5 Best Self Help Podcasts

Self Help Podcasts


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The word “podcast” is a portmanteau of “iPod” and “broadcast”. In other words, a podcast is a digital audio file that is distributed over the Internet using syndication feeds, for playback on portable media players and computers. Podcasts are a series of audio files. They can have a self-improvement purpose. They can be self-improvement audiobooks. These self-improvement podcasts are a way for a person to get a self-help message or self-help advice from others who have been successful in self-improvement themselves. They use self-improvement Podcasts to motivate and inspire people with stories of how they went through their self-improvement journey and what it took them to get the success that they wanted.

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Self-improvement Podcasts are self-improvement audio files that are usually under an hour. I believe they are very helpful to self-development. They can be downloaded for free from leading self-improvement websites or the iTunes store. Self-improvement podcasts are very good for relaxation and to ease tension and anxiety after a long day at work or when I am feeling stressed out. I also listen to self-improvement podcasts before going to bed as they promote better quality sleep, which is great because I often suffer from insomnia.

5 Best Self Help Podcasts

1. The Mindful Geek

David Smail, psychologist, writer, and stand-up comedian brings you “The best in psychological science to help you make sense of your mind, your best self and the best of human behavior”. David has written three books on mindfulness with his latest being titled “The Mindful Geek.”

2. The School of Greatness

Lewis Howes is best known for the best-selling book, “The school of greatness” where he interviews successful people sharing their best advice that helped them to create an extraordinary life.

3. TED Talks Daily

TED talks are the best place to go for inspiration, there are over 2,300 free lectures you can stream on your phone or tablet full of ideas to help you learn about pretty much anything under the sun. This podcast gets behind the scenes and finds out more about these presenters and speakers.

4. The Tim Ferriss Show

Tim Ferriss best selling author of “The 4-hour workweek” and best-selling self-help books talks about health, fitness, yoga, business, etc. He interviews world-class performers to uncover how they’ve been able to master their crafts to best suit their lifestyles.

5. Happier with Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin best-selling author of “The Happiness Project” and best-selling self-help books talks about happiness, habits, work, and life in general. She offers practical advice to help you become happier and more fulfilled as well as interviewing happy people who share their best tips.


If someone wants to develop himself, he can either develop himself in school or at work. However, some people only focus on their job while neglecting school. This is not a wise idea because if one does not develop himself or herself in school then they may end up lacking the skills that are required for their jobs especially if their jobs require many skills and talents. Therefore, anyone looking to develop themselves should find opportunities within both schools and work to develop themselves as much as possible. For example, such opportunities could include joining associations related to one’s major or taking extracurricular courses at night like evening law classes for those who want to be lawyers someday.

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