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 326 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 4 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 10 hours 51 minutes


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



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.



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!



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

episode 5: 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.


 2020-05-07  43m

episode 4: 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.


 2020-05-01  37m

episode 3: 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.


 2020-04-22  35m

episode 2: 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.


 2020-04-20  48m