5 Worthy Podcasts For Your Self-Development Journey
Updated: May 29, 2019
A podcast provides listeners with a type of intimacy that can’t be matched by the way we digest other means of content. You can tune into a healthy eating podcast as you browse the grocery store. You can get motivated listening to a fitness podcast before your next workout. Or get relationship advice on your work commute.
The world is becoming more conscious than ever before. And for this, we can give big thanks to technology and to those bold enough to use it to share their unique impression on the world.
As people become more aware of their personal health and wellness journeys, the demand and need for supportive and motivational content will continue to persist.
If you’re on the hunt for a new podcast or for a new way to boost your wellness journey, here are five inspiring podcasts worth subscribing to.
A self-proclaimed self-love junkie, Lori Harder is also an author, model and three-time fitness world champion. Through her book “Tribe Called Bliss” and her popular podcast, “Earn Your Happy,” Lori offers readers and listeners a set of carefully curated tools to help them reach and maintain sustainable health, spiritual well-being, and financial freedom. Lori also offers coaching and online programs with the goal of helping people fall in love with themselves and their lives.
Photographer, educator, and artist are just a few of the characteristics that make up the lovely Jenna Kutcher. She inspires the world with her journey of deciding to quit climbing the corporate ladder and make her passion her business. Her podcast “Goal Digger” acts as a live business-style workshop which aims to help thousands dig in, do the work, and tackle their biggest goals along the way.
A self-discovery enthusiast, entrepreneur, the founder of WanderfulSoul and the co-founder of Wanderwell… but her friends call her Vitina Blumenthal. Her passion is helping women discover their inner greatness. As a yoga instructor with years of travel on her passport, Vitina’s teaching style pairs eastern mindfulness traditions with modern self-development practices that are built for the western mindset and lifestyle. The “Soul Compass” podcast aims to help listeners become the CEO of their lives, by learning to reach mental clarity, lower stress levels while finding genuine joy.
A collaboration with WBUR and The New York Times brings the world the “Modern Love” podcast. A series of readings from actors and celebrities that focuses on true stories of love, loss, and redemption. Listeners get to explore real emotion through deeply moving stories, which allows them to bring a new perspective to the meaning of love and tragedy. The podcast is said to awaken new emotions and spark compassion.
Paul Gilmartin is a former TV host and standup comedian that uses his personal growth journey to help listeners of “The Mental Illness Happy Hour” podcast navigate mental illness. After his struggles with recurring depression, Paul starts his podcast as a platform to discuss the seriousness of mental illness in a unique, relatable, and sometimes comedic way. The show is geared toward anyone experiencing (or affected by) depression, addiction, and other mental challenges. His goal is to give people a place to connect, smile, and return to hope.