personal and Professional Results With Absolute Certainty and Excitement.

What if you could increase your success, health and happiness with a few simple steps? How would your life be different if you had more energy, motivation, confidence and self-belief? What if you could hit your business, personal and financial targets easily? Imagine waking up every morning looking forward to your day, working and living with purpose, passion and profit.

Amazon bestselling author of Mid-Life Career Rescue and award-winning artist, Cassandra Gaisford (BCA, Dip Psych.) provides simple but powerful and easy to implement ways to find your passion and purpose. Based on her popular Passion Pack, survey research, personal achievements and her professional expertise and success as a career and life coach helping people achieve outstanding results – including lawyers, teachers, back-to-work mums, accountants, school leavers and creative entrepreneurs – Gaisford answers the question: how to do less and achieve more.

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In How To Find Your Passion and Purpose: you’ll discover

  • Why successful people follow their passion, not their pension
  • How to identify your REAL priorities
  • How working with passion can cure many modern-day ills: stress, depression, anxiety, overwhelm and boredom
  • How to be happy and successful
  • How to boost your self-esteem and super-charge the confidence needed to make an inspired change
  • How to discover your signature gifts and talents and confirm your work-related strengths
  • How to change jobs and find a career you will enjoy, including self-employment
  • How identifying your PPT will increase profit, peace and prosperity
  • How to overcome obstacles, including fear, lack of finances, inertia—and more
  • How to combine your varied interests and passions into a rewarding, interesting and resilience career.


If you’re like many people who don’t know what they are passionate about or what gives your life meaning and purpose, this course will help provide the answers.

If you have been told it’s not realistic to work and live with passion, this book will help change your mindset.

If you’re too busy, too tired, too stressed out to read a lengthy book, this concise guide comes to your rescue.

If you’re interested and passionate about so many things, this course will help you combine your passions and create a rewarding, flexible and resilient career.

Quit just existing and start really living! Start this course now to start achieving outstanding personal and professional results with absolute certainty and excitement.

Enjoy these bonus gifts—FREE copies from a selection of Cassandra Gaisford’s Amazon best-selling books:

  • Find Your Passion and Purpose: Four Easy Steps to Discover A Job You Want And Live the Life You Love
  • Boost Your Self-Esteem: Six Easy Steps to Increase Self-Confidence, Self-esteem, Self-Value and Love Yourself More
  • Stress Less. Love Life More: How to Stop Worrying, Reduce Anxiety, Eliminate Negative Thinking and Find Happiness
  • Mid-Life Career Rescue (Employ Yourself): How to Confidently Leave a Job You Hate, and Start Living a Life you Love, Before It’s Too Late
  • Midlife Career Combo: Combine Your Passions. Create Your Life’s Work​

Plus, a complimentary copy of The Passion-Driven Business Planning Journal

Passion and Purpose Feedback

Quit just existing and start really living! Start this course now to start achieving outstanding personal and professional results with absolute certainty and excitement.

This course is delivered by Cassandra using the online platform, Teachable. It is self-paced and never expires.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Can I gift this course to a friend or loved one?

Absolutely. Simply click to purchase and email me your receipt and I’ll set up a gift voucher.

Naomi Barton Trusted my passion
From burnt-out school teacher to audiobook narrator and romance writer.
buy now
http://the-coaching-lab.teachable.com/p/follow-your-passion-and-purpose-to-prosperity

Posted in: Online Courses

Play Dates

Date: March 14th, 2021, Posted by admin

Insights and Inspiration to Spark and Sustain Your Creativity

It’s never too late…
Discover the innovative new approach to making personal, powerful, stunningly authentic art

Would you love to explore a new hobby or resurrect one you’ve neglected?
Is stress draining your joy?
Would you love to do something just for fun?
Or are you a pro who has lost your mojo?

Experiment, play, take risks and explore joyful self-expression. Award-winning artist, best-selling author and creativity coach — Cassandra Gaisford comes to your rescue. If you’ve got paintings inside you waiting to be expressed, or dormant talents tired of being suppressed, you’ll love this fun, fabulous and racy little book.
Tame your self-doubts and inner criticism and finally create the paintings of your dreams – paintings that wow and amaze you. Share more love with the world.


Play Dates, written by award-winning artist, bestselling author and University trained therapist, Cassandra Gaisford (BCA; Dip Psych), is an inspirational, practical and empowering book, guaranteed to move you closer and closer to the deepest self-expression in your art and life.

It’s Never Too Late To Be The Artist You Were Born To Be


You can be like Bev, in her 70s who, after years of putting everyone else first, shared: “I’m starting to set aside more ‘art’ time. I’m stopping doubting myself and trying to figure the role of my ‘art ‘in the life I live. Play Dates made me think about how to go forward to create more personal work. I’m excited!”

Don’t live your life regretting your un-lived dreams. You’ve got paintings inside you waiting to be expressed. You’ve got art that yearns for self-expression. Express YOUR heart in your art. Find fun, freedom and discover your voice in painting
It’s time to play and pour onto the canvas the art that lives deep within you. Say YES to Play Dates and finally enjoy your artist’s journey. Play Dates will help you:

Overcome your fears to live your most joyful life

  • Explore, experiment and create art that makes your heart sing
  • Make art that feels good, authentic and joyful
  • Begin your inner journey of creation and self-expression
  • Turn mistakes into helpful correctionsPaint with confidence and finally slay self-doubt

If you want a fun, comprehensive, succinct and clearly explained, self-help guidebook for your creative self-expression, start here with Play Dates.

Play Dates is not just for painters, but anyone in the creative arts—including printmakers, sculptors, writers or anyone embarking on their creative journey.

Start your journey of self-expression today.

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ORDER THE EBOOK TODAY—Click the Amazon link here
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08YDNCMHK

Posted in: All Books, Creativity Books

One Love, Bay of Islands 2021

Date: January 28th, 2021, Posted by admin

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Boost Your Self-Esteem

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Six Easy Steps to Increase Self-Confidence, Self-esteem, Self-Value and Love Yourself More

If you struggle with low self-esteem, or you’re seeking positive and effective ways of building a healthy sense of self-worth this book by holistic therapist Cassandra Gaisford ((BCA, Dip Psych) )is your go-to guide.

Many factors can contribute to the way you see yourself—but the one contributing factor that all people who struggle with low self-esteem have in common is negative thoughts and low self-valuing. Of course, it’s easier to feel good about yourself when things are going well and you feel happier, but when life turns to custard it’s your interpretation of your circumstances that can rock your confidence and self-esteem, regardless of what they are.

Boost Your Self-Esteem and Confidence uses proven-effective methods including CBT, spiritual tools and evidence-based tips and techniques to help you raise low self-esteem. You’ll learn how to differentiate between healthy and unhealthy self-esteem, how to detect and analyze negative self-statements, and how to create new, more objective and positive self-statements to support your self-esteem rather than undermine it. You’ll learn to let go of judgmental, self-attacking thoughts and think, feel, believe and act in accordance with what matters to you most, enhancing your sense of self-worth.

Practical personal transformation and life reinvention strategies teamed with motivational quotes will rescue you from low self-esteem, improve your relationships, rediscover happiness, pivot you out of your comfort zone and leap into the life you’ve dreamed.

If you struggle with low or unhealthy self-esteem, Boost Your Self-Esteem and Confidence, has everything you need to improve the way you see yourself for better overall well-being.

In Boost Your Self-Esteem and Confidence: Six Easy Steps to Increase Self-Confidence, Self-esteem, Self-Value and Love Yourself More you’ll learn:

  • How to reclaim your self-esteem and confidence
  • How to value yourself
  • How to love yourself more
  • How to find your inner strength
  • How to find your point of brilliance
  • How to minimise anxiety and depression
  • How to care more about pleasing yourself than pleasing others
  • How to handle career, job, business and self-employment setbacks
  • How to attract fulfilling relationships
  • How to master the art of building and sustaining self-confidence and self-respect
  • How to achieve self-esteem mastery
  • How to embrace the gifts of imperfection: let go of who you think you’re supposed to be and embrace who you are

If you’re short on time but high on motivation, then this is the book that will cheerlead, support, encourage and inspire you to be your best.


Quit feeling stuck. Reclaim your power! Boost Your self-esteem and confidence in six easy steps and finally live the life you want. Scroll below and click “Buy Now” to love yourself more.



