Feeling Forwards

Elizabeth Gould

Elizabeth Gould is a bestselling author, speaker and personal reinvention coach. Elizabeth also teaches and coaches with the Zuckerberg Institute - the world's first values based entrepreneur training school. Elizabeth hosts 'Feeling Forwards - how to become the person who has the life you want' .

Tune in for a few minutes a week to uncover the strategies and techniques uncovered by decades of research and used by people around the world

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Struggling with finding your why, your purpose, or despairing whether you're on the right path? Stress no more! This week I am sharing news about the launch of my course 'The Fabulous Future Formula - The step by step guide to create the future you really want.' PLUS sharing a tool which helps you work out what your aim is once and for all. In this episode I also reveal Working out the hidden themes in your life, Using the 'the golden thread' to determine the path you should take when creating your future; The three questions to ask yourself to determine your personal aim; and SO MUCH MORE! As always, I would love to hear from YOU. Any ideas or topics around creating your best future and my book 'Feeling Forwards - How to become the person who has the life you want', or any guests you would think would fit in well with the show, message me on elizabeth@elizabethgould.com.

Nov 25

16 min 22 sec

Sitting down with incredible human, entrepreneur and philanthropist David Meltzer to talk about life, success and his mission to make over 1 Billion people happy.   It takes a while to describe everything David has done - Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, and formerly CEO of the renowned Leigh Steinberg Sports & Entertainment agency, (which inspired 'Jerry Maguire'), Sports Humanitarian of the Year (Variety Magazine), Ellis Island Medal of Honor. winner PLUS the Executive Producer of the Bloomberg and Amazon Prime television series 2 Minute Drill and Office Hours. But most importantly, David's mission is both inspiring and humbling to witness how much one man can achieve with passion and belief. In this must listen interview we share: - How positive and negative emotions have played a key role in not only David's success but also in shaping his path to massive contribution;  - How to navigate other people's opinions and pressures as you build your success and not lose your way; - The difference between emotion and intention in finding your true path; - The intense origins of David's mission to make over 1 Billion people happy, the 5 daily practices  he teaches to achieve happiness and empower other people, to make other people happy: And SO much more.  David Meltzer shows up with incredibly valuable content on a number of platforms.  Learn more about David Meltzer here: https://youtu.be/1UOJH4zkdwE Instagram https://www.instagram.com/davidmeltzer/ LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidmeltzer2

Nov 18

28 min 51 sec

This episode I caught with Loren Lahav, international speaker/emcee and producer of major events and also a best-selling author, life and business coach. I first met Loren when I was a guest on her podcast Get Real & Stay True. Loren is the CEO of Stay True and has mentored and coached entrepreneurs around the world.  In this episode Loren reveals: - How to pivot through disappointment when all the goal posts for your business are moved; - The misconceptions about entrepreneurship and overcoming doubt; - How to use an invisible camera to stay true to your values and purpose. And so much more!

Sep 8

32 min 29 sec

Recently I've become concerned about hearing from many friends and coaching clients revealing they feel there is no time to achieve any form of self care.  Between working from home, juggling childcare, home schooling, ageing parents and side hustles, studies from 2019 onwards reveal that self-care is taking a back seat. But are there some unexpected solutions? In this episode I reveal: - How major companies are presenting products in a different way to help consumers feel cared for - How true self-care is different from what you see on social media; - Why more self-care can be achieved on a schedule; And so much more!

Sep 1

8 min 16 sec

Today is all about authenticity as I sat down with Ze Ann Walter Ng. Ze Ann has a communications and corporate marketing background and is now a Business and Personal Advisor and Speaker with Lawrence Walter Seminars, the leading training and coaching specialist in Malaysia. Ze Ann is currently engaged in ground breaking analysis into the role that Authenticity plays in Social Media and has a wealth of information but also practical tips to share. In this episode Ze Ann reveals: - The best and also the simplest way to define Authenticity making it easy to check in with yourself; - How to define and measure authenticity in social media when deciding what to post;  - An easy to remember acronym to test the level of your authenticity in daily life: And so much more!

