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Crosscroads Cafe

By Emma Gaba
You’re listening to Crossroads café, a podcast that inspires women to explore fresh ideas take on new adventures, and become accomplished at something you love.

There is no better time than NOW to start working towards the life you've always wanted.

If you're wanting to change your career path and start-up a business of your own, check out 'The Essential Start-Up Guide To Business Success' at: www.crossroads.biz it's sure to help you.

It's time to get motivated, set some goals, and start taking action towards your best life.
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Overcoming Life's Obstacles to Achieve Success
I was super excited to record todays podcast as I know the challenges my guest, Zoe Oughton, has faced over these last few months.   I Zoe talks all about it and how she's has managed to soldier on and overcome the obstacles.    What a women! She hasn't just survived, she's thrived and taken her life and business to the next level.    If you want to get in touch with Zoe, you can do so here: https://www.facebook.com/RelaxingReflexologyDevon Don't wait for the time to be just right to change things in your life... there will never be a right time. I'm on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on the podcast. If there's anything in particular your struggling with, let us know... we're here to help. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma Xx www.crossroadscafe.biz
33:38
November 23, 2021
Yoga for a happy and healthy body
In today's podcast I'm chatting to Donna from Simply Soulful Yoga. I was great to learn from Donna and hear about her business, how she got started, and the benefits of what a regular yoga and meditation practice can do for us.  If you would like to connect with Donna you can do so via her website: https://www.merrifieldhousedevon.co.uk , or on facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/SimplySoulfulUK  Don't wait for the time to be just right to change things in your life... there will never be a right time. I'm on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on the podcast. If there's anything in particular your struggling with, let us know... we're here to help. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma Xx www.crossroadscafe.biz
42:04
November 2, 2021
How to manage your mental wellbeing at work
In this podcast episode I'm chatting to Health and Wellness Coach Sue Richards. Today we're talking all about how best to maintain a calm, cool and positive mind in the workplace.    Whether your employed or self-employed, its vital to create a happy, healthy and productive working environment.    Mental health in the workplace is something we all should be constantly working on and bettering... in this podcast we talk about how best you can do that and create an environment where you thrive and achieve your goals.   If you would like to get in touch with Sue and learn more about her teachings and upcoming programme, you can do so here:  https://fittrvie.com , or on Instagram at: www.instagram.com/suerichards.coaching Don't wait for the time to be just right to change things in your life... there will never be a right time. I'm on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on the podcast. If there's anything in particular your struggling with, let us know... we're here to help. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma Xx www.crossroadscafe.biz
29:51
October 15, 2021
Become A Master At Visualization
In today's Crossroads Cafe episode I'm talking to Nicola Buswell, the founder of 'Power of Pants'. I was so inspired by Nicola and how she came up with her business idea. It's a great story, overflowing with the magic of visualization and self-belief... have a listen to be inspired! If you would like to get in touch with Nicola and learn more about her, her business and the future of 'POP', you can do so here: hello@powerofpants.com I'm on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on the podcast episodes. If there's anything in particular your struggling with, let us know... we're here to help. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma Xx www.crossroadscafe.biz
35:46
October 8, 2021
First Class Advice For Start-up Entrepreneurs
In this Crossroads Cafe episode I chat with Amy Johns from Amy Johns Hypnotherapy. Amy's a great example of how a desire to make a change to your life, coupled with a little courage, can lead to amazing things.  Don't wait for the time to be just right, it never will be! I'm on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on the podcast. If there's anything in particular your struggling with, let us know... we're here to help. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma Xx www.crossroadscafe.biz
39:57
October 3, 2021
Believing Matters: Get around the right people to achieve success
