Roaming the Desert: A Journey of Solitude and Survival with Brianna Madia

Happy Being Well

Feb 26 2024 • 1 hr 16 mins

Join us on "Roaming the Desert" as we delve into the inspiring story of Brianna Madia, author of the New York Times bestseller "Nowhere for Very Long." In her latest memoir, "Never Leave the Dogs Behind," Brianna shares her candid account of transitioning from a life of nomadic freedom to settling down in the Southwest desert with nothing but her four beloved dogs. From living in a van to a trailer on a nine-acre plot of land, Brianna grapples with independence, isolation, and the unfathomable darkness that comes from rebuilding her life.

Discover how Brianna finds solace and strength in the companionship of her dogs as she navigates the challenges of starting over. Published by Harper Collins, Brianna's story is a powerful testament to resilience, courage, and the enduring bond between human and canine companions. Listen to this episode for an unforgettable exploration of bravery, identity, and the road less travelled.

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