Aug 26

38 min 19 sec

Today is a special treat because I am interviewing Vanessa Bell who is a true Adventurer and rural pioneer entrepreneur. Vanessa’s career as an international model, morphing to financial services and then a founding role in a leading media company, collided with love when she met her husband, Philip Bell a 4th generation grazier .  Now splitting her time between 3 properties of Greendale, Wirchilleba and Moothumbil with a family history of over 100 years at Greendale in the Southern Tablelands of NSW. Vanessa has launched her Sarah Jane Baby Bond bespoke baby blanket brand, as well as being an expert on self care and her new course Knitting for Mindfulness I believe is just what a locked in world needs right now.  In this episode Vanessa reveals: - The common factor and motivation through her numerous successful careers in fashion, business and now agriculture and her Sarah Jane Bond brand; - The incredible properties of Merino wool and why every baby needs a Merino wool blanket for their health; - How knitting is actually just as if not more effective as meditation for your health: And so much more! Married to the Land Podcast - Vanessa Bell Part 1 https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/married-to-the-land-vanessa-bell-part-1/id1530484692?i=1000528234986 Sarah Jane Bond www.sarahjanebond.com Instagram @sarahjanebondbabyblankets   Knitting For Mindfulness https://info.knittingmindfulness.com/ Instagram @knitting_for_mindfulness   Vanessa's e-book “Self-Care Craft” https://sales.knittingmindfulness.com/scc-book-sales-page-2102061612566072319   Life In An Australian Shearing Shed This video is called ‘Merino The Team’, part of the Fashion To Farmer series.   https://vimeo.com/588199462

Aug 18

48 min 43 sec

A School Library is like the Bat Cave: it's a safe fortress in a chaotic world, a source of knowledge and the lair of a superhero. - Tom Angleberger Sometimes it's only when you look into the past that the most important decisions, which seemed so small and mundane at the time, are revealed as some of the most important decisions you ever made. For me, it was a childhood challenge which sent me straight to the library to seek the answers. In this episode I share: - How the type of book I switched to reading as a priority when I was nine years old was the best decision I ever made: - What I learned about what was 'normal' when striving to achieve something big: - The magical pattern in every single success story; And so much more

Aug 13

6 min 53 sec

Speaking with my friend Carly about juggling career demands, her side hustle and being a single Mom of three, she shared a concern that she might be considered lazy.  And more, that she believed it was actually her periods of being 'lazy' that actually helped her be as productive as possible! In this podcast I share how being lazy is actually a positive for busy people  including: - Scientific research that shares how the brain can more easily focus on long term goals when you're doing nothing - How a helped a client use being lazy to motivate her to get out of bed; - A transformational morning and evening routine that focuses on doing nothing; And so much more!

Aug 2

5 min 51 sec

A reader reached out this week and shared, “I was always told to think, not feel. To plan not dream. It’s as though I was brainwashed that thinking and logic were always the answer. I was told to think about my future, not follow my passions.  But how was I supposed to think the right way when I felt  I felt overwhelmed and hopeless? Why was I told that my emotions are the enemy? ” In this podcast I share how I reached out to my reader and write about all this issues he raised i including: - Surely, it’s better to focus on thinking rather than feeling right? Wrong. - Doesn’t thinking create feelings? Don’t thoughts always come first? - But do your emotions really have that much impact? - How can you access increasing the emotions you want? - How did I respond to my reader? And so much more!

Jul 22

7 min 31 sec

Thought leader, prolific podcaster (more than 860 episodes), serial entrepreneur, philanthropist, business adviser and author, Greg Voisen was an incredible source of wisdom and practical advice in this interview about his book and about life as well! In this interview we covered so much about taking an idea from concept to success, harnessing emotion and energy including: - The spiritual forces in business and how it reveals itself in your intuition; - The vital difference between inspiration and motivation; - The line between being and doing and why it is so important; - How to use the SIlence Solution to enable your intuition to blossom. And so much more!

