Cassandra Sturdy is a Co-Editor of Conscious Life News. She is an author and transformational coach who creates books, courses and tools that help people to spiritually awaken and transform their lives, so they can transform the world. She believes this process should be fun, practical and easy to understand. If she wasn’t doing all this, she’d be exploring new planets.
Cassandra has a degree in journalism and a background in mainstream media. She is qualified in a number of spiritual and transformational modalities, including: Master Practitioner of NLP, Results Acceleration Master Coach, NLP Trainer, First Degree Priestess, Core Shamanism, Reiki and Hypnosis.
Cassandra loves great stories with transformational themes and she has studied story design and development with both Pixar and Robert McKee.
She lives in Perth, Australia, with her cat, Monkey. Monkey is really the brains behind Cassandra’s work, but don’t tell anyone.
You can get a free copy of Cassandra's debut spiritual fantasy novel, The Twelve Attunements, from her website (below).
If you have an article you'd like to submit for the Conscious Living category, please email it to Cassandra: [email protected]
What are your most rewarding life experiences? Here is a list of 60 things that others have said are their most rewarding experiences. Things which, when mastered, are life changing. Check out the list below and get inspired, add your favorites to your personal list and then cross them off one by one as you go!
Change hinges upon making our minds up. Once that is achieved, the rest, whatever it is; moving abroad, giving up drinking, losing weight, getting fit, getting married…all falls into place. We will move heaven and earth to get to the finishing line, we’ll do whatever it takes… if we really want to. The real problem is that often, deep down, we don’t.
Today is my birthday and because I am in a nostalgic mood, contemplating and expressing my gratitude for all the beautiful and loving things that have happened to me all of these years, I decided to share with you 30 of the many lessons I have learned so far. Enjoy!
When it comes to finding happiness, many of us seem to be looking for it in all the wrong places, wasting time and energy, not realizing that the root of happiness is within each and every one of us, in our hearts. Allowing ourselves to experience genuine happiness is to become happiness, it is wanting happiness to be a part our lives with all our hearts and being open to receiving it no matter what form it might take. Today I would like to share with you the five steps that will help you on this journey toward experiencing the real happiness you have been searching up until this very moment.
The Internet is full of articles and videos speculating that it’s the end for us. While what is to come is up in the air, we do have our work to do: to go within and envision and create something new, conscious of the sacredness of life and the oneness of the divine within us all. So hold steady and stay in the heart… end-time marks the end of evil, not the end of love.
The accidental star of a Greenpeace campaign has become an internet sensation, receiving more than 1.5 million hits on YouTube over the past week. The environmentalists had set up a camera to record a message for a recent campaign, but captured something entirely different after a curious marmot interrupted proceedings.
You are constantly struggling with staying motivated. You start things but you never complete them. The excitement that you had in the beginning of your journey slowly fades. Does this sound familiar? In order for you to stay motivated you have to get rid of things that are weighing you down. Below you will find 10 things you need to drop in order to stay motivated.
It’s often said that the discovery of extraterrestrial life, if and when it happens, will change the world forever. But is that really true, if all we’re talking about are simple microscopic organisms? Somehow I doubt it. The discovery the world is yearning for isn’t just alien life – it’s intelligent alien life.
Do you ever wonder if you will ever be truly happy in your life? Do you wonder if happiness is just a hoax and success is an illusion? Do you feel like they don’t really exist? I felt like this a little while ago. At the time, I was making six-figure income, was working for my dream company (Apple) and had a flexible work schedule. In spite of all this, I was miserable. To make things worse one day, my 10 yr old daughter said, “ Mommy you are just not nice when you come back from your job”. That was a wake up call. I wanted to make a change. I wanted to be happy. I wanted to be a good mom. But I didn’t know how.
With the way divorce rates are climbing, it is safe to say that above all else, any relationship should at least offer each individual freedom. This is most crucial. Letting go of the idea that we own our partners or that they owe us something will change the way we experience relationships. With freedom, honesty, and unconditional love, we offer any person the chance to grow and become the best version of themselves, and what is more important than that?
As August is about to end, it is helpful to acknowledge this shift and to contemplate your own personal examples of new doorways opening. Focusing on the positive brings you more to feel good about – you must remember to do it, though.
We’re not going to live forever, so why not live each day like it’s our last, because you never know, it might actually be our last. We want to be full of life, we want to be radiant, loving, and we want to share our very best with the world, and this is the perfect time for us to do just that.
Hey you! Did you know that you’re very special? There is no other person in this world like you. You deserve to be loved not only by those around you but by the most important person in your life — YOU. Practicing self-love can be challenging for many of us, especially in times when we face serious challenges. It’s not about being self-absorbed or narcissistic, it’s about getting in touch with ourselves, our well-being and our happiness. We practice self-love so we can push through our limiting beliefs and live a life that truly shines. So do yourself a favor, take a deep breath, give yourself a little hug and start practicing the following…
How’s your tolerance for stress? Here’s ten common stress reactions that only make things worse and what to do instead.