Episodes
On today’s episode, Rachel is once again joined by expert astrologer Debra Silverman! If you are interested in astrology but overwhelmed by the amount of information out there, this episode is for you. Join Rachel and Debra as they answer all of your questions about astrology and how to apply it as a practice to improve your life. How can we get to know ourselves and our personality traits better? Astrology will help you to understand yourself, your friends, your family and your partner....
Published 12/06/19
In this episode, Rachel is in Tulum on vacation with her family and trying to slow down. After receiving some interesting news and getting kicked off a magazine cover shoot after speaking up on the topic of #MeToo in the yoga world, Rachel does what she usually does: she speaks out for justice and stands with those who have been subjected to trauma. This is Rachel’s mission in life, to use her platform and voice to spark real change in the world. Actually, this is all of our missions! We can...
Published 11/29/19
Are you feeling hurt? Betrayed? Upset by the actions of someone close to you (or a perfect stranger)? Wondering how to get to the root of your emotional triggers? In this episode, Rachel talks about unpacking emotional wounds through the use of observing, recognition, holding space, therapy, and putting the pieces of the wounded puzzle back together again.  Don’t get lost in obsessing over other people’s actions. You can’t control what other people do - you can only control how you react...
Published 11/22/19
Are you carrying around pain, exhaustion, or moving through life from a wounded place? Soldiering on without giving yourself permission to feel? In this episode, Rachel speaks about how minimizing our pain actually creates more of it, and how holding space to feel and heal wounds (large and small!) actually can expand your capacity for compassion and service.  We are taught at a very young age to minimize our feelings, to act like everything is ok, and to hide from our pain. This episode...
Published 11/15/19
How do you find a balance between remaining authentic while manifesting abundance? Are you struggling to grow your business, or putting a lot of energy into something but not receiving the energetic return?  In this week’s episode Rachel reflects on the art of doing business from the heart, why you should be paid fairly for your efforts (including in the yoga industry!), and the energetic exchange of time, effort, and money. Having just released her own line of jewelry, Rachel shares her own...
Published 11/08/19
What is your relationship with failure? How can we use our failures as spiritual lessons? And what are the limiting beliefs you live by that are actually holding you back?  Throughout her life Rachel has believed that she has to succeed at everything she does - even to the point of exhaustion. In this episode she reflects on the concepts of failure, limiting beliefs, and how to let go of control. Doing the inner work around our relationship with failure and shame can help us become aware of...
Published 11/01/19
In this week’s episode Rachel candidly unpacks some of her generational trauma and how it has influenced her life through her work ethic and motherhood. By becoming a mother, she is given the gift of watching her generational story unfold in the way that she cares for herself and her family. Through therapy and a lot of personal development work, she is recognizing the need to heal her childhood wounds - and that the time to begin is now. We always makes sure our children are so loved, cared...
Published 10/25/19
This episode finds Rachel sharing something that is really hard for her to say: lately, she hasn’t been feeling well mentally. As someone who provides healing to others in her courses and retreats, and as someone with an incredibly blessed life and so many exciting events surrounding her; the hardest part about the anxiety Rachel has felt has been having no clear reason as to why this is happening. Sometimes we are drowning in a feeling of failure and unworthiness for no reason, and this is...
Published 10/18/19
This week’s podcast is a special Live show recorded in NYC! This podcast begins with a hilarious open from Dennis, and is filled with courageous, heart centered sharing and stories from both Rachel and audience members.Rachel reflects on what it means to consciously feel our feelings and how to consciously navigate your emotions, every day. It’s so important to give yourself permission to be the way you are! Learn how to lean into uncomfortable feelings, and process and do the work around...
Published 10/11/19
In this week’s episode, Rachel reflects on consciously having to make the effort to slow down during challenging weeks before diving into the delicate subject of self-promotion. It’s hard. Super hard. It takes courage to get out there and promote your work, while staying authentic to your truth, heart and passion. After some negative comments on the promotion of her book, Rachel reflects on how to stay authentic, what might be triggering this reaction to her work, and the act of...
Published 10/04/19
In this episode, Rachel reflects on the process of becoming an author, the importance of making the New York Times bestselling list, and the healing properties of creation. When Rachel published her first book, Yoga Girl, she made the New York Times bestselling list and for the first time understood the importance of it in the world of books. This time around, Rachel has been waiting all week for the list to come out. Will her agent call her with good news? What if she doesn’t make the list?...
Published 09/27/19
In this episode, Rachel leads you through a guided meditation focusing on the breath. For this episode, find a quiet place to sit where you can close your eyes and bring your awareness inward. This practice will help you use your breath to create space in the body, let go of anything not serving you and release tension. Use this guided meditation to help you focus the mind, breathe into the present moment, and let go.We have the ability to set a positive cycle in motion! The mind is very...
Published 09/20/19
In this episode, Rachel reflects on her present emotional state and the powerful tool of service. As humans, we can quickly become self-centered and only concern ourselves with our immediate problems. As Rachel begins to unpack her emotional state, she takes a closer look into herself and starts to do the internal work. She begins to focus on the aspects of her life that bring her peace: service.The launch of Yoga Girl Foundation is the number one project in her life that brings her peace....