Jul 7

34 min 45 sec

“At every moment of our lives, we all have one foot in a fairy tale and the other in the abyss.”  Paulo Coelho ('The Alchemist') It's never fun feeling stuck. And whether it's the middle of a challenging year, a new project or a venture that hasn't turned out the way you planned, the middle of any new venture can be disheartening. And fairy tales bear out this malaise - nothing  great ever happens in the middle.  Whatever challenge you are in the middle of, there are three strategies to prevent you getting stuck or overwhelmed.  In the episode I share: - How you handle the middle of your story determines the outcome; - Why success isn't a destination, just the next part of the journey; - How to use Feeling Forwards to create the emotions around the success you will feel in the future to keep moving forward. And so much more!

Jun 28

5 min 45 sec

It's that time of year - Graduate season in the USA and it's a graduation season unlike any other. Instead of a celebratory flurry, with on campus careers fairs and internship opportunities, it's a year when many student have spent more time at home than at college. I had the opportunity of advising a friend about to how to use Feeling Forwards to prepare for an interview in a radical new way and her success inspired this episode! Whether you are interviewing for a role at any stage in your career, in this episode I share: - How to use Feeling Forwards to prepare as the person who already has the role not as the person you are today; - Why this affects your interview preparation to take it to the next level; - How my friend Carrie used this technique to achieve success which spilled over into her new role in a Top 100 company; And so much more!

Jun 15

6 min 50 sec

I was inspired to create this episode after being interviewed by the incredibly successful entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Top 100 business coach and bestselling author David Meltzer on his show 'Office Hours."   Together with his powerhouse panel of interviewers - Mike Mumola and David Moreno - we dived deep into how quantum science can impact your daily decisions and change your future.  The questions on 'Office Hours' inspired this episode because I wanted to dive even deeper and share: - A quick and easy way to understand the elements of quantum science that you can use in an incredibly powerful way; - How you already use quantum science in the way you think and feel every day; - Sharing how a coaching client overcame a negative childhood belief through using the principle of quantum science; - How you can shuttle between past and present to create the future you want. And so much more! David Meltzer's Office Hours: https://www.linkedin.com/video/live/urn:li:activity:6801476862196486144/

Jun 3

15 min 30 sec

Talking about overcoming anxiety, why age really doesn't matter and building a blogging empire! Join me and Melissa Vera, host of Chats from the Blog Cabin - Adventures of a Frugal Mom.   Melissa is a host of a podcast, a youtube channel and a website under the banner of Chats from the Blog Cabin - Adventures of a Frugal Mom. But Melissa hasn't always been someone who relished writing, recording and appearing on camera. It has been a tough and sometimes painful journey away from anxiety that once prevented her from stepping out into the spotlight and pursuing her passions.  In this interview we share: - How family relationships can create and increase feelings of anxiety; - Why talking about your feelings and creating boundaries to protect yourself is so powerful; - The release of energy and creativity when you don't care about your age; and - How to create an environment where you can be unstoppable! And so much more! Insta: @frugalmom Website: https://adventuresfrugalmom.com/chats-from-the-blog-cabin/

May 22

23 min

Through decades of executive leadership as a CEO, coach, sustainability lobbyist, successful Amazon entrepreneur and expert marketing strategist, Theo creates exponential growth and profits for her own companies and hundreds of others.  Today I am chatting to her in her role of bestselling author and her latest book, 'The Balance between Hustle & Flow.' In this interview we share: - The secret sauce revealed in the book - How you can be in both flow and hustle at the same time. - How to navigate other's opinions and pressures as you head towards your dreams; - The delicate dance  of managing the expectations and criticisms of family and friends; and - The emotional ups and downs  along the journey to success.  And so much more! Get your copy of 'The Balance between Hustle and Flow'  here: https://www.amazon.com/Balance-Between-Hustle-Flow-Knowing-ebook/dp/B08KSWCYSB/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= Find Theo on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/theoprodromitis/

May 11

16 min 31 sec

As Mother's Day approaches, there are so many different views about how to celebrate the day, why we celebrate it and whether it's even appropriate to celebrate it at all? But what if Mother's Day could be re-shaped to fit changing times? And of all years, when mothers have sometimes have been out of reach, maybe there have been other (M)others that could be celebrated! In this episode, I share: - How a childhood experience impacted me about what the role of a Mother really represented; - The different women who 'Mothered' me as child and as an adult in difficulty; - An alternative of how to celebrate Mothers' without being commercial; plus - An idea of celebrating Motherhood in a different sense. And so much more!

