Ep. 72: Balancing Work and Rest

Ep. 72: Balancing Work and Rest

We talk about balance between work and life all the time, like they’re two separate entities. Really though, the balance I like to pair with work is rest. The tension between work and rest is necessary in every area of our life. Our relationship with ourself, our spouse, our family, our career, and any other…

Ep. 71: Balancing Introversion & Extroversion

Ep. 71: Balancing Introversion & Extroversion

Welcome to our next episode in the real life balance series. Today we’re talking about introversion and extroversion and why you must have both to find real life balance. Are you getting quality solitude time for yourself? Are you getting quality people time for yourself? It’s all about the quality! You may be around people…

EP. 70: Are You Giving Too Much?

EP. 70: Are You Giving Too Much?

Are you giving too much? Is there such a thing? YES! Today I’m excited to begin Season 6 and a mini series on a topic that is foundational to Every Branch: Real life balance. Life balance is a controversial and debated topic. Does it exist or is it an elusive quest for the impossible? I…

Ep. 69: Building a Strong Identity

Ep. 69: Building a Strong Identity

Today’s episode is about building a strong identity, and I even provide you with a simple identity check to know if you are experiencing an identity crisis! If you are ready to learn how to live more in your true identity and to know and feel your worth, and to live your purpose, I invite…

Ep. 68: Luxury Lists

Ep. 68: Luxury Lists

Do you have rest and nourishment built into your daily routine? Have you ever experienced burn out and felt a little helpless on how to climb back up? In today’s podcast we’re talking about how we can use luxury as a form of self care. Luxury even its most simple form can be deeply restorative…

Thriving Life Interview with Sarah Godfrey: Ep. 67

Thriving Life Interview with Sarah Godfrey: Ep. 67

Brooke interviews Sarah Godfrey, about how she uses The Thriving Life principles in her life. Sarah is a dancer, yoga teacher, movement analyst, wife and mother, and I learned so so so much from this interview that has already changed how I’m moving in my life! Sarah Talks about -The importance of pruning out perfectionism…

Ep. 66 Lose Your Life to Find It

Ep. 66 Lose Your Life to Find It

Today’s episode is perfect for anyone who feels like they have lost their identity in the service of other people. I’m looking particularly at the mother or caregiver who spends so much of her life meeting the needs of those around her that she feels lost and wonders who she is. In this episode we…

Ep. 65: Your Two Identities

Ep. 65: Your Two Identities

Did you know you have two identities? Two identities? Yes. Two! One is true, and one is false… This helps explain why identity can be such a confusing issue for us. If you have ever felt lost, feel like you don’t know who you are, feel like your identity has ever been based entirely upon…

Finding My Identity

Finding My Identity

How do you define success in your life? Where do you find your confidence? Does it come from achievements? Money? Followers? Recognition? Do any of those things define your own worth or identity? Or do they come from somewhere else? Two weeks ago I sat down with Sarah Allred, of the Mormon Mompreneur as a…

Ep. 64: Why You Can’t ‘Do It All’ Alone

Ep. 64: Why You Can’t ‘Do It All’ Alone

Do you ever try to ‘do it all’… all by yourself? How does that usually work out for you? If you’ve ever felt stress and anxiety and overwhelm, chances are high you can trace the origin of those feeling back to a single mindset of doing it alone. There is a better way to live!…