11 episodes

"How can I be 5% more free in any area of my life by this time next week?"

How to be Free Stephen Francis & Michelle Leduc Catlin

    • Education

"How can I be 5% more free in any area of my life by this time next week?"

    Do you hate having your picture taken?

    Do you hate having your picture taken?

    Retouched "images" can make us feel ugly and thus reluctant to be photographed. Helen Tansey started out as a model, then stepped behind the camera and became a photographer. Find out how she brings depth to that seemingly shallow process -- and how you can have just a little more freedom around having your picture taken.

    • 32 min
    What if your constraints could support your creativity?

    What if your constraints could support your creativity?

    Some people can't face public speaking, while others dread writing something as simple as a LinkedIn profile. Veteran TV producer, showrunner, writer, and mentor Al Magee explains how putting love in your heart can help. You'll also get practical tips on how to ease the nerves around critical business emails -- and how to face any empty page with just a little more freedom.

    • 32 min
    It's Halloween and… wait… did you hear that?

    It's Halloween and… wait… did you hear that?

    Most of us would probably not willingly spend the night in a haunted house -- and definitely not after hearing mysterious footsteps around midnight. For TV host and paranormal investigator Heather Taddy, it's just another day at the office. She joins us for our suitably spooky Halloween special and sheds some light on the ways that so many of us are "haunted" in more down-to-earth ways -- and how we can break free.

    • 44 min
    How can I be free to respond (rather than just "react")?

    How can I be free to respond (rather than just "react")?

    When we think of things that limit our freedom, we often look outside of ourselves -- but frequently, our "first wave" reactions are running like a program, denying us freedom from within. Ginette Mohr is a "newly-minted" Gestalt psychotherapist with an extensive performing arts background; she is here to help us experience the freedom in being truly present.

    • 39 min
    "How can you be free if you don't connect to 'you'?”

    "How can you be free if you don't connect to 'you'?”

    It's easy sometimes to forget that "freedom" is a deeply and uniquely personal experience -- and it's hard to enjoy it when we don't feel at home in our own skins. Meet Elias Abdel Ahad, a Manual Osteopathic Practitioner, and get simple, practical steps you can take while listening to the show, that will have you experience freedom in a whole new way.

    • 34 min
    What if lawyers were peacemakers?

    What if lawyers were peacemakers?

    Very few of us experience much freedom around lawyers -- at its worst, dealing with legal issues can seem like we are playing a zero-sum game, where the house always wins. Meet J. Kim Wright, an attorney who takes an "integrative" and "collaborative" approach to the law. Her mission? To transform the legal system.

    • 42 min

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