Podcast Transcription: Stress, Anxiety and Accepting the Present Moment in Love, Motherhood, Podcast, Travel

Episode 56 - Stress, Anxiety, and Accepting the Present Moment Listen to this episode here! How can we practice being present in the here and now when the moment we are in is particularly challenging? In today’s episode Rachel talks about her latest travels to Europe and how parents should receive awards at the end of long travels with babies. She shares everything that went wrong and how, even with the best intentions, she lost her cool and spent almost two whole days overwhelmed with stress and anxiety. She talks about the power of making...

Podcast Transcription: Movement as Medicine with Lara Heimann in Love, Podcast, Yoga

Episode 55 - Movement as Medicine with Lara Heimann Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel is joined by Lara Heimann, physical therapist and anatomy genius. They talk about the dreaded P-word (P-A-I-N) and Lara gives great advice on how to deal with physical discomfort long term. They talk about the dreaded text-neck that’s impacting young adults all across the globe and what remedies to take to avoid it (listen carefully because this applies to us all!). They also discuss myofascial release, how to stay well-aligned and injury free working a desk job,...

Podcast Transcription: Serenity, Now in Love, Podcast

Episode 54 - Serenity, Now Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel is experiencing a few days of serious pain and tells the story of her latest project on her path toward peace: a bathtub. After being given the advice to soak in water as a practice of self-care, she sets out to install a bathtub in her house and what was supposed to be a 2-day project suddenly took on a life of it’s own and became 3 weeks of construction and, of course, disturbance. She shares the realization of how being...

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Love Your Body, Search For Peace in Love, Motherhood, Pregnancy

Beach days with my beach babe and I gotta say, postpartum life has been a wild ride. When I had just given birth I felt so gloriously magical and beautiful that when I stepped on a scale for the first time since baby was born and it read 2kg (5 lbs) above my pre-pregnancy weight, I thought “cool!”. Fact was, that scale was broken and I was actually 12 kilos (27 lbs) heavier than I was pre-pregnancy. What this showed me though was such a beautiful thing... Confidence comes from within and when we feel...

Podcast Transcription: From Suicide to Sobriety with Shama Persson in Love, Motherhood, Podcast

Episode 53 - From Suicide to Sobriety with Shama Persson Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel is joined by her mother Shama! They talk about Rachel’s life growing up and Rachel shares their family constellation including every marriage and divorce and all the step dads, step moms, step siblings and half siblings… It’s pretty much the most complicated family history of all time! Shama tells her life story and the struggles she went through in her childhood leading to her moving out to live on her own at a very young age,...

Podcast Transcription: #MeToo in Love, Podcast

Episode 36 - #MeToo Listen to this episode here! In this weeks episode Rachel joins the #MeToo movement and shares her own stories of sexual harassment and abuse. She journeys back to the first moment she every felt objectified as a young girl and retells a few experiences with varying degrees of intensity where she felt violated, taken advantage of or abused. She also dives into the challenging topic of victim blaming and how speaking up and shedding light on our experiences can lead toward empowerment. [001:30] Hi and welcome to another episode of From...

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Podcast Transcription: 52 Weeks of Speaking From The Heart in Love, Podcast

Episode 52 - 52 Weeks of Speaking From The Heart Listen to this episode here! This episode marks the 1-year anniversary of the podcast and Rachel celebrates 52 weeks of storytelling, epiphanies, tears and so much laughter. She shares how in a way, podcasting has become part of her personal development and allows her to, in an honest way, process her emotions every week... Sort of like therapy! She gives her gratitude to the community for listening and holding space and also shares her biggest inspirations and favorite spiritual teachers.  [001:57] Hi and welcome to...

Podcast Transcription: Gratitude, Cloning and Turning a Bad Day Around in Love, Podcast

Episode 51 - Gratitude, Cloning and Turning a Bad Day Around Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel shares the love she feels for her dog and how the fear of losing him drove her to doing some very (very, very) irrational things (including the craziest story you’ve ever heard). She talks about deep soul connection with another being, fear of loss, the issue with “perfection” and how allowing yourself to be human brings the biggest relief. She also shares a recent experience with a bad moment and how it you’re not careful,...

Podcast Transcription: Family Business (and A Little Bit of Politics) in Love, Podcast, Travel

Episode 39 - Family Business (and A Little Bit of Politics) Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel shares the story of how she left her baby for the first time ever to travel to Los Angeles for a photoshoot and how, inevitably, chaos ensued. From having an incredibly difficult time leaving Aruba in the first place to arriving to find LA on fire (literally!) she spent the weekend arguing with her brother about politics, fighting with her husband about how to care for the baby, going head to head with the airlines...

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Podcast Transcription: A Perfect Storm in Love, Podcast

Episode 50 - A Perfect Storm Listen to this episode here! In this week's podcast Rachel talks about how she deals with social media drama and how more than anything, it's a reflection of our inner world and can be a great lesson in sitting with your emotions. She talks about her deep longing of being of service and how it’s evolved from moving snails across the road when she was a little girl to launching non-profit initiatives today, and shares a recent experience with online drama. When it comes to doing good, people will...