“This book is conveniently broken into six steps. Each step covers practical aspects of how to empower a part of your life. I like the “Empower your spirit” section. It reminded me of my true north and how faith must remain at the centre of my life. Although everyone’s values and beliefs are different, continuing to connect on a spiritual level is important to me. Coupled with this, I was reminded also about the need to live out my passions which I know feeds directly into me feeling good about myself. I was also interested to read about “embracing your flaws.” I hadn’t heard that term before, and so doing this takes the pressure off you having to try to be “perfect.” All in all, this book causes you to think and question aspects of your life, and cause you to become a better version of you.” ~ Amazon Review

Available as a paperback and Ebook from Amazon will help. Navigate to here>>getbook.at/SelfLove

Posted in: All Books, Wellbeing Books

The Sobriety Journal: The Easy Way to Stop Drinking

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

The Effortless Path to Being Happy, Healthy and Motivated Without Alcohol

Are you struggling with alcohol dependence or addiction? Would you love to cut back or quit but have no idea what to do or how to begin? Or do you yearn for a fresh start? First things first: start from your heart.

Cassandra Gaisford, a health counselor, holistic psychologist and the #1 bestselling author of Stress LessHappy SobrietyMid-Life Career Rescue and Find Your Passion and Purpose(BCA, Dip Psych)provides the ultimate sobriety solution.

This guided book leaves you free to create your own bespoke journal tailored to support your needs. Includes, Journal Writing Prompts, Empowering and Inspirational Quotes and Recovery Exercises that can be of use in your daily journal writing, working with your sponsor or use in a recovery group.

Available in print and eBook—getbook.at/SobrietyJournal

Posted in: All Books, Sobriety Books

Mind Over Mojitos: Easy Alcohol-Free Recipes for Happier Hours & a Joy-Filled Life

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

“Fun, simple and just what’s needed for a creative break to drinking (that can seriously change your life!)”
~ Russ Perry, author of The Sober Entrepreneur

“Great Writer. Great Recipes. Pleasantly surprised by the quality of writing and the inventiveness of the recipes.”
~ Amazon 5-star Review

“Be honest with yourself … do you drink too much? Do you want to take back the control that alcohol has over you? Cassandra shows you how you can do this without missing out on the fun. With Cassandra’s advice and delicious mocktail recipes, you too can release the grip of alcohol and regain your life.”
~ Niki Firth, adult child of an alcoholic

Available in print and eBook here—viewBook.at/MindOverMojitosRecipes

Posted in: All Books, Sobriety Books

Your Beautiful Brain: Control Alcohol and Love Life More

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Your Beautiful Brain: Control Alcohol and Love Life More

Integrating groundbreaking research, neuroscience, cognitive therapy, proven tools, and teachings, in this deeply personal book, Cassandra talks candidly about her own challenges with controlling alcohol. Drawing on Eastern and Western approaches to help people suffering from alcohol dependence and addiction, Cassandra shows us how to cut back or quit drinking entirely without becoming a hermit, being ostracized, or cutting back on an enjoyable social life.

“I really like the approach that this book takes in not attempting to stop drinking totally.  It instead explains and coaches how to manage and cope with consuming alcohol so that the damaging effects may be minimised.  This is a very useful supportive book for ‘drinkers’ and their families.”

While this book is targeted at people who want to reduce their alcohol consumption if you’re living with an alcoholic or concerned about someone else’s drinking you’ll find help here too.

Available in print and eBook here—getBook.at/Controlalcohol

Posted in: All Books, Sobriety Books

Mind Your Drink: The Surprising Joy of Sobriety

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Mind Your Drink: The Surprising Joy of Sobriety (Control Alcohol, Discover Freedom, Find Happiness and Change Your Life)

Cut back or quit drinking entirely…fast!

Are you worried you’re drinking too much? Has alcohol become a major part of your life? Do you fear it’s affecting your health? Your relationships? Your career? Or would you just like to experiment with sobriety and take a break?

Take control of your drinking, relieve stress and still have fun, enjoy happier hours, improve your relationships, boost your energy. lose weight, and live a joy-filled life. All without missing out on an enjoyable social life.

Available in print and eBook from all good bookstores, including:

Amazon: getbook.at/MindYourDrink

Kobo, Barnes & Noble, Nook and ibooks: https://www.books2read.com/u/bQBLj0

Or direct from the author  https://www.cassandragaisford.com/product/mind-your-drink-the-surprising-joy-of-sobriety

Discover the joy of sobriety. Listen to my interview with Melinda Hammond—https://writerontheroad.com/128-name-poison-writers-alcohol-creative-muse-cassandra-gaisford/

Posted in: All Books, Sobriety Books

The Prosperous Author – Developing a Millionaire Mindset

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin


Do you want to make a living from your writing?

Do you believe it’s possible to thrive as a writer?

Would you like to develop the ultimate mindset?

Perhaps you’ve bought into the myth that you can’t make money from your writing. For years, the fallacy of the starving artist has pervaded our culture, leaching into the minds of creative people and stifling their dreams. But the evidence-based truth is that the world’s most successful authors and artists do not starve. In fact, they thrive by leveraging off the power of their millionaire mindset and capitalizing on their creative strengths.

The Prosperous Author: Developing A Millionaire Mindset is a blueprint for mastering five principles of success. By fuelling your desire, empowering your vision, slaying obstacles, mastering your subconscious mind, maintaining optimum health, empowering your relationships, making a commitment to turn pro, you’ll elevate your attitude to success itself and create the ultimate mindset.

In The Prosperous Author: Developing A Millionaire Mindset I’ll help you answer the question: How can you thrive as an artist, entrepreneur or business person, create success on your own terms, and live a happier life?

Being prosperous is not just about money. It’s also about health, happiness, close relationships, living a meaningful life, and enjoying life’s journey.

If you’d love to find a way to create a living from your writing

If you suffer from self-doubt or fear of failure…

If you constantly need approval from others…

If you lack confidence or self-esteem…

If you’re a perfectionist or find the challenges of creative life overwhelming…

…then The Prosperous Author: Developing A Millionaire Mindset is exactly the right book for you—because it will show you that these challenges are a critical part of your success. The secret is knowing how to use them to your advantage, to turn your world around and achieve your goals.

In The Prosperous Author: Developing A Millionaire Mindset Gaisford reveals:

         The secrets to developing a prosperous mindset

         How to define prosperity on your own terms

         How to master the psychology of creation

         How to master simple strategies to unlock your potential

         How to overcome the fears that stop you from reaching your fullest potential

         How to fight through your blocks and win your inner creative battles

         How to set and achieve audacious goals

         How to steal from your heroes (rather than waiting for inspiration)

         How to take strategic risks (rather than reckless ones)

         How to overcome your fear of failure, criticism, and change

         How to whip anxiety, despondency and depression into shape

✓         How to overcome inertia, block and the resistance of a blank page

         How to identify real priorities that are central to your life and work’s true meaning

         How to turn pro, tap your inner power and create your life’s work

         And how to empower your business and personal life…

Real artists don’t starve! Through inspiring anecdotes of successful creatives both past and present, you’ll learn that by following the 5-Step blueprint to true success making a living from your writing is not only doable but it’s also a fulfilling way to thrive.

PRAISE FOR THE PROSPEROUS AUTHOR

this book stands apart from the rest in that it gets your head in the right mindset

“What I really like about The Prosperous Author is that it is a great book to read before you even put pen to paper. There are a zillion books on the market which tell us how to market and publish our books. This book stands apart from the rest in that it gets your head in the right mindset to create the best possible book. The Prosperous Author is overflowing with wonderful, motivating and thought-provoking quotes from bestselling and award-winning authors as samples and inspiration. This may be Cassandra’s finest book yet.”

~ Mimi Emmanuel, author of The Holy Grail of Book Publishing

great insights on how to become a more positive, passionate and prosperous writer.

“A lot of great insights on how to become a more positive, passionate and prosperous writer. I loved the second part of the book, ‘Cultivate a Burning Desire.’ It really motivates me and inspires me to see how successful writers think and act. I like the resources and ideas Cassandra Gaisford gave throughout. There were also some great quotes that I liked a lot. I’ll definitely refer back to this book in the future to assist me on my personal journey to become a prosperous writer!”

Thibaut Meurisse, blogger

~ Thibaut Meurisse, author

ORDER TODAY—Click the Amazon link here getBook.at/TheProsperousAuthor

To enjoy  your copy from iBooks, Barnes & Noble and other great bookstores, click here:  https://books2read.com/u/38ZyeZ

To enjoy your copy from Kobo, click here: https://www.kobo.com/en/ebook/the-prosperous-author-developing-a-millionaire-mindset

Expanding upon the ground-breaking work in my previous bestsellers  The Art of Success, Mid-Life Career Rescue, and How to Find Your Passion and Purpose I explore the tension every person faces in an effort to blend the inspired life with a practical path to success. Being creative isn’t a disadvantage; rather, it is a powerful tool to be harnessed to elevate your success.

