Practicing anything – including mindfulness – becomes easier if you can keep yourself inspired.
And how great are podcasts for keeping us inspired!
Studies show that podcasts keep the brain more active than watching TV, so that's another reason to listen to them. Listening to a podcast is also a healthy multitasking habit. You can listen to them during your commute and during workouts and walks.
Check these out and hopefully, you will like one or more of them enough to make them part of your everyday.
This is an interview-based podcast focusing on both the practical and scientific aspects of mindfulness. The host is Bruce Langford, an established coach who specializes in helping others focus on their goals, manage stress, and achieve higher levels of personal and professional development.
This podcast is hosted by Dan Harris, a journalist who experienced first hand the benefits of mindfulness and meditation in treating anxiety. Far from only giving his personal views, Dan Harris’ podcast features guest interviews that bring a rich range of views and experiences that will appeal to a wide audience.
The Oxford Mindfulness Foundation is internationally recognized for its mindfulness teaching and training. The foundation is on a mission to make mindfulness accessible to everyone and in their podcasts, they have some useful conversations. I highly recommend their Mindfulness in the Workplace series.
On Being is a podcast and a former public radio program. Hosted by Krista Tippett, it examines what it calls the "animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live?"
Tyler Brown was guilty of hitting the snooze button one too many times, so he created a one-of-a-kind podcast to provide a guided morning routine. With each episode, Brown guides listeners through tools and techniques to live a better, happier, and more fulfilling life while starting the day feeling refreshed.