Your Cycle Matters in General, Love, Pregnancy

As International Women’s day is approaching I thought this would be a perfect time to share a post on something very important - especially for us women! As you know, I’ve been working with Natural Cycles for some time. The topic of this year’s International Women’s Day is Press For Progress and to continue the work toward gender equality. Leading up to International Women’s day on March the 8th, Natural Cycles is raising topics related to how they and others continuously #PressForProgress in the field of contraception and female health (to learn more, go click...

Podcast Transcription: Astrology – The Art of Aligning with Your Life’s Purpose with Debra Silverman in Motherhood, Podcast

Episode 49 - Astrology - The Art of Aligning with Your Life's Purpose with Debra Silverman Listen to this episode here! How does the full moon affect us? What does Mercury in Retrograde mean? Does each person really have a destiny? In this week's episode Rachel is joined by Debra Silverman; psychologist and astrologer with over 40 years in the field. Debra has dedicated her life to helping people heal emotional wounds by aligning with their life’s purpose (she works with Madonna, Sting, Trevor Hall and many more - this woman is literally an astrologer...

Some Things Just Do Stay The Same in General, Love, Motherhood, Yoga

Facebook gave me a memory from 5 years ago today. It’s me in our old house on the little yoga deck Dennis built me in the garden underneath our mango tree. I’m in an advanced yoga pose and I make it look so easy. Looking at the memory I scoff - “those were the days! Look at what my body could do!”. I was practicing hours of yoga every day and taught 23 classes a week at the time. My entire life was yoga. I had just started this Instagram account and every day after...

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Podcast Transcription: The Inappropriate Husband with Dennis Schoneveld in Love, Podcast

Episode 39 - The Inappropriate Husband with Dennis Schoneveld Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel is joined by her husband Dennis for what might just be the most hilarious (and politically incorrect) episode ever. They have a conversation thats both relaxed, heated, and slightly inappropriate at times about everything from meat eating vs veganism, living a privileged life, the challenges of running a yoga studio, parenthood and what it's like to spend literally every hour of the day together. Dennis shares what he loves most about Rachel (hint: we should have edited...

Podcast Transcription: Life After Death and Healing Emotional Pain in Love, Motherhood, Podcast

Episode 48 - Life After Death and Healing Emotional Pain Listen to this episode here! In this weeks episode Rachel talks about her experience with death and loss. After losing her best friend, her grandmother and her dog within the span of just a few months, her entire life was turned upside down. In this episode she shares little pieces of her experience and talks about emotional healing and how it’s not a linear process. She shares her experience writing her second book - on the topic of grief and death - and how it’s...

Podcast Transcription: Social Media Marketing and Making Money With a Purpose in Love, Podcast, Yoga

Episode 47 - Social Media Marketing and Making Money With a Purpose Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel gets into the topic of social media marketing, ads and staying authentic in how you portray yourself in social media. She talks about her frustration with big corporations that take advantage of the yoga community to make big bucks and shares her own decision to never use her Instagram platform for marketing (and why that might be changing in the near future!). She also talks about the importance of making money to change the...

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Podcast Transcription: Sex, Sarcasm, and The Meaning of Consent in Love, Podcast

Episode 46 - Sex, Sarcasm, and The Meaning of Consent Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel is joined by her husband Dennis (who’s getting more candid and slightly more inappropriate for every episode!). They start off talking about a recent disagreement they had and how they process things completely differently when they fight. They then dive into the sensitive topic of the #MeToo movement - Dennis shares some stories from his past and they discuss the true meaning of consent and then Dennis tells the hilarious story of their first night together...

Life Became So Much Easier in General, Love

Life became so much easier the moment I realized I'm actually beautiful Telling yourself you are not is separating from source. It diminishes everything. Only when you see the beauty of your own soul and how it shines can you live in resonance with your purpose. Loving yourself is fucking EVERYTHING. And it's not easy, I'll tell you that. So make it your mission to wake up every morning and love the hell out of every inch of your body. Your heart. Your being. Every time you tell yourself you're anything but gorgeous it rips...

Podcast Transcription: Competition and Jealousy – The Business of Yoga in Love, Podcast, Yoga

Episode 45 - Competition and Jealousy - The Business of Yoga Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel dives into the very sensitive subject of competition, jealousy and cattiness in the world of yoga and business. She shares her own stories of being on both sides of the spectrum - both having felt nervous about other teachers competing with her and having had other teachers create drama over competition. She shares specific stories from different times in her life as a yoga teacher and entrepreneur and candidly shares both the challenge and the...

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Podcast Transcription: Believe In The Good Things Coming With Nahko Bear in Love, Music, Podcast

Episode 44 - Believe In The Good Things Coming With Nahko Bear Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel is joined by her friend (and favorite musician!) Nahko Bear. Rachel shares the story of how she first connected to Nahko’s music and how it helped her move through the grief of her best friend’s passing, and Nahko shares what it’s like to write music that deeply impacts people all over the world. They talk about the importance of spiritual discipline and trusting that life brings you where you’re supposed to go (especially when...