The past year was one of the most difficult year for us all, as we continue to fight for our lives and that of our loved ones by being safe and staying protected; there is no more important time to focus on caring for our mental health and well being. Whether it means going to a professional or listening to podcasts.
When it comes to our mental health, we need all the help we can get; because most of us are separated from friends, family and health professionals that usually help us get through the days that seem unbearable.
From professional therapy, medication and support programs to mental health apps and podcasts. Caring for your mental health is a non stop duty and every avenue of care is important.
A great podcast can help you understand your mental and emotional state better, especially if it was something you couldn’t describe with words. A great podcast can help you to not feel alone in your condition, because you will hear similar experiences like yours from others and they may even tell you how they overcame it.
There are now hundreds of podcasts featuring honest discussions about mental health and well being, where the topics of therapy and mental illness are no longer taboo. Hearing the voices of individuals who’ve struggled with mental health can be a powerful experience.
If you are struggling with your mental health or you are close to someone who is, in addition to getting professional help, the following podcasts will help you better understand your condition and how to go about feeling better about yourself.
1. Unleashed with Alexi Panos
Impact entrepreneur Alexi Panos hosts this podcast where she shares tools and strategies on how to live from a place of radical alignment to create the life, love and business of your dreams. This podcast is a mix of interviews, round table talks, speeches, Q & A’s and rants. The aim of this podcast is for you to live a well rounded life.
2. The mindset mentor with Rob Dial
This is a motivational podcast designed to light a fire in you and inspire you to choose light instead of remaining in darkness. Rob Dial is an expert with the passion for pushing people into becoming the best version of themselves. He is not a feel good podcaster that will show you pity and make you feel good about feeling bad for yourself. He will challenge you to live a life of purpose, no matter who you are and where you are in life.
3. Change it now with Shelli Speaks
A life changing podcast for those of us who feel stuck in life, change it now with Shelli Speaks focuses on removing life limitations and unblocking infinite potential for improvement.
4. Roxy Talks manifestation podcast
Roxy Lee is one of the best manifestation coaches out there. Her signature 360 degree approach to manifestation has changed the lives of many and continues to do so. Roxy is not a feel good manifestation coach who will pet you and tell you what you want to hear; her tough love approach means that she is completely honest about everything, no matter how hard it is to hear or how difficult it was for her to say it.
5. Nothing much happens
Join yoga and meditation coach Kathryn Nicolai for bedtime stories; stories that will help quiet your mind and calm your body in order to help you sleep peacefully.
6. Pepp Talk Podcast
Breeny Lee is a YouTube influencer. She is honest and unfiltered in the way she gives advice about self-esteem, dating, health and family. She doesn’t claim to know it all but her words will downright encourage you to do better for yourself and your loved ones.
7. Expanded Podcast with Lacy Phillips
This is another manifestation podcast. On this podcast, host Lacy Phillips uses psychology, neuroscience and energetic insights to create techniques that will help you manifest the life you want. You will also hear manifestation success stories and interviews with experts to help you strengthen your beliefs.
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8. Flow with Arman Assadi
Join Arman Assadi as he interviews great people of the world and gain insights from them on how they got to where they are. Arman Assadi is a co-founder and CEO of Project EVO, creators of the EVO planner, you will also learn a lot from him and his journey.
9. The Mindfulness and Grief Podcast
Hosted by author and thanatologist Heather Stang, this podcasts gives insights on how to cope with grief and life after loss. It was created for bereaved people, it teaches how to deal with the different emotions that come with loss using a mindfulness approach. This podcast is especially helpful on difficult days when you can’t make sense of the loss you have experienced. If you aren’t bereaved but know someone who is, don’t forget to recommend this podcast to them.
10. The Mindful Kind
Hosted by Rachael Kable, this mindfulness podcast teaches the art of mindfulness and how to incorporate it into your daily life. It simplifies mindfulness and gives easy tips for practising it on a daily basis.
11. Not Another Anxiety Show
Host, Kelli Walker, a registered nurse, certified health and wellness coach and former agoraphobe helps disentangle the web of anxiety and explains how to move past those panicky moments. On this podcast, you will listen to Kelli’s story and also hear experts inputs on anxiety. With practical tips and resources, this is one of the best podcasts for people with anxiety issues.
12. Broken Brain with Dhru Purohit
This podcast will teach you everything you need to know about your brain and your brain health. It will help you understand the things you need to know about your brain in order to live your best life.
13. The Road to Self Love
What is more important than self love? On this podcast, Self love coach Paul Fishman and his guests get very honest in their conversations about self love and what to do to start the journey to it.
14. The Wellness Mama Podcast
Brought to you by Katie Wells. The Wellness Mama covers every topic that has to do with wellness, whether it be holistic health, food, family, parenting, stress and more. This podcast gives tips on how to improve your life in general.