Walk the Pod newsletter

Rachel Wheeley
Rachel Wheeley, a human in the world, takes her podcast for a walk because she doesn't have a dog. Take 10 minutes out of the day to walk in nature and pay attention to what's directly in front of you. Thank you for walking with me!
Created 26 Mar 2021
  • Keeping it simple
    18 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    I’ve been in my new flat, 500m west of the old one and just off my beloved cycle path, for nearly three months now. And it’s beginning to feel like a family home. Last night I made toad in the hole fo...
  • Drawing new lines
    11 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 1 0
    Working for my first advertising client, Kimberly-Clark, I was responsible for placing adverts for Kleenex, Andrex and a sanitary towel brand called Kotex, which nobody has ever heard of. It had a red...
  • Lightly, child, lightly
    04 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 0 1
    Eugh. There’s a lot going on. November always feels like this. November is traditionally the month when I drop a bunch of stuff that feels like too much, in order to make it through Christmas and out ...
  • Acorns and writing by hand
    21 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    I’m handwriting the newsletter this week. I will type it up afterwards of course, but I thought I’d handwrite the newsletter this week mostly because of the large volume of time I spend in front of sc...
  • An abundance mentality
    07 Oct 2021 • 4 min read
    I’m delighted to have just kicked off Series 20 of Walk the Pod. I record 15 daily episodes over three weeks, Monday to Friday. This is the first of two newsletters to be published during series 20. T...
  • A sense of flow 🌊
    23 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 0 2
    Today, I want to talk about my anger management therapist. I didn’t Google for an anger management therapist. A friend gave me an email address for ‘Jodee, an amazing LGBT+ friendly, poly-friendly, ki...
  • Radical Candour
    09 Sep 2021 • 5 min read
    The last 18 months have been a bit of a journey, to say the least. Rachel Wheeley @RachelWheeley In February last year I came out as gay to husband, friends and family. Between lockdowns I moved out, ...
  • What is resilience made of?
    20 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 0 6
    Picture the scene: me, hunched over an assortment of battleship grey knobs and dials in S1, a large, anonymous BBC studio, deep in the heart of a building shaped like a question mark, opposite Westfie...
  • Positive affirmations ✨
    07 Aug 2021 • 4 min read
    This week, I’ve been thinking about positive affirmations. I have to confess that, much like a gratitude practice, it seems silly that words can make much of a difference to our mental health. But the...
  • Winging it
    15 Jul 2021 • 4 min read
    Good morning! How the devil are you? I hope really well, despite everything. I’ve just started a new job in what could be called a leadership position. And what that means, to me, is that I’m helping ...
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