A WORD FROM EMMA

I’ll fake it till I make it

I’ll fake it till I make it

Instead of saying “fake it till you make it”, behave as though you already have what you want. For instance, if you want more confidence, behave in a way that tells your mind you are already more confident.

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The to-do list

The to-do list

Have you ever noticed that you can tick everything off your to-do list, but still feel like you’ve got nothing done? Me too! We value getting things ticked off the to-do list – so much so, we don’t stop to check whether what’s on the to-do list needs ticking off. We...

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There is no fear

There is no fear

We humans are generally guided by two emotions: love and fear. I love that! I love checking my emotions to see which one is playing out at any given time. Spiritual teacher and author Gary Zukav put it perfectly when he said, “You cannot act in love and act in fear at...

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What’s within your control – and what isn’t?

What’s within your control – and what isn’t?

I recently worked with a client called Sal. Sal works in a corporate organisation. She was telling me about the politics being played out, the things that were not being said — and the leaders who were playing games. Sometimes, as a business leadership coach, I need...

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Does your inner voice hold you back?

Does your inner voice hold you back?

We all have that negative inner voice. It’s an internal dialogue and a well-integrated pattern of self-destructive thoughts. You might have several inner critics: the self-doubter, the martyr, the know-it-all, the judge and the wimpy kid with a diary. No matter how...

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