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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May 8th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 7:02 pm
Dr. Hanks is psychotherapist, licensed clinical social worker, owner of Wasatch Family Therapy clinic in Utah, and a sought after emotional health and relationship expert on KSL TV's Studio 5, a celebrity commentator on Reelz Channel's show Celebrity Legacies, and has appeared nationally on TLC, Discovery Health, FOX New Channel. 

Her down-to-earth advice has also been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Cosmopolitan, CNN, Women's Day, Women's Health, Real Simple, Parenting and others.

Sharecare named Hanks the #1 online influencer for depression and the #2 mental health expert on the web.  

Dr. Hanks is author of The Assertiveness Guide for Women. For a free book chapter visit

Visit and follow @drjuliehanks on social media.

Thanks so much! I'm excited to share the episode.

Our interview with Dr. Hanks will available on itunes on May 9th.  Please join us. 
May 1st, 2017 by theinsideshift at 10:01 pm

As part of UK Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week (May 1-7) we are interviewing Elaine Hanzak, who recounts her experiences with puerperal psychosis.  We are also offering a free download of Emma Bell's, 'The True You,' with helpful advice to people facing challenging situations. 

Elaine Hanzak was a typical mum-to-be until she suffered from puerperal psychosis, the most severe form of postnatal depression. In theory Elaine 'had it all' – a strong marriage, lovely home, supportive family, good teaching career - so why did pregnancy result in her becoming a self-harming psychiatric patient?

Elaine talks about the ‘shifts’ she had in her two books about postnatal depression and the decision to consider further pregnancies. 

Eyes without Sparkle is a powerful autobiography describing Elaine's journey through, and out of puerperal psychosis. Her autobiography is an inspiration for anyone suffering from or involved with a depressive illness.   

Elaine’s second book Another Twinkle in the Eye offers insights for the thousands of affected women each year who are faced with considering additional  pregnancies.  

Elaine’s story has taken her around the world. As the years have passed, her new life's events have been added to the picture, especially the impact on her of the death of her partner, Clive Gott.

Join us for a lively discussion of how Elaine has confronted and overcome these challenges in her life and helped thousands of women confronting similar challenges. 

@PNDandMe, @pmhpuk, #maternalMHmatters,@perinatalpostivitypot,@PNDHour

Apr 24th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 10:07 pm


Our guest this week is Digital Media Marketing guru, Janet Fouts. Janet is the author of six books on social media and is an Amazon bestseller. Janet’s articles are syndicated on influential websites such as Social Media Today,, and Business 2 Community.


In addition to writing and speaking, consulting, Janet is the Founder and CEO of Tatu Digital Media. For over twenty years, her firm has conducted digital marketing strategy work, account and brand reputation management, content optimization and more.


Janet is Top 50 over 50 by Brand Quarterly Magazine and Top 100 Giving Influencers on Twitter by Give Local America.

Just visit any podcast site to listen to The Inside Shift interview available on April 24th.


Apr 17th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 8:00 pm
Sue Atkins is a Parenting Expert, Broadcaster, Speaker, Coach and Author of the Amazon best seller  "Parenting Made Easy - How To Raise Happy Children" and the highly acclaimed Parenting Made Easy CDs. She has recently launched the first in her exciting new series of Parenting Made Easy apps for iPhones and IPads  which offers advice on the go. Sue is  also a former Deputy Head teacher with over 22 years experience working with both parents and children.


Apr 10th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 5:12 pm

Our guest on The Inside Shift Podcast on April 11 is Ramona Zabriskie, a wife of 39 years, and the multi-award winning author of 'Wife for Life: The Power to Succeed in Marriage.'  We'll be discussing Ramona's life experience, deep wisdom, and loving mentoring .

Ramona is also founder of the highly acclaimed Wife for Life University, a one-of-a-kind virtual school for wives that transforms marriages through a step-by-step, principle based approach via live mentoring, classes, and community.


Apr 3rd, 2017 by theinsideshift at 9:00 pm

Nick Jankel is a Cambridge-educated scientist, philosopher and wisdom teacher who, since he set up a globally-renowned innovation agency aged just 24, has spent 20-years cracking the deep code of breakthrough; and, crucially, the mindset and culture that individuals, leaders, teams and organizations must develop if they want to enjoy and deliver them.

He is the co-creator of Breakthrough Biodynamics™, a comprehensive brain-based, heart-smart methodology for ensuring individuals and teams first have, then lead and ultimately sustain breakthroughs in any area of organizational change: Products, processes and people.

Nick has used Breakthrough Biodynamics™ to systematically unleash the potential for breakthrough with clients through his real-world and online programs and experiences.

He is the author of the best-selling book Switch On: Unleash your Creativity and Thrive with the New Science & Spirit of Breakthrough; and the business title The Little Book of Breakthrough: How to use breakthrough leadership and innovation to create a radically better world.

Mar 27th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 7:03 pm

Mara Shapshay is a former serial dieter, writer, journalist, advocate and stand up comedienne. She has a BFA in directing from NYU and an MFA in writing from The American Film Institute. She is a stand up comic who performs regularly at The Comedy Store, Improv, Laugh Factory and many other venues. Mara has been working in the entertainment industry for over 15 years. She’s worked on the following sitcoms: FRIENDS, South Park, That’s My Bush, Jesse, Veronica’s Closet, Ladies Man and Inside Schwartz.

She is the author of a novel entitled “Junky American Princess” and 7 screenplays. Mara writes for The Huffington Post, The Jewish Journal, The Hollywood Journal, The and Glamour Magazine. She can be seen in an episode of season 6’s Kathy Griffin’s – Life On The D-List.

Mara is a once divorced, newly married, clean and sober daughter of a sex therapist, whose hops like a frog from one wacky adventure-filled lilipad to the next. In other words nothing normal ever happens to her. Among Mara’s bizarre experiences: She’s slept next to the Dalai Lama, celebrity house crashed with Carrie Fisher and sued Jenny Craig.

Feb 6th, 2017 by theinsideshift at 9:29 am

'The True You,' read by the author, contains practical steps you can take in your daily life for a calmer, happier more fulfulling relationships.