7 Health And Wellness Podcasts For 2021
Covid-19 burnout is real. It’s important now more than ever to stay kind to ourselves and continue to take care of our health as we step into the new year.
If you can’t find the attention span to finish a book during these trying times, pop in some earphones and listen to a podcast instead. Here are the best health and wellness podcasts that will help you welcome 2021 with a healthier, confident attitude.
1/7 The Lavendaire Lifestyle
Hosted by lifestyle and personal growth YouTuber Aileen Xu, The Lavendaire Lifestyle is a weekly podcast where Xu talks about self-love, wellness routines and inspiration, often alongside knowledgeable guests and experts.
From guided meditation sessions to in-depth conversations on compassionate living and mental health, you’ll be inspired to better organise your life after listening to this podcast.
2/7 Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
If you’re familiar with the bestselling book 10% Happier, this podcast may ring a bell. Hosted by Dan Harris, an ABC news anchor and author of the popular self-help book on happiness, this series explores happiness from all angles and teaches listeners how to train your mind to become happier by strengthening mental traits such as calm, generosity, compassion and connection.
3/7 Optimal Living Daily
From personal development and health to minimalism, the team behind Optimal Living Daily handpicks the best written and blog content online and narrates it on podcast with the author’s permission.
If you want to make the listening experience a little more fun, they also have podcast workbooks so you can better practice what you learnt.
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4/7 The Overwhelmed Brain
With the numerous to-do lists, must-attend events and responsibilities to keep track of, it’s hard to not feel overwhelmed. The Overwhelmed Brain is hosted by Paul Colaianni, a behaviour and relationship coach who began his own self-development and healing journey after two failed relationships.
The show teaches listeners how to empower yourself to make better decisions through mindfulness, compassion and using emotional intelligence to get to the root of issues, helping you connect with friends and family better.
5/7 The MIMIBEE Podcast
The MIMIBEE Podcast is a bi-weekly show hosted by Mimi Bouchard, a self-proclaimed transformation specialist.
In the podcast, Bouchard interviews seasoned professionals on motivation, success, health and fitness, relationships and more. Her latest episodes help you prep for the new year, and guide you through setting and planning your 2021 goals.
6/7 TED Health
Fans of Ted talks will love TED Health, a podcast where TED speakers dive into health-related topics, answering questions that you might not have even thought about.
From Krishna Sudhir’s six-minute segment on what yoga does to your body and brain, or biological designer Christina Agapakis’ 11-minute piece on when technology becomes a part of our biology through synthetic biology, all of the recordings are less than 20 minutes, making them a quick and easy listen to start your morning.
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7/7 On Purpose with Jay Shetty
Hosted by former monk Jay Shetty, the On Purpose podcast records fascinating conversations between Shetty and his celebrity guests.
Learn how to build stronger relationships with Kelly Rowland, raise your frequency and create positive energy with Willow and Jahnavi, and find joy among chaos with actor Katherine McNamara by tuning into Shetty’s podcast.
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