In today's Crossroads Cafe episode I'm talking to Veronique Mertes from Veronique Mertes Hypnotherapy. Veronique shares her story and talks about the importance of getting around the right people when it comes to starting and scaling a business. Veronique's 'Becoming A Positive Thinker' starts week commencing the 27th Spetember 2021.  If you would like to get in touch with Veronique and learn more about her upcoming course you can do so here: www.vmerteshypnotherapy.co.uk or email her at: info@vmertes.co.uk I'm on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on the podcast. If there's anything in particular your struggling with, let us know... we're here to help.  A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma Xx www.crossroadscafe.biz 
22:53
September 23, 2021
Self-care and Sound Healing with Clem
In today's Crossroads Cafe episode we talk to Clem Lafrades - Clem Lafrades, a Sound Healing Energy Practitioner.    Clem talks to us today about the importance of self-care and taking time out to do what makes you feel good.   If you're rushing to get someone but unsure where... If you're doubting yourself and craving clarity on what to do next...or if you're feeling low and in need of a little self-loving, today's episode is one for you! Tune in and listen to Clem's calming voice and learn from her teachings.  If you would like to get in contact with Clem you can do so here: https://msha.ke/slayandshine/ We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma and Felicity www.crossroadscafe.biz
37:46
May 12, 2021
Identity: How you see yourself matters
In today's podcast, we talk about the importance of 'Identity' and how you define yourself has a huge impact on your life and how things pan out for you.  We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback on today's episode, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma and Felicity P.S. Don't forget to visit our website and check out our business start-up guide here: www.crossroadscafe.biz
25:17
April 16, 2021
The Power of Self-Reflection
Self Reflection can be a very empowering process.  It can help you come to decisions and set a course of action sure to move you forwards in the direction you want to go. It can also help you to step away from your habitual way of doing and thinking, and discover new ideas and opportunities for your life.  The power of 'REFLECTION' is what today's Crossroads Cafe episode is all about. We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback on today's episode, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma and Felicity P.S. Don't forget to visit our website and check out our business start-up guide here: www.crossroadscafe.biz
33:15
April 8, 2021
The Importance of Getting Out Of Your Own Way - Money Mindset Motivation
In today's Crossroads Cafe episode we talk to Lesley Thomas - The Money Mastery Business Coach. It was great catching up with Lesley, learning from her wealth of experience and knowledge around the limiting money beliefs many entrepreneurs seem to have and struggle to overcome.  If you would like to get in touch with Lesley, she can be contacted here: www.lesleyathomas.com and if you would like to download her free money mindset guide, you can do so here: https://www.lesleyathomas.com/moneymindset We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma and Felicity Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
32:03
March 23, 2021
Why We Need To Think Differently
Today's episode was recorded with Zakia Rashid, the founder of Mother Ocean Blue: delivering services, support, and education around ocean conservation and climate change.  Zakia highlights why we need to all be thinking differently and the importance this makes.  She inspires us with her passion and vision of creating a better world not only for ourselves but for future generations to come.   Zakia also shares her stories of success and failure and how trusting the process is the way to go! If you're inspired by Zakia and her message and would like to reach out to her, you can do so at her website: https://www.motheroceanblue.com/ We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Enjoy the podcast. Felicity and Emma www.crossroadscafe.biz XX
32:40
March 17, 2021
Mindset Money Mastery with Sherri Somers
Wow!!! What a treat of an episode we have for you today! Sherri Somers joins and has us on the edge of our seats with her enthusiasm, motivation, and raw, honest advice on how to start, grow and scale your business.  If you're inspired by what you hear today and want to reach out to Sherri, you can do so here: https://itssherri.com/ We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Hope you enjoy the podcast. Felicity and Emma www.crossroadscafe.biz XX
43:13
March 2, 2021
Maximising Life's Opportunities
In today's Crossroads Cafe episode we talk to Ann Carden...a beautiful blonde bombshell, (as I refer to her in the recording... and she so is!) with bundles of experience starting, growing, and then selling her own businesses.  Ann comes from humble beginnings, has a wealth of knowledge, and openly shares her learnings in this episode.  This is maximising life's opportunities on steroids! If you would like to reach out to Ann, you can do so here: https://anncardencoaching.com or https://annlcarden.com We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Hope you enjoy the podcast.  Felicity and Emma  www.crossroadscafe.biz XX
48:48
February 24, 2021
Energized Empowered Entrepreneurs
