6 Brilliant Podcasts for Self-Improvement

Podcasts are a big trend lately because this format provides easy access. It’s a quick and easy way to grab any piece of information.

You can listen to podcasts everywhere. If you’re in the gym, in the car, or you’re doing chores, there’s no problem. These digital audios got your back. Mostly, what a podcast provides is different points of view regarding any topic. It might contain questions, discussions, or personal stories. Nowadays, everyone is more interested in podcasts that help in shaping your personality. There are a lot of important people that offer their views on this topic, yet here are the top ones.


Kwik Brain with Jim Kwik

Kwik Brain by Jim Kwik is the fastest way to provide information to busy people. He encourages you to bring out the genius in you. Kwik implies that everyone has a genius within them, they just need to know the right technique to bring it out on the surface.

He set a goal for this podcast, and his goal was to build better and brighter brains. The idea was to include everyone in this project and inspire them to learn more and absorb more information. The best thing about this podcast, the host constantly cites that you are on this journey together. No one has to feel indifferent or unwelcomed. This is a quest to reach your full potential. It’s quite important to unlock your potential and stimulate the brain because the brain controls everything that we do.

Until now Kwik Brain podcast has 279 episodes and each one has particular guests that help you to boost your confidence and choose wisely how to work with your brain. This podcast is highly recommended by everyone and the Apple rated it 4.8 out of 5.


On Purpose with Jay

Differently from Kwik, the well-known author Jay Shetty helps people find their purpose. Sometimes in life, it’s that spark that’s gone and we struggle for a long time to find it. Sometimes not even books, TED Talk videos, or professors and friends can’t help us to find that missing puzzle. That’s why Shetty tries to focus on different aspects of life such as love, business, mental health, and much more to give you a different perspective. What makes this podcast outstanding is that even famous stars show their struggles in finding their purpose. Shetty keeps his podcasts quite realistic and he even proves this with his quote saying “I cannot make your problems disappear but I can give you the tools to overcome them.”

The author decided to divide the episodes into different categories such as work, service, love, and self. You can easily have access to this podcast and the structure of it is satisfying. The audience and critics give 4.8 and 5 stars to this podcast.


Self-Improvement Daily with Brian Ford

No one will believe that listening to these two minutes episodes will help you build the life that you love. The lessons that you’ll get from this podcast will help you boost your confidence and make you feel that you’re doing something meaningful in your life. The theory of Brian Ford is that life is short and we need to make the most of it by managing things in our life.

The audience likes to listen to this podcast while trying to find the motivation to start the day. The two-minute discussions are enough to hold the interest of the listeners. There are 1.311 episodes in total up to now. The audience has rated this podcast 4.7 out of 5.


The Daily Stoic Podcast by Ryan Holiday

Every day the well-known author tries to bring you new lessons about life. These lessons are inspired by the thoughts and work of famous Stoic thinkers such as Marcus Aurelius and Seneca. According to the topic, the episodes have special structures. The length of each episode varies from two minutes to one hour.

Together with other guests, Holiday talks about how it’s ok to embrace your feelings. After you do it he advises you to never stop learning. To make these episodes more attractive and informative, he combines soothing music in the background and tells different ancient stories related to the topic. Two or three times a week Holiday uploads long interviews with different guests such as Malcolm Gladwell, Tim Ferris, Jocko Willink, and many more. This podcast was rated 4.6 out of 5.


Unlocking Us With Brene Brown

Brene Brown is a famous author who has spent a long time studying emotions and experiences that bring purpose to our lives. Brown wanted this podcast to be honest and unpolished. She wants to show what it is like to be a real human and talk about our daily struggles. The episodes will include conversations with people who are teaching, challenging, and confusing the author. This way, she wants to share her experience so you cannot feel lonely while dealing with the same issues. Through these episodes, you can learn what it is like to connect experience and how to know when to use your emotions. The podcast is in the top 20 and the episodes are less than one hour long.


Good Life Project

This is a mutual project of different authors such as Brene Brown, Tim Ferris, Elizabeth Gilbert, and Austin Brown. Every week the authors share inspirational and intimate conversations regarding living fully engaged and having a purpose in life. These authors talk about the meaning of happiness and how can you live a good life.

Good Life Project podcast has 735 episodes and is rated 4.5 out of 5.


At every stage of life, everyone needs some help to boost their confidence, gain more knowledge, and learn how to avoid making any career mistakes. At the end of the day, shaping your personality is the most important thing!



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