Trigger Warning: Infidelity
Today’s episode involves Emily’s intimate story of one Christmas Eve and a knock on the door that resulted in her 9-year relationship crashing down around her, and what’s more, she never expected to fly across the planet to Bali to rise again.
With a BA in Criminal Justice & Psychology and certifications as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and holistic nutritionist, she unexpectedly found her calling in the digital world of Podcasts.
Join Gilad and Emily in this inspiring interview discussing her incredible ability to build an empire from the ashes of her former life while overcoming heartbreak and betrayal through reflection, responsibility, and self-love. Get ready to dig deep into the mindset that allowed her to turn her partner’s infidelity into the best thing that ever happened to her.
00:45 - Intro to Emily Gough
01:25 - Emily’s Story
04:00 - Ditching Corporate
06:30 - The Real Pandemic: Mental Exhaustion
08:30 - Humans are Batteries
10:15 - The Power of Little Habits
12:35 - Awareness of Success
14:45 - Get Clear on Your Definition of Success
16:35 - Personal Development is Crucial
19:00 - Confidently Unique
20:20 - You’re Not The Person You Need To Be… Yet.
21:21 - Emily’s Daily Habits of Improvement
22:00 - The Social Media Black Hole
23:33 - I Just Don’t Want To!
25:00 - The Brain Science of Laziness
27:28 - A Quote on the Wall
28:00 - An Act of Self Love
29:00 - Christmas Eve: A Knock on the Door
31:45 - A Completely New Headspace
36:52 - Pockets of Trauma
41:00 - Responsibility
43:00 - Gilad Applies Responsibility
44:44 - Self Trust Over Toxic Positivity
48:10 - The Weight of Being Out of Alignment
49:44 - Emily’s Final Advice: The Light is There
• Podcast: Room to Grow
• Book: The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal
• Emily Gough on Instagram
• Awareness of Success on Instagram
• Awareness of Success Facebook Group
• Gilad Hanina on Instagram