On this episode of the Regenerative Rising Podcast: Elevating Stories Activating Change, host Nisha Mary Poulose, Executive Director of Regenerative Rising sits down with Katie Gray, author, singer, producer, caregiver, counselor and facilitator. Katie has developed a deeply impactful methodology known as the Empowered Heart, which aids people in healing emotional wounds and trauma. Katie is a highly talented musician, earning numerous accolades for her musical endeavors, including featured appearances on both Jimmy Kimmel and the NBC Today Show. She is also the author of two books, and her most recent one, The Empowered Heart Guidebook, has its forward written by Paul Hawkin.
In this episode, Katie and Nisha delve into the profound relationship between inner and outer worlds, emphasizing the transformative impact of healing our internal selves. Katie identifies an extraordinary opportunity within the regeneration movement to address personal and collective issues by getting to the root cause, which she believes is linked to unresolved trauma within the human heart. Katie and Nisha explore the prevalent anxiety and disconnection in today’s world, discussing the need to feel and move through the deep grief, shame, and fear we are holding collectively in order to be powerful and embodied leaders in this time.
Katie also shares her journey of recovering from addiction, offering insights gained from her personal path of healing. She draws parallels between individual addiction recovery and society’s collective addictive mindset, emphasizing the need to address and transform our unconscious beliefs. Katie advocates that in order to truly enact meaningful change, we must turn inward and reconnect with our inner consciousness, which, in turn, aligns us with the earth and to life force and the intelligence that’s pulsating and thriving in all living beings.
Listening to this episode will leave you with a new and catalyzed understanding as to why the practice of coming back to our center – the heart – is essential in the creation of a truly regenerative world.