5 Podcasts to help you blast through work and life obstacles

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If you are looking for some fresh podcasts, the NBBS team have you covered!  We’re providing you with some dope listening content that we’ve had on play recently to add to your self development list…

This month on NBBS we have been talking on the blog about how to how take breaks guilt free, how to juggle the summer holidays whilst running a business and your kids, and over on the facebook and Instagram pages we have been discussing with you guys about the importance of digital detox’s and taking a step back.

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We thought it would only be appropriate to round up 5 of the best podcasts that will help you conquer some of the work, life obstacles you might be facing whilst giving you some perspective on balancing out the both. Here’s our roundup!

1. Savvy Psychologist- Quick and Dirty Tips

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Hosted by DR. Ellen Henderson, a clinical psychologist at Boston University’s centre for anxiety and related disorders.  This podcast delivers short episodes focused on how to lead a healthier emotional life.  You will find episodes discussing things like ‘Should I keep pushing myself or rest?’ and ‘Shake it off: 7 ways to let goof guilt and how to stop feeling inadequate’.

What’s great about these podcasts is that she uses evidence based advice and explains the why behind the various emotions we experience. Clever stuff.

2. Happier with Gretchen Rubin

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Gretchen Rubin is happier and she wants you to be too!  She’s on a mission to make sure we get the best out of our daily lives. Gretchen spent a year dedicated to figuring out how to live more contently called the happiness project and is sharing her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits in this lively podcast.

3. The Daily Meditation Podcast

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The power of meditation is definitely understated.  Just by taking out 5 minutes of your daily routine you can improve your focus, productivity, fell more calm, boost creativity…. need I go on? It’s so hard to get into the routine but I think we all know the benefits.

This podcast is well suited to listen at the end of the day, to help you feel calm and relaxed.  It offers short, daily guided meditations with general themes such as self love, affirmations, releasing negative thoughts and bringing in positive thoughts. Your manageable little slice of peace.

4. The Marie Forleo Podcast

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Oprah has named her as a thought leader for the next generation, so she’s defo one to watch! In this podcast you will find a series of interviews around different strategies for greater happiness, success, motivation, creativity, productivity, love, health and talking all things business to doing our part to make the world a more loving place.  There is nothing this podcast doesn’t cover and Marie has a really warm and friendly vibe.

5. The Lively Show

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Hosted by Jess Lively, Jess wants to help listeners live their lives with a little more intention.  Designed to uplift, inspire and help you move from hustle to alignment and flow in life and career.

Let us know what you think of these suggestions – do you have any favourites to share? Feel free to leave a comment below for the rest of the NBBS community! 




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