If you’re short on time but high on motivation  The Prosperous Author: Developing A Millionaire Mindset will cheerlead, support, encourage and inspire you to move toward success.

Master the secrets of the millionaire mind and make an awesome living from your writing

Though it was written for writers, the principles and strategies can be embraced by business entrepreneurs, actors, dancers, painters, photographers, filmmakers, and thousands of others around the world who want to enhance their mindset.

Posted in: All Books, Creativity Books

Find Your Passion and Purpose

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Four Easy Steps to Discover A Job You Want And Live the Life You Love

Focus Your Energy and Time to Achieve Outstanding Personal and Professional Results With Absolute Certainty and Excitement. Amazon bestselling author of Mid-Life Career Rescue, Boost Your Self-Esteem and Confidence, and award-winning artist Cassandra Gaisford provides simple but powerful and easy-to-implement ways to find your passion and purpose.

What if you could increase your success, health and happiness with a few simple steps? How would your life be different if you had more energy, motivation, confidence and self-belief? What if you could hit your business, personal and financial targets easily? Imagine waking up every morning looking forward to your day, working and living with purpose, passion and profit.

Based on survey research, personal achievements, and her professional expertise and success as a career and life coach helping people achieve outstanding results – including lawyers, teachers, back-to-work mums, accountants, school leavers, and creative entrepreneurs – Gaisford answers the question: how to do less and achieve more.

In How To Find Your Passion and Purpose: Four Easy Steps to Discover A Job You Want and Live The Life You Love, you’ll learn:

  • Why successful people follow their passion, not their pension
  • How to identify your REAL priorities
  • How working with passion can cure many modern-day ills – depression, anxiety, overwhelm and boredom
  • How passion and purpose reduces stress
  • How to be happy and successful
  • How to double your productivity effortlessly
  • How to boost your self-esteem and super-charge the confidence needed to make an inspired change
  • How to change jobs and find a career you will enjoy, including self-employment
  • How to discover your signature gifts and talents and confirm your work-related strengths
  • How identifying your PPT will increase profit, peace and prosperity
  • BONUS: Find Your Passion Workbook
  • BONUS: Living with Purpose Workbook

If you’re like many people who don’t know what they are passionate about or what gives your life meaning and purpose, this book will help provide the answers.

If you have been told it’s not realistic to work and live with passion, this book will help change your mindset.
If you’re too busy, too tired, too stressed out to read a lengthy book, this concise guide comes to your rescue.

Quit just existing and start really living!

Passion and Purpose Feedback


PRAISE FOR HOW TO FIND YOUR PASSION AND PURPOSE

the perfect blend of inspiration and action to help you

“Like having your own life coach ask you questions to make you think about what you really want and excel in. I liked the interactive style which will make It personalised which is essential when finding your unique passion. This book is the perfect blend of inspiration and action to help you find the work and life to fit with your passion. I especially liked the idea of a point of brilliance that each of us has.”

a quick read, powerful storytelling and for sure the author knows what she’s talking about

I am a very passionate individual. As soon as they recommended this book I was intrigued by it. From page one the author lures you into the story. Time and time again the author mentions the power of passion and purpose. Its a quick read, powerful storytelling and for sure the author knows what she’s talking about. I loved the downloadable resources. They are great!!

this book will help not only ignite your passion but will also help you re-ignite if needed

This book will help not only ignite your passion but will also help you re-ignite if needed. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and all of the practical steps that the book covered. My favorite part was the challenge to Dare to Dream and shows that we can accomplish our goals in life at any age and stage in our careers. I highly recommend this book as it was a pleasure to read.

Click the BUY NOW links below to get your copy today

Available in eBook, paperback, hardback, print and audio

Amazon: getBook.at/Passion

iBooks, Barnes & Noble and other great bookstores: https://books2read.com/u/3Roqyn

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/nz/en/ebook/how-to-find-your-passion-and-purpose

AUDIO

AUDIBLE

USA

https://www.audible.com/pd/How-to-Find-Your-Joy-and-Purpose-Four-Easy-Steps-to-Discover-a-Job-You-Want-and-Live-the-Life-You-Love-Audiobook/B08NWHSS4C

UK

https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/How-to-Find-Your-Joy-and-Purpose-Four-Easy-Steps-to-Discover-a-Job-You-Want-and-Live-the-Life-You-Love-Audiobook/B08NWJ7PSG

AU

https://www.audible.com.au/pd/How-to-Find-Your-Joy-and-Purpose-Four-Easy-Steps-to-Discover-a-Job-You-Want-and-Live-the-Life-You-Love-Audiobook/B08NWJ6S69

KOBO

https://www.kobo.com/us/en/audiobook/how-to-find-your-joy-and-purpose

Are you looking for more inspiration and practical tips to change careers, ditch stress, find your passion and purpose, improve your health, or feel the fun and freedom of expressing your creativity? You may also enjoy:

Stress Less. Love Life More: How to Stop Worrying, Reduce Anxiety, Eliminate Negative Thinking and Find Happiness

Midlife Career Combo: Combine Your Passions. Create Your Life’s Work 

How to Find Your Joy and Purpose: Four Easy Steps to Discover A Job You Want And Live the Life You Love

Posted in: All Books, Career Books, Wellbeing Books

The Art of Success: Coco Chanel

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Embark on a Life-Changing, Scientifically Proven Fast-Track to Happiness—in Only Minutes a Day!

Tame anxiety, manage stress, overcome depression, change careers—and more. Success is living life on your terms and no one knows this better than the ultimate freedom-fighter than Coco Chanel.

Do you feel like something is holding you back from the true success you know you’re capable of?

Are you confused or conflicted about what success means to you?

Do you feel the pressure to succeed, but don’t know how to achieve it on your own terms?

Inspired by success stories of extraordinary artists like Coco Chanel, The Art of Success: How Extraordinary Artists Can Help You Succeed in Business and Life is the 8-Step blueprint to true success for your relationships, your bank account, your body and your soul.

In The Art of Success, Amazon #1 bestselling author and success expert Cassandra Gaisford (BCA, Dip Psych) reveals dozens of insights based on survey research, her personal achievements and her professional success as an award-winning artist, bestselling author, and holistic therapist.

The Art of Success answers the question: How can you create success on your own terms, and live a happier life?

Gaisford shows us that being successful is not just about money. It’s also about health, happiness, close relationships, living a meaningful life, and enjoying life’s journey.

If you suffer from self-doubt or fear of failure…

If you constantly need approval from others…

If you lack confidence or self-esteem…

If you’re a perfectionist or find the challenges of life overwhelming…

…then The Art of Success is exactly the right book for you——because it will cheerlead, motivate and encourage you to fight for your dreams and achieve your goals.

In The Art of Success, Gaisford reveals:

✓How to define success on your own terms…

✓How to find your truth and live an authentic life…

✓How to set and achieve audacious goals…

✓How to overcome your fear of failure, criticism, and change…

✓How to follow your passion and still pay the bills…

✓How to beat procrastination and low self-esteem…

✓How to identify real priorities that are central to your life’s true meaning…

✓And how to empower your business and personal life…

BONUS: Find Your Passion Workbook

If you’re short on time but high on motivation, The Art of Success will cheerlead, support, encourage and inspire you to move toward success.

Expanding upon the ground-breaking work in her previous bestsellers Mid-Life Career Rescue, and How to Find Your Passion and Purpose Gaisford explores the tension every person faces in an effort to blend the inspired life with a practical path to success.

There is not only wisdom on every page, but actionable, immediate steps you can take to make a difference in reaching your own goals and dreams.

This book is like meeting with your best friend—the one who can give you a pep talk or a sharp rap on the head, depending on what you need. Broken into small, bite-sized segments—you’ll soon find yourself jotting notes down, finding someone else so you can share the insights and experience, and more resources made available to keep you motivated and focused.

Say YES to happiness NOW! It’s never too late to follow your joy and to live a life you love.

“This book is indeed like a shot of espresso… a brilliant inspiring resource that you can pick up when you need some encouragement to keep you moving forward on your journey to success!”

