Category Archives: Love

Podcast Transcription: A Wedding Anniversary and Making Things Work with Dennis Schoneveld in Love, Podcast

Episode 66 - A Wedding Anniversary and Making Things Work with Dennis Schoneveld Listen to this episode here! In this episode, Rachel is joined by her husband Dennis on their 4th wedding anniversary – after they both almost forgot it. They begin by diving into the intense Spring they had; travelling from country to country in Europe with a toddler and a dog while working towards a major business launch. Dennis touches on what travelling means to him after growing up on a tiny island. He also shares what it was like to be on...

How Much We Love in Love, Motherhood

At the end of the day when all is said and done... The only thing that matters is how much we love. Its taken me 15 months to get truly comfortable with the love I feel for this little girl. When she first arrived I kept waiting for someone to tell me it was all a big mistake; that it wasn’t real, that I wouldn’t get to keep her. I was almost waiting for someone to take her away. Because how could it be true, a love like this? We accept the love we think...

Little Moon in General, Love, Motherhood

This girl. Little Moon. She walks up to strangers at restaurants and shows them all her teeth (she has 12 now). Every morning she wakes up smiling, asking for both Mamma and Pappa. She likes to take her time to wake up and will stay in her crib for as long as she can, arms behind her head, talking to her toys. When either of us go to the bathroom she stands outside, knocking on the door, wondering how long we’ll be (Pappa always takes too long). She holds my hand when she walks down...

Podcast Transcription: OSHO Dynamic Meditation and Healing by Feeling in Love, Podcast

Episode 62 - OSHO Dynamic Meditation and Healing by Feeling Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel discusses the need to release stored emotions and the challenges that arise within us (and later reflected in the state of all of humanity) when we don’t have space to open up and release what’s inside. Beginning with a guided 15-minute meditation to first find a place of silence before diving in, she moves on to sharing an experience she just had in Dynamic Meditation. Answering questions she often gets about this strange and somewhat wild...

Podcast Transcription: Triggers and Teachings in Love, Motherhood, Podcast

Episode 61 - Triggers and Teachings Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel dives into the topic of using relationships and challenges for growth, finding ways to express your emotions no matter what society says and the beauty of letting your inner child come out to play.  She begins by discussing the different place she is in this week compared to last. From feeling ungrounded and stagnant, Rachel talks about diving back into work-mode and the new energy that came with it. By moving away from the idea of feeling busy and more...

Podcast Transcription: Self-Love, Fear of Dying, Rose Quartz Spheres and a Crappy Day in Love, Motherhood, Podcast

Episode 32 - Self-Love, Fear of Dying, Rose Quartz Spheres and a Crappy Day Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel gets real and emotional about her hardships in the midst of a particularly crappy day. She talks about her contrasting struggle with low self esteem and the huge fear she carries around the wellbeing of her daughter while simultaneously feeling content and happy in leading her first teacher training. She dives into the topic of teaching yoga the "right" way, what it means to find your true voice as a teacher, cursing...

Podcast Transcription: Peace, Love and Veganism with James Aspey in Love, Podcast

Episode 30 - Peace, Love and Veganism with James Aspey Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel is joined by James Aspey; vegan, animal rights activist and public speaker. James replaced drugs, cancer and bulimia with veganism, surfing and meditation and his story is an incredible inspiration to people across the globe. After being diagnosed with Leukemia which led him into drug addiction he changed his life drastically and started a journey in search of health and happiness. Through becoming vegan and experiencing first-hand the amazing ways it improved his life (and what...

Reminder: You Are Good Enough in General, Love

You are good enough. Just the way you are. You don’t have to be thinner or more successful or have more friends or better skin. You are good enough. Now! The idea that we always have to change and fix and improve on every part of ourselves isn’t real. It feels real if you bring energy to it by obsessing over your “flaws”, constantly trying to change. The truth is this: you are lovable EXACTLY the way you are in this moment. Right here, right now. You are lovely. Just the way you are. X,...

Podcast Transcription: Powering Through and Mellowing Out in Love, Podcast, Travel

Episode 59 - Powering Through and Mellowing Out Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel reflects on her latest weekend trip to LA to teach a yoga class at a fitness festival. She talks about the different mindset she had being separated from her baby girl compared to previous solo trips, and how this allowed her to turn on the fiery side of her personality so she could tackle an intense weekend with a strict run of show. She shares how staying in the here and now reminded her why she travels to...

Podcast Transcription: On The Road Again in Love, Podcast, Travel

Episode 58 - On The Road Again Listen to this episode here! In this episode Rachel is joined by her husband Dennis while traveling through the south of France. They talk about their adventures through Europe and their differences in terms of the kind of traveling they enjoy. Dennis shares what it’s like seeing the world from the eyes of someone who grew up on a tiny island and Rachel shares how she has changed as a traveler since becoming a mom. They share their favorite parts of the journey so far, challenges that keep...