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The School of Bravery

By Emily Ann Peterson

A podcast and business school for creatives visionaries looking for an extra dose of bravery to get out there and do what they're called to do. Singer/songwriter, teaching artist, and creative entrepreneur, Emily Ann Peterson, hosts monthly guest experts and students who have stories of brave battles, creative solutions, courageous failures, dream-crushing constraints, knee-knocking fears, and innovative genius. Every month features the authors, musicians, artists, business owners, and other professionals who courageously pour themselves into their work. Every guest will flaunt the obstacles battled and the bravery required for their quiet victories and loud failures. Every episode holds conversations that unclothe the fears befriended (or banished) along with our stories of bravery, quiet heroism, and all-out gutsy-ness. Some episodes will open the (sometimes) Pandora's box of constraints and dream-crushing realities. Perhaps by listening to others search for and find their bravery, we will all find our own. For that is what we need most: to know we are not alone.

  1. 1.
    091: How to Be Honest feat. Amber Hawken02/05/2019
    24:07
  2. 2.
    Undefended Living, Racism, ADHD, and Inherent Worth with Ellis Delaney12/04/2018
    44:02
  3. 3.
    Finding Your Boundaries with Erika Amy Olson11/16/2018
    40:38
  4. 4.
    088: Keeping the Folk Alive with Erin Mae Lewis09/26/2018
    41:11
  5. 5.
    5 Red Flags of Poor Planning & Shadow Reading with Kristen Kalp09/20/2018
    30:24
  6. 6.
    085: How to Use the Context of Vulnerability with SARA AVANT STOVER08/14/2018
    42:25
  7. 7.
    084: Creative Boundaries & Preparing for Seasons of Bravery with JANELLE JONES07/31/2018
    33:47
  8. 8.
    083: How to Kill Your Darlings with Radical Essentialism with MARTIN STELLAR07/25/2018
    50:36
  1. 9.
    082: How to Find Your Purpose in the Midst of Transition with JONATHAN DEWAAL07/10/2018
    44:52
  2. 10.
    081: How to Manage Stress & Expectations as an Entrepreneur with BENJAMIN DELL06/27/2018
    43:35
  3. 11.
    080: The Defiant Expectation of Recovery with JESSICA FLINT06/12/2018
    47:45
  4. 12.
    ps048: Is Imagination Insanity? How to Think Beyond Your Reality with Emily Ann Peterson06/08/2018
    16:56
  5. 13.
    079: Risky Business: Saying Yes to Rejection with the Ladies Behind Badassery Magazine05/29/2018
    43:28
  6. 14.
    ps047: The Upside of Taking Risks with EMILY ANN PETERSON05/22/2018
    19:18
  7. 15.
    078: Hiding Under Desks, Prioritizing Pain & Other Hard Things with JESSICA RIBERA05/16/2018
    46:26
  8. 16.
    ps046: How to Nurse Your Wounds of Rejection05/08/2018
    17:10
  9. 17.
    077: How to Find a Powerful Voice for Advocacy with LIIS WINDISCHMANN04/24/2018
    46:56
  10. 18.
    ps045: Regaining Your Power & Enforcing Boundaries with Emily Ann Peterson04/17/2018
    16:11
  11. 19.
    076: How to Edit Your Writing with Powerful Authenticity - Q&A with KARIN STEVENS04/11/2018
    1:08:30
  12. 20.
    ps044: Doing Self-Promotion Differently04/03/2018
    22:13
  13. 21.
    075: Taking the Leap with FABIENNE RAPHAËL03/27/2018
    37:07
  14. 22.
    ps043: How to Know If You're Bullshitting Yourself03/20/2018
    20:58
  15. 23.
    074: Let the Numbers Be Your Guide with ASHLEY ARMSTRONG03/13/2018
    1:01:54
  16. 24.
    ps042: Forecasting For Your Seasons of Bravery03/07/2018
    16:11
  17. 25.
    073: The Courage of Choosing Silence with Singer-Songwriter NAOMI WACHIRA02/27/2018
    51:46
  18. 26.
    072: The Audacious Luxury of Ego and Being Bald with Ann Rousseau02/13/2018
    1:12:14
  19. 27.
    ps041: Post-Bravery Brain Mush & Book Excitement02/06/2018
    7:54
  20. 28.
    071: How to Turn Your Day-Job Into a Work of Patronage with Gabby Keegan01/30/2018
    38:51
  21. 29.
    Bare Naked Bravery, The Book is Now Available!01/28/2018
    5:52
  22. 30.
    ps040: How to Make Space for Powerful Moments01/23/2018
    19:03
  23. 31.
