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Emily P. Freeman

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The Next Right Thing (Gem with Emily P. Freeman) (Summer of Unhurried Favorites)

Unhurried Living

Over the summer, we are sharing ten episodes of our podcast we’re calling “Unhurried Favorites.” Today we’re sharing “The Next Right Thing with Emily P. Freeman.” Emily is another trusted and wise voice and any of you who listen to her podcast know this. In our conversation we discuss being ourselves, the writing process, listening to our bodies, the idea of receiving people, and serving from overflow.Today, we are going to talk about being exactly who you are wherever you go and sharing from that centered place. We also talk a bit about writing, listening to our bodies, the overflow nature of leadership and more.Emily made our "Unhurried Favorites" list as today, July 5, 2021, marks the six moth anniversary of her "The Next Right Thing Guided Journal".  Although the podcast episode does not talk about the journal itself, it is a tremendous resource that has aided many on their journey.We hope you enjoy this episode and please do connect with and follow Emily on Instagram @emilypfreeman.


5 Jul 2021

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57. Guest: ALYSSA WOLFE. Emily P. Freeman, Les Carter & Undisclosed, so.....What did you do today?

Wolfe Pack Podcast

The next right thing podcast by Emily p freeman The anger trap by dr les carter Undisclosed podcast--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/tyler-paul-wolfe/messageSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tyler-paul-wolfe/support


8 Jan 2021

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Therapeutic Writing with Emily P. Freeman

Real Talk with Rachael Podcast

In this special episode of Talk Therapy, I'm talking with author Emily P. Freeman about how we can all use writing as therapy. Whether you're an aspiring writer feeling defeated staring at a blank page or someone who just wishes they would journal more,  Emily offers some practical steps on how to get started. She also explains how boundaries can help increase creativity, clears up some misconceptions of what it means to write, and shares about Hope*Writers - a community of working writers dedicated to helping you make progress as you learn to balance the art of writing with the business of publishing. Links Mentioned: Allison Fallon Take the Hope*Writers 30-Second Quiz Connect with Rachael on the website, Instagram and/or Facebook.


14 Sep 2020

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S2 E27: Emily P. Freeman

The Habit

This week, Jonathan Rogers talks with Emily P. Freeman, author of The Next Right Thing, creator of the Next Right Thing Podcast, and co-founder of the online writing community Hope Writers. They discuss writer’s block as a form of decision fatigue, the demand on our attention created by unmade decisions, the problematic desire “to be great,” how her training as a sign language interpreter has made her a better listener, and what a difference can be made by merely investing in our aspirations to write.Support the show: https://therabbitroom.givingfuel.com/memberSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


29 Jun 2020

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Emily P. Freeman (Author of The Next Right Thing)

The Call to Mastery with Jordan Raynor

Jordan Raynor sits down with Emily P. Freeman, bestselling author of The Next Right Thing, to talk about her response to The Next Right Thing in Frozen II, the genius of “theme days” on your calendar, and how to avoid the temptation to “fake mastery.”Links Mentioned:Emily P. FreemanEmily P. Freeman on TwitterThe Next Right Thing PodcastThe Next Right Thing“The Next Right Thing” Song on YouTubeKristen Bell on TwitterThe Walt Disney CompanyUniversity of North Carolina GreensboroAnnie DownsB.J. Novak on TwitterGreg DanielsTim FerrissOprahMaster of OneParks and RecreationJohn OrtbergHope*WritersThreshold 360Dallas WillardThe Ruthless Elimination of HurryThe Good and Beautiful God SeriesTo Bless the Space Between UsCandace Cameron BureJames Bryan Smith on Twitter


17 Jun 2020

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065 - Book | The Next Right Thing with Emily P. Freeman

Work and Play with Nancy Ray

Emily P. Freeman is the kind of person I have grown to admire, respect, and quite frankly, adore. I love her. I love her podcast, The Next Right Thing. I love her book, The Next Right Thing, and today I had a conversation with her that I think you are really going to love. I personally gained so much wisdom and insight from her about the specific circumstances that I find myself in today, that helped me move forward in the right direction. I hope you enjoy my conversation with Emily, and I hope you enjoyed reading her book this month if you’re part of the Nancy Ray Book Club. Read the full show notes here: nancyray.com/podcast/65   Resources from this episode: Nancy Ray Book Club The Next Right Thing, Emily Freeman “Do The Next Thing” poem All Things Reconsidered, Knox McCoy Neutrogena Rapid Wrinkle Repair The Next Right Thing Podcast, Episode 61: Look Back Hope*Writers Affiliate links have been used in this post!!

