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What’s gratitude got to do with finding your gifts?

What’s gratitude got to do with finding your gifts?

Are you feeling blocked? Struggling to find your signature gifts? Lacking vitality…or something else? Find your strengths and gifts in the areas you have a natural advantage. In this blog MORE »

How To Commission A Painting

How To Commission A Painting

A recent commission. ‘Always Summer, acrylic on canvas, 2400 mm x 1200 mm Why Commission A Painting? You have remodelled your home, built new, or just feel like an immediate MORE »

How to fight for your dreams

How to fight for your dreams

Dear readers, Do you know how to fight for your dreams? Do you find yourself saying, “if only life was easy”? As many astrologers predicted, I read today that the MORE »

The Surprising Benefits of Massage

The Surprising Benefits of Massage

One of my favourite ways to rest and exercise self-care is to go for a massage. But, so many people mistakenly think massage is an indulgence rather than a health-behaviour. MORE »

Why Play is The Key to An Inspired Career Change and How to Dare Greatly

Why Play is The Key to An Inspired Career Change and How to Dare Greatly

Welcome to another episode of The Cassandra Gaisford Show, where I interview inspiring men and women from around the world and tell you THEIR story of finding, launching, and growing MORE »

How to Employ Yourself: Trust Your Passion

How to Employ Yourself: Trust Your Passion

“I just trusted my passion” Drum roll please… for one of my brilliantly courageous and talented clients who through my passion-driven work coaching programme traded a career she hated for MORE »

Burnout Blitz: things to do for success in the year 2021

Burnout Blitz: things to do for success in the year 2021

“We think, mistakenly, that success: is the result of the amount of time we put in at work, instead of the quality of time we put in.” Arianna Huffington, Entrepreneur MORE »

The Five P’s of Life – Patience, Persistence, Perseverance, Passion, and Purpose

The Five P’s of Life – Patience, Persistence, Perseverance, Passion, and Purpose

  The best thing I can tell you? It’s one word. Persistence. ~ James Patterson, author Knowing when to quit is one thing; knowing when to persevere another Knowing when MORE »

Lose Weight Easily

Lose Weight Easily

Do you struggle with negative thoughts or self-sabotaging behaviours? “The thoughts we choose to think are the tool we use to paint the canvas of our lives.” ~ Louise Hay. MORE »

Happy Mother’s Day: How One Young Mum Shifted from Burnout to Beautiful Bliss

Happy Mother’s Day: How One Young Mum Shifted from Burnout to Beautiful Bliss

Dear friends, Where ever you are in the world, whether you’re a mum or not, it’s fab to celebrate our mothers. So many of my loveable heroines have been created MORE »

How do you know when an artwork is done?

How do you know when an artwork is done?

When is an artwork done?We all wonder, we all struggle, we all doubt when an artwork is done. We all ask advice, take advice, but ultimately you know. You will MORE »

How oracle cards can feed your inspiration

How oracle cards can feed your inspiration

A super duper thing to help feed your inspiration is to listen to feel-good podcasts. Being Boss: Mindset, Habits, Tactics, and Lifestyle for Creative Entrepreneurs is one of my favourites MORE »

What makes your soul sing?

What makes your soul sing?

“A painting is not a picture of an experience, but is the experience.” ~ Mark Rothko. Some days I have to pinch myself. Really? This is work? Not!! Today I MORE »

How to raise your vibration and life force energy

How to raise your vibration and life force energy

The one thing that is universal amongst all of us is that we are energy. Though we live in a very physical world that focuses on physical achievements, the attainment MORE »

Cassandra’s Gallery and Art@Rangitane

Cassandra’s Gallery and Art@Rangitane

After a long break between exhibitions in 2020, during the midst of covid lockdowns, lockups, and lockouts, I was invited to join other talented artists, including Jody Hope Gibbons, for MORE »

Renewal and More Exciting News

Renewal and More Exciting News

We’re heading into a change of season (lucky you if it’s spring) I may be heading in winter and I can’t travel to chase the sun, but my paintings and MORE »

New Release: Play Dates: Insights and Inspiration to Spark and Sustain Your Creativity

New Release: Play Dates: Insights and Inspiration to Spark and Sustain Your Creativity

I’m so delighted with my first review! Thank you Naomi for posting on Bookbub.com how much you enjoyed this book. “Play Dates provides insight into the creative process of the author MORE »

Well, this is exciting. . .

Well, this is exciting. . .

When I set my intention for 2021 I didn’t expect to have an earthquake, a tsunami warning and shipping a painting to a fab new collector in Texas on the MORE »

Would you love to write and publish your story?

Would you love to write and publish your story?

Capturing Stories. Crafting Memories. Sharing your heart. ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ Would you love to write and publish your story? So excited to be launching my group coaching programme “Love Stories” MORE »

Create More Art: The Health Benefits of Creativity

Create More Art: The Health Benefits of Creativity

“An interest in the subject; something you want to say definitely about the subject; this is the first condition of a portrait. The processes of painting spring from this interest, MORE »

Landscapes of my mind—how to make 2021 your most exciting year yet

Landscapes of my mind—how to make 2021 your most exciting year yet

  My intention for 2021 is to feel excited. Excited about me. Excited about you. Excited about art, writing, life—the ups and the downs. I’m feeling particularly excited about living MORE »

I look back and it seems like magic—2020 in review

I look back and it seems like magic—2020 in review

This year was hard, but my clients and I found creative ways to succeed. In what has been a hugely stressful year for all of us, I look back at MORE »

New works from the New Beginnings Series

New works from the New Beginnings Series

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 MORE »

How I found my passion. . .and you can too

How I found my passion. . .and you can too

“Only when we are at our most playful can divinity finally get serious with us.”  ~ Elizabeth Gilbert, Creative Living Beyond fear During a visit to the United States, I MORE »

Love! Love! Love!

Love! Love! Love!

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 MORE »

Why Trusting Your Gut Is The Only Way to Live

Why Trusting Your Gut Is The Only Way to Live

“If my work seems difficult to someone not familiar with present trends in painting, it is none the less sincere and dedicated in its intellectual honesty.” – Cy Twombly Meet MORE »

Happy Thanks Giving

Happy Thanks Giving

Thank you for being you Happy Thanks Giving. I love that my American readers celebrate all the things they are thankful for. We don’t do this in New Zealand—but we MORE »

Self-esteem: Take steps to feel better about yourself

Self-esteem: Take steps to feel better about yourself

  In psychology, the term self–esteem is used to describe a person’s overall sense of self-worth or personal value. In other words, how much you appreciate and like yourself. It involves a variety MORE »

NEW! PLAY DATES: ONLINE CREATIVITY WORKSHOP

NEW! PLAY DATES: ONLINE CREATIVITY WORKSHOP

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! I invite you to join me MORE »

What’s the perfect gift?

What’s the perfect gift?

“A book is a gift you can open again and again,” ~ Garrison Keillor Hello happiness… There are so many pressing issues in the world aren’t there. Which is why MORE »

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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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