Tonya Dawn Recla talks about being real and honest as you master the art of following your intuition. She explains how listening and taking action in accordance with intuitive guidance sometimes means honoring yourself and speaking up. She talks about a recent interaction and provides helpful tips for following your own intuition.

Hello, everyone. This Tonya Dawn Recla, your Super Power Expert, and I’m going to do something a little bit different today. Today, I’m going to talk about the art of following intuition, but I’m going to talk about a specific person. I told her today … yeah, that was today … that she just immediately became one of my favorite people, and the reason why was because she followed her intuition. So I’m going to talk today about Rachel Archelaus. Rachel, this is for you.

Rachel Archelaus

Rachel Archelaus

Rachel and I have never met. She was scheduled to be on the podcast. I don’t even remember when the initial date was. We had to reschedule because some events came up, and I had to move my schedule around. And then the second time I was set to interview her, we ended up having to travel, and so I was going to do it from the road, and it was noisy and she was so gracious and so loving and said, “You know, that’s fine. We’ll reschedule.” The third reschedule was today, and I can’t even tell you what happened. All I know is that the next thing I knew, I was waiting for her to come on the line. I’m like, “Oh, that’s okay. I absolutely can be patient because we’ve rescheduled this poor woman how many times now.” The next thing I knew, I looked down, and there was a message. She had been sitting there, I don’t know how long, and there was no communication happening. It was so bizarre, and I’m sitting there. I said to my husband, I said, “What is going on here? This is not normal.” This is easy. I’ve done many, many, many, many, many interviews, and this was not easy.

I sat there asking that question, and I said … and she and I, while she and I were texting, I was asking her if she wanted to give it a try again. Her response was so beautiful. I’m doing this, Rachel, because I really appreciate the fact that you were willing to tap in and be honest and say, I don’t know really what’s happening here, but this just doesn’t feel like … like, the energy is wonky. Those weren’t her words. Her words were much more graceful than what I’m saying now. But it was so beautiful, and I loved that she called it out. I realized that as the host of this show, I didn’t feel like I had the flexibility to do that. I really wanted to honor her and her time and the fact that we had agreed to interview her. Anyway, I was so t