Podcasts for the Positive!

Updated: Nov 9, 2020

By Kate Marchant.

Podcasts are a fantastic way to keep updated on topics, learn something new or take some time for yourself, chill or have a laugh.

Here is our top 10 list of some of the best podcasts out there for everyday listening and a daily dose of positive!

Good Smack for the Planet

Hosted by Hey Social Good, this podcast looks at the positive impacts of social leaders and highlights what’s going on in the world of social good. Inspiring small business owners share their visions and how they aim to create positive change.

Happy Place

Hosted by Fearne Cotton, Happy Place focuses on finding out from truly amazing human beings how they navigate the ups and downs of life and what they believe happiness means to them.

How to Fail

Elizabeth Day discusses her own ‘failures’ and that of others that she interviews, celebrates those failures and shares how those failures ultimately taught them important lessons for the future.

On Purpose

Hosted by Jay Shetty, On Purpose holds conversations with wise and insightful people about everyday circumstances, situations and issues, and different approaches to living your life with intent, or On Purpose!

Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations

One of the world’s most inspiring women of all time, Oprah, with the help of others she interviews, attempts to discover the deeper meaning of the world through thought, spiritualism, health and wellbeing.

Something Rhymes with Purple

Author, broadcaster and ex-MP Gyles Brandreth and Countdown star Susie Dent discuss words and language, etymology and common phrases. Learn about where words come from and expand your vocabulary as you listen.

Tara Brach

Tara Brach, Ph.D is an internationally-renowned meditation teacher and author who hosts weekly guided mindfulness meditation sessions, focuses on self-compassion.

The Diversity Gap

The Diversity Gap focuses on the areas in which diversity gaps exist, with a goal to discover positive and promising ways for closing those gaps and ways in which we can all work positively towards closing these gaps.

The Michelle Obama Podcast

Michelle Obama hosts her brand new podcast, delving deep into her relationships with her husband, family, friends, colleagues and others, and how relationships with those closest to us shape how they are.

The Broccoli Weekly

During normal times, the week’s news can be a lot to swallow, but this is even tougher in today’s climate. Your Broccoli Weekly summarises the news into bite-sized chunks to make it all a little easier to digest.

Plug yourself in!