Oprah Winfrey and one of the great spiritual thinkers of our time, Eckhart Tolle, present their 10-part series on Eckhart’s ground-breaking book, “A New Earth: Awakening to Your Life’s Purpose.”
Dr Chatterjee interviews people who inspire us to live better lives. A few of my favourite episodes: Jay Shetty, Julia Samuel, Peter Crone, James Clear and Laurie Santos. Listen here.
Brene Brown’s podcast is part interviews, part wisdom and a lot of heart. She also has a Dare to Lead podcast which is excellent. Some favourites: Barack Obama, Glennon Doyle, Guy Raz, Jon Meacham. Listen here & here
The fantastic Elizabeth Day interviews inspiring people about their failures and how they have grown and thrived from them. There are many favourites but here are a few: Gloria Steinem, Bernadine Evaristo, Julia Samuel, Mathew Syed, Alain De Botton, Phoebe Waller_Bridge and the wonderful Kazuo Ishiguru. Listen here.
I have been a huge fan of WTF for years. Marc Maron is a funny, empathetic and smart interviewer who is full of heart. No one really gets to the root of a person like he does. Listen here.
Julia Samuel has a podcast called A Living Loss and it is just what the world needs right now. Her empathy and powerful questioning will draw you in and keep you listening. Find it here. The episode with Elizabeth Day is excellent.
The new girl on the block! Coach, model and Positive Psychology practitioner, Saara Sihvonen brings her wisdom, warm energy and empathy to well-being. She is beautiful inside and out and she wants you to thrive and find your inner glow. Listen here.
Others on my occasional rotation are In Writing with Hattie Crisell, On Being, Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review, This American Life, The Goop Podcast, Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin, Grounded with Louis Theroux, Modern Love, Revisionist History and The Happiness Lab.