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About Author Sandra Bellamy Personal to Professional

About Author Sandra Bellamy Personal to Professional

Quirky Coach Sandra Bellamy
Quirky Coach Sandra Bellamy

The Person

Quirky Writer Sandra Bellamy lives in Exeter in the UK, with her 2 furry kid guinea pigs, Chestnut and Angel, not far from the historic and picturesque Quayside. A rather larger than life character, Sandra prides herself on being quirky and not ‘normal’. Her huge passions are writing and helping others, including those who have been made redundant to get back into work. She is a career woman and entrepreneur. She lives and breathes her businesses and makes a point of saying that her World Of Quirky organisation, is an extension of her quirky personality.

Sandra’s Mission

Is to get everyone to embrace their quirky in their life and business, to lead a happy, successful and fulfilling existence.

The Professional

Sandra won a Special Recognition Award for her beatredundancyblues business in 2013.

Sandra Bellamy's beatredundancyblues Special Recognition Award
beatredundancyblues Special Recognition Award

17 Years retail experience

12 Years Trainer Experience

7 Years Management experience

5 Years blogging experience

A portfolio of 4 different blogs

Sandra worked for the NHS Partnership Trust as a Peer Trainer. She taught Blogging as an aid to recovery – How to start a WordPress.com blog, for the Devon Recovery Learning Community, that is part of the NHS. Along with Twitter and Facebook for recovery courses. These were for students with mental health difficulties, to help them recover through the use of social media. Sandra was a Course Content Writer for all of the courses that she taught and still utilises many of those same skills for her own www.worldofquirky.com businesses.

Sandra is a qualified Teacher/Trainer – PTTLS Level 4
Has completed a Train the Trainer course

Diploma in Advice and Guidance – IAG Level 4
HND in Administration/Personal Assistant – Level 4

Completed a First Steps in Counselling Skills course and a Personal Coaching Training weekend with The Coaching Academy

First Steps in Counselling Skills certificate
First Steps in Counselling Skills
Certificate in Personal Coaching with The Coaching Academy
Certificate in Personal Coaching with The Coaching Academy

Development

Sandra likes to keep herself in the know and at the forefront of today’s modern business markets. She strongly believes that in order to help others, she needs to continuously learn, develop and grow herself. To do this, Sandra attends business seminars and business shows, including many of them in London. Such as National Achievers Congress, Success Seminar and The Business Show. Sandra has seen and learnt from, some of the world’s most renown leading entrepreneurs, experts and influencers. These include:

  • Anthony Robbins
  • Brendon Burchard
  • Donald Trump
  • Andy Harrington
  • Les Brown

Redundancy and Recruitment

Recruitment was part of Sandra’s Management roles for 7 years.

Sandra has been made redundant twice and worked her way back up the ladder each time.

She has experience of recruiting and of being recruited. That’s why she is in a great position to help, advise and guide others, back into employment.

Sandra’s life changed when she was made redundant for the second time in her career in 2009. It was then that she discovered she was born to write and to help others, including those who have been made redundant to get back into work. She is thrilled to be in a position to do both of these.

Sandra’s writing credits include:

Sandra is also a Kindle Author

Break Through The Barriers Of Redundancy to get Back into work: An A-Z ‘How to’ guide. Here is the book blurb….

Break Through The Barriers Of Redundancy to get Back into work: An A-Z 'How to' guide
Break Through The Barriers Of Redundancy To Get Back Into Work: An A-Z ‘How to’ guide Amazon.co.uk http://amzn.to/25WjSIO Also available on Amazon.com http://amzn.to/28CGk8w

And How To GET STARTED WITH TWITTER For Absolute Beginners GET GOING AND GET GROWING A Step-By-Step Guide Available on Amazon.co.uk http://amzn.to/25WocI0 and Amazon.com http://amzn.to/1UbjUa8

How To GET STARTED WITH TWITTER For Absolute Beginners GET GOING AND GET GROWING A Step-By-Step Guide

With more Kindle books to come!

Personal Life Experience 

Received a Good Citizenship Award for saving a life.

Sandra Bellamy received a Good Citizenship Award
Sandra Bellamy received a Good Citizenship Award for being a Life Saver
Certificate of Achievement
Certificate of Achievement for helping a vulnerable and distressed person

Sandra has lived experience of depression and anxiety. She freed herself from depression in 2012 without medication, using her Embrace Your Quirky Philosophy; that now underpins everything she does in her life and businesses. That is all about being your true authentic self, regardless of what anyone else says, thinks, or does.

Asexuality

Sandra is very open and confident about being Heteroromantic Asexual in orientation, and promotes equality for all. She has many friends that are highly sexual and friends that are asexual. She runs and manages the Asexual Business, Gurus and Entrepreneurs Group, on Facebook. She recognises that some asexual people, would prefer to be mentored and coached by someone who understands their orientation and how that can impact their life or business. As such, Sandra offers Quirky Coaching in asexuality for growing confidence, self-esteem and happiness.

Meeting HM the Queen

In July 2013, Sandra met HM the Queen at St James’s Palace in her role as a Health Buddy, for Community Service Volunteers (CSV) in Association with BBC Radio Devon.

Sandra Bellamy's Invitation to St James's Palace to meet HM the Queen
Invitation to St James’s Palace to meet HM the Queen
Sandra talking to HM the Queen, at St Jame's Palace
Sandra Bellamy talking to HM the Queen, at St James’s Palace
Sandra Bellamy with HM the Queen, at St Jame's Palace
Sandra Bellamy with HM the Queen, at St James’s Palace

Embracing Your Quirky – Mixing Business With Pleasure

Sandra believes in order to live a happy and fulfilling life and therefore a successful one, you need to be your authentic self and true to who you are, regardless or what anyone else says, thinks, or does  – Like her Embrace Your Quirky philosophy that she used to overcome depression, Sandra is all about being real, raw, natural and authentic, and this spills over into every aspect of her life, including her businesses. In fact some of her previous clients have become her friend.

Equality for all

Sandra welcomes anyone regardless of age, nationality, ethnicity, sexual orientation, status, class, background, race or religion; including anyone with a disability or suffering from mental ill health.

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