    070: How to Find Abundance Within Your Constraints with Catherine Rains01/16/2018
    1:09:54
  24. 32.
    ps039: A Powerful Recipe & Exercise for Guaranteed Improvement01/09/2018
    20:57
  25. 33.
    069: Making It to the Next Level - Money & Creativity featuring BAILIE SLEVIN01/02/2018
    54:10
  26. 34.
    ps038: How to Plan for Seasons of Bravery12/26/2017
    18:09
  27. 35.
    068: Daring to Rest with KAREN BRODY12/19/2017
    52:50
  28. 36.
    067: How to Find Wonder & Mystery Within Bravery with MEL SCHWARTZ12/12/2017
    46:06
  29. 37.
    ps037: On Rituals: How to Build Your Bravery with Acts of Intention12/05/2017
    18:08
  30. 38.
    066: A Rollercoaster of Bravery with YURI CATALDO11/28/2017
    1:04:15
  31. 39.
    065: How to Stand in Unshakeable Truth with VICKI AMBINDER11/21/2017
    52:45
  32. 40.
    ps036: Creativity Leaks & How to Stop Them with Emily Ann Peterson11/14/2017
    22:31
  33. 41.
    064: Radical Acts of Stillness & Writing with ALBERT FLYNN DESILVER11/07/2017
    55:55
  34. 42.
    063: Total Hell vs. Gratitude with MJ FITZPATRICK10/31/2017
    55:14
  35. 43.
    ps035: Encouragement When You Need to Hear It the Most10/24/2017
    15:05
  36. 44.
    062: Life Lessons & Storytelling with DEEPAK RAMOLA10/17/2017
    40:25
  37. 45.
    061: Forging a Way for Yourself & Your Art with Choreographer KARIN STEVENS10/10/2017
    55:52
  38. 46.
    ps034: How to Prepare for Brave Seasons10/03/2017
    21:24
  39. 47.
    060: Breaking Out of Autopilot & Living a High-Vibe Artistic Life with painter/poet DAVID LESINSKI09/26/2017
    47:32
  40. 48.
    059: Censorship, Invincible Truth & Mentorship with Singer-Songwriter JAN KRIST09/19/2017
    36:35
  41. 49.
    ps033: Welcoming Big Changes in Small Ways with Emily Ann Peterson09/12/2017
    17:41
  42. 50.
    058: Life With Herpes: Rejection & Self-Love featuring ALEXANDRA HARBUSHKA09/05/2017
    58:35
  43. 51.
    057: How to Be Wrong & Stay Listening with ANDY ZOOK08/29/2017
    44:35
  44. 52.
    056: Your DNA for Meaningful Work, Courage & Clarity with STEPHANIE CROWDER08/23/2017
    49:15
  45. 53.
    ps030: How to Ask for What You're Worth08/18/2017
    11:11
  46. 54.
    055: How to Find Your Creative Intuition with Food - MARISA MOLINA08/15/2017
    47:17
  47. 55.
    ps029: When You Need Cash but Everyone's Running for the Hills08/11/2017
    13:44
  48. 56.
    054: How to Be Everything & Never Fit in a Box with EMILIE WAPNICK08/08/2017
    49:00
  49. 57.
    ps028: How to Self-Care Without Becoming a Softie08/04/2017
    12:50
  50. 58.
    053: How to Encounter Fear: Advice from a Former Adrenaline Junkie - AKSHAY NANAVATI08/01/2017
    43:20
  51. 59.
    ps027: How to Get More Results From Less Effort07/28/2017
    10:07
  52. 60.
    052: How to Grieve Beautifully & Collaborate Generously with HOLLI MARGELL07/25/2017
    50:56
  53. 61.
    ps026: Looking vs. Leaping - The Ultimate Question All Creatives Face07/21/2017
    11:44
  54. 62.
    051: Curiosity & Its Role in The Art of Authenticity with LAURA COE07/18/2017
    46:41
  55. 63.
    ps025: Go-to Ways to Get a Bravery Boost Before doing something that makes you nervous07/14/2017
    6:22
  56. 64.
    050: How to Change the World - 3 Types of Radical Advocacy with JARED ANGAZA07/11/2017
    46:16
  57. 65.
    ps24: Carving Out Time to Be Creative - Time Blocking 10107/07/2017
    15:25
  58. 66.
    049: Burnout, Velvet Ropes, Oxygen Masks & Other Matchmaking Lessons with NICOLE HOLLAND07/04/2017
    45:56
  59. 67.
    ps023: How to Break Free from the Worry Wheel06/30/2017
    17:12
  60. 68.