May 7

8 min 5 sec

Why is it important to feel confident before you get out of bed?  Surely, it’s what is going to happen through the day that creates confidence? Once you get something done or something good happens then you will feel confident. Right? Wrong!  My latest book ‘Feeling Forwards’ reveals how to create positive emotions, whenever you want, no matter what is happening. Learning this Feeling Forwards technique will transform how you live your day and lead to a different future.   Today is the past of your future.   Or in other words, everything you do today, creates tomorrow.   Even if life is more lemons than lemonade, here are three ways to kick start your confidence as soon as you wake up.   In this interview I share: - How to Reverse your To Do list to change how you remember yesterday, for the better; - How to create a 'highlight' reel of yesterday and play it in your mind when you wake up: - How to choose a Feeling Forwards focus to start the day; plus - How Abraham Lincoln and George Bernard Shaw felt about designing the future and future circumstances And so much more!

Apr 29

9 min 17 sec

Internationally acclaimed business woman, author and coach, Raluca Gomeaja reveals the secret world inside the hearts and minds of entrepreneurs.  We dived deep into how emotions can help or hinder entrepreneurs on their path to success. In this interview we discuss: - How to overcome loneliness when you are an entrepreneur - The challenge of managing the expectations and criticisms of family and friends; - The danger of entrepreneurs getting stuck and unable to be vulnerable or ask for help; - Is it possible to manage how entrepreneurs feel about hearing 'no' over and over; And so much more! Get your copy of The Entrepreneurs' Story: https://www.amazon.com/Entrepreneurs-Story-Guide-Business-Owners-ebook/dp/B08RQTNF1C Find Raluca on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/raluca-gomeaja-bb89161/

Apr 21

20 min 47 sec

This is the second part of my delightful conversation with Tom Sumner on his radio program from Flint, Michigan, also on podcast.  Tom has a relaxed but inquisitive interview style and together we discussed how to use Feeling Forwards to become the person who has the life you want!  In this interview I share: - How your emotional energy can be scientifically measured, whether your emotions are positive or negative; - A real life story how positive emotion can lift you and others up, but negative energy leave you drained and can drag other people down; - The exact technique to can bend time and create your future through how you react to everyday circumstances. - How to harness your emotions through the 'cloud' of current circumstances to reach the outcome you truly desire; - I explain why 'Today is the past of your future'; and - How you can start to harness the power of Feeling Forwards tomorrow! And still SO much more.

Apr 14

13 min 10 sec

I was delighted to chat with Tom Sumner on his radio program from Flint, Michigan, also on podcast.  Tom has a relaxed but inquisitive interview style and together we discussed how to use Feeling Forwards to become the person who has the life you want! In this interview I share: - How I define the idea of Feeling Forwards; - What elite athletes can teach you about creating your future; - Why I am so grateful to Tony Robbins for his quote supporting this book; - What is the strategy to align emotions with energy? - How to generate positive emotions in times of despair; - The difference between positive thinking and positive focus; and SO much more.

Apr 9

15 min 33 sec

Imposter syndrome is that sinking feeling that you're not quite good enough and that others will find out and expose you you being a fraud. I meet so many people who believe that it's normal top have some degree of imposter syndrome thinking and I am passionate about helping as many adventurers as possible ditch this feeling for good! In this episode I share: - Which habits of thinking and speaking create imposter syndrome - How to know if you are being held back by imposter syndrome from achieving your true potential. - The three signs of imposter syndrome to watch out for and; - The reversing your To-Do list exercise that will blast through these negative habits. And so much more!

