About the Author
Gill Hasson is a bestselling personal development author, whose reassuring approach has helped thousands of people develop and understand the skills they need to lead a more peaceful, stress-free life. She works with people from diverse backgrounds and situations. Her key motivation is her belief in the ability of people to positively change their way of thinking - about life, other people, and themselves. She works in adult education, is an associate tutor at the University of Sussex, and delivers training for QA, one of the UK's largest training providers, and Mumsnet, the UK's largest website for parents. Gill is a freelance journalist and writes articles on personal development and relationships for a variety of magazines, including Psychologies and Take A Break, and for a number of websites. She has co-authored two books with Sue Hadfield How to be Assertive in Any Situation and Bounce: Use the Power of Resilience to Live the Life You Want. And is the sole author of Brilliant Communication Skills, Brilliant Emotional Intelligence (both published by Pearson), and with Capstone has published Mindfulness (August 2013), Emotional Intelligence (April 2014) and How to Deal with Difficult People (November 2014) which reached the #3 spot in the Sunday Times Bestseller list, Mindfulness Pocketbook (March 2015) and her forthcoming title Overcoming Anxiety will publish in Dec 2015.
Gilly Lovegrove (www.gillylovegroveillustration.com) is an experienced illustrator whose work includes airbrush, line illustration, gouache, acrylic and oil paint, watercolour and collage. She creates illustrations and visuals digitally and by hand. She has experience in advertising, brochures, children's books, cartoon and character development, corporate literature, editorial, educational books and packaging. Her varied illustrative work, and adaptable style, is largely due to spending a number of years as an in-house illustrator and visualiser for leading London design groups.