Rachel is a catalyst who connects, invites curiosity and releases possibilities in people and in organizations. As a nationally recognized speaker, writer, and change agent in the health and wellness field, Rachel leads with enthusiasm, authenticity, and passion. Her mission is to foster relationships that are rooted in psychological safety, curiosity, and connection, so people can feel fully alive, be their best selves, do their best work and draw out the best in others. She draws upon lessons learned from her transformational and inspiring personal story and speaks with honesty and openness about universal human truths and desires.
Rachel speaks at a wide range of organizations, associations, conferences, and retreats. She also teaches healthy cooking classes and interactive seminars to organizations and community groups to equip people with the skills and tools to be well.
As the Director of Wellbeing at SIG, Rachel guides SIG and their clients to connect and engage their employees in meaningful ways, so they can become employers of choice. Because of her passion, visionary approach and personal transformation, the Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) named Rachel the Top Health Promotion Professional in the U.S. in 2015 and among the top 10 in 2017.
Rachel is a founding member and young board member of Global Women for Wellbeing (GW4W), a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to give women voice to create better health and wellbeing for themselves, their businesses and their communities.
She is a Licensed Thriving Workplace Culture Consultant and a health coach who writes the award-winning blog, Rachel’s Nourishing Kitchen, where she invites people to connect with and nourish their body and feed their soul.
Show Notes links are below, and can be downloaded as a PDF here.
Rachel’s Nourishing Kitchen
The Gift of Sickness: How EBV Changed My Life
The Alera Group
WELCOA Summit 2015 – Top Health Promotion Professional Award Speech
Global Women For Welbeing (GW4W)
Wellness Underground Summit
Epstein Barr Virus
Dr. Harville Hendrix & Helen LaKelly Hunt
Dr. Rosie Ward, PhD
Immunity to Change
Dr. Bob Keegan & Lisa Lahey
VIA Character Strengths
Gretchen Rubin’s The Four Tendencies Quiz
Samantha Thomas: Love Summit Conference
The Best Yes by Lisa TerKeurst
Harvard Adult Development Study
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