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Positive Podcasts to Get You Through Self Isolation

Kate Plummer

It’s safe to say that a lot of us are struggling to find the positives at the moment, and understandably your stress and anxiety levels may be dialled up to 11. These podcasts are the virtual equivalent of the deep breaths, sage advice and big hugs you might need right now. 
 

Practical Positivity 
Sophie Cliff aka The Joyful Coach definitely deserves her fantastic job title with this audible ray of sunshine. Focusing on the ways we can fill our everyday lives with a little more joy, Practical Positvity does exactly what it says on the tin. Sophie’s warm and genuine tone makes her tips and tricks for boosting your own happiness easy to digest, covering everything from unlocking your own potential, cultivating confidence and getting yourself through hard times and places of fear. At a time when the pressure to start the 1001 side hustle projects during self isolation is rearing its head, Sophie champions moving forward at your own pace and the joy that comes from small, achievable everyday wins. 
 
Give it a listen here
 
Happy Place
Fearne Cotton asks her multitude of marvellous guests what happiness means to them in this overwhelming day and age. Covering their journeys with mental health, overcoming struggles and the ways that guarantee to make them feel good, Fearne interviews everyone from Jonathan van Ness, Hilary Clinton, Joe Wicks and even Bezza herself, Mary Berry. Each chatty episode brings lots of helpful tips to working through feeling blue, making it ideal for the situation we’re all going through. 
 
Give it a listen here 
 
How To Fail with Elizabeth Day
It’s always tough when things don’t turn out the way you plan, and so far 2020 is pretty much ticking that box for all of us. Writer Elizabeth Day delves into the idea that often what seems like a failure at the time can teach us some of the best lessons in life and can give us the tools we need to succeed. Her interviews with everyone from Dame Kelly Holmes, Tom Kerridge, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Andrew Scott are often heart-warming and always hilarious (Scott’s story about university is a must-listen) and will help put a positive spin on the tough situations you’re facing. 
 
Give it a listen here
 
Wobble
Social isolation got you climbing the walls and looking a little like a swamp creature? Yeah, us too. Luckily Jules Von Hep and Sarah Powell are on hand to inject a mammoth dose of positivity with each episode of Wobble, the podcast that highlights that we all have things that make us have a bit of a meltdown sometimes. Covering everything from body confidence to comparison and mental health, Jules, Sarah and their array of wonderful guests share their experiences, their tips to encourage self-love, and that it’s totally ok not to feel ok sometimes. It’s a great podcast for combining important positive messages with having a bit of a giggle, and will make you feel less alone in your wobbles. 
 
Give it a listen here

Jules and Sarah are busy bees; catch our recommendation for their other podcast here
 
 

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