Be inspired by Coco’s formula for success—available as a paperback, hardback and eBook. Click the BUY NOW button below to get your copy today.

coco chanel

To grab your copy of the Art of Success from Amazon, click here>>getBook.at/CocoChanel

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The Art of Success: Leonardo da Vinci

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Master the art of success. Be inspired by success stories of extraordinary artists like Leonardo da Vinci. Find your beauty spot and harness the transformational energy zone where creativity, science, and commerce intersect. Be inspired by Leonardo’s secrets for success—available as a paperback and Ebook from Amazon. Navigate to here getBook.at/TheArtofSuccess

Learn more and read a free excerpt here >>

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Mid-Life Career Rescue (Box Set) -Three Book Bundle

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Expert career guidance and advice. Box Set (Books 1-3): The Call For Change, What Makes You Happy, Employ Yourself

Practical, inspiring and empowering tips and strategies every career changer, job hunter, or aspiring business owner needs to know

What if you could increase your income, health, and happiness with a few simple steps? How would your life be different if you had more financial freedom, time flexibility, energy, motivation, confidence, and self-belief? What if you could hit your business, personal and financial targets easily and make a huge difference in this world? Imagine waking up every morning with no boss, looking forward to your day, working and living with purpose, passion, and profit. Get set for a spectacular career and an extraordinary life!

Amazon #1 bestselling author and career expert Cassandra Gaisford (BCA, Dip Psych) provides simple but powerful and easy-to-implement ways to find or create a passion and purpose-driven business or career. Based on survey research, personal achievements and her professional expertise and success as a career and business start-up coach, Gaisford answers the question: how to do what you are passionate about, love your job, start a business and live more.

Expert career guidance and advice. Job Hunting. Finding the job for you · Applying for jobs; Making a change. Changing careers. Self Employment—this box set has it all.

Book One: The Call for Change, will help you:

  • Strengthen your creative, outside of the square, thinking skills to discover a job you love
  • Flame the embers of inspiration and passion
  • Overcome current stress and symptoms of burnout
  • Master the fear of failure, boost your self-esteem and super-charge the confidence needed to make an inspired change

Book Two: What Makes You Happy, will help you:

  • Explore and clarify your passions, interests, life purpose, values, transferable skills and natural gifts and talents
  • Identify ways to beat any skills gaps
  • Build a strong foundation for career happiness and success by identifying your criteria for job and life satisfaction
  • Have the courage to quit or fall back in love with a job you’ve come to hate

Book Three: Employ Yourself, will show you:

  • How to decide what to do and find an idea that will be successful
  • How to create a passion-driven business and still pay your mortgage
  • How to start a business with zero start-up capital and finance your career
  • How to escape the 9-5 drudge, live and work anywhere and join the new rich

If you’re like many people who’d love to be their own boss but don’t know what you can do, this book will help provide the answers.

Learn from the author’s real-world experiences and the experiences of other people like you. Women and men in their mid-life who want to live and work with passion – and still pay the bills!

Whether you’re fed up with work or just looking for a fresh start, The Midlife Career Rescue Box Set will help you make the right moves to choose and grow your business with confidence.

Quit feeling trapped. Reclaim your power! Find a job you love and finally live the life you want.

The strategies in this book will also help job hunters in their 20s, 30s, or 40s successfully change careers. You may also enjoy this blog post where I share some of my story of career change in midlife>>

I hope you enjoy this excerpt from Mid-life Career Rescue; What Makes You Happy. You’ll hear me narrating Chapter Two: Inspiration Used to Carve Out An Opportunity.

WATCH AND LISTEN TO A FREE AUDIO EXCERPT

PRAISE FOR THE MIDLIFE CAREER RESCUE BOX SET

a great book that is well-written and filled with plenty of exercises

“This is a great book that is well-written and logically organized and is filled with plenty of exercises, strategies and access to a free workbook guaranteed to get you happier and well-balanced in your life and your work. I will be recommending this book to everyone I know if they are struggling in their current work environment and need something to pick them up!”

read this book and start an exciting journey with new possibilities

“If you are at a stage in your life where you have a yearning for more in your job, then this book is for you. Life is too precious to be in a career that’s sucking more from you than it’s returning. Do your life and career a favour; read this book and start an exciting journey with new possibilities.”

great books to find your passion and rescue your career!

“Cassandra has a great spirit and passion for life. That passion comes through in her writing, and her storytelling style is easy to relate to everyday life. Each Career Rescue book is very helpful in guiding you to the next step in your career. One book helps you uncover your gifts and talents. Another helps you start your own business (if that is your desire) and they all help you change your life for the better! Highly recommended!”

expert career guidance and advice

Click the BUY NOW links below to get your copy today.

Available in eBook and audio

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Are you looking for more inspiration and practical tips to change careers, ditch stress, find your passion and purpose, improve your health, or feel the fun and freedom of expressing your creativity? You may also enjoy:

Stress Less. Love Life More: How to Stop Worrying, Reduce Anxiety, Eliminate Negative Thinking and Find Happiness

Midlife Career Combo: Combine Your Passions. Create Your Life’s Work 

How To Find Your Passion And Purpose: Four Easy Steps to Discover A Job You Want and Live the Life You Love 

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Mid-Life Career Rescue (Employ Yourself)

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Expert career guidance and advice. 

Practical, inspiring and empowering tips and strategies every career changer, job hunter, or aspiring business owner needs to know

What if you could increase your income, health, and happiness with a few simple steps? How would your life be different if you had more financial freedom, time flexibility, energy, motivation, confidence, and self-belief? What if you could hit your business, personal and financial targets easily and make a huge difference in this world? Imagine waking up every morning with no boss, looking forward to your day, working and living with purpose, passion, and profit. Get set for a spectacular career and an extraordinary life!

Amazon #1 bestselling author and career expert Cassandra Gaisford (BCA, Dip Psych) provides simple but powerful and easy-to-implement ways to find or create a passion and purpose-driven business or career. Based on survey research, personal achievements and her professional expertise and success as a career and business start-up coach, Gaisford answers the question: how to do what you are passionate about, love your job, start a business and live more.

Expert career guidance and advice. Job Hunting. Finding the job for you · Applying for jobs; Making a change. Changing careers. Self Employment—this box set has it all.

MidLife Career Rescue Employ Yourself, will show you:

  • How to decide what to do and find an idea that will be successful
  • How to create a passion-driven business and still pay your mortgage
  • How to start a business with zero start-up capital and finance your career
  • How to escape the 9-5 drudge, live and work anywhere and join the new rich

If you’re like many people who’d love to be their own boss but don’t know what you can do, this book will help provide the answers.

Learn from the author’s real-world experiences and the experiences of other people like you. Women and men in their mid-life who want to live and work with passion – and still pay the bills!

Whether you’re fed up with work or just looking for a fresh start, MidLife Career Rescue Employ Yourself will help you make the right moves to choose and grow your business with confidence.

Quit feeling trapped. Reclaim your power! Find a job you love and finally live the life you want.

The strategies in this book will also help job hunters in their 20s, 30s, or 40s successfully change careers. You may also enjoy this blog post where I share some of my story of career change in midlife>>

https://youtube.com/watch?v=1PDtw0vEl9w%3Ffeature%3Doembed

PRAISE FOR THE MIDLIFE CAREER RESCUE: EMPLOY YOURSELF

helping me to create and shape a new career that I’m excited about!

“I really enjoyed and benefitted from reading this book. It’s loaded with practical actionable steps that have helped me create new possibilities that are helping me to create and shape a new career that I’m excited about! Must read if you’re not satisfied with your current work situation.”

this book in particular, has given me the confidence that I CAN make it work

“I usually skip reading other people’s stories as many of them don’t translate to real life for me. But many in this book resonated, in particular, the opportunity that I have to follow not just one passion but I can follow all three, and make them work! With ageism alive and well, I’ve had so many rejections for job opportunities that it’s a matter of survival that you have to tread your own path – find opportunities for yourself. So this book in particular, has given me the confidence that I CAN make it work. Thanks Cassandra, and I hope others get many benefits from your advice and expertise.”

the exact catalyst you need to build your first, or next business

“I felt especially inspired by the true accounts of people who beat the odds by starting a business and how they became successful. This book is clearly laid out, and comes with many links which offer further help. I also like the author’s balanced approach. She doesn’t over-emphasize the success you’ll enjoy as a business owner. She also balances this with the percentage of businesses that fail and the reasons why. If you’re looking for some extra motivation and methodology, you will be pleased you’ve got this book. It makes perfect sense, and could be the exact catalyst you need to build your first, or next business.”

Expert career guidance and advice

Click the BUY NOW links below to get your copy today.

Available in eBook, paperback, hardcover and audio

To enjoy  your copy from Amazon: getBook.at/EmployYourself

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Expert career guidance and advice

Are you looking for more inspiration and practical tips to change careersditch stressfind your passion and purposeimprove your health, or feel the fun and freedom of expressing your creativity? You may also enjoy:

Stress Less. Love Life More: How to Stop Worrying, Reduce Anxiety, Eliminate Negative Thinking and Find Happiness

Midlife Career Combo: Combine Your Passions. Create Your Life’s Work 

How To Find Your Passion And Purpose: Four Easy Steps to Discover A Job You Want and Live the Life You Love 

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Mid-Life Career Rescue: What Makes You Happy

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Change Careers, find your point of brilliance and achieve happiness at work

Are you showing signs of job stress and career dissatisfaction? Did you wake up this morning excited to face the day ahead? Or did the thought of getting up and going to work make you wish you could stay in bed? If Monday mornings are a low point in your week, it may signify that it’s time to change careers.

