Before I get into the show notes for today’s episode, please allow me a minute to talk about my absence. Through a series of events that are totally my own doing, I got completely overwhelmed — which led me to a standstill of just about everything. I’m going to blame it on the extreme temperatures and humidity we were experiencing in Southern California; they didn’t play well with my CFS and fibromyalgia. I need to have some plans and procedures in place to deal with such mini-crises. But I don’t. Yet.
The weather has turned beautiful here, and so my general health is much better. I don’t expect any problems in the foreseeable future. In fact, I’ve already got next week’s episode planned; I may even record it tomorrow.
Today’s interview episode is with a very special friend of mine. Rachél and I have been friends for several years not. I’m excited to see how much she’s grown and evolved in that time. I’m sure you’re going to love her (almost) as much as I do!
Rachél Payne, MS is a Sacred Creativity Guide. She guides new and seasoned Creatives, fondly known as the Creativity Tribe, into exploring their Inner Sanctuary to bring more meaning and magic to their life. She is a multi-passionate person, leaning into the arts as an avenue for connecting further with spirituality, creative living, and self-inquiry. Rachél blends visual arts, journaling, meditation, energy work, drumming, and the sacred art of relationships into her personal and professional offerings.
Rachél mentioned a book that has been popular for many years — Women Who Run With the Wolves, by Clarissa Pinkola Estés. In fact, the quote she brought to share with us is from that very book.
I just love this quote, because it speaks so well to the danger of trying too much to please other people, which is a death knell for creativity and authentic spirituality.
Rachél is easy to find:
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