How to look on the bright side of life

  • The power of positive thinking
  • How to cope with adversity
  • Boost your personal resilience

It is likely that we will all, at some stage, experience things in our life or career that will throw us off course. How can we react positively when these challenges arrive?

Five years ago, just as the company Emma Lawton was working for was redesigning the Parkinson’s UK website, she was diagnosed with the condition herself. She was aged just 29. It could have ruined her life. Instead, she quit her job, started her own business, wrote a book and shared her story to inspire others with the condition.

Emma will offer inspirational insights into the power of a positive mental attitude. You’ll find out how to cope with adversity, be super-resilient and bounce back.

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Emma Lawton

Emma Lawton was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at the age of 29. This year Emma is doing something new every day to shine a light on the importance of investing in our own development and happiness. In 2015 Emma won the CharityComms Inspiring Communicator award, she is one of MT’s 35 women under 35 and has been dubbed ‘One to Watch’ by Wired Magazine.