What if you could increase your success, health, and happiness with a few simple steps? How would your life be different if you had more energy, motivation, confidence, and self-belief to change careers? Imagine waking up every morning looking forward to your day, working and living with purpose, passion, and profit.

Amazon #1 bestselling author and career expert Cassandra Gaisford (BCA, Dip Psych)  provides simple but powerful and easy-to-implement ways to boost your happiness, find your passion and purpose, and change. Based on survey research, personal achievements, and her professional expertise and success as a career and life coach helping people achieve outstanding results – including lawyers, teachers, back-to-work mums, accountants, school leavers, and creative entrepreneurs – Gaisford answers the question: how to work with passion and still pay the bills.

Inspiring and practical career-change tips and job-hunting strategies, and motivational quotes about happiness will help you’ll get your mojo back, challenge your current beliefs and increase your sense of possibility.

By tapping into a combination of practical career strategies, Law of Attraction principles, and the spiritual powers of manifestation, you’ll reawaken dreams, boost your self-awareness, empower your life and challenge what you thought was possible.

You’ll do this in an inspired yet structured way, strengthening your creative thinking skills, boosting your self-awareness and helping you identify your non-negotiable ingredients for success and happiness at work and in your life. Little steps will naturally lead to bigger leaps, giving you the courage and confidence to take a gulp and then fly free toward authentic happiness and career fulfilment.

Whether you’re considering a carer change at 30, 40, or changing careers at 50, Mid-Life Career Rescue: What Makes You Happy will help you:

  • Explore and clarify your passions, interests, life purpose, values, transferable skills and natural gift and talents
  • Build a strong foundation for career happiness and success by identifying your criteria for job and life satisfaction
  • Value your gifts, natural knacks and talents and confirm your work-related strengths
  • Gain greater clarity about what you want to change and how to direct your energies positively toward your preferred future
  • Strengthen your creative thinking skills and ability to identify possible roles you would enjoy, including self-employment
  • Have the courage to quit or fall back in love with a job you’ve come to hate
  • Take the stress out of worrying you’ll make the wrong move, and supercharge the confidence needed to make an inspired change
  • Find your point of brilliance and achieve authentic happiness
  • Escape the 9-5 drudge, live and work anywhere and join the new rich

Quit feeling trapped. Reclaim your power! Find a job you love and finally live the life you want!

The strategies in this book will also help job-hunters in their 20s, 30s or 60s

REVISED AND UPDATED in 2022

PRAISE FOR WHAT MAKES YOU HAPPY

insights and strategies to help many more of us reach our potential and utilise our talents

“Cassandra’s entire life has been dedicated to improving the lot of the average working person by imbuing them with the conviction that work should be a fulfilling and creative endeavour aligned with our talents and values. In this book, Cassandra Gaisford provides lots of insights and strategies to help many more of us reach our potential and utilise our talents.”
~ Mike Fitzsimons and Nigel Beckford, Authors of You Don’t Make a Big Leap Without a Gulp

get inspired, get your career on track, and ultimately live a happier life


“This book offers value to anyone who finds themselves in a situation where they feel stuck and dissatisfied. This book is terrific for career-changers, retirees, people laid off, and those just seeking to be happier in their current job. Read this book if you want to get inspired, get your career on track, and ultimately live a happier life.”
~ Courtney Kenney, Author of #1 best-seller Layoff Reboot and Author Unleashed

start an exciting journey with new possibilities


“Life is too precious to be in a career that’s sucking more from you than its returning. Do your life and career a favour; read this book and start an exciting journey with new possibilities.” 
~ Barry Watson, Author of #1 best-seller Rock Solid Relationship

This book is very powerful


“In this book “Mid-Life Career rescue”, author Cassandra Gaisford shares her wisdom, knowledge and insight to help people reach their maximum potential and explore the areas of their lives that they have yet to tap into. This book is very powerful. The strategies are solid and fill you with the energy to do what you were born to do.” 
~ Scott.B. Allan, Author of #1 bestseller Empower Your Thoughts 

What makes you happy

Click the BUY NOW links below to get your copy today.

Available in Audio, ebook, Paperback and Hardcover

Amazon: getBook.at/MakeYouHappy

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I hope you enjoy this excerpt from Mid-life Career Rescue; What Makes You Happy.. You’ll hear me narrating Chapter Two: Inspiration Used to Carve Out An Opportunity.

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Mid-Life Career Rescue (The Call For Change)

Date: January 26th, 2021, Posted by admin

Take the stress out of making a change, confirm your best-fit career and move toward your preferred future.

Midlife Career Rescue The Call For Change

Are you showing signs of job dissatisfaction? Did you wake up this morning excited to face the day ahead? Or did the thought of getting up and going to work make you wish you could stay in bed? If Monday mornings are a low point in your week, it may be a sign that it’s time for a new career.

Often you know what you want subconsciously before you know it consciously. While you may still be debating whether or not to stay in your job, your subconscious mind may have already decided it’s time for you to move on. The trouble is, you may not know what to do. You may be like so many career changers who say, “I could do anything if only I knew what it was.”

Perhaps your job is making you sick. Common signs of neglecting your happiness and feeling trapped in a job that you don’t enjoy can include:


• Headaches
• Insomnia
• Tiredness
• Depression
• Low self-esteem
• Lack of confidence
• Irritability and other warning signs.

It’s not surprising you may be struggling to get the energy or confidence needed to successfully find a new job or make a career change.


Mid-Life Career Rescue will help take the stress out of making a change, confirm your best-fit career and give you the confidence to move toward your preferred future.

Whether you’re wanting to make a mid-life career change, proactively looking for new and more fulfilling ways of working and earning a living, job-hunting after a job loss, or hoping to fall back in love with a job that you’ve come to hate, this book comes to the rescue. Career counselling expert, holistic therapist, and best-selling author of Stress Less and How to Find Your Passion and Purpose, Cassandra Gaisford (BCA, Dip Psych) shares inspiring and practical career-change and job-hunting tips and strategies, she’s used successfully herself and with clients.

Mid-Life Career Rescue will help you:

* Discover a job you love, and find your passion and purpose
* Boost confidence, courage, and self-esteem
* Flame the embers of inspiration and enthusiasm
* Identify and find your skills, talents, strengths and point of brilliance
* Reduce stress, insecurity, anxiety, depression, and self-doubt
* Boost confidence, and improve low self-esteem, insecurity, anxiety, depression and self-doubt
* Break free of a job you hate and be happy
* Increase your health and well-being
* Successfully make a career change after 50


Whether you love the idea of the 4-hour workweek, want to find a job that reflects who you are and what’s important to you, or thinking about starting a business, changing careers and finding a new job can be yours.

As Richard N Bolles, author of ‘What Colour Is Your Parachute’, once said to the author, “sometimes all it takes is one book, one sentence to transform your life.”

Quit feeling trapped. Reclaim your power! Find a job you love and finally live the life you want.

The strategies in this book will also help job-hunters in their 20s, 30s or 40s successfully change careers.

REVISED AND UPDATED WITH BONUS CHAPTER, “OVERCOMING OBSTACLES”

PRAISE FOR THE CALL FOR CHANGE

utilise this book as an inspirational tool and carry it as a treasure

“Guides are necessary throughout mid-life, this book is a guide. Mid-life will not be rushed. Everybody experiences mid-life. It is a sacred journey, a sacred path, the Way. I know Cassandra. I trust her, respect her, and understand that her book is invaluable. I urge you to utilise this book as an inspirational tool and carry it as a treasure. Persevere with your mid-life, bring into consciousness your childhood dreams, as they will become your living realities.
~ Max Gimblett, Visual Artist

insights and strategies to help many more of us reach our potential and utilise our talents

“Cassandra’s entire life has been dedicated to improving the lot of the average working person by imbuing them with the conviction that work should be a fulfilling and creative endeavour aligned with our talents and values. In this book, Cassandra Gaisford provides lots of insights and strategies to help many more of us reach our potential and utilise our talents.”
~ Mike Fitzsimons and Nigel Beckford, Authors of You Don’t Make a Big Leap Without a Gulp

get inspired, get your career on track, and ultimately live a happier life


“This book offers value to anyone who finds themselves in a situation where they feel stuck and dissatisfied. This book is terrific for career-changers, retirees, people laid off, and those just seeking to be happier in their current job. Read this book if you want to get inspired, get your career on track, and ultimately live a happier life.”
~ Courtney Kenney, Author of #1 best-seller Layoff Reboot and Author Unleashed

start an exciting journey with new possibilities


“Life is too precious to be in a career that’s sucking more from you than its returning. Do your life and career a favour; read this book and start an exciting journey with new possibilities.” 
~ Barry Watson, Author of #1 best-seller Rock Solid Relationship

This book is very powerful


“In “Mid-Life Career rescue”, author Cassandra Gaisford shares her wisdom, knowledge and insight to help people reach their maximum potential and explore the areas of their lives that they have yet to tap into. This book is very powerful. The strategies are solid and fill you with the energy to do what you were born to do.” 
~ Scott.B. Allan, Author of #1 bestseller Empower Your Thoughts 

Click the BUY NOW links below to get your copy today.

