In this episode, we speak with Tessa Fleming, a filmmaker, director, teacher, mother, and artist.
This is a conversation about what it takes to live a life that you want. How to be able to step outside of our current way of thinking to take bold steps into doing something that makes us feel alive.
We talk about shifting perceptions about what we’re told how things ought to go, and boldly saying no thank you, that's not for me and going in a completely different direction. It's about giving ourselves the permission to do the bold and wild things we want for ourselves and to see in the world.
Tessa recently premiered a short movie called Us Time which you can watch for free.
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Tessa is a budding writer/director who started her professional life as a high school English, ESL and drama teacher. Tessa has lived and worked aboard, most memorably in India, on a mobile library driving through rural townships checking out books and delivering programs alongside local librarians to enthusiastic readers. It was here where her love of working creatively and collaboratively with others was solidified. Tessa loves stories and loves telling them. Us Time is her first film. Tessa lives in Guelph with her partner Daniel Grant and their two sons.