7 Motivational Podcasts to Help With Your Mental Health and Productivity
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It happens to the best of us--trying to accomplish so many business, creative, or personal goals wears you down. How do you get your head back in the game?
Remember you’re not alone in your despair--reach out to other people who have overcome similar circumstances. A good place to find kindred spirits in the world of podcasts.
Why Listen to a Podcast?
Podcasts are extremely convenient for this crazy modern world. They are easy to listen to while doing tasks that don’t require much brain power, most of them are free, and the best of them give important and interesting information in a digestible way.
Here are 7 podcasts we recommend, and why:
You might have heard of Tim Ferris through his popular books, such as The 4-Hour Work Week. As a serial entrepreneur, he’s experienced the highs and lows of different businesses and has quite a lot of helpful advice. His interviews with major players in the athletic, business, entertainment, academic, medical, and legal fields get into the minds of some of the world’s greatest successes, truly inspiring when you realize what it takes to get to the top.
This is a business-oriented podcast showcasing the stories of popular entrepreneurs. Hearing them talk about how they built their businesses, many of which are much-loved today gives terrific insight into their processes and the obstacles overcome. These stories will inspire you right out of the doldrums and back into achieving your dreams.
Marie Forleo has a lot to offer her listeners. She interviews some awesome people and teaches classes on how to get things done. Her podcast is definitely a motivator for both business and personal reasons. Listening to her podcast makes you feel like you have your very own cheerleader.
Gretchen Rubin has written books on happiness and habits and now has expanded on that with her podcast. She explores different paths to happiness, as well as good happiness hacks.
Lewis Howes is a former professional Arena League football player who interviews some of the most successful people in many different industries. Listening to this podcast teaches some amazing lessons from truly inspiring individuals and what makes them so great.
Two women set out to not only read the most popular self-help books but to actually put their advice into practice. The result is this podcast. Each woman takes on a specific challenge for the week, and they break down the process with humor and authenticity. Listening to them may inspire you to do the same.
With a title like that, this podcast is a true kickstarter for personal motivation. It is a short and to the point exploration of topics concerning mental health, useful when trying to figure out what's going in your own mind. The no-psychology-b.s. approach will leave you with the tools to conquer your demons.
Listening to an inspirational podcast or 7 may seem like a small step on the road back to your old fighting self, but they will repopulate your negative mindset with positive stories of triumph over adversity. Get started with a piece of Neuro to help you focus, and allow this list to be your guide to the world of motivational content.
Yael Friedman lets the world know what she’s up to in more ways than one. When she’s not channeling #abeautyblob, her lifestyle and beauty blog (abeautyblob.com) she writes and illustrates freelance articles about beauty products, skin care, and wellness.