As a former attorney and entrepreneur, Joy Broils was accustomed to a hectic, on-the-go lifestyle. She was forced to slow down when a car accident left her with a double concussion and brain injury.
“My doctors told me; ‘You have to slow down to, like, two hours of work a day,’” Broils said. “That’s terrifying.”
After she struggled to find ways to pause while healing, Broils decided to re-enter the business world — this time to help people find what they like to do to relax.
“As I was slowing down and trying to pause, I was telling people about my story and they were all saying it causes so much anxiety to slow down. And I thought, ‘OK, we need to start talking about this,’” she said.
So, earlier this year, she founded Hustle & Ground, which curates themed gift boxes using local and regional products in an effort to help people unwind.
There’s “The Unwind Box,” which has…