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Meet the Founders

Julian Fraser

When my second child was born not breathing, life immediately turned on its head. In those 10 minutes, with no sign of life, everything changed, and the expectations of a beautiful baby and her future were seemingly taken away. Chasya has grown into a teenager with four limb dystonic cerebral palsy with complex care needs, and my 3rd child also has Autism and ADHD.


The birth experience and what followed felt extremely painful, empty and stressful, with no clear medical solutions providing comfort. Life seemed to spiral downwards. Yet in one moment of insight about my experience, life started to change with a fresh, hopeful outlook. I realised that a happy life, enjoying my daughter, family and the future without stress and worry was possible.


I later came across an understanding of wellbeing that demonstrated the universal nature of this insight. It changed my life and has also changed the lives of others in numerous ways. I have spent the last 12 years as a practitioner in this approach and along with Claire, we decided to help other parents of children with disabilities see this too. I have been married to Jo for over 20 years, and we have 5 amazing children together and live in London with Henri the labrador. 


Claire Shutes

I was born with Cerebral Palsy, but it has not held me back. I have been married for 18 years and have a daughter. I spent twenty years making observational documentaries for the BBC and CH4, becoming a highly respected producer. After the birth of my daughter, I retrained, founding Potent Coaching in 2006. I now have an international client base working as a Master Transformative Coach and Three Principles Practitioner, as well as training prospective coaches and practitioners. 


My parents did not focus on my limitations but on my potential. My disability has been a tool for personal development and growth, prompting a journey of enquiry which began when I was 17 and still continues today. I have travelled the world studying with teachers from many traditions. I now understand that despite our thinking to the contrary, we are whole and perfect exactly as we are. Our inherent nature is love and that we are resilient whatever our circumstances. 


My professional and personal experience helps me to guide my clients in transforming their understanding of themselves and the world around them. I hope now to support families with disabilities on this journey. As Marcel Proust said, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” 

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Linda Pransky

In 2019, Linda Pransky, along with her husband George, ran a full-time Three Principles practice. They travelled around the world and spoke at events and conferences.  That year George had heart bypass surgery and suffered a severe stroke. Life changed overnight. Linda became his caregiver, his primary rehab person, and his cheerleader.  Her life changed 180 degrees.

In the chaos of this change, she found love, gratitude, and hope with newfound strengths and capabilities. Over the past two years George has made a dramatic recovery and together they have found a beautiful new life.


Linda is currently on the executive committee of the Three Principles Global Community, and is a recent faculty member for the One Thought Institute and Partner at Pransky and Associates.

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