Seven podcasts that will inspire you to be the best version of yourself!
Podcasts are a huge source of motivation and inspiration whether you are driving in the car, going for a stroll, working, doing housework or hitting the gym.
And with 2020 fast approaching what better time is there to ‘get your sh*t together!’ with a good podcast to listen to?
A couple minutes tuned into a good episode can uplift you from a flat mood to that kick-ass burst of energy and inspiration that will fuel your creativity and productivity.
We are in an era where we can choose when and what we consume and when used correctly it really is a fabulous tool we have access to that can help us stay motivated and inspired making a small but positive difference to our day.
In no particular order, I have gathered a list of my favourite podcasts that have inspired me in some way to live life the best way I can. I do hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
Improve your daily habits with On Purpose with Jay Shetty
Former monk turned motivational speaker, viral content creator and storyteller, Jay Shetty is host to the number one health podcast on iTunes. If you have not heard of this guy than I strongly recommend you go and check him out! It’s no wonder he has grown a community with over 20 million followers with over 4 billion views on social media where he shares his wisdom on how to implement habits, form better relationships and get where you want to in life.
Dropping two episodes a week the first he shares practical tips on how to manage everyday issues we face such as stress, mental health, aligning with your purpose, better ways you can invest your time, how to increase focus and productivity, ways you can grow your passion into a full time job and the list goes on. In the second episode, Jay conducts in-depth interviews with some of the most famous people in the world including the likes of Russel Brand, Gary Vee, Arianna Huffington, Anthony William (Medical Medium) to name a few and discusses how they found their purpose.
For your very own spiritual guru listen to the Highest Self Podcast By Sahara Rose.
Sahara Rose is a best selling author and is the host of the Highest Self Podcast, ranked number one in the spirituality category on iTunes. Think spirituality for millennials, Sahara guides you to understand your mission on the planet and how to share it with the world and talks all things find your purpose, eating well, using crystals, understanding chakras, spirit guides, ancient healing practices and everything in between.
Not only a best-selling author, Sahara is also a certified Ayurvedic, holistic and sports nutritionist and has found a unique way to combine the ancient wisdom of ayerveda with the scientific principles of modern nutrition in a fun and relatable way. Sahara shares how you can discover your unique gifts, find your purpose and understanding your mission on this planet and how you can share it with the world to lead a very fulfilling and happy life. I absolutely love the content she shares with the world.
Turn you passion into a dream with the Goal Digger Podcast by Jenna Kutcher
Every time Jenna uploads a new episode I think to myself ‘she’s done it again!’ Each and every week Jenna delivers nuggets of wisdom in her live-workshop style business podcast that is helping thousands redefine success and chase their dreams. Jenna went from wedding photographer to self made millionaire and shares all her secrets on how she did it. From productivity tips, business hacks, social media strategies, interviews with others on their journey to the top, and life as a working mother, Jenna Kutcher delivers content that is inspiring, real and practical. Her intentions are nothing but pure and you can tell Jenna does everything from heart and genuinely has a passion for helping people realise their dreams. The Goal Digger Podcast is one of my favourite podcasts for entrepreneurs to listen to because it’s full of practical tips and tricks that will see you sky rocket to success. I sometimes wonder how Jenna gives away so much of her content for free, it’s that good!
For practical career advice listen to the Marie Forleo Podcast
As a graduate of her B-School business program, I have been a loyal fan of Marie forleo for longer than I can remember. If you have not heard of her, Marie Forleo has been named as a thought leader for the next generation by Oprah who shows you practical ways to become the person you most want to be. Famous for her ‘everything is figureoutable’ approach to life, Marie is professional dancer, turned life coach, motivational speaker, author and host of the award-winning show Marie TV, and knows a thing of two about success. On her podcast she shares fun and entertaining bite-sized episodes that go for 5 to 10 minutes with actionable strategies for greater happiness, success, motivation, creativity, productivity, and love in all areas of your life.
For the teacher you wish you always had listen to the Kwik Brain podcast with Jim Kwik
Jim Kwik is a world-renown brain expert and is the master of fast learning. As a brain and memory trainer, Jim has helped thousands of people acquire the skills to accelerate their learning, kick their goals in half the amount of time thanks to the power of the human brain. Jim believes that if knowledge is power, than learning is a superpower that we all have inside of us. Jim’s podcast delivers easy to digest, short episodes with tips, tricks and shortcuts so you can read faster, remember more and make the most of your greatest asset, your brain!
For all things health, wellness and performance listen to the The ATP Project’s Podcast
One of the most informative, funny and easy to understand health and fitness podcasts out there where you will learn new ways to think about everything you do with your body. Like Watson & Holmes, Matt and Jeff are leaders in their field who search for the truth and provide it in a fun and irreverent way on the ATP podcast. It may shock you, excite you or even make you mad - but The ATP Project will definitely entertain you and provide you answers to all those health and fitness claims, questions, comments and theories from brands and companies that you may have been second guessing. If you want to learn how to live a longer, fitter, faster, stronger and have a more enlightened life, through knowledge and practice that is backed by science and no BS, then this is the podcast for you! It’s epic!
For the cheerleader best friend you wish you always had listen to the Melissa Ambrossini Show
Best-selling author and self-help guru Melissa Ambrossini is on a mission to inspire you to create the most healthy, exciting and meaningful life possible. In her life-changing podcast, Melissa dives deep on how to improve all areas in your life from health, wellness, relationships, business and spirituality, in the most down-to-earth and loving way!
With two episodes a week, on Monday’s Melissa drops her weekly dose of ‘Monday Motivation’ to set you up for an inspiring and productive week. In the second half, Melissa shares interviews with a variety of thought leaders and experts from around the world who share their tips and tricks to ultimate health, wellness and success, plus so much more!
So there you have it, a list of my favourite podcasts that all have shaped and moved me in some way to be the person I am today. Some other favourite and noteworthy podcasts I listen to include Seize the Yay by Spoonful of Sarah, the Mummy Republic Podcast by Dannielle Reed and the Food Matters podcast.
Be sure to check them out!
Until next time,