Rachel Brathen@yoga_girl

Yoga Girl. Mom. Creator of #yogaeverydamnday ❤️ ⁣




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Rachel Brathen

If you want to change the world... Go home and love your family. ⁣

The choices we make in a day are what in the end make up our lives. I’m not saying it’s easy, but it is true that parenting is the single most important role we’ll ever have. So be fully present with your kids. Listen to them. Show them that vulnerability is beautiful. Shower them with enough love that by the time they have their first encounter with a situation that lacks it, they’ll know that the answer is always the same: to love more. ⁣

Teach them how to listen by listening to them - not just when its easy but especially when it’s hard. Teach them kindness through being kind. Teach them strength through your own resilience. And most important of all; teach them self-love by loving yourself. Our children know where there is love and where there is lack.
So while it’s true that if you want to change the world, go home and love your family... Just don’t forget about loving yourself, too. x


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High five for the weekend!❤️ #family


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Aruba... I love you❤️ #home


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IT’S PODCAST DAY AND I HAVE THE LOVE OF MY LIFE ON THE SHOW!🥰 In today’s episode @dennisfromsalad and I have a very honest, heartfelt, sometimes inappropriate and always hilarious conversation about baby number 2, his pending vasectomy (what???), making space for alone time, romance, our dreams for the future and more. Having him on the show is always a little bit like takin a deep breath and diving in because you never know what’s going to come out of his mouth😅(the man does not know the meaning of TMI!!). Safe to say, this is one of our best episodes yet. Tune in! Click the link in my bio or search Yoga Girl on Spotify or iTunes❤️


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You have to remember that all of this is a sacred experience. It’s not random or crazy or purposeless. Yes, it fucking sucks. And it’s fucking unfair. And it shouldn’t have happened. But it did. It did and every part of it is sacred now because that’s what you’re left with. A pain that’s so precious and so intense you have no choice but to feel it even though it comes with a force that might just snap your bones in half. The space you held for love is now just love and figuring out what to do with it all and where to put it hurts. When we’ve loved someone intensely and that person suddenly enters a room we can’t reach, for a moment we think they’re gone and in missing them we lose ourselves, too. But what if they’re right here? What if it’s not only through the memories of what once was but through this pain that we’ll meet them again? What if its all sacred? All of it?⁣

We go through hell and back because pain teaches us who we are. It shows us what’s important. It guides the way. So that anywhere you go from here you’ll know - you’ll know what matters. You’ll never have to busy yourself with bullshit. You’ll never have to wonder again. ⁣
You just... Know.⁣


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Celery juice to top off 24 hours of stuffing our faces with the most amazing vegan food of all time! Bogotá this won’t be our last visit. Tagging our 3 favorite places in this photo - if you’re traveling here soon you have to go eat! Happy and so so grateful. And mega inspired to start a vegan fine dining restaurant... Any genius vegan chefs out there looking to collab? I’m serious!
Anywho. Food is life. How are you today?🌱❤️ #bogota #plantbased #celeryjuice


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BOGOTÁ QUE HAY!!!! Can’t believe we’re here! For the first time! 2600 meters high! We just ate 7 dishes at an epic vegan restaurant (oh yes we did) and now we’re about to sit down in front of the fireplace to record this weeks podcast. Comment your questions for me and Dennis below!❤️🇨🇴 #bogota #colombia #24hourtrip


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Going on a last-minute romantic surprise trip for 24 hours with @dennisfromsalad tomorrow! Guess where to?😍 ⁣

(Ok we are actually not that romantic - my passport is expiring and I have to get to an embassy to fix it in a semi panic sooo... Lemons to lemonade!)🤷🏼‍♀️🍋😌 #minitrip


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Comment the emojis that best describe your mood below and let’s get ready for an epic week! ⁣
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#mondayletsdothis !


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It takes a village❤️ #musicvideoshoot #happiness #momager


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On the couch with my guy❤️ been having super weird power back side and low belly pains... Google tells me I’m going to die any minute🤦🏼‍♀️☠️ (doctor told me UTI, kidney stone, hernia, cystitis...?) - WTF. Have you ever heard of a vegan with kidney stones?? I’m going to sage the shit out of my bedroom and meditate with my crystals and this will all be better in the morning. Right??! Worst case, @dennisfromsalad will duct tape it👍 #ducttapefixeseverything #ringosfacethough


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This was just the best day. Casual and relaxed and tons of kids and good friends and the sweetest family one could wish for.

I used to feel so stressed out by the idea of gatherings and I would worry about everything being perfect but now I know that the best parties has little to do with all the details and everything to do with the people present and the love that brings us together. No one will remember if the house was clean or what the decorations were like but we’ll remember that we sang in 4 languages and Luni sneezing into the cake and her saying “WOW” in awe of everything as she opened her presents and the deep belly laugh that came from seeing all her favorite people in one place. We’ll remember the love!
I’ll always remember this love.
Our little moon sprinkles it everywhere she goes🌙☺️ #happybirthday #2