Brooke Burke on Embracing the Challenges of Life

Brooke Burke is an actress, host, entrepreneur, designer AND mother of four. In and through the craziness, she's learned to embrace every challenge.

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Brooke Burke on Embracing the Challenges of Life

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Brooke Burke is an actress, host, entrepreneur, designer AND mother of four. In and through the craziness, she's learned to embrace every challenge.


“I just kept putting one foot in front of the other and it sort of lead me to this beautiful madness that I live in now,” Brooke Burke tells us. And if there’s anyone that’s got juggling the daily demands of being an actress, TV host, entrepreneur, designer and mother of four on lock, it’s her. We sat down to talk with Brooke about embracing challenge and learning from it; in fact, she takes every opportunity available to her to learn, whether that be from her kids, from other people’s struggles or from her own. “The messiness is where we learn,” she says. “I grow more in those times of struggle and maybe even pain and maybe moments when I feel lost. When I figure out my way, that’s where I learn.” RELATED CONTENT: Feeling Stuck? How to Find Your Breakthrough One thing she has learned, that she expresses beautifully, is how to make time for her family. She’s discovered that what works best for them is slowing it down at night. Whether it’s over a meal or a movie, they always take the time to reconnect. “We hit the pause button to just be in one place together,” Brooke shares. Want to hear more from Brooke Burke about learning from challenge? Check out the video above and keep scrolling to find her surprising answers to some quick and lighthearted questions we had for her.
  1.  LW: What is your most-used emoji? BB: The flame. I use it for my “Booty Burn” posts.
  2. LW: Tell us something we don’t know (about you or anything in general). BB: I was the only girl on the football team! Wide receiver.
  3. LW: Sweet or salty? BB: Salty.
  4. LW: Favorite type of exercise? BB: BootyBurn…
  5.  LW: Who do you text most often? BB: My children.
  6. LW: What is your favorite landscape? BB: The Malibu Pier; it always feels like home.
  7. LW: What was your favorite book as a child? BB: “The Way Of The Peaceful Warrior” by Dan Millman.
  8.  LW: What’s your sick food? (Your go-to meal when you’re sick.) BB: Matzo Ball Soup, Jewish Penicillin.
  9. LW: What’s something people never get from the first impression of you? BB: That I am a hopeless romantic.
  10. LW: What was some of the best advice ever given to you? BB: Daily deposits in ourselves are the best investments one can ever make.

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