If you’re on the move or looking to spend some time away from a screen, there are so many podcasts available to download and listen to – for free! If you are feeling anxious, need a boost or are looking for some mental stimulation, these are the podcasts that we have enjoyed this week.
As simple as the name suggest, this podcast features an audio recording of a poem each day. The poets are a mix of classic and contemporary, and these short episodes are an ideal break in your day to inspire a little creativity.
This podcast has been designed and produced with women specifically in mind. From confidence building, to tackling anxiety, to sleeping better, each episode is informative and inspirational.
The Calmer You Podcast with Chloe Brotheridge
Chloe Brotheridge is a hypnotherapist and anxiety expert who uses each episode to guide listeners through mental health challenges and start improving their mental health. Chloe has written a number of books and also offers listeners a free ‘anxiety toolkit’ to help them feel calmer.
Your Anxiety Toolkit with Kimberley Quinlan
This podcast is focused on mindfulness and discusses mental health issues such as depression, OCD, anxiety and disordered eating. Kimberley invites experts to discuss high-profile individuals, global events and common health issues for an educational insight into her role as a therapist.
National Public Radio (NPR) has thousands of programs and podcast episodes on a huge range of subjects. Invisibilia (Latin for ‘invisible things’) looks at the “Unseeable forces [that] control human behavior and shape our ideas, beliefs, and assumptions. Invisibilia fuses narrative storytelling with science that will make you see your own life differently.”
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
Author, news anchor and mindfulness expert Dan Harris discusses a range of subject with his guests, including the importance of meditation, how to consciously parent, anxiety attacks and much more.
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