Available in Audio, ebook, paperback and hardcover

Amazon: getBook.at/CareerChange

To enjoy  your copy from iBooks, Barnes & Noble and other great bookstores, click here: https://books2read.com/u/bwvVK0

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New Beginnings, Bay of Islands 2021

Date: January 22nd, 2021, Posted by admin

New Beginnings, Bay of Islands 2021

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Beauty of Resilience, Bay of Islands 2020

Date: January 22nd, 2021, Posted by admin

Beauty of Resilience, Bay of Islands 2021

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New works from the New Beginnings Series

Date: December 7th, 2020, Posted by admin

Dear friends,
After a few days of rest following the delivery of my work to a group show at a local Bay of Islands gallery, in Kerikeri, The Beauty of Resilience, I embarked on a new series, “New Beginnings”.

Inspired by Spring here in NZ, it’s the season to throw caution to the wind and experiment with pops of vibrant colour and post-impressionism painting in the Naïve or Primitive manner.

Drawing inspiration from Henri Rousseau, Paul Gaugin, Cezanne, Paul Sérusier and my long time favourite, Pierre Bonnard– it’s time to experiment and have some fun.

Gone are the pale, restful shades of my Soften series, “new beginnings” ups the ante with pops of spontaneous painterly colours to brighten and beautify.

Spoiled for choice when it comes to the hues we can play with, “new beginnings” is inspired by nature and fresh spring growth. Think lime greens, jubilant jungle joy, yummy yellow freesias, carousing coral-reds, and more.

The response has been brilliant—reminding me of the early excitement when I first shared my idea to create a Passion Pack—the forerunner to my bestselling book, How to Find Your Passion and Purpose.

“Such happy work.”
“Lovely colours and painterliness. Nice melding of the realistic and abstract, too. These are spirit lifters!”
“I’m loving your new work.”

I think you are going to love my new series, “New Beginnings.”
 

If you’ve read my book, The Art of Success: Leonardo Da Vinci, or Coco Chanel, you’ll know that artists can teach all of us, no matter what your career trajectory so much about passion, perseverance and grit. My new series is inspired by our ability to persevere. View the works here>>

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Career Rescue

Date: December 4th, 2020, Posted by admin

It’s Not Too Late to Change Careers (Here’s How)

Practical, inspiring and empowering tips and strategies every job hunter and career changer needs to know

Are you showing signs of job dissatisfaction? Did you wake up this morning excited to face the day ahead? Or did the thought of getting up and going to work make you wish you could stay in bed? If Monday mornings are a low point in your week, it may be a sign that it’s time for a new career.

This course will help take the stress out of making a change, confirm your best-fit career and give you the confidence to move toward your preferred future.

Whether you’re wanting to make a mid-life career change, proactively looking for new and more fulfilling ways of working and earning a living, job-hunting after job loss, or hoping to fall back in love with a job that you’ve come to hate, this course comes to the rescue. 

Thought provoking, guided exercises made this 5-part email series personal to your own journey. It’s always great to self-reflect and revisit your thoughts, beliefs, attitudes and assumptions from time to time.

The strategies in this course will also help job-hunters in their 20s, 30s or 40s successfully change careers.

Quit feeling trapped. Reclaim your power! Find a job you love and finally live the life you want. Enrol now. Special price! Only $33 USD

This course is delivered by Cassandra using the online platform, Teachable. It is self-paced and never expires.

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Love Stories

Date: December 4th, 2020, Posted by admin

Capturing Stories. Crafting Memories. Sharing your heart. Change your life. Write, Finish, Publish your stories. Earn passive income while you sleep.

Do you have a book inside you bursting to come forth? Benefit from group coaching, Zoom calls and support to create an eBook ready for uploading to global distributors (including Amazon) 

Whether you’re a budding novelist, a poet, would love to pen romances or have a self-help book or memoir you’d love to write, Love Stories is for you.

In this 12-week intimate group coaching course, I share my secrets of how I finished my stories and built a successful online book shop and guide participants through all the steps that are essential to tell stories they are proud of and ensure their online shop thrives.

Leverage off over 20-years of my publishing experience as a newspaper columnist, bestselling self-empowerment , children’s and romance author.

You can be like Tina, in her late 50s who wrote to me:

“For far too long now I have had this feeling that there was something inside me, something that was my essence, my voice wanting to be heard, seen, expressed. I have written journals, poetry, but the urge grows more compelling, how to share my heart through my words and share love into the Universe?


Cassandra has  heard my call to the universe and created just that! An opportunity for women with a message to come together and be guided and mentored to birth our creative into being.


I’m excited, I can’t wait to connect through the private group with other , grounded souls who are here to share their voice on their own journeys.  We women have usually experienced love in so many forms –  through our parents, our animals, romance, marriages, or maybe separation and divorce, or even loss. Maybe our love is through creative expression. Or maybe it is now the time for love to be creatively expressed through the power of words. Through a project that keeps us accountable so we show up, to finally experience that joy of completion.
I can’t wait! “

ONLY $1850—one time payment.

Or $2100—payable in 6 love-inspired instalments.

Join this course by emailing me. Cassandra@cassandragaisford.com. Only 9 spaces for 9 special people.

Includes 12 weeks of group coaching sessions

Access to the private Facebook membership portal

FREE copies of my bestselling series, The prosperous Author

BONUS! Gain assistance with the initial setup of your publishing company so that worldwide revenues and royalties can be distributed to you directly.

“Without you, I wouldn’t have done it. I would have given up”~ Heather Dodge, Children’s Book author

You will be a published author

Join this course by emailing me. Cassandra@cassandragaisford.com. Only 9 spaces for 9 special people.


Enrol now! Cassandra@cassandragaisford.com.

Posted in: Online Courses

Love! Love! Love!

Date: December 4th, 2020, Posted by admin

If you have a dream, passion project or want to transform your life LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! is for you.

LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! is a life-changing group coaching program that will infuse your life with bubbles of joy and inspire you to uncover your deepest desire and say I LOVE IT.

LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! is a bespoke and fun programme that brings structure, learning and clarity about what you love and how to take lovely practical and empowering steps to make it happen.

I SHOW you at 50, 60, 70+ that it’s NOT TOO LATE TO DO WHAT YOU LOVE!!

IMAGINE…

  • Creating a new life story, certain about what will unfold in the next 6-12 months. Perhaps you’ve written and published a book, started a love-inspired business, moved to the country, or found your soul mate
  • Waking up feeling happy and excited to begin your day
  • Knowing with absolute certainty and clarity what drives your passion and purpose
  • Feeling inspired and in alignment with who you are and what you were born to create
  • Cassandra and others take you but the hand, cheerleads, supports and helps you turn your dreams into reality

PLAN…

  • Take stock of where you are right now in work, love, and life
  • Define where you want to go and what you want to create
  • Harness the laws of attraction, manifestation and the power of creativity to transform your life
  • Identify what’s holding you back and why
  • Unblock sabotaging patterns that are ruling your life and transform them into your unstoppable superpower
  • Tap into your intuition and learning to trust and empower it
  • Boost your self-esteem and self-worth and trust yourself
  • Learn how to prioritize yourself and find time for you and what you want

CREATE…

  • Align your masculine and feminine energy so you can balance living in your head and your heart
  • Discover and rewrite your money story and elevate your wealth consciousness to show up in your life
  • Master the art of surrender and detachment
  • Unleash the power of gratitude and forgiveness
  • Elevate your energy and live in the higher frequencies of gratitude, love, joy, beauty and pleasure
  • Master the art of receiving and practice prioritized self-care
  • Connect to your true desires and emotions and launch rockets of desire to get more of what you love, love, love!

