About

MEET RACHEL

Hi, I’m Rachel: one part freelance writer, one part Health Coach, and 100% Healthy Chick. I’m a twenty-something small town girl living outside of Boston who is incredibly passionate about helping other women transform their lives.

I started “Healthy Chicks” so that women of all ages/sizes/backgrounds/lifestyles could find a place to come together, like a virtual coffee hour of sorts (or Happy Hour if you’re that kinda gal). Think of it as Sex and the City with a little more green tea and self-love, minus all the other drama.

As a Certified Health + Wellness Coach, my mission is to show women how to nourish themselves fully (mind, body + soul) so they can ditch the dieting, the depriving + the self-doubt once and for all and start LIVING a life full of pure bliss.

Why? Because I’ve totally been there, girlfriend and it was pretty dark + scary. But you are not alone. Through years of healing myself, I now know that life is more than a number on the scale. That passion is not something we need to chase or “find” but rather it’s within each + every one of us. (Sometimes it just needs a little unblocking.) That this beautiful, sometimes crazy life of ours is meant to be lived. And that too many of us are hiding behind the numbers, the rules + regimes, and the “I can’ts” to notice all the joy around us…that’s already within us.

I’ve been on every diet (from South Beach to “Lemonade Detox”) + read endless self-help books…and nothing worked. I didn’t reach my “happy weight” until I re-discovered my inner happiness. I do not believe in perfection. And I’d rather wear yoga leggings + flip flops over high-heels any day, though I do cherish those special moments of getting dressed up.

I spent 23 years of my life single…and then I fell in love and married the love of my life. I love love…and am generally an extremely happy, positive person (though I have my bad days). I am extremely emotional…and cry a lot. I’ve learned to be OK with that.

I don’t do the 9-to-5 thing, loathe schedules, and have a hard time sitting still for too long. Handwritten notes are my favorite. And my happy place is an eclectic cafe, The Beatles, my journal + a strong cappuccino. I heart cheese…and kale. Red wine…and green juice. Running…and yoga.

Bottom line? I’m a real girl + I’m a big fan of keeping it real.

I have a feeling we’ll get along…Let’s be friends?

Rachel Kaczynski (Chemerynski) received her training from the world’s largest nutrition school, the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and is certified by the American Association of Drugless Practitioners as a Certified Holistic Health Coach. She’s been rewarded Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution “Blog of the Month,” as well as a Move100 Ambassador, and her wellness writing has been published all over the web including The Huffington Post, MindBodyGreen, BostInno, and SpaFinder. Rachel hold a BA in Journalism and Communications from James Madison University in VA and currently resides in Boston, MA.

 
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