201 episodes

An award-winning narrative nonfiction podcast reimagining life through creativity and community. With a musician's ear, a writer's pen, and a voice that invites you in, Laura Joyce Davis examines life's timely events and timeless questions. Join us as we escape not out of life, but into it.

Shelter in Place: escape into life‪.‬ Laura Joyce Davis

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 199 Ratings

An award-winning narrative nonfiction podcast reimagining life through creativity and community. With a musician's ear, a writer's pen, and a voice that invites you in, Laura Joyce Davis examines life's timely events and timeless questions. Join us as we escape not out of life, but into it.

    Feels Like Home

    Feels Like Home

    It’s time to step out of the pandemic shadow. After 200 episodes and more than 2 years, we celebrate the journey that has led us from us to you, through the voices in our Shelter in Place neighborhood. Plus, we share our new name, and where we’re headed next.
    Complete show notes at www.shelterinplacepodcast.org
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    Make a monthly or 1x donation at https://glow.fm/shelter/ Leave us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts, Podchaser, or Spotify. Sign up for our newsletter.  

    • 1 hr 9 min
    A Mother for All Seasons

    A Mother for All Seasons

    What if motherhood could mean finding joy that has nothing to do with the kids? We’re kicking off Mental Health Awareness month with Robyn Alagona Cutler, who has devoted her life to helping moms (and those who want to be them) unlearn cultural norms of putting themselves last in the name of caring and find joy that is all their own.

    LAST CHANCE: Record a voice memo on your phone and tell us what this podcast has meant to you. Email it to hell@shelterinplacepodcast.org May 8 to be included in our finale episode.
    Learn more about Robyn Alagona Cutler: https://www.alagonamft.com/
    Follow The Postpartum Therapist on Instagram: @the_postpartum_therapist
    Complete show notes at www.shelterinplacepodcast.org.
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    Make a monthly or 1x donation at https://glow.fm/shelter/
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    • 37 min
    All the Roads That Lead from Home

    All the Roads That Lead from Home

    In this conversation with the astonishingly prolific, award-winning author Anne Leigh Parrish, we talk about writing, motherhood, and what we can learn from those who prioritize labors of love.
    Learn more about Anne Leigh Parrish here.
    Complete show notes at www.shelterinplacepodcast.org

    Tell us what Shelter in Place has meant to you here.
    Want to support this work? 
    -Make a monthly or one-time donation at https://glow.fm/shelter/
    -Leave us a rating or review on Apple Podcasts, Podchaser, or Spotify.
    -Sign up for our newsletter.

    • 43 min
    Mother Mine

    Mother Mine

    Mothers can be wonderful or controversial. They can shape us profoundly. Laura speaks with fellow podcaster Katie Semro, whose podcast Mother Mine features 75 voices from around the globe about the myriad ways that mothers have made us who we are today. Complete show notes at www.shelterinplacepodcast.org.

    Want to be in our season finale episode? Tell us what Shelter in Place has meant to you here.

    Leave us a review on Podchaser.com and provide meals in Ukraine! Leave a review for Mother Mine. #Reviews4Good
    Learn more about Katie, Mother Mine, and 'Til It's Gone here or at www.tilitsgone.com. 

    • 30 min
    Material Feels

    Material Feels

    Laura and fellow Oakland podcaster Catherine Monahon of Material Feels talk about what brings them joy, why they keep creating, and the unexpected gift that podcasting has given them. Complete show notes at www.shelterinplacepodcast.org

    Tell us what Shelter in Place has meant to you here. Need instructions? Find them here.
    Find Material Feels here and more about Catherine Monahon here.
    Want to support this work? 
    Make a monthly or one-time donation at https://glow.fm/shelter/
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    • 25 min
    Eight Secrets for Guaranteed Happiness

    Eight Secrets for Guaranteed Happiness

    Relationships, parties, music, learned optimism, and more: life lessons from an eight-year-old, backed up by psychological research—and a shocking yard work incident.
    Complete show notes at www.shelterinplacepodcast.org
    Send us a voice memo here telling us what Shelter in Place has meant to you! Need recording instructions? Find them here.
    Support this work:
    Make a monthly or one-time donation at https://glow.fm/shelter/
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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
199 Ratings

199 Ratings

ssm984 ,

Soul food

Laura’a voice is immediately such a comforting thing to hear. You instantly trust that she’s going to take you on a journey to discover something new and beautiful about the world we’re living in, even when it’s hard. Shelter In Place remains a staple in my podcast feed and I look forward to being simultaneously challenged and safe every time I hit play

watters234 ,

Instant Calm

Laura’s voice and words will instantly soothe your soul. She talks about the internal moments we all have in life in such a caring and fun way. If you need some encouragement and to feel connected to humanity in a deep way, don’t miss this show!

mseebee ,

Great podcast for creatives!

For writers and other creatives, this is a podcast to fill your tank. Upbeat, real, always interesting.

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