Let's talk about shame. This is a concept that has been popularized in recent years and it seems that the cultural conclusion is that there is no place for shame in our growth. So I brought in Carmen Spagnola and Rachael Rice to share their thoughts on shame and what it could look like to use shame as a tool for healing and community building.

 
 
 

 

Guests Featured On This Episode

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CARMEN SPAGNOLA

Carmen Spagnola is a Registered Clinical Hypnotherapist, Professional Intuitive, and Licensed Wilderness Guide who helps spiritual seekers re-connect to their soul using attachment-based models that are somatic and relational. She helps people heal the wounds of disconnection from self, from each other, from spirit, and from the natural world.Her wilderness quests are a modern day rite of passage for people seeking initiation into the mysteries of birth, death, and regeneration, and are uniquely situated in the liminal space between personal and ancestral healing work, trauma recovery, and cultural repair.

Learn more about Carmen at www.carmenspagnola.com.

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RACHAEL RICE

I am a full-time artist, writer, and educator. My work lies at the crossroads of creative expression, community, justice, teaching, healing and magic.

My background is in critical pedagogy + constructivist theory where I specialized in differentiated instruction and educating for democracy with concentrations in Art and English.

I have spent over 20 years in the classroom as a certified, licensed public school art teacher, as well as in after-school and out-of-school community-based arts programs that serve primarily at-risk youth, folks with disabilities and low-income communities.

In a subsequent professional iteration I spent some years in the social enterprise non-profit startup world where I worked to implement systems to support communities where our current systems have failed. This included things like innovative repurposing of industrial surplus, outreach, development + fundraising, and starting alternative + complementary currency supported approaches to health care.

Learn more about Rachael at www.rachaelrice.com.

 

 
 

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