E67 – 67: From Chasing Perfection to Embracing Self-Love with Rachel Brooks


Have you ever felt like you were chasing the unattainable? Something so perfect that you could never quite get there? Well, in today’s episode, the girls are chatting all Chasing Perfection! To be exact, they’re talking about Rachel’s new book, Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, and Self-Love! The girls talk about everything from what led Rachel to even consider writing a book, what she learned throughout the writing process, why perfection isn’t realistic and so much more!

You’ll hear more about:

  • What Rachel realized she was actually chasing after in her life
  • What you need to overcome so you can create the future your desire
  • How the book came to fruition
  • The one thing you need to identify before you can truly share your story
  • Three simple questions she talks about in Chasing Perfection and why those questions are still relevant to her today
  • The growing pains Rachel felt while she was writing the book
  • What she was really looking for in her pursuit of perfection
  • How her baggage skewed the way she viewed the world
  • Why being good enough is the best you can ask for

Let’s take a listen!


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Chasing Perfection: A Journey to Healing, Fitness, and Self-Love


  • “Those who are perfection seekers know that it’s a constant burnout, a constant struggle.” – Rachel
  • “I was so proud of the work of my own transformation that I almost felt like if I didn’t share this with others it’s a disservice because it’s a gift.” – Rachel
  • “It’s scary to face those skeletons in our closet.” – Rachel