Mar 30

11 min 54 sec

I love diving deep into 'Feeling Forwards and I was so grateful that Ashley wanted to ask incredibly insightful questions.  In this interview, we covered: - What is the essence of Feeling Forwards and how you can use it right now; - How you can use Feeling Forwards every day, even when you are going for a jo interview: and; - If you feel hopeless and helpless, how Feeling Forwards can help you. And so much more! More wisdom from Ashley at the end of the interview.

Mar 24

13 min 41 sec

Dolly Parton once said 'Find out who you are and do it on purpose.' This is wonderful advice but in a confusing world, what if you're not sure who you are? How do you find out and then move to being yourself on purpose? In this episode I share; - How discovering the golden thread in your life will reveal who you are - The three questions that will lead to your discovery: and - What does doing it on purpose mean, now and in the future? Plus how to use Feeling Forwards to help you do it on purpose and so much more!

Mar 9

8 min 3 sec

Have you ever achieved a goal and it didn’t feel as good as you thought it would? You're not alone.  The untold secret about post success blues is it can affect the most successful and accomplished person.  The Good news is that it's avoidable! In this episode I share; - The downside of treating a goal as the end instead of a new beginning. - What is success, really? Why a goal is only a step, not the end… and: - How Feeling Forwards can stop the post success blues Plus real life examples and so much more!

Mar 3

8 min 6 sec

As the author of 'Feeling Forwards', one of the many questions I get asked, is about the power of childhood make believe.  Is it really a power or just a nice memory? In this episode I share; - How in childhood you knew how to transform yourself in an instant; - Remembering how you had the confidence to change without needing to compare yourself with anyone else and: - Examples of the connection between make believe and performance. including scientific proof connecting make believe with an improvement in eyesight.  Plus the wisdom of Cary Grant and so much more!

Feb 3

6 min 39 sec

When I am explaining the concept in my latest book, 'Feeling Forwards', I often share that all of us are using Feeling Backwards already. Did you know you already use Feeling Backwards?  And you use it every day, more than once?   In this episode I want to share; - How I helped someone overcome a lifelong belief they couldn't communicate effectively through using Feeling Backwards. - Through using Feeling Backwards, you can shift your present limiting view of something that happened in the past or at least consider other possibilities; and - How to move from Feeling Backwards to Feeling Forwards to create your future. And so much more!

Jan 12

7 min 57 sec

I love planning for a shiny New Year but how to maximize the NYE potential is very different this year.  In this episode I want to persuade you that a reset from 2020 will be more powerful than resolutions.  I will share why I am Starting the year with a daily focus on - What I did accomplish not what I couldn’t or haven’t done yet, - Appreciating it’s the small personal decisions will add up to the life I have a year from now; and - Behaving with intention not reacting on the run. And so much more!

Dec 2020

7 min 39 sec

It was such a please sure to be interviewed by Allie van der Lei, businesswoman, Community Leader and fabulous female entrepreneur. In this interview we covered key aspects of my new book 'Feeling Forwards' including - How you can create your future and the impact of quantum science. - What you can take from 'Feeling Forwards' to help maintain mental health during this challenging time; and - Why 'Today is the past of your future.'   And so much more! Find Allie on Instagram @moggill_home.

Dec 2020

28 min 36 sec

It was such a please sure to be interviewed by Allie van der Lei, businesswoman, Community Leader and fabulous female entrepreneur. In this interview we covered key aspects of my new book 'Feeling Forwards' including - Why I put emotions at centre stage instead of thoughts. - The moment I discovered the power of my own emotions; and - How your life can change when you train your mind. And so much more! Find Allie on Instagram @moggill_home.

Dec 2020

24 min 19 sec

I heard this question and i was intrigued.  It relates to how you react when you are in a tough situation.  If a pandemic is up there with tough situations,what is there to learn from this question adn the last words of Galileo? In this episode, I will share - The different reactions  to a tight situation in this classic query.  - What did Galileo say when he died that reflects our experience in the pandemic?: and - Will you be happier to farewell 2020 or welcome 2021?  And so much more!

