Do you ‘hate’ your own voice? Are you your own worst critic? And as a result, do you hold yourself back from going after great opportunities?
My guest this week has an inspiring story to share with you.
His name is Jason Freeman, and as a Bravery Coach and Inspirational Speaker, he helps people to learn to love their own voice and express themselves with confidence, clarity and ease.
But what’s most remarkable is the transformation Jason went through to get there.
At birth, he created a bit of a ruckus and lost oxygen in the process. As he grew, he developed a one-of-a-kind accent commonly called a speech impediment. Also as a kid, he had substantial coordination difficulties.
Jason spent much of his life strongly disliking not being “normal.” Even though he was often seeing the best in other people through his former work helping people with developmental disabilities, he was still often seeing the worst in himself.
Eventually, he discovered that constant self-criticism is draining and destructive.
About seven years ago, desperate for a change, he went to a yoga class and then another and another and then lots more. He began to fall in love with his body and his voice.
In this conversation we talk about:
- How practicing yoga helped Jason to love and accept his body and his voice
- How you can learn to love your own voice
- What ‘daily bravery’ is and how you can practice it
- Why we are our own worst critic and how to accept yourself
- How to accept feedback
- …and more!
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