Parenting: Life by Backward Design | Dr. Joan speaks with Nathaniel A. Turner Part 1

How can you equip your kids to be intellectually astute, globally competent, and socially conscious?

In this episode of Hey, I’m Listening, Dr. Joan speaks with Nathaniel A. Turner about Parenting; Life by Backward Design

Nathaniel A. Turner is an entrepreneur, renowned speaker, author, philanthropist, and leading parental empowerment activist. The ‘Human Propulsion Engineer’ is the author of multiple books, including “Journey Forward: How to Use Journaling to Envision and Manifest the Life You Always Wanted,” “The Amazing World of STEM,” “Raising Supaman,” “Stop the Bus: Education Reform in 31 Days”, and “It’s A Jungle Out There: Powerful Parenting Lessons Inspired by The Lion King.”

Turner appears regularly in numerous national media outlets. The TED Talk speaker strives daily to change the world. He wants to make the world a place where race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status no longer dictate the writing of anyone’s destiny. Nate happily shares his Template for living our best life, including being intellectually ambitious, globally & culturally competent, and humanitarian-driven.

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What you can expect from this episode

Episode 1

00:00 Welcome and Introduction

02:35 Raising Supaman

07:20 Nate talks about his relationship with his Dad

10:47 Let your children dream and live their purpose

14:37 Success as a parent

18:40 Nate talks about his idea

20:21 The human factor | How do we get off the wheel

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About Dr. Joan

Dr. Joan Samuels-Dennis, Ph.D., is an award-winning Canadian speaker and authority on trauma recovery, reconciliation, and forgiveness. Joan has specialized in promoting the mental health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities for over a decade through her groundbreaking trauma recovery strategy, The Forgiveness Method.

Her career as an individual, couples and family psychotherapist has helped countless people heal from their past, transform their mental health, overcome challenges, and reclaim their lives.

In 2016, she founded Becoming Inc., and in 2020 she founded the Village of Peace not-for-profit organization. Dr. Joan is the author of 490: Forgive and Live fearlessly, Forgive: Master The Art of Letting Go, and Becoming the Journey to Love, and the mind behind the revolutionary new therapeutic modality and certification “The Forgiveness Method” launching in 2023.

Dr. Joan is a Jamaican-Canadian Toronto native who lives in the beautiful community of Kamloops, B.C., alongside her loving husband and family.

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