At Gymshark, we’re big fans of throwing on our headphones and indulging in a little positivity – from an upbeat chat to a calming meditation, listening to podcasts has become a daily routine for many looking for daily motivation.
With over 68 million people each week listening to podcasts in the US , podcast genres are growing and diversifying quickly as audiences increase, including those feel-good positive podcasts that brighten our day.
Whether it’s during your commute, an evening chill-out, or the daily lift – podcasts are fast becoming our go-to when it comes to boosting our mood.
When anxieties come our way, or we're feeling alone, it can be comforting to let our minds wander with our favorite feel-good podcasts – and clear our heads of thoughts that may be holding us back. The power of a good podcast is not to be ignored, so we’ve listed 11 of the best positive podcasts to help boost your mood and brighten your day.
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11 Of The Best Podcasts To Get You Feeling More Positive
The Rich Roll Podcast
After achieving monumental success in his 40s and 50s, including this podcast, Rich Roll is someone who knows the importance of endurance, determination, and a positive mindset. The ultra-endurance athlete brings you weekly motivation via deep dives with some of the most inspiring educators and thought leaders in their fields. If you want a positive podcast to empower you and motivate you never to give up, tune in to Rich Roll.
New episode: Twice Weekly
How To Build A Happy Life
With a title like that, how could you not be enticed? It's the pursuit of a happy life that is number 1 on a lot of our priority lists. The Atlantic brings this positive podcast to listeners every week with data-driven advice and calls for introspection. Sometimes what we think will bring us happiness doesn't actually, and this positive podcast helps to navigate the expectations we have and find ways we can uncover our own values and personal meaning of happiness.
New episode: Weekly
Motivation Daily By Motiversity
Looking for a quick burst of motivation to boost your mood in the morning? Even if you only have ten minutes to spare, you can find a Motivation Daily episode that will leave a lasting impression throughout the day. With short episodes typically less than 30 minutes capturing the encouraging and inspiring words from a catalog of motivational speakers, this positive thinking podcast is the perfect soundtrack to your morning routine. Whenever you need to feel that push and motivation, this podcast will get you there.
New episode: 2-5 times weekly
The Daily Stoic With Ryan Holiday
The Daily Stoic brings a passage of ancient wisdom to each episode to help you cultivate strength, inspiration, and guidance in your life. By looking into the teachings of Stoicism, Ryan Holiday's feel-good podcast teaches listeners how to let go of what you can't control and maximize positive emotions to live a happier and more fulfilled life. This is the pod' if you're looking to reframe your mind to look at the positives in your life.
New episode: Daily
The School of Greatness
Ex-professional football player Lewis Howes delves into a range of topics on business, productivity, and self-development in his extensive podcast. This is one of the best podcasts for those interested in hearing inspiring stories and knowledge from a diverse range of guests who have achieved great success in their lives in unique ways. From entrepreneurs to doctors, artists to athletes, this podcast gives you the tools you need to unlock the greatness within yourself, master your mind, and up-level your life.
New episode: Every 2-3 days
Law of Attraction Changed My Life
Hosted by bubbly, down-to-earth Esses single-mum of three, Francesca Amber, this positive podcast gives a personal account of the universal law of attraction and how you can utilize it in your life. In short, the law of attraction states you attract what you focus on, and this podcast highlights the power of the mind and how you can manifest your desires. Lighthearted, relatable, and informative, this is the pod to help you create more positivity in your life.
New episode: Every Friday
How To Fail With Elizabeth Day
Here at Gymshark, we know more than anything that failure is instrumental to growth, and so does Elizabeth Day. Despite the title, this is most definitely a positive podcast; the best-selling author interviews a new guest each week on their successes and failures in life and what they've learned along the way. How to Fail is a friendly reminder that we are all human, and not everything always goes right and that that is okay.
New episode: 4-5 times weekly
On Purpose with Jay Shetty
Blessed with the deep wisdom of an ex-monk, On Purpose is your guide to bringing more meaning to your life. The host holds captivating conversations with individuals on how to best navigate through our human experience, all with the intention of bringing more knowledge and inspiration to the listener. It's not always sunny in life, but Jay Shetty helps you to grow through even the worst of storms.
New episode: Every Wednesday
The Positive Mindset Podcast
It's all in the name; need we say more? Host Henry helps you to raise your vibrations so you can exist in a frequency that makes positivity and success easy to achieve. Each episode begins with a call for a moment for breathwork and visualization, followed by encouraging words and anecdotes that allow you to connect the dots on how you can build a positive mindset and learn to create and shift into more positive energy.
New episode: Almost Daily
The Positive Head Podcast
One for the spiritual seeker, the Positive Head pod dives deep into the ways we can raise our vibrations and expand our consciousness. Designed to bring a bout of positivity to your mornings, this is one of the best podcasts for opening your mind to introspection and philosophical ideas on humanity. Guaranteed to enlighten and bring about a more positive perspective on life.
New episode: Every Tuesday and Friday
The Receipts Podcast
This one will provide you with your daily dose of laughter, guaranteed. Hosted by three vibrant ladies with varying life experiences, The Receipts podcast offers relatable anecdotes, truthful advice, chats about trending topics, and interesting guest speakers. Head here when you need a pick me up; the everything and anything goes vibe of this positive podcast is bound to get you laughing out loud (extra points if you can control yourself in public).
New episode: Every Wednesday
Incorporating ways we can uplift ourselves each day can help to improve our overall well-being and brighten our mood massively. So if you find a podcast that makes you feel good, then keep on listening! Making a habit of the things that feel good can energize and motivate you in all areas of your life; whether it's your day job or your daily run, we guarantee you'll perform your best when you've got your positive head-on.
It's fair to say we can never have too many podcast recommendations, so leave a comment below with the podcasts you love to listen to when you need a boost.
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