Transcending The Shadow Artist

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Yes, this is a health & fitness podcast.  But physical health is only one component of holistic wellness.  If your life feels amiss, your unfocused mind wanders or your spirit is adrift, then are you truly healthy in a complete sense?  

Of course not.  So after several very nutrition and athlete focused episodes, it feels right to swing the pendulum from the physical back to the more ephemeral and return Julie Piatt to the co-host seat so we can roll up our sleeves and delve into matters less — well, let’s say “tactile” — and examine what’s behind the blocks preventing us from actualizing those latent dreams deferred that reside within all too many of us.  

It all starts and ends with creativity.  And creativity my friends, isn’t just for “artists” — because we are all artists, our lives and passions the expression of that art.  To wit:

  • What is impairing your ability to realize the best version of yourself?
  • What is a shadow artist and how can it be overcome?
  • Tools for tackling self-doubt, fear patterns & obstacles to unlock & unleash your latent creativity as a channel for manifesting positive life change.
  • And oh yeah, my feelings about Valentine’s Day…..

Julie takes us out with “I’m Here Now”, from her album Mother of Mine.

Thanks for the support and enjoy the show!


The Artist’s Way  by Julia Cameron

The War of Art: Break Through the Blocks and Win Your Inner Creative Battles  by Steven Pressfield

Autobiography of a Yogi  by Paramahansa Yogananda

Ben Greenfield’s “Become Superhuman” Live Event, March 8-9, Spokane, WA  – use the promo code “RICHROLL” for 50% off the registration price.

SriMati Music

“Down Dog” Short Film: Directed by Rich Roll; Written by Rich Roll & Julie Piatt

down dog from rich roll on Vimeo.