In her early thirties, Rachel suffered two major depressive episodes. These two episodes have become the defining events of her life. Since then, she has written about the condition, and her recovery, in books that have been read by tens of thousands of people.
Her memoir "Black Rainbow" was a Sunday Times bestseller in 2014, and her second book on wellbeing "Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness" is an international bestseller and has been published in the USA, Canada, Poland, Germany, Turkey and Croatia.
Rachel now speaks publicly about her experience of depression and recovery to help educate and break stigma. She is an official ambassador for Rethink Mental Illness, Young Minds, Sane and The Counselling Foundation, and her latest book " The Happy Kitchen: Good Mood " food was published in January 2017.