Today we are catching up with Megan Nolan, an empowered entrepreneur currently living in Hawaii and running a successful yoga business.  Listen in to hear Megan's story, how she has built her business with intention, and how to thrive not just survive in your business.  If you want to get in touch with Megan and learn about her yoga programs, you can do so here: https://www.facebook.com/meganvitalitynolan Crossroads Cafe is on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma and Felicity Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
27:02
February 16, 2021
Reset Your Mindset: Your Life Is As Good As Your Mindset
In today's Crossroads Cafe episode we caught up with Cynthia Micallef, an inspiring entrepreneur currently living in Ibiza Cynthia, like most entrepreneurs, has had multiple businesses and has recently pivoted her offerings due to the pandemic. She now runs a successful mentoring program that encourages to step into their greatness and pursue their dream life.  If you want to get in touch with Cynthia and learn about her coaching programs, you can do so here: https://cynthiamicallef.com  Cynthia's Facebook group is: https://www.facebook.com/groups/thedrivenfemaleshub Crossroads Cafe is on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma and Felicity Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
26:17
February 8, 2021
Inspiring Change: From Cabin Crew to Cafe
In today's Crossroads Cafe episode we talk to Jo who likes to call herself the 'accidental entrepreneur.' This inspiring lady worked as cabin crew for British Airways for over 20 years but now owns and runs a cafe in her hometown. We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma and Felicity Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
36:17
January 29, 2021
It All Starts With You
It all starts with you..... what you put out you'll get back. If you're starting a new venture but doubt yourself and wonder whether you're capable of making your dreams a reality, have a listen in to this episode.  Felicity shares her wisdom and inspiring story that will encourage you to go after your dreams and make them your reality. We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma and Felicity Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
28:39
January 24, 2021
Find Your Why, It Will Lead You To Success (Emma's Story)
Do you have a goal or a vision of what you want your life to be? When I understood the real reason WHY I was here, what it was that I wanted to achieve, and what I wanted my business to represent, achieving my goals and taking action became a whole lot easier.  In this Crossroads Cafe episode I share my story of how Yellow Brick Roads came about and what I envision for its future.  I hope it inspires you to pursue your dreams, go for your goals and build the life (and business) you desire. We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women around the world. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We'd love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Emma and Felicity Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
39:38
January 15, 2021
Get Ahead in 2021 and Kick Start Your Personal Development
2020 has been a challenging year for most so in today's episode we discuss our biggest take-aways of the year, and where we plan to focus next year to ensure we drive our businesses, (and ourselves) forward.  We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in life. We would love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know what you thought of today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved... share your feedback with us and be reminded that you're not alone. Take care, Felicity and Emma Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
28:52
December 21, 2020
How To Think Differently and Pivot Through Life ,So That You End Up Exactly Where You Need To Be
Today's podcast was recorded with our very first guest: Sharon Simpson from Dark Romantix. Sharon shares her inspiring story with us today... and it was a great one! Sharon talks about how she pivoted through her career, adapted to change, and how she learned to think differently to enable her to end up right where she was meant to be! You will learn so much from Sharon's story, and find it so relatable when reflecting back on your own life. We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in life. We would love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know what you thought of today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved...so share your feedback with us. And for anyone who wants to get in touch with Sharon, you can do so here: https://darkromantix.com/contact-me-at-dark-romantix/ Take care, Felicity and Emma Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
43:59
December 8, 2020
How To Stop Seeking Approval From Other People
Why is it you feel the need to be accepted by other people, and constantly look for their approval? And how can you overcome this and focus more on what you want, rather than worrying about what other people of you? In this podcast episode, we are talking about validation and how we can overcome the need to seek other people's approval of our own actions.  We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We would love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? So share your feedback with us.  The link to the Oprah video we discussed today on 'KNOWINg WHO YOU ARE', can be found on the link below:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skj-ALA1HFE Take care, Felicity and Emma Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
