How Recycling Craft Can Help You Gain Self-Confidence, Increase Self-Belief And Help You Find A New Zest For Life!

If you are a woman over 40 and feeling like life has dealt you more than your fair share of hurdles then we have a great new support group aimed at helping you feel good about yourself again. In fact we are going to challenge you to look forward to the next chapter in your life with renewed energy and a spring in your step.

Introducing CELL, a brilliant new membership group aimed at helping inspire you to create, educate, liberate and love through the power of craft.


I’m Sandra Owen, creator of CELL, the online place women come to Create, Educate, Liberate and Love through the power of craft.

My guess is if you are reading this page you are searching for something to help you move forward in some, or even all, areas of your life.

Through recycling craft and personal development I help women just like you regain their self confidence and self belief, feel inspired and reconnect with their innate creative imagination.

Like you, I’ve experienced many hurdles in my life. My father tragically died when I was very young, and with no emotional support I found solace in crafting. With no money for expensive craft materials I made things out of discarded household rubbish. Little did I know how this experience would become my strength.

Lack of self confidence and self belief was reinforced by bullies during my school years and again through divorce and relationship breakdowns in adulthood. By the time I was in my mid forties, I felt alone, lost, rudderless and I believed I had nothing to offer anyone. 

Long story short, I found my way to the world of self development in 2012 and never looked back. I gradually reignited my creative spirit and discovered by combing my unique gifts, life story, love of personal development and 20+ years teaching experience I was able to help other women reconnect with their creative side and gain the self confidence to change their lives.

As you transform trash into lovely craft projects it opens your mind to new perspectives and the beauty within. I love using  craft to illustrate deeper teachings about life and help women reconnect with a part of themselves they had forgotten existed. It’s truly amazing to witness.

The private membership group is now open for enrolment. All the information you need is below. Come and join the fun, creativity and inspiration that is waiting to greet you.

Love, Sandra x

Turning trash into treasure can literally transform your life

We all experience times in our life when we feel rubbish, unmotivated, uninspired, lost and alone.

Going round in circles in your mind, spiralling gradually down into a pit of worry, fear, self doubt, shame, loneliness, self pity, etc….. I’ve been there too!

How do you break free from the mental and emotional prison and feel alive inside again?

How can you reconnect with your creative spirit and move forward with a positive mindset?

How do you find joy, happiness, inspiration, confidence and self belief after huge life altering experiences such as death, divorce or relationship breakdown?

Are you are caring for a spouse or relative or find yourself a bit lost after your children have flown the nest? The CELL Group is here for you too.

Creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.

Creative Course Testimonials

“It was like opening my head up and installing a load of new software. So now I’m unstoppable. I can do anything. It’s fantastic!” – Sam

“This has been an excellent opportunity for me to reflect and focus on my life and I would not hesitate in recommending the courses, which I have found so beneficial to my mental and physical health.” – Eileen

“The key difference with this self discovery course was Sandra’s use of  bespoke craft activities to demonstrate new ways to think about and view difficulties and to produce very carefully constructed craft items.” – Lois

Here’s what you’ll get access to!

  • Monthly themed recycling craft demo videos
  • PDF teaching notes that accompany the craft projects to inspire new perspective
  • Monthly Reflective Questionnaires or worksheets to aid Self Discovery 
  • Weekly hand-drawn mandalas to enhance mindfulness and meditation
  • The opportunity to join a Mastermind Cell Chain to increase personal or business success
  • Monthly live group discussions webinars
  • Monthly Self Development/educational book recommendations 
  • Monthly book discussion webinars
  • Weekly educational videos to inspire, uplift or encourage thought and fresh perspective
  • Secret Facebook Group for connecting with like minded women and sharing
  • Live guest speaker webinars every other month

No Expensive Intensives

12 x Monthly Subscription fee £30

The £30 monthly fee will be fixed for those joining in 2019 for as long as you wish to be a member.

You should see a Confirmation Page after payment is completed.

