Forget about finding balance in life, find tilt instead. In this episode of the Human First Podcast, Penny Locaso interviews Brooke McAlary, author of the book 'Slow', and discusses how she is imperfectly embracing being an author, being a mother of two children, and trying to live mindfully.
This Week We Explore:
How Brooke lives more mindfully by 'Tilting', rather than 'Balancing' her life
What is 'Wobbly Balance' and how that helps her
What's got Brooke curious at the moment
The human element of building a community, the sense of belonging, to feel seen and be heard, and to feel more human
Brooke's new project, the Slow Experiment Club, which focuses on face-to-face human connections rather than digital connections
How Brooke stays connected without Twitter or Facebook
Brooke's major concerns around the climate crisis, and what she's doing to make an impact
What one question would Brooke like people ask her but that they don't?
Have you stopped to consider who might be falling through the cracks of COVID-19? Penny Locaso joins Asylum Seeker Resource Centre Innovation Leader Abiola Ajetomobi as she shares the effect of COVID-19 on those seeking asylum.
To celebrate Mother's Day and share a story that has already inspired 8,000+ people on LinkedIn, I decided to invite my amazing Mum, Sandra Reed, onto the Human First podcast couch. Since COVID-19 hit I have been committed to sharing stories that uplift and encourage a little more joy into our days. This week is no exception.
How important is creativity and it's expression to humans? This week Penny Locaso is joined by Actor, Singer & Producer Blake Bowden. Blake shares the effect of COVID-19 on the arts industry and the unconsidered implications for a workforce that is casual in nature.