You’ll have access to

Cassandra! A rare mix of 50% rational, cognitive and 50% intuitive, creative, empath, Cassandra (BCA, Dip Psyc) is globally recognised as the queen of uplifting inspiration and a leader in the call to live and work with passion. Devoted to finding her soul purpose from an early age, she’s transcended difficult situations and emerge stronger and more empowered—and helped her clients achieve the same. Learn more about Cassandra here and follow her on InstagramFacebook and YouTube

Cassandra’s inspiring and comprehensive 12-module Free To Be Me and Passion-Driven Work framework including tools and strategies that will help you overcome obstacles and guide you to your desired outcome one step at a time.

A uniquely holistic, transformational approach that marries heart and mind. “I believe in the power of love, spirituality, and creativity to transform your life—it has mine.” 

20 live calls consisting of: A 2-hour intensive one-to-one call at the start and 18 weekly 1-hour group coaching calls (You can save these recordings so that you have life-access to the calls))

Videos, information sheets, reading lists, activities and weekly guidance on the next step for you. Inspiring guest interviews from passionpreneurs just like you.

The energy, support, encouragement and cheerleading of other LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! participants

“Aligning with amazing inspirational women that I connect with regularly to get ourselves going is incredible. There is so much value in being surrounded by a like minded tribe. “

BONUS! FREE copies from a selection of Cassandra’s Amazon best-selling books:

  • Find Your Passion and Purpose: Four Easy Steps to Discover A Job You Want And Live the Life You Love
  • Boost Your Self-Esteem: Six Easy Steps to Increase Self-Confidence, Self-esteem, Self-Value and Love Yourself More
  • Stress Less. Love Life More: How to Stop Worrying, Reduce Anxiety, Eliminate Negative Thinking and Find Happiness
  • Mid-Life Career Rescue (Employ Yourself): How to Confidently Leave a Job You Hate, and Start Living a Life you Love, Before It’s Too Late

The course starts on the lucky Leo new moon of 9 August 2021

Classes will be small and fun! Don’t miss out. Only 2 spaces left!

CLIENT SUCCESSES

Naomi Barton Trusted my passion

“If you hadn’t suggested it, this would never have happened: Naomi Barton Voice. I am now a Voice actor, specialising in narrating audiobooks. I am finding more opportunities with video production are coming my way also which is allowing me to write scripts and have a crack using my direction skills also. I am now a self-published author writing childrens’ stories and romance novels.”

feedback Bev

“This course isn’t just inspiring me to finish my book, it’s reminding me how important it is to do what makes me happy. it’s motivated me to find a job that makes me happy instead of the one that is so stressful” ~ Carol

My intention is to use my own journey from deep despair to reconnection with joy. in the hope that my words can act as a “friend” to help guide women through the experience of intense and emotional change.” ~ Tina

Investment

4 months programme, pay in full at $2000 NZD

Let’s chat! Schedule a free 20 min consultation…Cassandra@cassandragaisford.com

Help empower women

@womensrefugenz is my chosen charity to donate to for people who purchase my paintings, join my creativity workshops, or sign up for my programmes. You may like to know that your enrolment will help empower a victim of family violence by offering a safe, supportive place to stay for someone you’ll never meet, in a place I pray you’ll never need.

FAQ

What if I don’t know what I want?

With over thirty years of expertise and a proven track record of success as a transformational life coach and qualified therapist, you are in great hands. Together we will unlock your secret desire and develop practical and inspired steps to chase your dreams and turn them into an exciting and rewarding reality.


How will I find time? Will the workload be heavy?

This course utilises easy to implement, energy-enhancing tools and techniques to help you manifest your dreams with minimal effort. Love is the highest vibration on the planet. When you tap into what you love, love, love you’ll tap into a huge reservoir of energy. You’ll be unstoppable!

Once I enrol can I change my course date?

Dates cannot be transferred. This is a non-refundable payment and the workshop date selected cannot be changed or swapped for a future day. The fees remain payable even if you don’t complete your course. No refunds are given for non-completion.

What if I miss a call?

All the group calls will be recorded for you to watch and review at your leisure prior to the next call.

TO ENROL OR SCHEDULE A CHAT

Cassandra@cassandragaisford.com

Posted in: Blog

Money Magic

Date: December 4th, 2020, Posted by admin

Money Magic Manifestation follow the path to financial freedom by embracing your authentic essence instead of working against your true nature. You’ll break the money blocks holding you back and learn how to amplify your natural gifts to attract money into your life to create the magic life and business you love.

join the wait list by emailing me>> Cassandra@cassandragaisford.com

It takes courage to transform a vision into reality. Be inspired our story of reinvention in the February 2021 edition of New Zealand House and Garden. Discover how we manifested our millionaire lifestyle—and a Ferrari!

https://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/homed/nz-house-garden/300186752/sea-views-warmth-nature-and-great-neighbours–what-more-could-you-want

Cassandra Gaisford's art in New Zealand House and Garden

Posted in: Online Courses

Two Hour Intensive

Date: December 4th, 2020, Posted by admin

Gift some dedicated time for yourself or someone you love.
If life has you by the horns and you would like to seize joyful control and create a plan for your life or business in 2021, that’s exactly what we do in a two hour intensive.

You receive a questionnaire prior to your Zoom call to help you clarify where you are now, where you want to be—your desires, skills and dreams. This helps me to tailor a coaching programme to maximise your success during our coaching call. You will receive a follow-up email with a dream achievement plan and a video recording of our session.

Investment: $ 600 USD

To schedule an appointment with Cassandra please CLICK HERE

Get in touch with me to book your time or pre-purchase a gift voucher for someone you love. Cassandra@cassandragaisford.com

Posted in: Coaching

Free to be me

Date: December 4th, 2020, Posted by admin

Imagine finally shedding the old skins of duty, obligation, unfulfillment and being handed the keys to joy and a road map how to live your life authentically for you?

If you could free yourself from everything holding you back from living an incredible life —all of your fears, stinkin’ thinking, limiting beliefs, negative emotions —you know you’d instantly feel happier, healthier and freer, right? But how? How can you liberate yourself from all those obstacles and blocks preventing you from living your best life?

The solution is so simple. Whether you have lost your job or hate the one you have, your relationship has hit a rough patch, or you’re struggling with anxiety, depression, or any other issues are impacting your life, it’s time to take a sky rocket to freedom.

Would you like to discover a brand new kind of you?

Imagine feeling happy with yourself
•Feeling guided, safe and confident that you are on the right life path
•Where you feel connected to yourself, your passion, purpose and your true desires
•Where you feel free to live life your way, love wholeheartedly 
•Where you slowly shake off the feelings of malcontent in all areas of your life
•Where you feel good in your bones, solid like you got to be the ‘real you’

Wherever you are right now on your life’s journey, chances are I’ve been there too. It took me over forty years to finally discover my truth.

You see I was the girl that listened to others telling me that I wasn’t good enough, smart enough, talented enough. I let others define my desires for the most of my life until one fateful day the universe sent me a gift, a final message to go find the right life for me.

For years I suppressed my intuition, ignored it, numbed it until it fester in my body as pain.

This time I was sent a message I couldn’t ignore. If I didn’t make a change I was going to die. Within hours I was on the way to a new life.

It was the first step to understanding there is a GREATER KNOWLEDGE than logical and intellectual information if we allow ourselves to access it but most of us are so committed to control and logic (ahh guilty) that we miss the messages our body and heart are trying to send us. So we go on living our lives for someone else or how we think we SHOULD do.

That was 20 years ago. I was a single mother, with a mortgage, and no one to support me, I left the safety of a salaried job and became self-employed. I created a lifestyle career that expressed who I truly was and what was most important to me. I met and worked with some of the most wonderful people around the world, created my tribe, my man and filled my life with personal rewards from photography, creativity, painting, coaching and the joy it brings to our life.

Here’s the truth, from the day I started to listen to my heart and heeded my body barometer I have been guided.
It has helped me to believe in my creativity, say no to the wrong jobs, my life decisions, continue to have confidence and faith in what I am doing knowing there is a bigger reason for all of this.

When I ‘found’ my way back to my creativity at 45, journalists told my self-made story was an inspiration to others. (you can read the article here>>
https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/self-made-story-an-inspiration-to-others/6ERORZDUHDTFHDXGQCVDDZ26CY/

It wasn’t easy. But I did it. And I have my career coach to thank for setting me on the journey to freedom. Something I shared in my book, Midlife Career Rescue.

