Podcasts are something that I have discovered in the last year or so and I have very quickly become obsessed with finding the most inspiring and life-changing podcasts. I have found so many recently that I had to share them because they are already helping me to turn things around. The podcasts I have listed below will help with productivity in all aspects of life.
An upbeat (multiple coffees not included) and uplifting podcast to start your morning, or wind down your afternoon with – covering everything from wellness, mental health and learning to live your best life free from self-judgment and doubt. Kalyn’s Coffee Talk, hosted by Kalyn Nicholson, is produced alongside Studio71.
Coffee Talk is a podcast by Kalyn Nicholson and Studio 71 and has been going since April 2018. It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Kalyn and find her very influential and inspiring.
This is definitely one to listen to if you like inspirational and motivational episodes that leave you wanting to be so much better.
Must listen: how to be fearless with Larissa Newberry.
This episode is one of the few interviews Kalyn has done so far but it was so great to hear. Larissa is a fellow content creator and has recently left a full-time career in. and has so many amazing stories and tips and it’s so adorable to just hear them talking knowing they’re housemates and cheer each other on.
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Beyond the To-do List
Learn how to choose the right projects, tasks, and goals in work and life. Go Beyond the To-Do List! This show will help you do that with conversations with the people behind the productivity. We talk with people on all aspects of productivity, including getting the right work done, getting good work done, and the true end goal of productivity: living a meaningful life. Erik Fisher talks with real people who practically implement productivity strategies in their professional and personal lives. You’ll be refreshed and inspired after hearing how others fail and succeed at daily productivity and be inspired and instructed on how to move forward yourself.
This is a very new podcast I have found; as in in the last few days and have already binged the first 6 episodes. Its hosted by Erik Fisher and he interviews the most successful and amazing people in a vast variety of fields. As the title suggests it’s about more than just a standard to-do list and I’ve found myself pausing it often to take notes.
Must listen: Episode 5; Michael Hyatt shares the importance of morning routines journalling and scheduling.
Michael Hyatt is a very interesting guy to listen to and his views on productivity aren’t entirely new to me but put a new spin on traditional ideas. One, for example, was the to-do list itself. I normally make sure I make a list of what I need to do but never really schedule anything other than events in my calendar. It’s definitely one I’m going to try and see if it makes a difference. A lot of people on Erik’s podcast also mention how important Evernote has been for them so definitely something I will revisit.
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The Overwhelmed Brain
Anxiety, depression, fears, obsession, panic, or any relationship, marriage or family issues, this show will help you achieve less stress and more happiness. Become empowered and honor yourself so that you can make decisions that are right for you. Mindfulness, compassion and being in the present moment are only components of a bigger picture. Live authentically and strengthen your emotional intelligence to avoid emotional abuse. Get to the root of emotional issues with solid relationship advice and personal help. If affirmations don’t work and you’re tired of being told to “think positively!”, start listening to this show for a better life.
Founded by Paul Colaianni the Overwhelmed Brain is what I class as anti-self-help, self-help. Strange right? I ride the line between wanting to hear all of the “you can do this” and affirmations and believe these can make a big difference. I also have a somewhat academic outlook and this podcast speaks to that side of me in that he makes logical arguments.
Think of Paul as the friend you go to when you need help or advice and they will give you their honest opinion. They’re almost always right as well,
which can be quite annoying. I’ve had a lot of “ah-ha” moments and I have often found myself surprised by patterns and behaviours that I hadn’t even noticed before.
Must listen: living life on your terms
This episode has blown my mind. It talks about the decisions you make for you aren’t going to please everyone and that that’s okay. It also talks about the idea of boundary statements and how if someone is trying to be “too nice” that can actually be a big problem. For example; not listening to boundary statements if someone offers you help, you decline the help, and for whatever reason, they insist on helping and don’t respect that you didn’t want their help. It’s a really interesting concept.
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Have you heard any of these podcasts before? What’s your favourite podcast?