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We live life in the fast lane. We race to keep up with The Joneses. We are over-worked, over-connected and over-stressed, and we compete on how busy and important and sleep-deprived we are. But we don't have to. There is an ever-growing group of people who are saying no to life lived at 110%. They are opting to slow down, simplify, say no and focus on the things that are truly important. Brooke McAlary, founder of SlowYourHome.com, is one of them, and in this podcast she chats to others who have adopted a similar approach to life: simple living, slowing down, opting out, saying no. Learn what makes people change, how life is different, and what their advice is to anyone looking to get out of the fast lane.

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    • 4.7 • 612 Ratings

We live life in the fast lane. We race to keep up with The Joneses. We are over-worked, over-connected and over-stressed, and we compete on how busy and important and sleep-deprived we are. But we don't have to. There is an ever-growing group of people who are saying no to life lived at 110%. They are opting to slow down, simplify, say no and focus on the things that are truly important. Brooke McAlary, founder of SlowYourHome.com, is one of them, and in this podcast she chats to others who have adopted a similar approach to life: simple living, slowing down, opting out, saying no. Learn what makes people change, how life is different, and what their advice is to anyone looking to get out of the fast lane.

    Meditation, acceptance and relinquishing control with Kevin Janks - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    Meditation, acceptance and relinquishing control with Kevin Janks - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    Meditation has a lot to offer us during a crisis, but when it's hard to sit still and breathe, should we still keep trying? Kevin Janks discusses why it's so important and what meditating in a crisis offers us.

    • 40 min
    Looking towards a 'new normal' - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    Looking towards a 'new normal' - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    What does a post-lockdown, post-Covid world look like? No-one really knows, but most of us can agree - we don't want to return to the old normal, when the old normal was a big part of the problem. Brooke and Ben discuss how they're looking to re-boot their values as life begins to return to a 'new normal'.

    • 41 min
    Loneliness and learning to look forward with Sarah Wilson - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    Loneliness and learning to look forward with Sarah Wilson - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    Sarah Wilson returns to the show to talk about the impact of loneliness during isolation, how her anxiety is helping her to move through strange times, and why we need to look forward towards the world we're creating on the other side of the pandemic.

    • 43 min
    Understanding your stress response and how to balance it out with Ellen Carr - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    Understanding your stress response and how to balance it out with Ellen Carr - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    What is Ayurveda? And how can it help us better navigate the stress and uncertainty of the Covid-19 pandemic? Brooke chats with holistic coach Ellen Carr about doshas, stress responses and learning how to balance them out.

    • 37 min
    How to make remote learning work for your family with Sarah Durack - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    How to make remote learning work for your family with Sarah Durack - Life in the Time of Covid-19

    Brooke chats with Sarah Durack, a high school science teacher, about how to can make remote learning work for your family during the pandemic lockdowns.

    • 35 min
    Permaculture in a crisis with Robyn Rosenfeldt: Life in the time of Covid-19

    Permaculture in a crisis with Robyn Rosenfeldt: Life in the time of Covid-19

    Robyn Rosenfeldt chats to Brooke about the role of permaculture in creating resilient communities, how to combat eco-anxiety in kids and adults alike, and why it's important to pick your battles when it comes to raising a family sustainably.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
612 Ratings

612 Ratings

Quiltingcatlady ,

Calming and just what I need right now!

I love this podcast. I love that it’s not full of annoying ads for products or services. Love the Australian voice (I’m Australian) as I can relate to the people so well. The authors are so sensible and caring. I feel good just listening. The philosophy of Slow Home is exactly what I need right now. I also have the book on my Kindle, which I how I found out about this podcast. This is such a great antidote to commercial media! Thank you.

Ozibe ,

Thought & Life Provoking

I love this podcast. It gives me hope that I too can make changes needed slowly and at a pace that I can succeed with, without feeling overwhelmed. So much good advice that one goes away with snippets to mull over and act upon and hopefully gradually change the surrounds around us to life & attitude of mindful caring, living and sustainability. Thank you Brooke & Ben 😊

Wendykany ,

My favourite Podcast

Been listening since it started . THe only podcast that I always listened to the end and want to hear more

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