The Radical Gentleness Podcast

Episode 2: Presence & Befriending Ourselves

An episode of The Radical Gentleness Podcast

By Brooke Lorimer
The Radical Gentleness Podcast explores self care, modern day mindfulness and the potency of listening to ourselves. Brooke uses story telling as a springboard to explore transition and womanhood.
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Episode 6: Applied Mindfulness with Delta Evergreen Likins
If you’re passionate about mindfulness as a method of being a skillful and kind human being this episode is a must. On today’s episode Brooke interviews dear friend and contemplative educator, Delta Evergreen Likins. It’s full of juicy conversation between two friends about capitalism, white supremacy, mindfulness, self responsibility, humor and so much love. This conversation explores what it means to embrace mindfulness in todays world, the difference between mindfulness and meditation, and the work of self acceptance. Here’s where you can find Delta and their work: Web: IG: FB: /webeginwithin Twitter: @webeginwithin Podcast: “Queering Mindfulness” available on iTunes and RSS via Links to things we mentioned Radical Dharma Naropa University Aziz Ansari standup show is called 'Right Now' Until next time, be radically gentle with you!
August 26, 2019
Episode 5: Ruin, A Verb
On todays short and sweet episode, host Brooke Lorimer reads aloud her essay "Ruin, A Verb" where she explores the effort it takes to surrender to life's painful and fruitful seasons. You can find the original essay here  You can find Brooke on instagram here and her website here  ~Be Radically Gentle With You~
August 12, 2019
Ep 4: Living Your Values As An Act Of Resistance, a Conversation w/ Kate Weiner
Today's episode is a joyful conversation between host Brooke Lorimer and Kate Weiner of Loam in a new Segment Titled "My Friends Are Experts". The theme of today's conversation is Living your values as an act of resistance. What are we resisting? Capitalism and the meaningless. This conversation is full of joy and humor, and you'll also learn a lot about Brooke's love of tacos!  You can find Kate Weiner on Instagram at @loamlove  You can find the workbook Kate created with Aeran Squires on values based living titled 'Micro Movements' here: You can find Kate's plant wall installation work here: In this episode I mentioned "The Slow Home Podcast" with Brooke and Ben McAlary, you can find that podcast here: You can find host Brooke Lorimer online here: and here I hope you enjoyed today's episode! Please subscribe and leave a review if you enjoyed it.  Be radically gentle with you ~
July 15, 2019
Episode 3: Love & Heartbreak
On Episode 3 of The Radical Gentleness Podcast, host Brooke Lorimer explores the idea that heartbreak is just a different word for love, and the fact that all love ending in heartbreak is surprisingly good news.  You can find Brooke's website here: Brooke's Instagram here: The work of Susan Piver was mentioned in this episode, you can find Susan's website here: Here is the link to her book 'The Wisdom of a Broken Heart' which is discussed in today's episode: The quote offered in today's episode by written Mark Nepo can be found in his book 'The Exquisite Risk' :
June 24, 2019
Episode 2: Presence & Befriending Ourselves
On Ep. 2 of The Radical Gentleness Podcast host Brooke Lorimer discusses how practicing being present helped her move through grief and transition.  You can find Brooke's Website here: Her Instagram Here: The talk given by Rafia Rebeck discussed in this episode can be found here: If you want to explore Slyvia Boorstein's work here is her website:
May 28, 2019
Episode 1: Welcoming Radical Gentleness
On this very first episode host Brooke Lorimer discusses the origin story behind this podcast,  the story of a transition that left her reeling at the doorstep of adulthood. She also defines the term Radical Gentleness, and guides listeners back to themselves with a breathing practice as the episode closes. Subscribe to stay up to date with new episodes. 
May 15, 2019
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