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Rachel Lavin Wellness

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Established in 2000

Rachel Lavin is a Published author of The Doughnut Diaries, Professional Speaker, Body Love Coach, Certified Health Coach, Certified Personal Trainer. She grew up in Northern California and has lived in Hawaii, Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon and New York City. She currently lives in Greenville, South Carolina with her Partner.

My mission is to create a safe space for all women to feel whole in their own body.


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Rachel Interviewed by Heather Fuselier on the “Heather Solves Everything” Podcast

Rachel Interviewed by Melissa Crook on “The F.E.E.L.” Podcast

Rachel Interviewed by Kyra Mitchell Lewis on “Glow Up, Gyrl” Podcast

Rachel Interviewed by Susi Petitte on “Strength, Mind, and Body” Podcast

Rachel Interviewed by George Sirois on “Excelsior Journeys” Podcast

Rachel Interviewed by Soraya on “Be Convinced! Sharing Lifechanging Stories of Hope” Podcast


On the Road Again!

This was the second major road trip that my boyfriend and I have taken in 2021. This time we drove from Nashville, TN through North Carolina, South Carolina, and back to Central Florida. We were on the road for a total of seven days. That was a lot of time during that...

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I am Thrilled that My First Book is Published

I have attempted to write my story for over 20 years. I honestly wasn’t sure my story had a real message, until now. I am so happy to share my thoughts and experience with you in hopes that it will help you to have a happier and more fulfilling life’s journey. Writing...

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Feeling Fat Today!!!

Today was a hard day. My body and I did not see eye to eye. Today I felt betrayed by my body and when I looked at my reflection I cried. I haven’t done that in a while and it was gut-wrenching. I know better than to believe that over forty years of pain, trauma, and...

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Book Reviews

“Rachel Lavin is truly a New Yorker – you can tell her dry wit from the first chapter and picture yourself having the same experience in the grocery store… that alone is worth reading ‘The Doughnut Diaries!'”

— Robert Solis, Senior Designer at Izod, American Luxury Menswear Stylist, and Influencer

“I like to call Rachel’s book a necessity for anyone who is struggling with being image-conscious. I highly suggest that you read this uplifting, informative book that also expresses Rachel’s great sense of humor. Each passage in the book is not only very true, but will hit the spot for readers as they relate to Rachel’s journey on how she successfully overcame the dark side of what we’re led to believe we should look like.”

— Tonijean Kulpinski, CBHC, BCHP, AADP, and Bestselling Author of the Stop Battling Disease & Start Building Wellness Book Series

“Rachel Lavin has been every size imaginable and she has learned how to maintain a healthy body while still eating doughnuts! Want to know how she does it? You can eat it all up in ‘The Doughnut Diaries!'” 

— Christy Whitman, New York Times Bestselling Author, Founder of the Quantum Success Coaching Academy, and Certified Law of Attraction Coach

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