Medical Medium on How To Take Charge of Your HealthFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is joined by Anthony William, known to the world as Medical Medium. Anthony is a healer, a best selling author and the creator of the famous celery juice movement.
Taking everyone, especially women, on a journey towards better health, Rachel and Anthony discuss everything from chronic illnesses and mental health problems, to thyroid issues, fibromyalgia and acne. Anthony shares his thoughts on vegan and paleo diets, his take on vaccines and the importance of empowering women when it comes to their health. For too long, women haven’t been taken seriously by the medical community. Now, as Anthony moves his mission forward and gives concrete reasons for health problems plaguing so many, he gives a voice to those looking for answers.
Tune in for an episode that may change your life, your health, and maybe even your morning routine as Anthony shares the one single thing you should add into your life (you probably guessed it!).
F*ck Your Abortion BanFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
This week’s episode may spark some debate as Rachel joins the pro-choice versus anti-abortion discussion. Growing up in Sweden, abortion has been legal Rachel’s entire life (and her mother’s and grandmother’s!). Now living in Aruba where abortion is illegal and seeing the current political happenings in the United States, she can no longer keep quiet - for the sake of her own daughter and women everywhere.
Check your privilege, use critical thinking and tune into this episode to join the discussion. We all have the power to have hard conversations, to protest, to march and to use our voice. We all have the power to change the world.
Who Do You Need To Forgive? (And Should You Always?)From The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel answers deep and personal questions from her Instagram community - ones that stirred her heart while reading them:
How do you forgive someone who really hurt you?
Is there a way to know that we’re on the right path in life?
How do we continue to practice self-care when we are feeling especially low?
Beginning with a gratitude meditation you’ll get the opportunity to tap into your center, feel your feelings and evoke the powerful vibration of gratitude within yourself. Rachel shares some deep gratitude for the community and then moves on to the topics at hand. Is it true that we “have to” forgive everyone that’s ever harmed us? What is the true meaning of forgiveness? How do we know that are on the right path? And how do we stick with our self-care practice on those particularly challenging days? Sharing insight on forgiveness, life purpose and self-care, Rachel talks about how to navigate challenging times in life and also draws on examples from her own life.
Listen in for a heart-opening episode that is sure to give you tools on how to navigate your own healing journey.
How To Let Your Wounds Make You WiserFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is on a path to let things GO. In a regular day we often swing from high to low more times than we can count. Having just been triggered by some not-great news, she shares how when she is present with her emotions, she can track how quickly contentment can be replaced with a feeling of unease. What if instead of letting it throw us off track, we can use our triggers as keys to unlock what’s inside of us to learn more about who we really are? The big things that throw us off often relate to childhood wounds. What does your inner child have to say? Are you reacting from an old wound, or are you able to respond from the present moment? In this episode Rachel urges us to go deeper and look at whats behind a situation you are working through that’s challenging you. She discusses the importance of first recognizing what you may be carrying from your childhood and the emotional triggers it manifests. She shares how to allow space for that doubtful voice in your head - and how to use it to give yourself a reality check. Tune in for an episode that provides concrete tools for tapping into the present moment, healing old wounds and embracing the highs and lows of life.
How To Heal Your HeartFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is fresh out of a 7-day retreat leading the art of feeling your feelings, alongside her own teacher from Path of Love.
She shares the experiences of her childhood that taught her to hide her negative emotions and the work she has done since to allow herself to hold space for anger, frustration and sadness - all the feelings we think we should never feel.
Rachel deeply knows that doing this work is part of her life purpose - watching people release trauma and grief that they’ve held onto for years is the closest she has ever felt to God.
However, now she is realizing that being so busy, being so sick, and being the “facilitator” instead of a participant has stopped her own desires from coming to the surface. Mainly, her deep desire to have a second baby.
Tune in for an episode that will allow you to release control and feel everything in the spectrum of emotions that makes up the human experience.
Female Entrepreneurship and Redefining Success with Sophia AmorusoFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is joined by an unbelievably inspiring entrepreneur known for being a leader in business (and named the richest self made woman of all time!); founder of Nasty Gal and GirlBoss - Sophia Amoruso.