    048: Real Artists Don't Starve - JEFF GOINS06/27/2017
    50:05
  61. 69.
    ps022: How to Gain Clarity from Big Horizons06/22/2017
    9:40
  62. 70.
    047: Surviving Sexual Assault - We Are Not Mere Objects with SARAH JANE06/20/2017
    44:20
  63. 71.
    ps21: Why Celebration & Connection is So Important06/16/2017
    9:50
  64. 72.
    046: Leadership Lessons from Authoritarianism, the Pursuit of Sustainability, and JOSHUA SPODEK06/13/2017
    1:00:45
  65. 73.
    ps020: The One Thing I Wish I Did This Week with Emily Ann Peterson06/09/2017
    8:50
  66. 74.
    045: How to Encounter Limitations in Your Seasons of Bravery with NINA FERREYRA06/06/2017
    35:10
  67. 75.
    ps019: Seven Steps to Setting Difficult Boundaries with Emily Ann Peterson06/02/2017
    22:20
  68. 76.
    044: How to Speak Up in Seemingly Impossible Places with TROY ANDERSON05/30/2017
    55:19
  69. 77.
    ps018: Regaining Control of the Brake Pedal05/26/2017
    5:34
  70. 78.
    043: Online Dating, Rejection & Being a Badass Business Owner with KAMILA GORNIA05/23/2017
    47:13
  71. 79.
    ps017: How to Stop Second-Guessing Yourself05/19/2017
    14:15
  72. 80.
    042: Empowering Others: Public Transit, Storytelling, Driving a Bus & Making Art with NATHAN VASS05/16/2017
    50:46
  73. 81.
    ps016: Your Helpers Are All Around: Here's How to Find Them05/12/2017
    16:38
  74. 82.
    041: How to Nurture Joy & Own Your Uniqueness with CHRISTINE EILVIG05/09/2017
    30:17
  75. 83.
    ps015: When You're Scattered & Scared05/05/2017
    12:39
  76. 84.
    040: The Road Back to You & How the Enneagram Can Help with IAN CRON05/02/2017
    44:34
  77. 85.
    ps014: How to Fight the Funk04/28/2017
    21:26
  78. 86.
    039: Redefining Borders, Family, International Adoption & Mascara Moments with MICHELLE MADRID-BRANCH04/25/2017
    46:44
  79. 87.
    ps013: Rest is Not Avoidance.04/21/2017
    14:18
  80. 88.
    038: The Power of Giving a Unique Gift with JOHN RUHLIN04/18/2017
    47:40
  81. 89.
    ps012: How to Overcome Overwhelm with Big Projects with Emily Ann Peterson04/14/2017
    15:48
  82. 90.
    037: Reconnecting & Recalling Trauma with NOMI CORRELI04/11/2017
    53:28
  83. 91.
    ps011 - How to Take Initiative & Move Forward04/08/2017
    8:51
  84. 92.
    036: How to Be a Brave Boss & Spiritual Entrepreneur with CALVIN CORRELI04/04/2017
    46:11
  85. 93.
    ps010: When Your Plate Is Too Full: How to Say Yes (or No) with Emily Ann Peterson03/31/2017
    10:05
  86. 94.
    035: How to Make the Mundane Meaningful with BRADFORD LOOMIS03/28/2017
    49:26
  87. 95.
    ps009: What To Do When You're Addicted to False Highs03/24/2017
    9:18
  88. 96.
    034: Being Unf*ckwithable with AMBER HAWKEN03/21/2017
    44:45
  89. 97.
    033: How to Create a Crisis Toolkit for Grief & Depression with BECKY MOLLENKAMP03/14/2017
    54:17
  90. 98.
    ps008 - It's My Birthday & I'll Cry If I Want To03/10/2017
    3:47
  91. 99.
    032: Visibility & Fear When Your World Feels Painfully Small with MICHELLE LEWIS03/07/2017
    43:41
  92. 100.
    031: Hustle, Luck & Forward Momentum with NYT bestselling author Jonas Koffler02/28/2017
    41:56
  93. 101.
    030: Essentialism, Potency & Creative Flow with Photographer DANIELLE COHEN02/21/2017
    46:02
  94. 102.
    029: Growing Up in Foster Care & Busting the Myth of "The Starving Artist" with BRIDGETTE MAYER02/14/2017
    53:58
  95. 103.
