The Inside Shift

The Inside Shift shares the work of author and lawyer, Emma Bell with practical tips for a calmer, happier, more fulfilling life.

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Aug 16th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 9:26 pm


The Inside Shift Interviews Jen Riday, Podcast 17– 17 August 2017

Jen Riday is a Women's Happiness Expert and host of the Vibrant Happy Women podcast. Jen shows women how to let go of "busyness" and guilt and live vibrant, happy lives through her online programs Time Mastery for Women and the Vibrant Happy Women Academy and the free Vibrant Happy Women Facebook Group. 

During our interview, Jen gives some great tips and tricks to live a vibrant and happy life.

The podcast will be available on 17 August on iTunes, Google Play and other major podcast sites.


Aug 2nd, 2017 by theinsideshift at 8:30 pm

Maxine Harley is a psychologist, psychotherapist, childhood recovery coach and therapeutic self-development mentor to people who want to understand and manage their emotions, boundaries and behaviours.

Maxine helps people to FEEL better, so they can BE, DO and HAVE better in their lives.

Maxine has a Masters Degree in Psychotherapy and over 20 years clinical experience.  During our podcast  interview, Maxine provides very practical advice on how we can all release ourselves from the patterns that may play out in our relationships as a result of difficulties we have faced during childhood.
Jul 19th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 8:38 pm


Cortney Donelson holds a Master’s Degree from Ithaca College in New York and professional certifications in human resources and the health sciences. However, she was compelled to pursue writing, speaking, and coaching after experiencing one of the greatest tragedies a marriage can face.

Her book,Clay Jar, Cracked, is the story about her willingness to change her mindset to find hope and reconciliation in the face of that tragedy. In this podcast Cortney shares her harrowing journey from discovering the truth of her husband’s sex addiction to working with him as a mentor to other couples facing similar difficulties.



Jul 5th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 9:39 pm

DEBBI DACHINGER is a Media Personality who has been interviewed on over 800 media outlets. She is a syndicated, award-winning radio host and producer, interviews celebs on the red carpet, is an on-camera event host, keynote speaker, a certified coach and author of international bestselling books. 

In this interview, Debbi talks about her own Inside Shift that led her to do the work she is now involved in, and how she helps her clients be at their best when presenting to the media. What Debbi shares resonates with The Inside Shift – that when we break the patterns that hold us back, we can fulfill our personal potential.

The podcast is scheduled for 6 July on iTunes, Google Play and other major podcast sites. 

Jun 21st, 2017 by theinsideshift at 8:13 pm

The Inside Shift Interviews David Eustace, Chancellor, Edinburgh Napier University - Podcast 13 - 22 June 2017

Leaving school at 16 with an Art O'level, David worked in various jobs. At 18, David served on a Royal Navy Minesweeper, and at 21 became a prison officer at HM Prison Barlinnie. 

At 28, David returned, as a mature student, to full-time education at Edinburgh Napier University. He graduated 3 years later with a BA Distinction in Photographic Studies.

At 32, David worked at GQ / Vogue and other London-based magazines. For 15 years he split his time between homes in Glasgow and New York City.

In 2011, he received an Honorary Dr. of Arts for his contribution in his chosen field. In 2012, Panasonic based their global Lumix TV and print campaign around David's work.

His work is held in both private and public art collections and in 2015 he was the first photographic artist to have an exhibition in The Scottish Gallery's 173-year history. In the same year, David became The Chancellor of Edinburgh Napier University, a post he will serve in for 5 years.


The podcast is scheduled for 22 June on iTunes, Google Play and other major podcast sites. 

Jun 12th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 8:13 pm

Cynthia (‘Cindy’) Mazzaferro is a highly acclaimed Motivational Speaker and #1 Amazon Best-Selling Author of Powerful Beyond Measure.

Cindy's passion is to empower people in their personal growth, health and purpose. Her new book is the inspirational and transformational #1 Amazon self-help book, Powerful Beyond Measure. In that book, Cindy enables you to explore your past, empower your present and envision your future.

Jun 5th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 8:58 pm

We are delighted to have Madeleine Black as our guest on this week’s podcast. Madeleine is the author of the insightful autobiography ‘Unbroken’, in which she tells her deeply moving and empowering story about how a person chooses to recover from adversity.

Violently gang raped when she was thirteen and raped three more times before the age of eighteen, Madeleine has experienced more trauma in her life than most ever will. Living in a state of shock and self-loathing, it took her years of struggle to confront the buried memories of that first attack and begin to undo the damage it wrought.

Yet Madeleine found the heart to carry out the best revenge plan of all; leading a fulfilling and happy life. Madeleine tells us in this interview how forgiveness was the key in her quest for happiness.

This interview will be available on iTunes, GooglePlay and other major podcast sites Tuesday 6 June. 

May 29th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 7:26 pm
We are delighted to have Tina McGuff as our guest on this week's podcast. Tina is the author of the harrowing autobiography 'Seconds to Snap' which tracks Tina's horrifying journey through anorexia. 
Tina talks to us about the many shifts that she made which enabled her to survive the disease. Tina now talks to schools, universities and workplaces across the UK about the impact of the disease and advises clinicians on how to deal with those who are receiving treatment.

Tina has appeared on the Lorraine Kelly show, on radio with Jeremy Vine, on a Channel 5 documentary and in various newspapers to share her story. The Lancet Medical Journal has also reviewed 'Seconds to Snap' and recommends that it be read by everyone affected by the disease (not simply clinicians).  Click here to download the first chapter. 

The podcast is scheduled for 30 May on itunes, GooglePlay and other major podcast sites.
May 22nd, 2017 by theinsideshift at 7:00 pm
We are excited to interview Dr. Suzanne Lachmann who brings her insights on the powerful shifts that occur in the lives of young people. 
Suzanne Lachmann, Psy.D., is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist with offices in Manhattan and Westchester, NY. She earned her Doctorate from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. 

Her work has been featured in USA Today, Time, Cosmo, Women's Health, Men's Health and elsewhere. Dr. Lachmann blogs at
Dr. Lachmann works in her offices and via phone with male and female adult and late adolescent patients with conflicts including relationship issues, trauma, struggles with self-esteem, body image, trust, depression and anxiety. Since 9/11 Dr. Lachmann has served as a consulting psychologist for the Fire Department of New York (FDNY).

Dr. Lachmann believes that the majority of our actions are meant to be self-preserving, even if they seem self-destructive or otherwise dysfunctional. Understanding yourself through this lens affords an updated understanding and acceptance of yourself in the world.

The podcast is scheduled for May 23nd on itunes, GooglePlay and other major podcast sites. 
May 15th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 8:02 pm

Our guest on The Inside Shift Podcast this week is Paul Hannam, who brings over 30 years of experience in personal development and organizational psychology.

During his career, Paul has trained and coached over 10,000 people both in the UK and USA on a wide range of skills such as mindfulness, positive psychology, motivation,communication, emotional intelligence, stress management, leadership and much more.

During his career, Paul has trained and coached over 10,000 people both in the UK and USA on a wide range of skills such as mindfulness,positive psychology, motivation, communication, emotional intelligence, stress management, leadership and much more .

Paul taught at Oxford University and has three books published. His new self-help book is called The Wisdom of Groundhog Day, and was a Sunday Times bestseller and #1 for Self Help on Amazon.

Using the much-loved movie as a blueprint, he shows you how you can improve your life one day at a time.

The Inside Shift Podcast listeners can download the first chapter of The Wisdom of Groundhog Day for free at;

This podcast will be available on iTunes and other major podcast channels from May 16th, 2017

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