Dec 2020

7 min 11 sec

In my new book 'Feeling Forwards - How to become the person who has the life you want', I share a story about a young filmmaker, Harry who was trying to make an award winning short film that would get him out his pre success phase to profitable stardom. I take Harry's story for the subject of my podcast today and share how Harry made his film and how his own journey of self discovery unfolded along the way.  In this episode, I will share - How the wind echoes the power of our emotions.  - The one theme that is present in any story or any movie: and - A new way to look at how your emotions reaches out to others.  And so much more!

Nov 2020

5 min 15 sec

The kindness of strangers has inspired me and carried me through so many dark times. In my daily planning, allocating part of the day to spread kindness has pride of place. But being kind has been scientifically proven to have a greater impact than a 'feel good' factor. In this episode, I will share - How a new study shows whether your ability to be kind is genetic How you perfectly understood how to use Feeling Forwards as a child - you just forgot how  to use it when you grew up. And so much more!

Oct 2020

7 min 48 sec

All around the world we are waiting for our lives to get back to normal, however that new normal will be. But in the meantime, we are all waiting for news, for statistics, for any sign that the news is getting better, not worse.  So how can  you keep calm and win the waiting game? In this episode, I will share - The three principles I apply to myself each and every day to make sure that at the end of the day, I can look back on something I did and feel good. - How we can use the positive energy of others to spread more joy in our community; and - Why it is important to have set habits around controlling the information we absorb, every day. And so much more!

Oct 2020

8 min 37 sec

I've been in isolation without feeling I had time to be alone - and I missed it!  I read a recent article about seeking wisdom from scientists who chose to be alone for months in Antarctica and how they handled it.  I never expected their advice would be the opposite of what I expected.  In this episode, I will share: - Just because you have been in solation, it doesn't; mean you have had time to yourself; - Even in extreme isolation, you need your alone time; and - The link between solitude and creativity according to Picasso. And so much more!

Jun 2020

5 min 46 sec

I had a conversation recently with a dear friend who was being down on herself because she was struggling with the massive and unwanted changes forced on her in the last two months. Please don't be glad! I urged her. Why? In this episode, I will share: - Just because you are not glad about unwanted events doesn't mean you aren't coping or aren't resilient - How I have navigated through a number of crises and come out strong without ever being glad they happened; plus - How to look forward with hope when you don't know what is going to happen And so much more!

May 2020

5 min 22 sec

With so much unwanted change, personal and financial upheaval. I definitely not talking about hustling, pushing the work out and constantly improving on productivity. In this episode, I will share: - The way I transform my day, no matter how much I do or don't get done - How to spot the often amusing ways we are all unravelling (just a little); plus - The quote that summarises where unspectacular actions can lead.  And so much more!

Apr 2020

6 min 7 sec

We are in a dark time when you rightly have fears about your financial welfare as feeling at risk for your health.  But what do you need to worry about and what are the best issues to focus on? I teamed up with my husband, Financial Adviser, Award winning CPA and my finance go to guy Rob Gould to talk about Money, Mind and the Market!  This excerpt focuses on Mind and I will share: - What I do every day with regard to thinking about Covid-19 - The difference between positive and negative uncertainty; plus - A fun fact genius discovery that resulted from working at home over 300 hundred years ago!  And so much more!

Apr 2020

5 min 32 sec

All around the world we are waiting for our lives to get back to normal, however that new normal will be. But in the meantime, we are all waiting for news, for statistics, for any sign that the news is getting better, not worse.  So how can  you keep calm and win the waiting game? In this episode, I will share - The three principles I apply to myself each and every day to make sure that at the end of the day, I can look back on something I did and feel good. - How we can use the positive energy of others to spread more joy in our community; and - Why it is important to have set habits around controlling the information we absorb, every day. And so much more!

