emma hogg, how to break bad habits, start new habit, lent

Lent: The perfect opportunity to break a bad habit and start an awesome one

I’m not a religious person and I never used to do the whole Lent thing. But a few years ago, Pete and I used Lent as an excuse to bet on who could last longer without their favourite food and I lost miserably.

The year after, we decided to be kinder to each other and instead of depriving ourselves to see who would lose first, we challenged each other to commit to a daily practice that we hoped would help our relationship to deepen and grow.

I’m not going to lie to you…the challenge wasn’t easy and we almost broke up during the process. But we came out of it knowing each other better and feeling stronger as a couple.

Continue reading “Lent: The perfect opportunity to break a bad habit and start an awesome one”

Bertram Muller, Emma Hogg, a life i choose, rituals

How to Create Personal Transformation with Meaningful Rituals

Remember Bertram? My mentor, who I told you about at the New Year Evolution Workshop? He’s the person who introduced me to concept of using a ritual to create personal transformation. 

A couple of months ago, Bertram kindly accepted my request to interview him. I wanted you to meet him so you can understand what rituals are more fully: how rituals work, when they don’t work and how to create your own effective rituals so you can achieve the kind of personal growth you want.

Continue reading “How to Create Personal Transformation with Meaningful Rituals”

Set Yourself Up For Success: The Life-Changing Magic of Visualisation

Hey Life-Designer!

Have you heard about the basketball experiment that proved you can vastly improve your chances for success by visualising the results you want? No?! Well, a psychologist named Alan Richardson split a group of basketball players into 3 groups:

  • The first group practiced free-throws for 20 minutes a day.
  • The second group visualised themselves making successful free-throws everyday, but didn’t physically practice.
  • The third group didn’t practice or visualise – they did NADA!

Richardson found that the visualisation group VASTLY improved in their free-throwing ability, and were almost as good as the group who practiced daily!

Continue reading “Set Yourself Up For Success: The Life-Changing Magic of Visualisation”

emma hogg, a life i choose, life coach, therapist

How to Grow Your Business with a Blog or YouTube Channel

Do you run a small business and sometimes wonder how you can more effectively let people know you’re out there? Or maybe your business isn’t established yet, but you often think about having your own blog or YouTube channel?

Here are the 4 steps I followed and continue to follow to grow my business with my blog and YouTube Channel. This simple formula has helped me to consistently get my name out there as an expert in my field, and consequently, it directs the people who are looking for my service to me.

Apply these 4 concepts to your business communication, to let people know how your service/product can add value to their lives.

Continue reading “How to Grow Your Business with a Blog or YouTube Channel”