Rachel Burch (aka the "Transformation Maven") is a Life Transformation Coach, personal development junkie, wellness enthusiast, podcaster, comedian, entrepreneur, and mom. As the host of The Transformation Maven Podcast, Rachel follows the path of least resistance and believes that major life transformation can and should happen in the most pleasurable way possible. When she’s not recording her podcast, serving clients or planning transformational retreats, you’ll often find Rachel loving on her two boys, writing and performing stand up comedy, reinventing herself, making to do lists, buying books on Amazon, wearing yoga pants, and keeping it real.
Wendy Yalom is Rachel’s guest this week. Wendy is not only an amazing photographer, but an amazing person. In this episode, Rachel and Wendy chat about the beauty of being seen, whether it’s being seen by yourself, your photographer, or your friend. Wendy also shares thoughts about rituals, self-care, and loving yourself.  Sign up for “Selfie-Assured” - Wendy’s virtual workshop that will teach you how to be your own Instagram Husband 02:15 - Rachel talks about Wendy’s gift of connection in her photography 03:19 - The difference between genuinely seeing someone versus making them look good in a photo 04:31 - Rachel shares that the photo from her podcast artwork was taken by Wendy 05:44 - How having your photo taken by a 3-year-old can demolish your self confidence 07:05 - Even Cindy Crawford has bad angles 09:04 - How photography has helped Wendy learn to be present 10:31 - Wendy shares the transformation she saw one woman go through during a photoshoot 13:54 - Rachel talks about Wendy’s “Selfie-Assured” workshop 18:45 - Wendy talks about how she ended up working with coaches 23:03 - A “Mistress-mind” with spiritual entrepreneurs was hugely influential for Wendy 25:00 - The power of ritual in Wendy’s life 29:21 - Creating rituals doesn’t have to be complicated 31:05 - Wendy talks about her visits to the Amalfi Coast. 34:12 - Why you shouldn’t wait for retirement to travel 38:28 - Wendy’s dreams for her future
In this week’s episode, Rachel is pulling back the borders of the podcast. Her guest is Kyle Cease, a transformational comedian and someone that Rachel has dreamed of having on the podcast. Today you’ll get to hear not just their conversation, but how it happened, when Kyle makes an invitation to Rachel during a coaching session.  07:27 - Kyle invites Rachel to start recording a podcast while he is watching. 10:03 - Kyle explains 5D 10:48 - “Life is an exact reflection of myself.” 12:39 - How sitting in silence can make things happen 13:57 - Letting go of something to invite something else in 14:51 - Is synchronicity bullshit? 18:05 - Rachel talks about manifesting from a place of ego 21:46 - Getting stuck in the same story every day 22:44 - Quarantine = Groundhog Day 24:08 - How intellectual people disconnect themselves from Source. 26:44 - “There’s a voice in you that’s scared you’re going to get hurt.” 31:25 - “Doubt all you want and then doubt the doubter.” 35:35 - Looking at life from Source’s point-of-view 42:14 - When the ego gets in the way of manifesting
Stuck in quarantine, Rachel reflects on her chorus of internal voices: the skeptical former attorney, the magical manifesting life coach, and the cynical comedian that sees the humor in everything.  02:00 - Rachel introduces her 3 internal characters 03:38 - Naming and identifying the different parts of us 06:48 - The life coach part of Rachel is annoyed at the insistence that we use this time productively 09:06 - Making the most of this time in the way that calls to you 09:47 - Combining the comedian and life coach 10:53 - Rachel looks back on signing up for the Kyle Cease meditation retreat 12:10 - Rachel signs up for 1:1 coaching with Kyle Cease, but needs a minute to process. 16:05 - A strong no from Rachel’s intuition. 22:46 - Rachel manifests spending her quarantine with Kyle Cease, her ideal mentor.
Today Rachel is introducing her mentor Gina Devee, queen mentor, founder of the Divine Living Academy, and author of “The Audacity to Be Queen.” She’s answering the question: When things get tough, whether it’s the coronavirus, divorce, or a death, how can we handle it like a queen? Connect with Gina in all of these places: https://divineliving.com/ https://divineliving.com/book https://www.instagram.com/ginadevee/ https://www.youtube.com/user/ginadevee 02:18 - How do you become unapologetic about going for life on your terms? 03:08 - Mindset work for coronavirus 04:14 - “Women have the ability to respond to life rather than react to life.” 05:29 - There’s no gray area: choose love or choose fear. 06:31 - Launching a book during a global pandemic. 08:29 - A tool for dealing with disappointment and challenging times. 10:36 - Choosing to take a look at all of the opportunities around us. 13:29 - Rachel chooses to step up as a leader and make tough decisions 14:14 - Being highly intentional vs. giving in to fear 17:02 - Most women consider themselves spiritual...until confronted with tough life moments. 18:23 - How to get other people in your life to back up your needs in a queenly way 20:30 - “A miracle is always available.” 22:06 - Queens don’t operate on auto-pilot. 26:43 - Functioning out of fear only makes challenging situations worse. 32:03 - Masculine and feminine energies during crisis 37:37 - How the feminine helps you to be more in the present moment.
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