    028: Child Rape, Recovering Safety & Speaking Truth with Marie Schaeller02/07/2017
    52:09
  96. 104.
    ps007: The Voices of The 2017 Women's March - Part 202/03/2017
    13:16
  97. 105.
    027: Breaking Russian Code, Public Speaking & Comfort Zones with THOMAS O'GRADY, PHD01/31/2017
    52:54
  98. 106.
    ps006: The Voices of The 2017 Women's March01/25/2017
    22:08
  99. 107.
    026: Ditch Day, Resolutions & Doing Things We Don't Want To Do with ERIN PEARSON01/24/2017
    1:00:34
  100. 108.
    025: Facing New Normals, Leading By Example & Valuing Yourself with GIOVANNA LEVER01/17/2017
    42:57
  101. 109.
    024: Stage Fright, Performance Anxiety & Taking Lessons with HAL GROSSMAN01/10/2017
    43:59
  102. 110.
    023: Blackmail, Cultural Calamities & International Feats of Adventure with MARIA DOYLE01/03/2017
    59:02
  103. 111.
    022: How to Conduct an End-of-Year Ritual12/27/2016
    25:43
  104. 112.
    021: Listening to Your Haters, Using Righteous Indignation & Heeding Warning Signs with THERESA REED12/20/2016
    47:55
  105. 113.
    020: Smashing Plateaus, Reframing Hustle & Finding Wherewithal with David Shriner-Cahn12/13/2016
    42:28
  106. 114.
    019: Declaring Bankruptcy, Defining Your Value & The Power of Connection with Karly Nimmo12/06/2016
    57:20
  107. 115.
    ps005 - Saying Our Goodbyes Well12/02/2016
    8:42
  108. 116.
    018: At Death's Door, Fighting For Life & Loving with Your Whole Heart with singer-songwriter Jake Hemming11/29/2016
    50:51
  109. 117.
    017: Money, Owning Your Worth, When to Walk Away & Building a Generous Business with financial therapist BARI TESSLER11/22/2016
    56:45
  110. 118.
    ps004 - Peep Show11/18/2016
    8:59
  111. 119.
    016: Selfies, Self-Image, and Finding Belonging with visual artist BETHANY WRAY11/15/2016
    52:17
  112. 120.
    015: Miracle Mornings, Bootstrap Confessions, & Other Ways to Slice Through Resistance with Filmmaker NICK CONEDERA11/08/2016
    54:25
  113. 121.
    014: Foolish Desires, Tall Poppies, & Falling in Love with ADINA COOMBER11/01/2016
    1:00:59
  114. 122.
    ps003: Dance Class Jitters10/28/2016
    2:51
  115. 123.
    013: Losing Sight, Starting Over, & Building Intuition with MAXMILIANO CAMPOS10/25/2016
    49:55
  116. 124.
    012: Building Creative Bunkers, Ripping Out The Pacifier, and Shaking Snowglobes with Kye Alfred Hillig10/18/2016
    41:13
  117. 125.
    ps002: Leaning Towards Hope, Uniquely to Your Personality10/14/2016
    11:26
  118. 126.
    011: Truth, Trauma, and Open-Handed Slaps to the Face with KYE ALFRED HILLIG10/11/2016
    26:25
  119. 127.
    ps001: Daring to Be Vulnerable, Especially to Yourself10/07/2016
    9:47
  120. 128.
    010: Facing Your Abusers, the Dance Floor & End of Life with author WENDY VAN DE POLL10/04/2016
    57:45
  121. 129.
    009: Delivering Bad News In Good Ways with author ALISON SIGMON09/27/2016
    1:12:03
  122. 130.
    008: Practical Ways to Respond with Empathy from author BRITTANY BARBERA09/20/2016
    57:19
  123. 131.
    007: Diagnosing Worthiness with MAGGIE MCGEEHEE and Hepsie, The Wonder Liver09/13/2016
    57:24
  124. 132.
    006: It's Not Easy Being Queen & Other Confessions with CARRIE AKRE09/06/2016
    58:17
  125. 133.
    005: Turning Big Ideas Into Small Steps with ZACH VARNELL08/30/2016
    38:17
  126. 134.
    004: Building Resilience Through Your Values with DR. CHRIS FRIESEN08/23/2016
    50:49
  127. 135.
    003: Breakups & Make Ups with EMILY ROSE08/12/2016
    50:40
  128. 136.
    002: You'll Never Be Younger Than You Are Now with SIOLO THOMPSON08/12/2016
    58:48
  129. 137.
    001: Giving Up & Getting Up with NAOMI WACHIRA08/12/2016
    43:35

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