If you do not receive any confirmation please email

Additional Bonuses

  • Receive 20% off the Grief Recovery Method 1:1 Program with Sandra online or in person
  • Early Bird notification of live retreats in the UK and Athens, Greece
  • Receive a free 30 minute 1:1 clarity call with Sandra via Zoom, Skype or telephone
  • Participating members will be entered into a prize draw every 6 months to win a complimentary copy of: ‘My Creative Life – 12 Month Creative Planner For All Ages’ by Sandra Owen

Mentoring Testimonials

“This is by far the best ever course. I have enjoyed every moment. Sandra is such an inspiration and I would recommend it to everyone. Worth every penny.” – Pauline

“As I applied my new skills she was beside me every step of the way as a patient observer and a skilful mentor.  She intuitively knew when to let me find my own answers and when to use the moment as a teaching opportunity.” – Tammy

“The guidance and mentoring of Sandra has helped me learn how to find solutions and clarity through processing, challenging myself and guiding with helpful questions, referred to tools and reading references, to arrive at my own decisions and understanding.” – Cheryl

What are the benefits of craft and personal development?

  • Creative art helps relax your mind and body and raise serotonin levels.
  • When your hands and thoughts are absorbed in creativity you naturally stop worrying about problems and allow room for solutions to appear.
  • Each craft project boosts personal satisfaction and achievement; something we all need more of.
  • Transforming rubbish into beautiful projects opens your mind to possibility and potential. 
  • Self knowledge is Self Empowerment. Uniquely combining craft techniques with personal development topics aids holistic learning and understanding.
  • Sharing, supporting and focusing through a Mastermind Group is a priceless opportunity and foundation stone to success. All highly successful people have one.
  • Colouring Mandalas is proven to create a state similar to meditation, which rests and refocuses your mind.

When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I have to attend all the live webinars?
A. No, all webinars will be recorded and made available to rewatch in the secret Facebook group.

Q. Do I need to have experience with craft?
A. No, all the project demo videos explain what you need to do if you want to make the projects.

Q. Do I have to make all the projects to be in the group?
A. No, you are free to make or not make as it suits you. I would encourage you to enter into the spirit of the group and have a go though. It is through stopping your normal routine and doing something creative that helps to relax and refocus your mind and body.

Q. How much time should I allow to be a part of the group?
A. This is very much dependant on what you want to get from being a member, whether you read the teaching notes, make the projects and engage in the webinars. The more effort you put in the more you will gain.

The teaching notes should only take between 5 -15 minutes to read depending on your reading speed. 

Allow 30 – 60 minutes to complete the Reflective Questionnaire each fortnight. These help focus your thinking and reconnect with your passions.

If you wish to make any or all of the recycling craft projects you probably will want to set aside between 1 – 3 hours. You don’t have to do all the projects and they don’t have to be done all in one sitting.

Webinars will be on Tuesday evenings at 8pm UK time, except for the first two which will be on Monday 1st April and Monday 8th April at 7.30pm to get us started. Webinars will be recorded and shared in the secret FB group if you’re unable to attend live.

The optional Mastermind group will require your 100% commitment. (Please see next question for further information about time frames.)

There is a recommend reading book each month and monthly group discussions. It is great discovering what others gained from reading the same book and together we all learn and grow. If you don’t already have a copy then you will need to purchase or borrow one.

Q. What is the Mastermind Cell Chain and do I need to do this?
A. The Mastermind chain is optional. From personal experience having a Mastermind partner and support group is an invaluable and vital element for changing your life. Many people pay hundreds of pounds/dollars to be part of a Mastermind group alone. 

You will be in a group of 4 – 8 members according to whether your focus is personal or business growth. 

Mastermind Group Support
All Mastermind members must commit 100% to their partner and group. You will agree to a group meeting online via Zoom for a maximum of 40 minutes per fortnight.

Mastermind Partner

Part 1: You will have a Mastermind Partner from within the group to help you stay on track. You will agree to speak with her for a maximum of 15 minutes once a week to share your intentions for the week and receive feedback, support and a fresh pair of eyes.

Part 2: You will be a Mastermind Partner to another member and agree to meet with her for a maximum of 15 minutes once a week to help her stay on track and offer your feedback and support to help her. 

