Listener Chat with Joshua
It’s time for another listener chat episode, and this one is a delight. Not that this is a surprise – as it turns out the people who listen to our poggie are some of the kindest, coolest, most compassionate and self-aware people I’ve ever had the pleasure of knowing. And today’s guest Joshua is no exception.
When I heard his story in the Straight and Curly Facebook group a few weeks ago, I knew I needed to talk to him about his journey back from overwhelm, and how he and his family have learnt to value time and experiences over the trappings of ‘success’.
Joshua is so open and generous in the things he shares, and I think this conversation is going to be incredibly valuable to a lot of people, as he talks about the moment it became clear that things weren’t OK and goes deep in to the ways he and his husband have worked together to find a balance.
We talk about how their slow, simple philosophy has impacted the choices they make as parents, and some of the changes (big and small) they’ve made over the past few years that have seen an incredible transformation.
Joshua also talks about the really simple shifts he’s made at home in order to start living more sustainably, as well as what he’s doing with the space letting go has opened up. I found all of our chat inspiring, but to see the ways Joshua is adding awesome, values-based things in to his life made it clear to me just how much we each have to gain from learning to let go.
The audio in this conversation isn’t great unfortunately, but the wisdom Joshua drops is way too good not to share so I hope you’ll forgive it.
Thank you so much Joshua!
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