With these titles and successes behind her, Sophia jumps right in to speaking from the heart by sharing the depressive funk she has been in lately. Starting from nothing and growing a company worth 100 million+ that ended up bankrupt - Sophia shares her definition of failure, the mistakes she made in her first business, and what resiliency actually looks like. So often, it is people telling it like it is that is the most inspiring.
Tune in for an uplifting episode that will get you through any of those crappy days we often have. After all, life will always have ups and downs we can’t control, but we can embrace the uncertainty and keep showing up.
Spring Cleaning For The Body: My Cleanse StoryFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel discusses her current eating and health habits. Over the past months she has not felt 100% and it has left her trying anything and everything that can bring her back to her usual self. She gave up alcohol, caffeine, sugar and went to a raw food diet, with celery juice every morning topped with a parasite cleanse.The topic of diets can be so challenging to navigate with all the information out there pulling us in a million directions. Ultimately, what we put in our bodies should make us feel good (it doesn’t matter how we look!). Tune in for an episode where Rachel goes through all the effects she has experienced so far on her journey towards health.
How To Set Boundaries And Never, Ever Betray Yourself with Stephanie BirchFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is joined by Stephanie Birch, yoga teacher, writer, photographer, and play-at-home-mom.
Stephanie opens up about being an introvert and her relationship with writing. She then dives into a deep sharing on her journey through postpartum depression and finding her way to yoga.
Rachel and Steph continue to discuss the important pieces of motherhood. Especially - it’s important to allow your children to set boundaries with you. And it’s okay to unintentionally disappoint them every now and then. At the end of the day, your children don’t need a perfect parent. They just need one that allows them to grow into their own authentic selves.Tune in for an inspirational episode that just may bring you to your journal, your yoga mat and, of course, your own authentic self too.
Hilary Swank on Overcoming the Burden of ‘Perfect'From The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is joined by two-time academy award winning actress, entrepreneur, activist, and animal lover, Hilary Swank. Rachel was one of the first people that Hilary Swank followed on Instagram and the two of them have a surprising amount of similarities. Diving into a conversation that vibrates with authenticity, Hilary discusses everything from growing up in a trailer park excluded from the local children to connecting with characters in books that sparked the desire to become an actress. Finding fame at a young age and growing up the limelight, Hilary shares the heaviness she felt to have it all together and how she learned to tune into what is really important. For Hilary, that is her family, finding time for self-care and never missing an opportunity for growth.
Tune into a down to earth episode that will allow you to embrace the beautiful messiness of your own life as Hilary and Rachel reflect on the burden of ‘perfect’ and how to overcome it.
Navigating Marriage & Kids with Dennis SchoneveldFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel and Dennis are on a super romantic couple’s trip to Bogota, Colombia (Disclaimer: Rachel’s passport was expiring and they used this as a frantic excuse for a date night getaway).
As expected with Dennis on the show, you are in for another hilarious and slightly inappropriate episode. Rachel and Dennis discuss everything from their level of education and the education they hope Luna will have to vegan food and all the delicious things they are trying in Bogota and when they plan to have their next baby (although they disagree on it). Filled with other fun things, such as vomit and lice, you are sure to be laughing your butt off through out the entire show.
Vulnerability Will Change Your LifeFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is back from Costa Rica and home to Aruba. Coming from a very vulnerable place, where she attended the burial of her best friend, she realized: we often act the way we think we should in front of others, instead of allowing ourselves the space to be vulnerable. Especially around our families and those that know us best, we see how we usually act reflected from them and act accordingly.
But there is something that pain, grief and trauma bring up that tears down all our walls of protection we build around ourselves. It is a terrible time in our lives, but using this as a catalyst to drop into radical vulnerability during normal day-to-day moments can be totally liberating. It will help you realize that life is short and there is no time to sit through anything that isn’t real.
Tune in for an episode that will help you find the sprinkles of gratitude among times of pain, sadness and loss and the practice of finding those places of vulnerability to return to again and again.
How To Cope With LossFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is approaching a heavy day. Five years ago, she spent Envision Festival with her best friend. She didn’t know it then, but it was the last time she would see her - she past away a few days after. Now, Rachel is at Envision Festival again after giving birth to Luna and heavy feelings are still being stirred up. She shares the story of this day of mourning and the mysterious synchronicity around Luna’s birth and her return to Costa Rica this year that gave meaning to it all.
