The Slow Home Podcast

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, 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.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 41m. Bisher sind 330 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 4 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 14 hours 25 minutes


episode 7: Futuresteading with Jade Miles

Brooke chats with Jade Miles, one-half of Future Steading and Black Barn Farm, to learn about what future-steading is (and its relationship with home-steading)



episode 6: The reality of zero-waste family life with Anita Van Dyke

Brooke chats with returning guest and zero-waste advocate Anita van Dyke (ex-rocket scientist, turned medical doctor and awesome Mum) about the challenges of zero-waste living in a busy family and ways to work smarter not harder when it comes to zero-waste...



episode 5: The evolution of hustle with Jacki Carr

Brooke catches up with friend of the show Jacki Carr about goals coaching and the evolution of personal goals



episode 4: Analog creativity with Jess Davis

Brooke catches-up with returning guest Jess Davis to get an update on how New York is rebounding from the pandemic


 2021-06-24  52m

episode 3: The (impromptu) Hostful

Brooke and Ben drop into your feed with an unscheduled hostful to talk through the happenings over the past month


 2021-06-10  30m

episode 2: Optimistic activism in a COVID impacted world with Em Ehlers

This is a conversation many months in the making, recorded a few months ago, Brooke chats with illustrator, writer and environmentalist Em Ehlers.


 2021-06-03  56m

episode 1: The Hostful with the Mostful

Catch-up with Brooke and Ben as they take you through an update as well as answer your questions in this Season 7 Hostful!


 2021-05-27  1h18m

episode 8: Were back!

Brooke and Ben are back in your earholes to share some stories and updates over the past nine months


 2021-03-12  43m

episode 7: 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.


 2020-05-21  40m

episode 6: 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'.


 2020-05-14  41m