Healthy Mind Podcasts

The word on health

Written by Healthy Living

10 podcasts for your morning commute.

Story: Victoria Schlabig


‘The Happiness Lab’ with Dr. Laurie Santos

Dr. Laurie Santos, professor of psychology at Yale, has studied the science of happiness and believes many of us do the exact opposite of what will make us truly happy … it might not be the better job, more money and Instagram-worthy vacations like everyone thinks. In this podcast, Laurie shares the latest scientific research along with inspiring stories that will change the way you think about happiness.


‘Before Breakfast’

In these daily, 5- to 10-minute episodes, host Laura Vanderkam answers questions and gives time-management tips with the hope of providing listeners with ways to make the most of their time and feel less stressed and more accomplished with daily tasks. 


‘Tiny Leaps, Big Changes’

Host Gregg Clunis explores how our day-to-day behaviors affect the results we gain in our lives. The personal development podcast shares simple strategies of taking small steps to reach our greatest goals.


‘Food, We Need to Talk’

Hosts Juna Gjata and Dr. Eddie Phillips discuss the importance of exercise, weight loss, body image, food addiction, genetics and more, using science, medical knowledge and common sense to emphasize that, contrary to popular belief, diet isn’t the answer to your body goals. 


‘Sex with Dr. Jess’

Sexologist and author Dr. Jessica O’Reilly shares tips on how to improve the quality of your relationships and enhance your sex life. She interviews guests and poses questions about jealousy and bedroom tips, as well as compatibility and strengthening relationships.


‘She Makes Money Moves’

Glamour Editor-in-Chief Samantha Barry shares intimate, unscripted stories from women across the country, along with financial advice from experts to help guide these women, and others, forward. Samantha believes there’s power for women in discussing money and how it affects our identities and relationships. 


‘One Bad Mother’

This comedy podcast about the thrills and embarrassments of motherhood is hosted by Biz Ellis and Theresa Thorn. The women discuss how no mother is perfect and strive for less judging and more laughing for mothers everywhere.


‘The Jordan Syatt Mini-Podcast’

The “fitness influencer” talks about workouts, the gym, nutrition, entrepreneurship and sex, keeping things comical and not at all politically correct. 


‘Hush Money’

Entrepreneur Jason Feifer and money expert Nicole Lapin discuss the most taboo, awkward situations that affect our relationships, careers and lives. They debate the trickiest questions and offer genuine advice about issues that typically are “hush-hush.” Then they bring in a celebrity judge to decide who’s right. 


‘The Exam Room’ by the Physicians Committee

“Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll, who lost 275 pounds, is joined by Dr. Neal Barnard and others to educate and motivate new, aspiring and lifelong vegans. Learn how to radically improve your life as Chuck meets with others whose lives have been transformed by a plant-based diet. 

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