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Rachel Varkey

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The Greatest Love Story of All

I’ve always found Valentine’s Day to be incredibly alienating. Before I met Charles, I spent every Valentine’s Day, especially while in my early 20s, with my girlfriends. I was/am an independent woman “who don’t need no man.” I lived and…

What I Believe About Finding “The One”

Charles and I had a fairytale start to our love story. We met and fell in love fast and took the bullet train to marriage. Within the period of a year, we fell in love, got engaged, got married, and…

2021 – The Year I Got Better at Celebrating

I typically choose a word to define my year. This year, that word is “celebrate”. Read why below. I entered into 2021 exactly the way I exited 2020– a little anxious, mildly hopeful, but incredibly bogged down by the things…

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#3: I am the lily. (2020 Lessons)

Charles and I, like most people in America, got a dog in April, right around the time the country began quarantining. Meet Pickles, our Pitbull Terrier. For the record, I’m not a dog person. When we first got her, I…

#2: Spiraling gets you nowhere (2020 Lessons)

I’m known to get a little ahead of myself. I often go to the absolute worst-case scenario for any given problem I’m facing. If I am struggling at work, I’m about to get laid off. If I am experiencing challenges…

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