Self Directed

Self Directed

Full-time travelers and unschoolers Cecilie & Jesper Conrad and their guests explore what it means to live a self-directed life. 🌱 Plantbased 📚 Unschooling for +10 years 🌎 Full-time traveling since 2018. 🧒 4 kids: 11, 14, 17 & 23 🐶 2 dogs and a🎙️ Podcast.


March 16, 2023 50 min

Juliet Silveira is a consultant in parenting, education, and organizational culture, and she holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Master's in Education Research. We stumbled over Juliet's work on Instagram, where she is active as JulietLearns.

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Recorded December 30 th 2022

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Peter Gray is a well-known American psychologist and author who has devoted his career to understanding how children learn and develop. He is perhaps best known for his book "Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life", which has been highly influential in the education and parenting communities.

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March 2, 2023 53 min

After years of teaching in the classroom, Jae  Williams, also known as Black Dad, realized the flaws of how we school. Now he is an unschooling dad chronicling his journey on YouTube and Instagram. In his videos, he shares his thoughts on unschooling. He discusses some complex parenting topics, like being a stay-at-home dad, deschooling, setting boundaries in relationships, and building strong relationships with his children.  Blac...

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February 23, 2023 53 min

Lainie is a former teacher who left the traditional classroom to pursue a more unconventional path. She and her son Miro embarked on a journey to explore the world and learn about different cultures and ways of life. This journey has become the foundation for Lainie’s work in sustainable living and travel.

As a writer, Lainie has contributed to numerous publications, sharing her experiences and knowledge with others. Her latest book...

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February 16, 2023 57 min

Jeremy Lent is a writer, speaker, and thought leader who explores the deep cultural and psychological roots of our global systemic crises. He is the founder and president of the nonprofit Liology Institute, which promotes a worldview that integrates scientific understanding with indigenous wisdom and spiritual insight. In addition, he has co-created the Deep Transformation Network, a community of thought leaders and change-makers c...

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February 9, 2023 89 min

Erika Davis-Pitre serves as a Board Member and Co-President of HSC, one of California's largest homeschooling organizations. She recently added another feather to her cap by becoming the owner of GameSchoolCon, a family conference that celebrates games of all kinds and is held in Southern California.

Erika is a sought-after speaker in the homeschooling community and has presented at numerous conferences and workshops across the...

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February 2, 2023 56 min

Searching for a deeper meaning than just working 9-5 and having a “normal weekend,” Amrit started to host talks in his living room, inviting people to talk on subjects of personal development. The talks grew in popularity, and Amrit started the podcast 'Inspired Evolution'. Now more than 200 episodes later, Amrit is a world-renowned speaker and coach, and his podcast features interviews with the world’s greatest thinkers,...

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