Listen To This: 5 Podcasts On How To Become A Better Person
Amid the crisis it has caused, the pandemic has turned out to also be a time for introspection. But taking the time to reflect and identify areas we can improve on has never been easy, even if we are now spending more time at home than ever before.
That’s where podcasts come in. With so many out there to listen to, we’ve narrowed down the list to five of the best that provide fresh perspectives on matters related to the self.
1/5 Unlocking Us With Brené Brown
Why listen Researcher and New York Times best-selling author Brené Brown examines what it means to be human. She digs deep into ideas, books, movies and music, as well as conducting interviews with people who help her uncover the different emotions and experiences that make us who we are. Topics she touches on include the importance of social connections, how to be an anti-racist and why apologising matters.
Episode to listen to “Dr Vivek Murthy And Brené On Loneliness And Connection”
2/5 How To Fail With Elizabeth Day
Why listen In each episode of this podcast, journalist Elizabeth Day interviews a thought leader or famous name on what they’ve learned from their mistakes and failures. Her belief is that we need to learn to fall—and embrace that it’s part of life—in order to rise better and faster in life.
Episode to listen to “S6, Ep2 How To Fail: Alain De Botton”
3/5 Kwik Brain with Jim Kwik
Why listen For the time-strapped, this podcast provides quick, actionable tools to enhance your mental performance and productivity. Its bite-sized episodes are typically no more than 20 minutes and its host, Jim Kwik, is a leading brain and memory trainer who has worked with CEOs and celebrities around the world.
Episode to listen to “How To Free Yourself From Opinions With Shelly Lefkoe”
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4/5 How I Work
Why listen A top-ranking business podcast, host Amantha Imber finds out how top business leaders, creatives and innovators such as WordPress founder Matt Mullenweg and former Amazon executive Paul Migliorini optimise their workday. She uncovers their unique routines and tactics that help them achieve more with their hours. Some of these tactics include reading their work out loud and scheduling time for spontaneity.
Episode to listen to “Wired Co-Founder Kevin Kelly On Embracing Interruptions, Getting Into Flow, And What Makes A Great Question”
5/5 On Purpose with Jay Shetty
Why listen This star-studded podcast features big names—from Alicia Keys to Yuval Harari—discussing topics including managing their mental well-being and knowing when to say no. Its host, Jay Shetty, is a best-selling author, purpose coach and former monk who has over 7.4 million followers on Instagram. The podcast has seen over 60 million downloads.
Episode to listen to "Dr. Joe Dispenza On: How To Chemically Teach Your Body To Focus On Healing & Vibrate At A Higher Frequency"
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