What would change if you knew you were enough?

Let go of the quick fixes and
start feeling TRULY ALIVE

“We don’t demand change, we encourage growth.”

How we can support you on your journey to radical self-acceptance:

Self-led courses & resources

1:1 life coaching

1:1 leadership support

Rachel Anderson - Tea & Empathy


Like you, I’m full of contradictions, complexity and an evolving sense of self.

I’ve been called “badass”, but also get called “wise, wonderful and calm”.

I’m a social introvert. I’m an ex-forester, a coach, writer leader, mother…and lot more besides.

I’m fascinated by human development, and I’m my own biggest case study.

It’s taken me 50 years to get to a place of radical self acceptance, and be my natural self. To have the kind of presence and impact I want.

Now I’m here I’m becoming a “true warrior of the coaching community” (as one colleague put it), in my full fiercely gentle, compassionate power.

I hold the space and create the right provocation for you to grow – naturally, impactfully.


The Alive Programme



A gorgeous, online, self-led, interactive and multi-media programme takes you on a development journey over 11 wisdom packed modules. This is a potent distillation of all the learning that took me from burn out, to loving life and liking self once more.

The Heart of Growth online resource hub



Subscribe to our online resource hub membership, packed full of videos, mini-courses, tools, audios, tips and techniques to fuel your personal growth. Here you will find something to meet you where you’re at. And we’re constantly uploading new resources too.

1:1 Coaching



1:1 guidance for those who are ready to ditch the quick fixes, and embark on a deep transformational journey of personal growth. Available as adhoc sessions, or an ongoing support package of 6.

Want to know where you are on Your Journey to Radical Self-Acceptance?

Your Journey to Radical Self-Acceptance scorecard + report

Answer 15 questions and get a FREE comprehensive report with personalised tips for your personal growth journey, journalling prompts and access to the “Your Journey to Radical Self-Acceptance” masterclass recording.


“Astonishing empathy, twinned with superb listening, questioning and coaching mastery. Rachel’s ability to – gently and with great care – challenge, provoke and guide made my coaching experience both deeply helpful and far better than I expected. I would, and will, recommend her very happily.”

David Haines, Chief Talent Officer

“I’m so glad I trusted the feeling that told me, amongst a roomful of coaches, that Rachel was the one to work with. She is calm, direct and intuitive and always helps me to reset my focus. At one point I thought I couldn’t afford to work with her, now I know that I can’t afford not to.”

Jenny Chambers, Oxfordshire

“It enabled me to put my position into perspective. Rachel helped me to step back from the day to day pressures and take a fresh look at how I was approaching and reacting to events and challenges.”

Don Gardener

“Being able to better manage myself has meant I can function in a more efficient way and manage the workload and my team in better ways”

Marie Thornton

“Rachel has given me several tools that I have already implemented to good effect in my professional life. These sessions have given me a totally practical programme with which to improve my day to day life on many levels.”

Karen N

“I found the coach calls to be a real inspiration for me. The learnings have given me a more balanced approach to everything I do each day and have really made me understand and appreciate the influence I can make to the success of how I manage my business.”

Robert Mutch


Who Do I Want to Be Next?

Who Do I Want to Be Next?

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The word that’s soothed my soul

The word that’s soothed my soul

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