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2 Jun 2020

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Owning Your Voice as a Leader and Sharing Your Message through Writing with Emily P. Freeman [Bonus]

Christian Woman Leadership Podcast

Every leader has a message to share, but we’re not always sure the world wants to hear it. How can you move past the fear and start sharing that message? In this special bonus episode of the podcast, I’m chatting with Wall Street Journal best selling author Emily P. Freeman. We’re diving into Emily’s leadership journey and how her view of herself as a leader has shifted in recent years.  We also talk about writing as a form of leadership, and what to do if you’re not sure how to start. If you’ve ever felt the call to write but you feel like it might be selfish or you’re maybe even a little afraid of success, this is the episode for you. About Hope*Writers Emily and I also chat about her membership community for writers, Hope*Writers. This is a group that I joined about a year ago and have found it incredibly beneficial as I work towards my own writing goals.  Sign up for the free training, Reimagine 2020: Discover your writing rhythm, uncover your creative call, and finally bring your writing to life in only 20 minutes a day. This will be hosted by Emily and you’re sure to learn something valuable even if you don’t join Hope*Writers. Hope*Writers will be open to new members between May 18-22, 2020. Click here to take a free quiz (before May 18th)  or learn more about Hope*Writers (between May 18-22). If you decide to join hope*writers using my affiliate link (https://estherlittlefield.com/hopewriters), you will get free access to my “Grow Your Audience” masterclass on June 5th! This will help you with creating a clear plan to start finding the people who will actually read your writing. Access the show notes at estherlittlefield.com/emily Key Points Discussed: Emily’s life & leadership now [5:10] Emily’s leadership journey [6:35] How her view of leadership has changed How writing has a played a role in Emily’s faith and leadership journey Writing as leadership [13:00] Emily’s mission statement [14:40] Emily’s advice for someone who wants to start writing [17:30] Navigating success [20:00] Writing when you feel like it might be selfish [23:00] Leadership lessons as a co-founder of Hope*Writers [26:05] It all comes back to you as the leader People need you to be the leader Leaders are Learners [28:25] Key Quotes from the Episode: “All writers are leaders. We all have that seed in us.”  “Every writer knows what she wants to say. What she doesn’t know is if people will want to read it.” “There is a path, and you’re already on it.” “You have a God who can handle it. He is perfectly capable... to nudge you in the right direction if you go off track.” “Do not let the fear of ‘what ifs’ and fear of your own self get in your own way from getting the message into the hands of your reader.” “Being overly clear is never the problem; it’s always the other way around.” Resources Mentioned: Faithful Presence by David Fitch Life Without Lack: Living in the Fullness of Psalm 23 by Dallas Willard A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 by W. Phillip Keller Hope*Writers Quiz (this will take you to a free quiz or details about joining if it's open)   Connect with Emily P. Freeman: Emily’s Website Emily’s Instagram Hope*Writers Free Writing Quiz Hope*Writers Instagram Emily P. Freeman is the Wall Street Journal best selling author of Simply Tuesday and A Million Little Ways. Her newest book, The Next Right Thing, offers a simple, soulful practice for making life decisions. Emily is also the host of The Next Right Thing Podcast. She also co-founded the membership site hope*writers, a community of working writers dedicated to learn to balance the art of writing with the business of publishing.  She earned her MA in Christian Spiritual Formation and Leadership at Friends University. In her writing and speaking, Emily always seeks to create space for the soul to breathe, offering fresh perspective on the sacredness of our inner life with God. Emily and her husband live in North Carolina with their three children.    Connect with Esther and Holly: Esther’s Website Holly’s Website Instagram Facebook Group Facebook Page This episode was originally published on estherlittlefield.com/emily.


14 May 2020

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The Next Right Thing With Emily P. Freeman

The Love Offering

Emily P. Freeman is on the show today chatting about a fresh way of practicing familiar but often forgotten advice: simply do the next right thing. Adults make 35,000 decisions every day. It’s time we clear the decision making clutter, quiet the fears of choosing wrong, and get the courage to finally decide. In this episode, Emily also shares her writing journey and lessons she has learned along the way. Her message is hope-filled and I believe after listening you will be better equipped to determine your next right thing.


12 May 2020

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Emily P. Freeman on the art of writing, the business of publishing and if you can do both

Find Your Voice: How to Write When You're Not a Writer

One writers's journey from blogging to published author and teacher. Emily P. Freeman, writer, podcast host and speaker, talks about the art and business writing: the tension between them, the importance of knowing the difference, and the power of combining the two. emilypfreeman.comhopewriters.com@emilypfreeman @thehopewriters Madeleine L'Engle - Walking on WaterParker J. Palmer - Let Your Life Speak


20 Feb 2020

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Emily P. Freeman— Our Hearts are God’s Home

This Too Shall Last with K.J. Ramsey

Emily P. Freeman, author and host of The Next Right Thing, reflects on processing the grief of everyday life and the gentle invitation to engage the present rather than being defeated by it. Emily asks, "If God is pleased to dwell within me, who am I to be displeased with dwelling within me?” Listen as Emily and KJ share about how turning toward our bodies and emotions with trust wakes us up to the reality of the unshakable kingdom of God. 


27 Jan 2020