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10 of the best health and wellness podcasts to listen to right now


by Edaein OConnell
03rd Feb 2020
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Looking to improve your health both mentally and physically? Here are 10 of the best health and wellness podcasts to listen to right now


Podcasts are a great way to shut off from the world.

Whether it’s on the way to work, exercising or when you are chilling on the couch, a good podcast is good for the soul.

Health and wellness podcasts have increased in popularity in recent times. Whether you are going through tough or good times, or actively looking to improve your health mentally and physically – these podcasts will most definitely help.

The Good Glow

The Good Glow by Georgie Crawford will make you laugh, make you cry and make you look at life a little differently after listening. After a devastating cancer diagnosis and subsequent battle against the disease, Georgie had to put her life back together and subsequently, her perspective on life changed. The podcast opens a conversation about the importance of self-care. From well-known celebs to extraordinary ordinary people who have beaten the odds, this podcast will fill you with that good glow.

Oprah’s SuperSoul Conversations

I have listened to this podcast and have found myself actively screaming back “YES” at Oprah while she speaks. SuperSoul Conversation is a personal selection of Oprah’s interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors and health and wellness experts such as Eckhart Tolle and even Lady Gaga. Each podcast is inspiring, thought-provoking and will help and guide you through difficult times.

Offline with Alison Rice

Hosted by award-winning journalist and conscious coach Alison Rice, Offline is a series of conversations with the people behind some of Instagram’s most popular accounts. The aim of these conversations is to connect with your true self. They also tackle some topical conversations such as birth control and ageing.

Owning It

 

Created and presented by Caroline Foran, this podcast is a continuation from Caroline’s bestselling books Owning It: Your Bullsh*t-Free Guide to Living with Anxiety and The Confidence Kit: Your Bullsh*t-Free Guide to Owning Your Fear. The episodes are full of practical advice on how to manage anxiety and include raw and eye-opening conversations with her guests.

Happy Place

Presented by Fearne Cotton, Happy Place focuses on what happiness means to each of us. In conversations with people such as Dolly Alderton and Ellie Goulding, Fearne and co chat about love, loss, and everything else that comes with living a life.

How To Fail

How To Fail with journalist Elizabeth Day isn’t necessarily a wellness podcast but deals with a facet of life which can greatly affect our mental health: failure. Speaking with a range of guests, Elizabeth delves deep into the failures that made them. It’s a podcast that shows failure is something we should embrace and not be afraid of.

The Food Medic

Hosted by medical doctor, personal trainer, blogger and author Dr. Hazel Wallace, the food medic podcast interviews experts in areas such as pregnancy, sleep nutrition and how to live a healthier life in general without the nonsense.

The Brian Keane Podcast

Brian Keane is a fitness coach and mindset speaker whose podcast interviews leaders in the world of fitness, health, mindset and natural wellness. These leaders share their tips on how to live a healthier and happier life.

The goop Podcast

Love it or hate it, you can’t deny the success of Gwyneth Paltrow’s goop. The podcast is presented by Chief Content Officer Elise Loehnen who chats with leading thinkers and culture changers in the world of health and wellness.

The Joe Rogan Experience

Hosted by American comedian Joe Rogan, this long-form podcast interviews guests from the comedy world, the sports world, the science world and everything in between. Hilarious and thought-provoking, the health episodes are particularly good.


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