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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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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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.

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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.