When we lose a big love in our life we have to remember: we were so lucky to experience a love that deep. We had something that cracked our hearts open, gave us so much, and still gives us lessons each and every day. We may never fully heal, but this episode will cement your faith in the notion that the loved ones we’ve lost are never too far away.
Trusting Your Intuition and the Birth Heard Around the World with Ashley AlbrandFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is joined once again by intergalactic goddess, Ashley Albrand. Ashley shares the birth story of each of her 4 children - including the birth heard around the world as she delivered her surprise (and breach) twins on her own in Costa Rica.
On a mission to empower women to be the sovereign of their own desires, to stay in alignment with their feelings and to spread a message of self love and awakening, tune in for an episode with Rachel and Ashley that will give you the confidence to reach for your deepest dreams in life. Everything you desire is on its way.
You Are Not Sick - You're HealingFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel and her entire family are in Costa Rica - and super sick. Every time Rachel travels here, anything that is stirring inside her is brought to the surface. This time, becoming sick has Rachel reminiscing on her astrology teachings from last year and recognizing what happens if she does not slow down. With this intense flu Rachel is thrown into a pattern of judgemental thinking and worst case scenarios popping up into her head, bringing about some serious anxiety. In the midst of it all, one simple moment of meditation snapped her out of her funk and she realized: she isn’t sick, she is just going through a healing. Tune in for an emotional episode on shedding layers, struggling through something dark and coming out on the other side. Whatever you are struggling with right now, remember: there is a lesson to learn and a blessing to receive.
How To Manifest Anything You WantFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is recording from Costa Rica. After living there for many years, this is Rachel’s first time back since having Lea Luna and her life is dramatically different.
When Rachel lived in Costa Rica before, she was broke and in and out of work. What kept her knowing all would work out was the practice of manifestation through visualization.
Coming back to Costa Rica reignited this practice again and Rachel was reminded of all the possibilities she used to see when it came to the big picture, which to her is changing the world.
When it comes to manifesting your greatest dreams, such as the career you dream of, the family you always wanted, or changing the world, it is important to manifest smaller things along the way for practice. If you want something, don’t look at all the obstacles in your way! Look at all the possibilities and see them in your mind. Tune in for an episode that will broaden your scope of what you believe is possible and give concrete actionable advice on how to turn your motivation into action and your action into big changes in the world.
Deepak Chopra Wants You To Move, Sleep and Practice GratitudeFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is joined by none other than Deepak Chopra! World renowned author, speaker and health guru, Deepak brings his wisdom and shares it with us in a beautiful episode on how to create a more balanced, peaceful and sustainable world.
To him, it’s simple. We begin by creating more balanced, peaceful and sustainable lives for ourselves. Deepak shares his best advice and insights with emphasis on the importance of moving your body, sleeping well each night, and taking moments to reflect on what you are most grateful for.
Tune in for an episode that is sure to inspire big change in your life. All is connected - and it is never too late to begin. More resources from Deepak Chopra are available at http://isharonline.org/.
Should We All Turn Our Passion Into a Business? With Jessica TaylorFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
Jessica Taylor, good friend of Rachel's, joins the podcast to discuss the sate of the online yoga world and the hardships of running your own business.
What If We All Just Did Whatever the F*ck We Want?From The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
Rachel shares some big life challenges she's had over the past week, such as cutting out her braid that her best friend put in her hair 12 years ago, waxing her legs, trying CBD oil and completing a triathlon, all while dealing with a crazy toddler.
What If Every Challenge Is a Blessing In Disguise?From The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
Rachel shares lessons her daughter, Luna, teaches her on a daily basis and how often times these "teachers" shop up through immensely challenging moments and hold the key to self realization.
Nurturing Your Friendships with Olivia RothschildFrom The Heart: Conversations with Yoga Girl add
In this episode, Rachel is recording from NYC with her best friend Olivia Rothschild. Rachel and Olivia “met half way” in NYC for the only reason that they wanted to spend some time together and have a little break from the husbands and the babies. They chat about life, sex, having more babies, shaving, veganism and all the usual things best friends talk about.
Who do you call when you just need to talk to someone? How do you stay close with your best friends that live far away? Tune in for an episode on the meaning of friendship and the connections that we would fly across the world for.