The Verywell Mind Podcast Self-Care Tips From TV Host Brooke Burke By Amy Morin, LCSW Amy Morin, LCSW Facebook LinkedIn Twitter Amy Morin, LCSW, is the Editor-in-Chief of Verywell Mind. She's also a psychotherapist, the author of the bestselling book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," and the host of The Verywell Mind Podcast. Learn about our editorial process Published on April 18, 2022 Print Verywell / Julie Bang Table of Contents View All Table of Contents Meet Brooke Burke Why Brooke Burke Is Mentally Strong What You’ll Hear on the Show What You’ll Learn About Mental Health and Mental Strength Quotes From Brooke More About the Podcast Every Monday on The Verywell Mind Podcast, Editor-in-Chief Amy Morin, LCSW, interviews authors, experts, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, and other inspirational people about the strategies that help them think, feel, and do their best in life. Follow Now: Apple Podcasts / Spotify / Google Podcasts Meet Brooke Burke Brooke is a television personality, author, fitness trainer, actress, and entrepreneur. She’s appeared on my shows over the years, including hosting Wild On, a travel show that appeared on the E! Network. She won the seventh season of Dancing With the Stars and then became a co-host of the show. She’s the host of the "Intimate Knowledge" podcast. She’s appeared on the cover of many fitness, lifestyle, and fashion magazines. She also has a fitness app that focuses on both physical and mental health. Why Brooke Burke Is Mentally Strong Brooke is known for doing a lot of things–modeling, acting, hosting, and fitness. She’s also a busy mom. But she makes it clear that she makes self-care a top priority in her life. She focuses a lot on the importance of caring for her mind as well as her body. Although she could easily stick to just teaching people how to exercise their bodies, she also incorporates mental strength exercises into her work. What You’ll Hear on the Show Why Brooke believes in incorporating the mind and spirituality into her wellness routines and the three things we can from doing so How she became certified in breathwork and what that means How she teaches people to get uncomfortable What the pandemic has taught her about well-being How Brooke makes time for herself no matter how busy her schedule is Why Brooke is actually trying to have less of a social life and how her boundaries help with this How a routine physical helped her discover she had cancer and what she learned from this experience The link between self-care and awareness The importance of combating stress The supplement Brooke takes to help her feel her best How to get over the fear of not being good enough How to practice self-compassion Best Self-Care Subscription Boxes of 2022 What You’ll Learn About Mental Health and Mental Strength Brooke takes a very matter-of-fact approach with managing mental health. She makes it clear that we shouldn’t wait to practice self-care once we’re already sick. We should get proactive about taking care of our mental and physical health now. She also talks about incorporating spirituality into her work. Spirituality can be a huge component in improving your mental health and in building mental strength. Quotes From Brooke Brooke Burke We're allowed to be a priority. I think there should be no guilt in it. — Brooke Burke "Having those moments of gratitude for me, it just feels so good that I remember to slow down." "I feel like we're just grinding and moving so fast that we don't slow down often enough or long enough to just listen." "It's really scary to slow down, go inward and start looking at what's really going on." 5 Self-Care Practices for Every Area of Your Life More About the Podcast The Verywell Mind Podcast is available across all streaming platforms. If you like the show, please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts. Reviews and ratings are a great way to encourage other people to listen and help them prioritize their mental health too. Links and Resources Follow Brooke on Instagram: @BrookeBurke Visit Brooke’s website: BrookeBurke.com If You Liked This Episode, You Might Also Like These Episodes Taking Charge of Your Mental Health With Award-Winning Singer & Songwriter JoJo Friday Fix: Simple Tips for Improving Your Mental Health How to Be Wholly Human With GRAMMY Award-Winning Singer LeAnn Rimes How Important Is Alone Time for Mental Health? By Amy Morin, LCSW Amy Morin, LCSW, is the Editor-in-Chief of Verywell Mind. She's also a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and international bestselling author. Her books, including "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," have been translated into more than 40 languages. Her TEDx talk, "The Secret of Becoming Mentally Strong," is one of the most viewed talks of all time. 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