Rebecca Achelles

Freelance Writer | Copywriter | Storyteller

G'day, I'm Bec; a contributing writer to several online publications including: The Huffington Post, Femme Heroine and Your Friends House as well as two personal platforms. Since taking my writing public just over two years ago, I've published over 200 articles and have now launched my own Copywriting business - for the quirky, modern, businesswoman. Give me a shout out - I'd love to work with you.



Your Friend's House

I'm sorry, am I boring you?

Most people don't actually listen to you when you're talking. Have you noticed? We're all pretty talented pretenders... You can tell when their eyes dart all around you, looking...

The Huffington Post

How to go on dates with yourself (and actually like it)

I've always had issues with going to cafes/restaurants by myself. The thought of sitting there all alone made me feel all panicky and sick. I think it was a mixture of not...


I wish people would stop telling me to settle - Thoughts And Ideas - Medium

I've been dwelling on the thought, recently, that maybe our schooling education has been prepping us to get the 'shit end of the stick' so to speak, once it spews us out into...

Your Friend's House

The Ultimate Monday Morning Pep Talk

"Mondayitis: a feeling of weariness, sadness, apathy and general distress that many of us feel when starting the Monday morning working week." For me, Mondayitis actually kicks...


Thanks mind, I heard you the first time you said I was shit

I have this somewhat bipolar little person living inside my head. She's definitely a woman because she overthinks, doubts her abilities, gets offended easily and her emotions...


What if I'm that awkward, shy girl nobody wants to talk to? - MY ROOMMATE NANCY

An annoyingly old tale that is regularly whispered to me by my anxious, overthinking mind, Nance. I remember a few years ago, (actually, years and years ago. I'm getting old....

Your Friend's House

Life in a caffeinated state

Last week, Jamie, from accounts asked me to go to a motivational conference with her on the weekend, at this stage I was 2 double shot coffees deep and the caffeine chimed in,...


Is everyone's mind this negative? - MY ROOMMATE NANCY

I've been extra vigilant - lately - to call out my mind for any of its 'jerk-like' behaviour. You know, not letting it get away with anything, and getting clear on exactly what...