‘therapy’ Videos

  • Rachel Martin: Closing keynote – Blogging as therapy – a personal journey

    WordCamp Edinburgh 2017Speaker: Rachel Martin

    April 4, 2019 — On September 4th 2010 my life changed forever with the start of the Canterbury earthquake sequence. I started blogging as a way to deal with anxiety and the stress of aftershocks. Blogging was my therapy. This is my story.

    Indended audience types: Designers, Developers, Business, Community

  • WordPress Community Interview With Rachel Martin

    WordPress Community Interview Series

    August 31, 2017 — Rachel Martin is a Happiness Engineer at Automattic and resides in Scotland. Several years ago Rachel started blogging after a natural disaster in New Zealand as a form of therapy. You can see her blog at https://rachel.blog.

    We talk about her presentation at WordCamp Edinburgh, which was the closing keynote presentation titled “Blogging as therapy: a personal journey.”

    Her work at Automatic includes providing support for Jetpack, Akismet, VaultPress and Simplenote.

    As is the case in most of the interviews I do, it never ceases to amaze me at the information and life lessons people provide. It was truly a pleasure to interview Rachel.