Ten years on, I’m still recreating my life. We never stop growing, reaching, loving the light. I realise the power of being free to be you is more than pursuing one thing. It was more than a job. Taking pictures, painting, coaching, writing—and more—was my calling. . .to bring more beauty into the world. When we are true to ourselves we are so beautiful. Beauty is truth and no one can take that away from you. Through my passion and purpose I have connected to people and people to me and my story. In my small island at the edge of the world I cared so much about passion, joy, and purpose I wanted to share it with others, to tell peoples stories of what I found and show men and women how beautiful they are if they could see what I see—their true light when they follow their bliss.

We all have passion and we all have purpose. We are all divinely guided and in the past 11 years I have manifested miracles—even during times of madness When you trust and believe there is a big, beautiful life for you, that is when the magic starts to happen. When you say NO to what’s not serving you anymore and walk into the light, you are on a sky rocket through life, one where you feel FULLY alive.

In Free to Be You I help you discover and embrace your passion for life. I help guide you back onto the path to the real you that no matter how far you have strayed or how many people are shouting at you to go a different way.

I teach you tools to become aware of thoughts, patterns and beliefs that are no longer serving you so that you can live a life with joy, passion and authenticity.

What we cover

  • Stock take of where you are right now in life
  • Define where you want to go and what you want to create
  • The power of creativity and how it can transform your life
  • Identify what’s holding you back and why
  • Awareness of patterns that are ruling your life and how to transform them
  • Tapping into your intuition and learning to trust it
  • Self-worth and trusting yourself
  • Balancing your masculine and feminine energy so you can switch between living in your head and your heart
  • Delve into your money story and wealth consciousness and how it is showing up in your life
  • The art of Surrender and learning to Ask
  • Connecting to your true desires and emotions
  • The power of gratitude and forgiveness
  • The art of receiving
  • Self-Care
  • Your life frequency and how to transform it
  • Joy, beauty, and pleasure

Investment

Includes:

Cassandra’s road map to Free To Be You PLUS 20 live calls consisting of:

A 2-hour intensive call at the start

And 18 weekly 1-hour calls

(And you’ll have access to the recordings of these calls)

Videos, information sheets, reading lists, activities and weekly guidance on the next step for you.

6 months program, pay in full at $6000 USD

OR

A Payment Plan with a deposit of $2000 USD up front and 4 monthly installments of $1250 USD

Need a let’s chat box that links to a free 20 min consultation

Posted in: Coaching

The science of happiness and powerful creativity

Date: September 4th, 2020, Posted by admin

Neurobiologists have found that creating and viewing art results in the release of dopamine—your happy feel-good chemical. Dopamine is neurotransmitter that controls the brain’s pleasure and reward centres. 

Isolation and stress caused by coronavirus has made many of us feel depressed, fatigued and despondent. Others feel overwhelmed. and lethargic, painting can calm the body to help you feel more grounded and clear in this confusing and overwhelming time. 

Happily, scientists have found that creating and observing art can reduce cortisol, known as the ‘stress hormone.’ Creativity, whether you are the creator or the appreciator releases uplifting endorphins and can even increase hopefulness and heighten your ability to problem solve!

If I’m to label myself it is as an abstract expressionist – expressing often feelings I wish to take away, or rather transcend, like sadness or grief or overwhelm. Replacing them instead with beauty, compassion and transcendence.

I hope that people who look at my works will feel the same sense of beauty that I have infused into them as they were created.

Here are a few examples, to illustrate

“True love” 

True love is complicated, multi-textured, layered. So it seems appropriate that my current work in progress is taking on multiple dimensions. I never know where or how the painting is going to end, I just work intuitively and try to put my feelings on the canvas. The definition of abstraction, I’ve come to learn, means to take away.

“Te Ataroa”

New work “Te Ataroa” Named after the beautiful baby born three months ago to a very proud young couple. They had lost a little girl earlier who passed before she could be held in their arms. Te Ataroa is an added blessing. Translated her name means “the long morning”. 

Spring is nearly here in the Bay of Islands and the mornings are getting longer and they are nearly as beautiful as that wee baby.

I enjoyed transcending the feeling of sadness into those of spiritual protection, empowerment and joy.

“When our mother saw that painting she cried,” the couple told me.

“Serene and beautiful and makes me feel like I’m in a spring garden. Love it!” Another lady wrote.

“A fine work of art—music, dance, painting, story—has the power to silence the chatter and lift us to another world.” ~ Robert McKee

Painting, writing and creating, is an opiate for me. Even when I feel sad, when I create I feel transported to a happier realm. My wish is that people who hang my paintings in their home or office will feel happy too.

Commissions are welcome – especially for large scale work. I love BIG!

Posted in: Blog

The Beauty of Resilience

Date: September 3rd, 2020, Posted by admin

“We offer a world obsessed with velocity the gift of slow seeing and slow thinking, perhaps the most sublime gift one human being can offer another. We are dreamers. Our job is to glow in the dark, and the world needs more people who glow.” ~ Brian Rutenberg.

Dear friends,

Here is some information about our upcoming group show “The Beauty of Resilience” at The Little Black Gallery, Kerikeri. Opens Tuesday 8 September 4.00pm to 7.00pm Showing until mid October.

Please join us for a live Instagram interview on September 8th at 5pm.

Come and meet the artists, Angela Froitzheim, Catherine Dunn, Cassandra Anne Rose, Guy Du Toit, Jody Hope Gibbons, Louisa Millett, Wendy Galbraith

Pictured, “The Awakening Dawn,” Beeswax, pure pigment and real joy. For sale from 8 September

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama once said, “Negative thoughts are like weeds, but positive thoughts are like flowers—they need nurturing every day.”

Agnes Martin said, “Beauty and perfection are the same. They never occur without happiness.”

Paulo Coehlo, the author of The Alchemist, once said: “Know what you want and try to go beyond your own expectations. Improve your dancing, practise a lot, and set a very high goal, one that will be difficult to achieve. Because that is an artist’s million: to go beyond one’s limits. An artist who desires very little and achieves it has failed in life.

My stretch goal, my flowering thoughts, and my point of happiness is painting and sharing my art and heart.

So I’m excited to be taking part in this, my second group exhibition. The first one was in 2012…(too long ago). It was themed on joy. This time the theme is The Beauty of Resilience

So appropriate for these times. A powerful reminder of the beauty and power of art to provide hope and healing and happiness.

We hope to see you there. 

Posted in: Blog

How to whip writers block and procrastination into shape – take the challenge!

Date: November 26th, 2013, Posted by admin

This month I’ve been taking part in NaNoWri challenge – 50, 000 words in a month, via the Harlequin site.

Never mind that I started late. I’m there now and clocking up words on my new idea for a romance novel.

Working with a group of like-minded people, even if they are all on-line, is incredibly, incredibly motivating and encouraging.

The other thing that works well for me is rewarding successes – and offering myself bribes.

My first bribe was a scented candle when I reached 10,000 words.

Now my next bribe will be a massage when I’ve made 20,000 words – only (she says optimistically) 6160 words to achieve this reward.

I’d like to achieve by the end of this NaNoWri challenge. So what with four days left that leaves 1540 words a day, maybe 770 in the mornings and the same in the evenings to pace myself. She says have devoured the eBook Daily Rituals (which is a brief analysis of some of the world’s best known and loved authors. A great read – very encouraging on so many levels.

I could stretch it to 25,000 then I’d achieve the huge psychological challenge of attaining the halfway mark to a completed book – but with only four days left and a lot happening in my personal life I don’t want to set myself up to fail.

What are your favourite ways of whipping writers block and/or procrastination into shape?

Posted in: Art & Creativity, Blog, Latest News, success

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Don’t wait – create a great job

Date: March 28th, 2011, Posted by admin

Saturday 06 Feb 2010

It’s a ballsy move starting a business when you’re young,” a senior careers professional recently told me. “I’d be keen to know how it works out.”

Ballsy or smart? In today’s labour market where applicants are many and jobs few, the odds are stacked against people gaining work in their preferred field.

In the wake of the recession recent graduates are finding it even harder to find placement this year, confirms Dale Bailey, area manager, Northern Career Services Rapuara. “There is I think an interest in employers to get a quick start on the recovery. Employers are thinking about how long it will take to get you up to speed, so people with skills and experience may look more attractive to a potential employer,” he says.

It’s a catch 22 – no experience, no work. No work, no experience. However a lack of experience doesn’t have to be a barrier to employment – not if you employ yourself.

Read the rest of Cassandra’s NZ Herald article here

 

Posted in: Blog, Career & Happiness

ABOUT CASSANDRA
I am an artist, storyteller, intuitive guide, mentor and Reiki master. All my creations are infused with positive energy , inspiration, and light. I believe in magic and the power of beauty, joy, love, purpose, and creativity to transform your life. My greatest joy is helping your realize your dreams. That makes my soul sing!

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