My Thoughts On Self-Improvement Podcasts

self-improvement podcasts

If you are anything like me, you probably lead a very busy life.  In the past week or so I have gone back to listening to self-improvement Podcasts.  I was looking for a way to boost my positivity without having to read more articles and books.  I wanted something that was quick and easy and that would be easy to fit into my schedule.  Podcasts are perfect.  They vary in length but can be so insightful.

Now before I go any further I do have to point out that I don’t listen to podcasts when I’m working.  I can’t, because I need my focus on my work and that is where my work playlist on Spotify comes in.  I have found in the past that if I listen to podcasts or seminars when I am trying to focus, I just get distracted and don’t retain the information.  My answer to this is to listen to podcasts in the morning when I am getting my children ready for school. They are so easy to pop on when I am making lunches and breakfast. I can listen to them and get everything I need to do done.

My Top Self-Improvement Podcasts for 2016

Hay House: I love the Hay House podcasts. There are few different ones but my favorite are the I Can Do It conference talks or the Hay House World Summit podcasts. These are 10 to 30 minute pieces from live talks and I find them so inspiring.  They also help me to find new authors and speakers to follow.  These podcasts do tend to require more attention and if it is something that is really inspiring I will listen to it while I am walking on my treadmill so that I can give my undivided attention.  Searching Hay House on iTunes will bring you up a number of podcasts to subscribe to.  If you put Hay House into the search bar at you will get a full list of shows to follow.

The Daily Boost: – I really enjoy listening to Scott while I am getting the school lunches ready each morning.  He has such a vibrant and uplifting energy and I find myself bouncing around the kitchen in such high spirits.  He is an excellent motivator and I can see why his show has been around for so long.  This morning he was saying that he had recorded over 3,000 podcasts.  That’s a lot.  I love that his segments are only 10 to 15 minutes also which means I always have time to tune in.

The Chalene Show: – Chalene is another podcast that I have just recently started listening to.  She is another very vibrant and uplifting person and I do feel I will learn a great deal from her shows.  She is realistic and very down to earth, so again she resonates with me.  I have only listened to two of her podcasts so far, so I can’t really say too much, but if you are looking for a female to inspire you, she could be the one. List of Featured Self-improvement Podcasts – Visit this link for a list of the best self-improvement podcasts being aired at the moment. Check them out, give them a listen and then be sure to subscribe to the ones that resonate with you.

Are Podcasts Helpful?

My honest opinion….I love them. They set the tone of the day and keep me motivated and focused.  There are certain pieces of information that will resonate with me.  I have receive a number of A Ha moments and there are great tips on how to succeed in all areas of your life.  Just listening for 10 minutes a day really can have a profound effect and keep you boosted for the entire day.

If you start your day feeling positive and uplifted, you can guarantee that that will follow through the rest of your day.

What do you think?

Have you a favourite podcast that you listen to?  Maybe you host your own show, if so why not share it in the comments below and I will be sure to check it out.

Until next time,



Amanda J Evans is an Irish author. Amanda lives in Co. Meath, Ireland, with her husband and two children. She writes paranormal, fantasy, and romantic fiction. She has published works available on Amazon including her bestselling non-fiction title “Surviving Suicide: A Memoir From Those Death Left Behind”, a book that promotes suicide awareness. Amanda has also received a publishing contract for a number children’s story book with the first title coming in fall 2017.

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2 comments on “My Thoughts On Self-Improvement Podcasts

  1. RMAU

    I love  Amanda Slavin  because she gets it. Someone who had a crazy vision, set aside her fear, took a leap of faith, followed her gut and worked her butt off all because she believed in something big the possibility to improve lives and make a positive difference in the world.

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