10 Podcasts That Can Help You Improve Your Physical and Mental Health

10 Podcasts That Can Help You Improve Your Physical and Mental Health
Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy


For most of us, it only takes a short amount of time to lose motivation for our personal goals. The world is full of surprises, and without effort, we find ourselves feeling stuck in a rut.

However, you can change and improve your life at any time you want. It’s easier said than done, but with some expert motivation and training tips, you will quickly be back on track. There are dozens of life coaches and trainers that offer advice through podcasts to help you take control of your life. 

Here are 10 podcasts that are guaranteed to help you improve and stabilize your physical and mental life.

1. The Slow Home

If life seems too frantic and you feel too much pressure to compete with others, listen to The Slow Home podcast. The host Brooke McAlary describes how to slow down your life and live to the fullest. The podcast regularly features inspiring guests that have stepped back from the fast-paced modern life to find their balance.

Listen on Stitcher or iTunes.

2. The Baggage Reclaim

This podcast by Natalie Lue is geared towards helping you ditch the emotional baggage preventing you from excelling in various areas. The podcast features best-selling authors, opera artists, and other creative individuals whose insights will help you reclaim your true self. 

Listen on Stitcher, iTunes, and Soundcloud.

3. The Couragemakers

This podcast brings insights from creative and passionate change-makers from around the world. With a new episode released every Monday, the Couragemakers will teach you how to build a life that you want for yourself.

Listen on Stitcher or iTunes.

4. TED Radio Hour

The TED Radio Hour podcast features the best TED talks curated from around the world. The podcast covers a variety of thought-provoking topics, from forgiveness to coping with failure. 

Listen to the podcast on NPR One, iTunes, and Google Play.

5. Outside Podcast

The Outside Podcast brings compelling human stories set in the great outdoors. You will be gripped by episodes of people that have dealt with physical endurance and psychological upheaval. The show will change how you view your body and capabilities.

Available on iTunes and Stitcher.

6. Happier with Gretchen Rubin

From the author of Better Than Before and The Happiness Project, this podcast will help you find happiness. The host, Gretchen, also helps listeners learn how to handle common worries.

Available on Stitcher, Spotify, and iTunes.

7. Creating Your Own Path

In Creating Your Own Path, host Jennifer E. Snyder brings inspirational guests from different walks of life to find out how they discovered their true path. The podcast covers different topics, from self-belief to confronting stereotypes.

Listen on Stitcher and iTunes. 

8. Courage and Spice

Need to cultivate self-belief and muster the courage to face challenges in your life? Listen to Sas Petherick’s Courage and Spice podcast. The podcast focuses on how doubting yourself can hinder your progress in relationships, work, and life.

Listen on Stitcher.

9. The Model Health Show

The Model Health Show, hosted by Shawn Stevenson, will help you improve your overall health. The host brings in health experts to discuss fitness trends, psychological wellbeing, evidence-based analysis of fads, and more.

Listen on iTunes and Stitcher.

10. The Calmer You

The Calmer You is hosted by an anxiety expert, Chloe Brotheridge. The show covers tips on how to live a calmer life and offers encouragement and practical steps from experts.

Listen on iTunes, Stitcher, and other platforms.

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Which are your favorite podcasts for mental health and physical wellbeing? Do comment and share.

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Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy

Beth Worthy is the President of GMR Transcription Services, Inc an Orange County, California based company that has been providing accurate and affordable transcription services since 2004. She has enjoyed success at GMR for almost ten years now and has helped the company grow. Within two years of Beth managing GMR Transcription, it had doubled in sales and was named one of the OC Business Journal’s fastest-growing private companies. Outside of work, she likes spending time with her husband and two kids.