Recommended Listening

podcasts for a better you self help podcasts for improvement mental health self care self esteem personal growth

Easy listening to help you reach your goals

We've put together a working list of podcasts aimed at helping you become the version of you that you want to be. Whether you are looking to increase productivity, channel inner peace, foster happiness, or learn about mental health, there is a podcast for you! If you have a podcast that's not on this list please let us know!

1.Unlocking Us – Dr. Brené Brown

Conversations that unlock the deeply human part of who we are, so that we can live, love, parent, and lead with more courage and heart. With topics including trauma, resilience, anger, love, self-esteem, creativity, independence, unity, courage, and more; and guests ranging from Joe Biden to Ibram X. Kendi and David Kessler to Dolly Parton, there’s truly an episode for everyone! 

2.Happiness Lab -Dr. Laurie Santos

You might think more money, a better job, or Instagram-worthy vacations would make you happy. You’re dead wrong. Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos will take you through the latest scientific research and share some surprising and inspiring stories that will forever alter the way you think about happiness.

3. Therapy for Black Girls – Dr. Joy Harden Bradford

A weekly chat about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.

4. Meditative Story

Combines first-person stories with meditation prompts and original music, to create a mindfulness experience in audio. Variety describes Meditative Story as “part first-person narrative podcast and part guided meditation.” You can think of it as an alternative way into a mindfulness practice, through vivid stories and cinematic music and production values. 

5. Imani State of Mind – Dr. Imani Walker

Every week, she’ll break down mental illness and mental health through pop culture and news and in the process normalize what getting your mind right really looks like.