34:16
November 27, 2020
Believe in Yourself and Change Your Life
Do you struggle with self-belief?  I'm sure you're answering 'Yes' to this question? Lack of belief, low self-esteem, and the negative talk that goes along with it affect us all from time to time.  In today's podcast episode we talk about the power of believing in yourself and what you can do to cultivate it.  We're on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We would love to hear your feedback, so please don't hesitate to get in touch and let us know your thoughts on today's episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Felicity and Emma Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
38:20
November 17, 2020
How To Boost Your Creativity
The more you exercise your creativity, the stronger it gets! Do you want to find new ways of solving problems and approaching challenging situations? Listen in to today's Crossroads Cafe podcast to learn how you can boost your creativity, so you go on to achieve all that you want in life. We are on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We would love to hear your feedback so get in touch and let us know what you thought of this episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Felicity and Emma Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
29:39
November 12, 2020
Building Resilience
Resilience is not just your ability to bounce back, but also your capacity to adapt in the face of challenging circumstances, whilst maintaining mental wellbeing.   Listen to today's Crossroads Cafe podcast to hear more on this topic. We are on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We would love to hear your feedback so get in touch and let us know what you thought of this episode. A problem shared is a problem solved, right? Take care, Felicity and Emma Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
30:35
November 4, 2020
How To Ask Better Questions
The clearer you are with what it is you want, the faster your brain can get you there - Tony Robbins.   Listen in to today's 'Crossroads Cafe' episode to hear more on this topic and the questions you should be asking yourself in order to reach your goals.  We are on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need.   Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career.   We would love to hear your feedback so get in touch and let us know what you thought of this episode.   A problem shared is a problem solved, right?   Take care, Felicity and Emma  Felicity: www.phenomenal-people.com/ Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk
27:23
October 28, 2020
How To Build Self-Discipline, Inner Strength and Confidence
How do you rid the excuses and build self-discipline so that you move closer to what it is you want? Listen in to today's Crossroads cafe episode to hear more on this topic. ''If it's gonna be, it's up to me... right?'' We are on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. We would love to hear your feedback and if you're struggling in the area of Seld-discipline, why not get in touch? A problem shared is a problem solved! Emma & Felicity Xx
35:15
October 21, 2020
The Power Of Peer Groups
This Crossroads Cafe episode talks about PEER Groups and why it's super important to surround yourself with the right people to ensure your business success.   You are the average of the 5 people you spend the majority of your time with... so make sure it's the right 5!!   A problem shared is a problem solved, so don't hesitate to get in touch if you're feeling stuck and in need of a little support, we love to hear your feedback.  Take care,    Emma & Felicity
35:42
October 19, 2020
How To Get Clarity On What You Want
How to get clarity on what you want... sounds good, right? We are on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need. Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in your working career. This talks about the importance of CLARITY. How you can get a deeper understanding of what it is you want to achieve in life, and how to go about getting it.  We would love to hear your feedback and if you're struggling in the area of CLARITY, why not get in touch?  A problem shared is a problem solved! Emma & Felicity Xx Emma: www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk Felicity: https://www.phenomenal-people.com/
37:11
October 10, 2020
Who We Are And Why You Should Listen
This is our first Crossroads Cafe episode. We are on a mission to create some positivity, confidence, and success in the lives of women in need.  Listen to our stories, learn from our mistakes, and feel supported and loved in all you wish to achieve in life.  This episode introduces us, talks about why 'Crossroads Cafe' and what we're all about. A problem shared is a problem solved!  We are here to support you so if you're struggling with anything, reach out to us and we will do our best to help. Take Care Emma & Felicity Emma : www.yellowbrickroads.co.uk Felicity: https://www.phenomenal-people.com/
34:58
October 5, 2020