In a fast passed world of trying to be everything to everyone, my guest today, Brooke McAlary, has one word for you – Slow.
Brooke is the author of the new book “DESTINATION SIMPLE – Everyday Rituals For A Slower Life”, host of the hugely successful and #1 iTunes podcast, The Slow Home Podcast, and co-founder of the independent podcast company, Jack Rabbit FM, that she launched with her husband Ben a couple of years ago. Ben was also a guest on the Live Immediately Podcast way back in episode four. I have linked to his episode in the show notes. It is well worth a listen as Ben touches on his thoughts around the alignment of health, happiness and heart.
Brooke has had a massive influence on my life, as it was the lessons I learnt, from her conversations with her guests, that really helped me to shape my thoughts, start asking questions, and create beautiful change in my life over the past few years.
There is so much in this episode, I don’t know where to start. Brooke and I discuss postnatal depression, suicidal thoughts, being led by ego, comparing ourselves unfairly, the beauty in decluttering and the mental white space it brings, becoming present, and the importance of being comfortable with being uncomfortable.
Brooke also goes into detail and explains two words that have had a simple, yet enormous impact on my life – Rhythm and Tilting.
I love Brooke as she is carving out her own path - One that isn’t always easy, but one where she is paying attention and being present.
This is an episode you’ll want to re-listen to, and when you finish listening, I hope you find pockets of slow in your day.
I hope you enjoy x
DESTINATION SIMPLE – Everyday Rituals For A Slower Life (Brooke’s new book)
Jeff Snadquist – Live Immediately Podcast
Leo Babauta (zen habits)
Ego Is The Enemy – Ryan Holiday (book)
The Obstacle Is The Way – Ryan Holiday (book)
CONNECT WITH BROOKE McALARY
The original Live Immediately theme music is by Timothy Mcphee. You can check out his music at www.firekites.bandcamp.com
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