Episode 89: About harmony (and why I’m taking a sabbatical), with Elissa

podcast Dec 09, 2021

What does harmony mean to you? For me, it’s about living in alignment with and acceptance of all that’s going on.

In this last solo episode of the season, I share how - slowly but surely - over the past six months I’ve started really listening to the voice inside of me that’s letting me know I need a big break.

I’ll explain my plans to take a sabbatical and reflect on the uncertainty of not knowing what comes next. Here’s what I can trust: I know that by taking this step, I’m living in harmony with my inner truth. This episode is a vulnerable share and a pep talk to encourage you to live in harmony with your inner truth too.

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Show Notes:   


  • 0:00 - Welcome back to the Find Your Voice, Speak Your Truth podcast. 
  • 1:10 - The theme for this month is harmony. 
  • 5:30 - Elissa speaks more on her upcoming sabbatical and Eclipse season. 
  • 10:00 - Elissa reads her announcement to the community. 
  • 14:45 - Elissa’s thoughts on what work is meant to be.
  • 20:20 - A bit of neuroscience: Your brain is not the originator of your thoughts and feelings. 
  • 25:40 - Visualizing harmony on a spectograph. 
  • 29:10 - Our Voice Body Connection Process. Elissa feels tightness, achiness, and aliveness in her hips.  
  • 34:50 - Elissa shares about her own art. 
  • 36:40 - Elissa leaves off with her favorite quote by James Baldwin: "The purpose of art is to lay bare the questions that have been hidden by the answers." 




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Production Credits:

Our Editor is Sean Brennan

Our Photographer and Graphic Designer is Laura Sills

Our Videographer is Miguel Garzón Martínez

And our theme song is “Waters of Body” by Strange Weather


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