Sara Payan is a nationally recognized & award-winning educator, public speaker, policy advocate, writer & the host of the
"Planted with Sara Payan" podcast.

 For over a decade, Sara worked for the Apothecarium as their Director of Education & Public Education Officer. An industry veteran with over 18,000 hours of experience guiding & educating the public, Payan has her finger on the pulse of the industry regarding consumer trends & product development & trained cannabis professionals on consumer relationship building & the art of the sale. 

She has consulted with numerous brands on product development, public outreach, marketing & engagement for businesses.

Sara sits on the California Cannabis Advisory Committee & the San Francisco Cannabis
Oversight Committee & was Co-Chair of the San Francisco State Cannabis Legalization Taskforce. As a Stage III cancer survivor & former civil rights professional, she believes that educating consumers & policymakers makes for safe access, sound policy and equitable industry opportunities.

Sara consults with large healthcare organizations such as Kaiser & UCSF, helping them understand the role cannabis can play in patients' lives and offering educational sessions for their patients. She leads large-scale industry training & lectures nationwide, including CEU credit classes for healthcare practitioners. Sara created & taught the first cannabis education workshops for City College of San Francisco. She has presented her educational series at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, SF Public Library & Glide Memorial Church.
Sara was named among the 100+ Most Important Women in Cannabis for 2019 &2020. 

She is a subject matter expert for lifestyle publications such as Self Magazine. Her work has been highlighted in MG Retailer, Magnetic Magazine, The Bold Italic, SF Weekly, SF Chronicle, California Leaf, & Damian Marley's "Medication" video series.
Sara is a contributing writer for Rolling Stone & Cannabis Now. She has been honored to speak & lecture at the Cannabis Business Times Conference, New West Summit, Women in Cannabis Expo, Patients Out of Time, Women Grow, The Women's Visionary Congress & the Arkansas Cannabis Industry Association.

Creators & Guests

George Monty
My name is George Monty. I am the Owner of TrueLife (Podcast/media/ Channel) I’ve spent the last three in years building from the ground up an independent social media brandy that includes communications, content creation, community engagement, online classes in NLP, Graphic Design, Video Editing, and Content creation. I feel so blessed to have reached the following milestones, over 81K hours of watch time, 5 million views, 8K subscribers, & over 60K downloads on the podcast!

What is TrueLife?

Greetings from the enigmatic realm of "The TrueLife Podcast: Unveiling Realities." Embark on an extraordinary journey through the uncharted territories of consciousness with me, the Founder of TrueLife Media. Fusing my background in experimental psychology and a passion for storytelling, I craft engaging content that explores the intricate threads of entrepreneurship, uncertainty, suffering, psychedelics, and evolution in the modern world.

Dive into the depths of human awareness as we unravel the mysteries of therapeutic psychedelics, coping with mental health issues, and the nuances of mindfulness practices. With over 600 captivating episodes and a strong community of over 30k YouTube subscribers, I weave a tapestry that goes beyond conventional boundaries.

In each episode, experience a psychedelic flair that unveils hidden histories, sparking thoughts that linger long after the final words. This thought-provoking podcast is not just a collection of conversations; it's a thrilling exploration of the mind, an invitation to expand your perceptions, and a quest to question the very fabric of reality.

Join me on this exhilarating thrill ride, where we discuss everything from the therapeutic use of psychedelics to the importance of mental health days. With two published books, including an international bestseller on Amazon, I've built a community that values intelligence, strength, and loyalty.

As a Founding Member of The Octopus Movement, a global network committed to positive change, I continually seek new challenges and opportunities to impact the world positively. Together, let's live a life worth living and explore the boundless possibilities that await in the ever-evolving landscape of "The TrueLife Podcast: Unveiling Realities."

Aloha, and welcome to a world where realities are uncovered, and consciousness takes center stage.