Rochelle Vaisanen

Freelance Writer / Editor / Proofreader

Location icon Australia

I enjoy researching and writing stories as required for specific publications, as well as developing my own stories from personal interest.

I've completed studies in the area of Creative Writing and Feature Writing and am currently studying Professional Editing and Proofreading.

I currently write for two online publications, Holistchic and Lili Life.

Portfolio
Holistchic
10/07/2014
SUPERFOOD LOVE - 5 AWESOME FACTS ABOUT KALE - HOLISTCHIC

What's green, leafy, sometimes curly and is packed full of nutrients you will be wanting to eat it for breakfast, lunch and dinner? It's a four-letter word that should be on everyone's shopping list. Kale. This, oh-so-fashionable vegetable has been gaining a lot of attention of late.

Holistchic
09/25/2014
BEAUTY SLEEP - DO YOU REALLY NEED IT? - HOLISTCHIC

You're standing at the bar ordering one more cosmopolitan. It's a school night. Your friend says it's her last one, as she needs to get home and get some beauty sleep. But is she joking? Is there any truth to this age-old saying?

Holistchic
09/25/2014
TOP 3 NATURAL FOUNDATIONS - HOLISTCHIC

In today's society, there is so much focus on "clean" living, but apart from what you eat, do you stop and think about the chemicals your skin is consuming? You've banished trans-fats and high fructose corn syrups from your food, but what about the parabens or phthalates in your toiletries and cosmetics?

Holistchic
09/25/2014
BRAND WE LOVE: VIE ACTIVEWEAR - HOLISTCHIC

There's no denying our lives are busy. Whether you are a lady-of-leisure, a stay-at-home mum or a high-flying corporate nine-to-fiver, there are never enough hours in our day. And hopefully this includes a workout of some description, because we know how important looking after our health is, don't we *insert raised eyebrow*.

Holistchic
09/16/2014
SUPERFOOD FEATURE - CHIA SEEDS - HOLISTCHIC

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've no doubt heard about the superfood reign supreme - chia. But do you actually know why it's so good for us? And how to add chia to your diet? We've done some digging and sprouted some useful information for you on this popular seedling!

Ipswichlife
Up in the air, then grounded - Rochelle Vaisanen's story

The hardest part of telling a story is writing the opening line, but me it's easy. It always starts the same way: August 4, 2013... the day I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I was living and working in London, working as Cabin Crew for Qantas.

Holistchic
12/30/2014
HOW TO KEEP YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS! - holistchic

It's my life; it's now or never... That's right, If Bon Jovi knows what's going on, then you should too. With the new year approaching, it's the perfect time to sit down and remind yourself of this simple truth. What do you like about your life? What don't you like?

Holistchic
12/10/2014
FIND YOUR ZEN - 3 WAYS TO GET STARTED WITH MEDITATION - holistchic

Feeling frazzled? Tried Yoga and Pilates but still struggling to find your Zen? Maybe it is time to try meditation. Meditation is well-known for a myriad of health benefits: increased concentration and decreased anxiety are the two popular benefits. But how does one get started?

Holistchic
12/11/2014
ARE YOU LIVING A FREE LIFE? - holistchic

Life has a way of shaking things up, wether we like it or not. Some of us find this easier to deal with than others. We should all strive to have freedom in our lives. But what is freedom? And how can you live a free life? Forget materialistic things.

Holistchic
12/23/2014
HOW TO MAKE BONE BROTH - holistchic

Watch out green smoothie, bone broth is comin' for you. That's right, a new way of getting your daily cup of additional nutrients has been simmering in the background and the lid has just blown off. Stand back, bone broth means business.

Holistchic
10/14/2014
10 WAYS TO REDUCE STRESS IN YOUR LIFE, RIGHT NOW - holistchic

Are you stressed? Does your body run on adrenaline? Are you sometimes, or always, worrying about your circumstances? Do you feel stressed about your work, finances, relationships, future, or even your health? Each year, Lifeline Australia conducts a National Stress Poll to find out how stressed we really are.

Holistchic
10/17/2014
DO YOU NEED TO BE HYDRATED TO LOSE WEIGHT? WE INVESTIGATE - holistchic

With warmer days on our doorstep, it's important to put into good practice effective hydration methods. It may seem like a natural thing to do, to stay hydrated, so why would you need to put together a hydration plan? As the saying goes, "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail."

Holistchic
10/19/2014
3 OF THE BEST BODY SCRUBS FOR GLOWING SKIN! - holistchic

Let's start by being honest with ourselves. Who has let their beauty regime slip in the past winter months? Maybe just a little? Hands up... come on... don't be shy. It is easy for us to keep up our good practices of scrubbing and moisturising when our limbs are exposed to the bright lights of the summer sun.

Holistchic
11/10/2014
5 FOODS AND DRINKS TO AVOID BEFORE BEDTIME - holistchic

There is so much focus on identifying the types of food we should, or shouldn't be eating. But is that enough? Do you stop and consider when you eat certain types of food? It's not like we are eating chocolate for breakfast (even if it's raw), are we?

Holistchic
10/29/2014
5 WAYS TO GO GLUTEN FREE - holistchic

Gluten Free: Is it a just a fad? It's a hot topic of debate and there are a lot of frustrated coeliac out there who suffer very serious outcomes if the tiniest bit of wheat, barley, rye or other gluten-ridden products touch their lips.

Holistchic
10/28/2014
SYDNEY PREPARES FOR SOME VINO PARADISO ACTION - holistchic

Love food? Love wine? Love craft beer and cider? Prefer the hard stuff? If you answered yes to just one of this things then get your diary and pen ready (or iPhone, if you're more technical 'n all that), save the dates October 31 to November 2 and make tracks to the Australian Technology Park, Sydney for some Vino Paradiso action.

Holistchic
10/15/2014
TOP CANDLE SCENTS FOR SPRING + SUMMER - holistchic

The temperatures are rising; the flowers are blooming; and our endorphins are surging! Spring and summer fever is in full swing; new-look swimwear and maxi dresses are filling the shops, and your favourite cafe is whipping up spring-fresh salads. But don't feel that you have to leave the season fever at your door.

Holistchic
10/09/2014
THE BEST NATURAL HOME DIFFUSERS FOR SPRING - holistchic

As we dive head first into spring, and the daffodils and sunflowers grow tall and prominent, our senses are satisfied by both sight and scent. And nothing is more enticing than fresh flowers blooming in our gardens and filling every room of the house. But let's be realistic.