Published 09/13/19
In this episode, Rachel reflects on the pressures of society and how it affects us creatively. We are all born with a unique gift; a way to be purposeful in life that no one else could ever mimic or duplicate. But how we create and how we find that purpose can get distorted by society and outside influence. Instagram, social media, photo filters and all of society telling us we have to look perfect, be perfect, act perfect makes it so hard to listen to our inner voice and for us to feel good...
Published 09/06/19
In this episode, Rachel gets personal about her struggle to pull herself out of a dark, fearful place. After staying up all night worrying about Lea Luna, she begins to spiral into a self-pity party, only to be pulled from her funk by a touching message from one of her followers. She begins to process her fear, realizing that she has not taken the time to emotionally work through the release of the book, and that with the book release, her deepest traumas will be shared with the world. But,...
Published 08/30/19
In this episode, Rachel is joined once again by her amazing, slightly awkward, sarcastic and hilarious husband, Dennis Schoneveld! Getting hyped for Rachel’s upcoming US Book Tour (Find all details at www.toloveandletgo.com!), the two discuss travel (and who is the worst one to travel with; the kid or the dog?), the key to a successful marriage, where they see themselves in five years and what their thoughts are about baby #2. With everything they have going on, the two still find time for...
Published 08/23/19
In this episode, Rachel has so many dreams on the brink of coming true. Her new book is being released, she is going on tour, the podcast is growing and taking a new spin… But how do dreams become manifested?Sharing one of her own stories (one that’s weird, wild and involves Ringo’s balls and something called Sugarlumps), Rachel shares just how to turn ideas into reality, even the seemingly unachievable ones. The first steps are always to release the fear of failure, focus on what you can...
Published 08/16/19
In this episode, Rachel dives into the important topic of setting boundaries for your time and energy. Whether it’s friendships that don’t align anymore or work engagements that are asking too much, it is ultimately our responsibility to tell the world exactly what we can offer… and when we need to take some space. When you know what those boundaries are, stick to them! The moment you break your own boundary is the moment you tell the world there is no line that can’t be crossed. But when we...
Published 08/09/19
In this episode, Rachel contemplates the body and the role it plays in healing along with the patterns, behaviors, and the stories we tell ourselves. So many of us are in a constant state of stress or fight or flight, especially if we have experienced trauma in our lives. The regular activation of our sympathetic nervous system becomes engrained in us. We feel unsafe and the body holds onto it! How can we train our bodies to process what happened and get back to that place of safety?...
Published 08/02/19
In this episode, Rachel is reflecting on the true meaning of self-care: self reflection. Remaining conscious and present with how we feel, what triggers us and how we relate to others is the most important key to living a balanced life. Continuing to self reflect and do the inner work isn’t easy! It requires us to check in with our heart, to stay vulnerable, and to look at ourselves with truthful eyes every day.Have you ever taken a break from work and felt so low the entire time that you...
Published 07/26/19
In this episode, Rachel is immersed in her yoga teacher training and is speaking to us from a place of absolute tiredness. Reflecting on her ability to keep going no matter what (really), she ponders something so many of us struggle with: finding the balance between working hard and taking time to rest. Throughout our lives, we fall on different sides of the spectrum between not trying at all and trying too hard. But when we aren’t trying at all - is it due to a fear of failure or are we...
Published 07/19/19
In this episode, Rachel is lucky she can speak after going in for emergency dental surgery! Gaining wisdom after losing a wisdom tooth, Rachel shares on her fears of the dentist, the difficult dental experience she had in the past and how she had built this up to be a really big, gut-wrenching thing when in reality... It was no big deal at all. Sometimes we tell ourselves stories that define our lives; that we will never be able to pull something off, that we are too scared, that certain...
Published 07/12/19
In this episode, Rachel is in a pivotal moment of her life. She has been receiving signs from the universe - signs that she is in for BIG CHANGE, both personally and professionally. Change is often not comfortable, but we have to recognize what doesn’t serve us and let it go. How do you escape feeling your emotions? Is it through food and alcohol, or do you have other ways of avoiding discomfort? Every time you try to escape your feelings, they go somewhere inside you and eventually they have...
Published 07/05/19
In this episode, Rachel gets personal about an experience in her life that recently caused her to harbor a lot of resentment. When our needs have not been met, or we have been wronged, we are often quick to judge and jump to conclusions. But often times, we don’t know the full story! Putting ourselves in another person’s shoes is difficult, but practicing this is crucial - because the truth can surprise you.Tune in to an episode on expectations, character flaws and how to embrace compassion...
Published 06/28/19
In this episode Rachel is joined by esteemed singer songwriter LP (you for sure know her platinum single Lost on You!). In between tours, LP is home in LA and takes the time to talk with Rachel about life, love and perseverance. To LP, having tools to calm ourselves so we can take all the curveballs of life is the key to being balanced (and calming ourselves is not the same as laziness, as we often think!). She shares insight from her yoga practice and the process of writing music that’s...
Published 06/21/19