Pain-Less: Living with Pain, Finding Joy is Anne Welsh’s moving and uplifting memoir about life with sickle cell anaemia. It was published on 19th June 2019, World Sickle Cell day. Within just a few days of the launch, this emotive and inspirational book began to receive some incredible reviews:
“A powerful account of Anne Welsh’s own journey with her ‘invisible illness’ and a valuable resource for sufferers of sickle cell anaemia.” –
World Health Organization
“An honest and insightful account in to a world unknown to so many.” –
Archbishop of York
“A must read for victims of sickle cell disease, family members of sufferers, handlers and colleagues.” –
Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo
“I have the utmost respect for those who suffer from sickle cell disease. The pain I have seen them experience is just awful and the suffering is immense.” –
Professor Dame Sally C. Davies
Anne Welsh is an entrepreneur, business mentor, published author, international speaker and trainer in dealing with pain and shows both individuals and businesses around the world how to massively improve their lives to attain a very high quality of life. She helps people whether in business or not, to be the best that they can be.
Anne Welsh is the Founder and President of Arise Consult, a leading global business development firm. Over the last ten years, Ms. Welsh has brought her unique combination of communication and financial skills to clients operating in the private or government sectors. She has been instrumental in identifying and putting in place solutions to a wide range of challenges in many global regions.
She has delivered unique solutions for Middle Eastern clients to capture ground-breaking international events in their countries. Her guidance has helped achieve peace in the most difficult regions of Africa and in the United States she has brought together the leaders of finance and industry to develop solutions that will help many developing countries move forward economically and with a social conscious.
Prior to founding Arise Consult, Ms. Welsh served as Senior Vice-Associate of Corporate Communications at Lehman Brothers and Neuberger Berman where she reported directly to the director of the UK Asset Management Division and was responsible for the fund’s European communications strategy.
Anne is internationally recognised as supporting good works in civil society. As a sickle cell sufferer, she is a champion for the disease around the world. Her book Pain-less, launched in June 2019, was borne of her determination to raise awareness about the impact invisible diseases such as sickle cell can have on individuals and their families.Anne is all too aware of the difficulties faced by sufferers of life-threatening illnesses. By writing this book, she has given a roadmap for others to improve their mental and physical wellbeing that may help in achieving a joyful and fulfilling life
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting and Finance from Hertfordshire University and graduated from Cass Business School with an MSc in Investment Management.
Pain-Less: Living with Pain, Finding Joy, by Anne Welsh, is now available in hardcover via Amazon.
It is also available on Kindle, Nook, Kobo and annewelsh.com.