Mar 2020

7 min 52 sec

At the moment, the world is gripped with uncertainty about the impact of the coronavirus.  The good news (and I use this phrase very loosely) is coping with uncertainty requires the same habits and behaviors, no matter what the situation. In this episode, I will share - How to understand why uncertainty can have such a strong hold on your thinking - The two mental strategies that can make dealing with uncertainty more manageable, and - How to use this period in a positive way for yourself and your loved ones. And so much more!

Mar 2020

7 min 5 sec

I find watching the Oscars both uplifting and confronting. This year there were two clear messages for me, one for my work and one for my life.

Feb 2020

6 min 51 sec

If you’re a business leader or entrepreneur you know what it’s like to work really hard.  Whether it’s spending ten thousand hours to become an expert or working late and getting up early, you’ve been there.  But when do you know when you’re about to hit change overload and you need to pause? In this episode I will share - Why it’s the small changes that can tip you over the edge - How not to confuse feeling overwhelmed with being uncomfortable and needing to pivot: and - How taking a pause doesn’t mean you’re slowing down And so much more!

Feb 2020

6 min 29 sec

I started the New Year with an Instagram challenge #Gettingunstuckin2020.  The response was amazing but what I could never have expected was; - Several generations of one family were reunited as a result of the challenge - Participants went from small changes to make massive decisions; and - I decided to embrace massive discomfort and change my direction as well. And so much more!

Feb 2020

8 min 37 sec

The answer is everything!  I came across a quote from Elizabeth Peabody about dreaming and what age you are and it reminded me of ....fried chicken! In this episode I will share: Why the twenty something billionaire success story is an outlier in the history of success. The surprising reason why some people become successful. When is it time to give up on your dreams? And so much more!

Dec 2019

7 min 9 sec

I meet so many people whether for work or socially who joke about their supposed flaws and failings.  Poking fun at yourself can be an endearing trait but when does it start to undermine your confidence? In this episode I will share: How self-deprecating humour is different from being modest Why developing the habit of poking fun at yourself can be damaging How it makes someone feel when you deflect their complimentary words. And so much more!

Nov 2019

7 min 30 sec

There used to be a limit to the amount of screen time you could enjoy but now there are no restrictions.  Did you know that if you watch a screen for pleasure just four hours each day it adds up to twenty years of viewing? In this episode I will share: How you can drift into excess screen time at the end of the day. Why your brain is not designed to help you restrict screen time for pleasure. Easy hacks and strategies to control screen time. And so much more!

Nov 2019

9 min 53 sec

I learned an incredibly powerful lesson from a waiter in San Diego that I use every day. In this episode I will share: I changed one thing about my day that changed my life - for the better. How I wire myself to observe what is positive about each day. The surprising response other people had to the Wonderful Project And so much more!

Oct 2019

8 min 50 sec

In a world of never-ending communication and access, when do you know you are saying too much? In this episode I will share: What I learned from Abraham Lincoln and how much he spoke. How the Queen felt when she ‘couldn’t get a word in’ during a meeting What is more important than making your point And so much more!

Oct 2019

8 min 14 sec

A recent study concluded reaching out to strangers could decrease your happiness. I was intrigued because my own experience is so different. In this episode I will share: * Why and when you choose to reach out to friends or strangers. * When friends aren't always 'friendly' when you're going through a tough time * How strangers have created a special bond with me And so much more!

Sep 2019

8 min 4 sec

Being stuck in the middle of a tough situation or an unwanted challenge is hard. And it can feel as though getting unstuck is impossible. In this episode I will share: * Why we have to get stuck in the middle of every life stage. * How incredible events and even essential inventions happened when their creators were stuck. * My two key strategies to getting unstuck And so much more!

Sep 2019

11 min 56 sec

In a world focused on how we look, how much we love ourselves, self-care and image, the notion of self-respect seems to have been pushed into the background. But it was the small actions that I took during the hardest times, that me a sense of self-respect and the courage to take bigger steps. In this episode I will share: * Why pride can be a powerful feeling to move you forward * The difference between self-respect and self love * How to build your own blazing self-respect And so much more! Please also check out this amazing podcast Optimal Health Daily with guest Ross Enamait.

Sep 2019

8 min 29 sec