The Slow Home Podcast



We live life in the fast lane. We race to keep up with The Joneses. We are over-worked, over-committed and over-stressed, and we compete on how busy and important and sleep-deprived we are. But we don't need 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. I'm one of them, and in The Slow Home Podcast I chat to others who have adopted a similar approach to life - slowing down, opting out, saying no.

Listen in to learn what makes people change, how life is different once you adopt a slower way of life, and what their advice is to anyone looking to get out of the fast lane.

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April Hepokoski on creating a zero-waste, nature-based classroom

“Children learn best through play and exploration in nature.” April Hepokoski, Founder of The Little Barnyard Preschool and zero-waste campaigner One of the most common questions I get asked from poggie listeners is about how to raise children in a slower, more mindful way. Undoubtedly it’s a difficult thing to do given how fast-paced our… Continue Reading

Jojo Hogan on why the Slow Post-Partum Movement is so important

“We were never meant to parent our children in isolation, but instead to have nurturing, loving support at arms reach.” Jojo Hogan, Founder of the Slow Post-Partum movement The conversation you’re about to listen to was recorded towards the end of 2018, and it’s a conversation I have returned to many times over the past… Continue Reading

Jacki Carr on redefining balance (and making room for failure)

Jacki Carr on redefining balance (and making room for failure)

“My definition of balance has failure in it.” Jacki Carr Welcome to season 2 of the Slow Home Podcast! This week I sit down with goals coach, co-founder of Rock Your Bliss and incredible public speaker/human, Jacki Carr. As you might remember, I did some heart/head work with Jacki last year before embarking on the… Continue Reading

An Interview with Ben

Hello, and welcome to the Slow Home Summer Series (AKA Winter Warmies!) For all of January we’ll be revisiting some of our favourite episodes from 2018, so we can walk the walk and slow down during the New Year break. Also it turns out podcasts, just like fine wine, really do get better with age.… Continue Reading