Seven Podcasts to Stay Distracted and Uplift your Days

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On this morning’s edition of the Daily Hope Check-in Facebook Live video, I shared my seven favourite podcasts – hosts and guests that have in equal parts uplifted me, inspired me, educated me and humbled me. In these uncertain times, especially when most of our media and conversations are overrun with coronavirus and COVID-19, let these be your escape into something different.

Something more positive.

Something for your future.

And something to enrich your present while you ride out this storm.


Brene Brown’s Unlocking Us

DESCRIPTION FROM APPLE PODCAST: I’ve spent over 20 years studying the emotions and experiences that bring meaning and purpose to our lives, and if there’s one thing I’ve learned it’s this: We are hardwired for connection, and connecting requires courage, vulnerability, and conversation. I want this to be a podcast that’s real, unpolished, honest, and reflects both the magic and the messiness of what it means to be human. Episodes will include conversations with the people who are teaching me, challenging me, confusing me, or maybe even ticking me off a little. I’ll also have direct conversations with you about what I’m learning from new research, and we’ll do some episodes dedicated to answering your questions. We don’t have to do life alone. We were never meant to.

Jonathan Field’s Good Life Project

DESCRIPTION FROM APPLE PODCAST: Inspirational, intimate and disarmingly-unfiltered conversations about living a fully-engaged, fiercely-connected and meaning-drenched life. From iconic world-shakers like Elizabeth Gilbert, Brene Brown, Sir Ken Robinson, Seth Godin and Gretchen Rubin to everyday guests, every story matters.

Oprah’s Super Soul Conversations

DESCRIPTION FROM APPLE PODCAST: Awaken, discover and connect to the deeper meaning of the world around you with SuperSoul. Hear Oprah’s personal selection of her interviews with thought-leaders, best-selling authors, spiritual luminaries, as well as health and wellness experts. All designed to light you up, guide you through life’s big questions and help bring you one step closer to your best self.

Kim Forrester’s Eudaemonia

DESCRIPTION FROM APPLE PODCAST: Holistic well-being educator, Kim Forrester, interviews world-leading researchers, experts and ‘inspiring examples’ and takes a deep-dive into the virtues, characteristics and daily habits that can enhance our experience of life. Intelligent, intriguing and authentic, the Eudaemonia podcast offers an inspirational and thought-provoking view of what it means to ‘flourish’ in life.

Rachel Hollis’ Rise

DESCRIPTION FROM APPLE PODCAST: Tangible and tactical tools for your life and business. Hosted by New York Times Best-Selling Author Rachel Hollis, RISE is a series of bold conversations with fellow business powerhouses and personal development leaders that provides the listener with real-life valuable takeaways.

Trent Shelton’s Straight Up

DESCRIPTION FROM APPLE PODCAST: Straight Up with Trent Shelton is a weekly podcast featuring fire wisdom from the man himself. Each episode, A former NFL wide receiver turned internationally successful motivational speaker with over 12 million followers on social media, Trent brings his powerful, honest perspective to bring you the truth you need to hear – even if it’s hard to take. If you’re looking for content that will touch your heart and change your life, Straight Up with Trent Shelton delivers it straight to your ears!

Lindsay Recknell’s Hope Motivates Action (couldn’t resist!)

DESCRIPTION FROM APPLE PODCAST: Inspired by the mentors and models in her own life, Lindsay Recknell hosts inspiring people who have used the power of Hope to motivate action in their lives. Practical, compassionate and immediately actionable, the advice and tips shared by Lindsay’s guests will motivate you towards powerful change and inspired thinking. Because without action, hope is just a wish.

(oh, and if you’re wondering about the camels…what’s more distracting from world events than nuzzling camels?! 😉 )

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