Between yoga classes, happy hours and documenting donut day with friends via Snapchat, you’re constantly on the go. Your dust-covered bookshelf has been neglected and the pile of magazines on your coffee table are as old as the clothes you dropped off at Goodwill last week. You do it all. But reading? Who has time for reading? In a perfect world, you would have the time to kick up your feet on the weekend, relaxing poolside with a margarita in one hand and a New York Times bestseller in the other.
So how do you make time for all of the want-to-read books on your Pinterest board? When will you finally catch up with your favorite online news sources and clear the coffee table of the multitude of magazines?
If you haven’t stepped into the wonderful world of podcasts yet, now is your chance. We’re about to share the top 10 podcasts that we recommend. They’ll quickly become the perfect companion for your commute to work and can make your rides on the stationary bike seem much less boring. The only question you’ll be asking yourself is which to listen to first!
If you’re struggling to let go of the excess in your life, The Minimalists will prepare you to prioritize your possessions. Not only do Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus help you reduce the clutter, but you’ll also learn how to focus on the people and experiences that bring the most value.
The Alpha Female Podcast
Are you an intelligent and intellectual problem solver? Whether you are, or if you yearn to be, this podcast is designed to help you live like an Alpha Female. Robyn Baldwin interviews a variety of confident and assertive women to share their tips for balancing fitness, health and nutrition in their lives while decreasing stress. You’ll learn what makes them happy, enabling them to take care of themselves and others.
Happier with Gretchen Rubin
Gretchen Rubin, the #1 best selling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before, shares manageable advice about happiness and good habits in this thought-provoking podcast. Check out recent episodes Sometimes You Have to Get Fired to Get Hired and Be Willing to Delegate.
20 Minute Fitness
Can’t commit to a lengthy podcast? Create actionable fitness goals and improve your mental toughness in just 20 minutes. These lessons in health are the perfect “bite size” bits of information to join you at the gym.
The Sports Leadership Podcast
Hosted by Kevin DeShazo and Mark Hodgkin, these podcasts focus on leadership and social media lessons as that can be applied throughout life, but especially within in the sports industry. Join them for titles such as Ego is The Enemy, Gratitude and What Kind of Leader Are You?
Craving success? Check out Impact Theory, hosted by Tom Bilyeu. As a serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Quest Nutrition, Tom is known for his passion and preparation. His interview style podcasts will teach anyone aspiring to greatness the secrets to success.
Seeking a healthier emotional life? Host Dr. Ellen Hendriksen interprets the “why” behind the emotions we experience. When you better understand joy, anger, fear, trust, and anxiety, you’re able to improve the relationships with your family, friends coworkers and yourself.
NPR: How I Built This
Join Guy Raz as he shares the narrative stories of innovators, entrepreneurs, and idealists. How I Built This provides you with the inside scoop on these talented creators’ journeys. Recent episodes include The Knot, 1-800-GOT-JUNK and LinkedIn.
Eat, Move and Live Better
Precision Nutrition provides you with the resources to get healthy and fit while still living your life. Being fit isn’t a trend, it’s a lifestyle. Through this podcast, you’ll learn how to make healthy eating and exercise work for you.
Seth Godin’s Startup School
Seth Godin, also known as the “marketing master,” shares conversations he’s had with entrepreneurs, exploring how they built and ran their dream business. We highly recommend beginning, of course, with episode one where he provides business advice for entrepreneurs and freelancers from his Startup School workshop.
Whether you’re leading meetings, meal prepping or listening to podcasts while walking to CrossFit, you Do It All. Shouldn’t your bag? Made of water-repellent nylon and PU, the Do It All satchel features a quilted pocket with zipper closure on the outside and a padded computer/tablet pocket on the inside. Which of these podcasts will you be listening to while hustling from one destination to another with your tote in tow? Share a photo and let us know by tagging #solandselene.
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Megan has been a certified personal trainer for over ten years. Also a lifelong vegetarian, her fitness journey began in high school, when she was overweight and inactive. After joining her first gym at the age of 16 and making changes to her lifestyle, the extra weight dropped and her commitment to health and wellness continued to grow. In a world that overwhelms us with diet plans, new workout routines, and the latest “stress-busting, abs-lusting” claims, Megan Meisner Fitness will help you silence the distractions and focus on mindfulness, self-awareness, and support to reach your goals.