Paola Bassanese, MA IR/ES, ITEC Dip., is the owner and director of Energya Ltd, a company specialising in stress management solutions.
After a 15 year career in the corporate world and an inspirational trip to Peru, she founded Energya Ltd to provide high quality wellness services to a loyal customer base.
As an author, Paola has written for the international consultancy Ovum and for the Economist, she was quoted in the Financial Times and her story was published in Spirit and Destiny. She had work published in the Huffington Post in the UK Lifestyle section, itcher magazine and for MassageSchool.org in the States.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I wanted to have full control over the whole process - I like the feeling of hitting "upload" and... bingo! My book is live!
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
I am so grateful to Smashwords for providing such a fantastic platform and distribution channel for independent authors. Never in a million years would I have imagined for my book to be listed on Barnes and Noble.
What's the meaning of life? The intimacy and comfort of the massage room brings out amazing insights. This book is a collection of thoughts from conversations between a massage therapist and her clients.