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. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 14 hours 25 minutes


episode 4: Reducing Waste: A Slow Living Deep-Dive

Ben and Brooke talk about their efforts to reduce waste in their home. From food, to clothes, to cleaning Ben and Brooke talk about where they started out on their waste reduction journey and where they find themselves now. Brooke then catches up with Georgi from Season 4, who shares the fantastic project she's begun since they last spoke.


 2020-03-04  45m

episode 3: Stuff: A Slow-Living Deep Dive

Brooke and Ben discuss their changing relationship with stuff (the things they buy and own and use) and why they've shifted away from minimalism. Brooke also catches up with Nancy from Season 4 to see what changes she's made since they last spoke.


 2020-02-26  56m

episode 2: Rhythms: A Slow Living Deep-Dive

Season 5 returns with a deep dive in to rhythms (the what, why and how) and Brooke catches up with Kate from Season 4 to see what's changed in her relationship with ambition and slow living.


 2020-02-19  55m

episode 1: Season 5 Sneak Peek

Get a glimpse behind the curtain as Brooke and Ben talk about the upcoming season, what you can expect and what's been happening in the off-season.


 2020-02-12  23m

episode 5: Katie Patrick on how to save the world - Summer Series

What does it take to change the world and save the planet? According to today's guest, Katie Patrick, the answer is optimism, creativity and a big ol' dose of slowing down.


 2020-01-29  54m

episode 4: Kali Gray on body positivity, mindful eating and living counter-culturally - Summer Series

Kali Gray joins Brooke to discuss the links between body positivity, slow living, self-care and mindfulness.


 2020-01-22  52m

episode 3: Meg Berryman on moving beyond wellness - Summer Series

In today's episode Meg Berryman talks about what it looks like to move from wellness to wholeness - from the self to the collective.


 2020-01-15  44m

episode 2: How to go zero waste (slowly) with Erin Rhoads - Summer Series

Brooke is joined by Erin Rhoads for a super practical conversation on how to start your low-waste journey in 2020.


 2020-01-08  48m

episode 1: Jacki Carr on redefining balance (and making room for failure) - Summer Series

The Summer Series kicks off with the wonderful Jacki Carr, who talks balance, failure, goals and mindful tech use.


 2020-01-01  52m

episode 10: Top 10 of 2019

Brooke and Ben round out 2019 with one final hostful and an episode dedicated to their Top 10 Best Things from the past year. Enjoy!


 2019-12-11  1h3m