Mastermind Partners will be changed every 12 weeks. You are then free to pursue new friendships as you wish without it compromising your progress. 

Q. Will I need to buy any craft tools and materials?
A. That depends on what you already have at home. Some people already have crafting tools and equipment. If you are completely new to the crafting world then yes you will likely have to purchase a few things to help you. All the tools I use are available either through my Craftstash Affiliate link or other major craft retailers. Once you have the basic tools you are good to go! 

Q. What basic tools will I need for the craft projects?
A. You will need a Hot glue gun & glue sticks, Heat Gun, Craft Tweezers, a round tip paintbrush, a 1/2 inch flat paintbrush, a pencil with a rubber eraser on the end, scissors. 

I have provided a list of all the materials with each project. Many of them you will likely have around your home, or they can be purchased fairly inexpensively. 

Q. Do I need to be in the UK to join the group?
A. No. The group will be run online so anyone from anywhere in the world can join in. 

Q. How is the personal development aspect incorporated?
A. Our brain thinks in images, colour and pictures. Most of the projects combine recycling materials with crafting techniques and materials to transform rubbish into beautiful visual triggers that enable your brain to remember the teaching that goes with the project.

Q. I am a bit nervous about joining? Can you help?
A. Yes. Many women feel nervous when they are thinking of doing something new. Fear of the unknown is a natural and healthy emotional response. Over the centuries this instinctive feeling has made the difference between being eaten by a lion or not! :o) 

Your ‘Comfort Zone’ is what you already know, but it does not necessarily mean everything you know is helpful for you. Pushing the boundaries of your comfort zone naturally means doing something you don’t know. My experience and advise is take the action anyway. The worst that can happen is you decide the group isn’t for you and you cancel your subscription! The best that can happen is yet unknown. Only you can take that first step. Simples!

Q. Will we be following a structure throughout the year?
A. Yes. We will focus on different elements of personal development to help challenge and expand your thinking about yourself. The topics are:

  • Potential
  • Giving & Receiving
  • Cause & Effect
  • Least Effort
  • Intention & Attention
  • Detachment
  • Purpose
  • Financial & Physical Health
  • Spiritual Growth & Relationships
  • Hindsights and Insights

There will be a week’s break between topic blocks to give you time to relax and collate your thoughts. The time frame is as follows:

(14 weeks) 1st April – 14th July one topic per fortnight
(Potential; Giving & Receiving; Cause & Effect; Least Effort; Intention & Attention; Detachment; Purpose – 2 weeks per topic)

(12 weeks) 22nd July – 13th October
(Financial & Physical Health)

(12 weeks) 21st October – 19th January 2020
(Spiritual Growth & Relationships)

( 9 weeks) 27th January – 29th March
(Hindsights & Insights)

Q. Do I need any knowledge or understanding of neuroscience, metaphysical teaching, Law of Attraction or spiritual stuff?
A. No. From experience life is a continual process of growth and change. Take any new ideas and concepts that resonate with you and see where the path leads. Your journey is unique to you.
You are here to share your gifts and talents with the world, and everyone’s journey is different. Just enjoy it, keep an open mind and make new friends and connections who will help you along the road.

Q. Will I be able to share photos of my craft work?
A. Yes. Within the secret Facebook Group you will have the opportunity each week to share photos of your work. It is great to inspire each other and I am looking forward to seeing your craft work. 

Q. Can I cancel my membership at any time?
A. If you feel this group is not for you you can opt out at any time. Please notify us by emailing with the Subject “(Your Name) Please cancel my Membership’.
Any other feedback is greatly appreciated.

You are responsible for cancelling your monthly subscription via your Paypal or Bank account. You will still have access to the group until the end of your current billing period.

Q. If I cancel my membership, can I rejoin later?
A. Yes absolutely. Go to and click the ‘Join CELL Group’ tab.

If you’re ready to make changes in your life we’d love to welcome you to the group.

12 x Monthly Subscription fee £30

You should see a Confirmation Page after payment is completed.

If you do not receive any confirmation please email


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