Do you have some goals for self-improvement that you want to achieve this year? Then you can’t go wrong with a little push in the right direction. While you may not always have the time to sit down and read a book or watch a video when seeking out some nuggets of wisdom about growth, podcasts are always here to save the day.
Here are some podcasts about self-improvement that you can just listen to while you’re driving, doing chores, or on errands!
Hosted by Dr. Jade Wu, this podcast helps you confront different blocks in your emotional growth through the lens of psychology. Wu offers practical solutions instead of talking in abstracts, so you’ll always know what specific first steps you can take. Topics include everything from how to be more creative and how to let go of resentment to frank discussions on how politics affects mental health.
How to Fail With Elizabeth Day
Day invites guests who have achieved success (such as celebrities, writers, activists, and more) to talk about their failures and what each one taught them. This podcast celebrates failures as opportunities for growth and learning that eventually leads you to the right path, so it’s perfect for anyone taking on new endeavors after getting back up from a misstep.
The Habit Coach with Ashdin Doctor
Making resolutions into habits can be tricky, so having someone cheer you and guide you through it through tangible tips and solutions is a huge help. In these casual and easy-to-listen episodes, The Habit Coach gives listeners advice on transforming themselves through creating good habits that enrich their lives physically, mentally, and emotionally.
Beyond the To-Do List
If you are constantly feeling paralyzed by the number of things you need to get done and your various responsibilities, this podcast is your best friend. Listen to host Erik Fisher and his guests talk about strategies you can use to boost your productivity. The techniques and new perspectives you pick up from these insightful discussions are sure to help you tackle your different obligations, whether they’re career-related or personal.
7 Good Minutes
Here’s a daily podcast that gives you inspiration and tips for different aspects of life. Episodes are only seven minutes long, but each one explores a strategy or point of view about a certain area of self-improvement that will help you become a better person for yourself and others. Topics range from interpersonal relationships and self-perception to productivity and health.
The Daily Shine
This is another daily podcast, and you’ll especially love it if you’re looking to be more introspective and self-aware. The Daily Shine tackles different ways you can be kinder to yourself and others, how you can be more in-tune with the world and your loved ones, and various points of reflection. Each episode also doubles as an opportunity for meditation, taking time to breathe and relax, and setting self-care intentions for your day.