If you’re new to the podcast world, you’ll be surprised to see how many exist, which can make finding the perfect podcast feel like striking gold. But JJ Ramberg, the founder of Goodpods, has simplified the search to find the best podcasts and episodes everyone is listening to. Keep scrolling because we’ve narrowed down the most interesting, entertaining, and motivational podcasts to a cool top 5. Check out our list of favorites.
1. Heal Squad x Maria Menounos
Over the years, host, author and journalist Maria Menounos has met some of the world’s leading healers and now she’s bringing their expertise to the pod world with her show Heal Squad. Some of her guests have included Deepak Chopra, Gary Vee, and Psychic Medium MaryAnn DiMarco. And with the help of these expert healers, Maria uncovers ground breaking secrets and tips to getting better in all areas of life.
2. On Purpose With Jay Shetty
Bring a dose of wisdom into your life with Jay Shetty’s podcast, On Purpose. Shetty is a purpose coach, former monk, and #1 New York Times Best Selling Author. On Purpose centers on insightful conversations with Shetty’s guests on topics such as: letting go of negative thoughts, manifestation, and so much more. His podcast is truly one of The LA Girl’s favorites. Start and end your week feeling empowered by listening to new episodes every Monday and Friday.
Looking for a podcast to satisfy your inner true crime junkie needs? Criminal, hosted by Pheobe Judge, brings to life true crime stories through her captivating accounts and 1:1 interviews. Criminal’s stories range from murder to mystery, spanning multiple decades, cities, and sometimes will provide real updates on some of the cases she covers. One of the best epsiode is called The Midnight Slider. It follows a mysterious murder in Nova Scotia, with one piece of evidence: an empty boat floating around in the water.
4. Brown Ambition
No one teaches you how to manage your finances in school or how to execute great career moves, but we found a podcast that does. Brown Ambition, hosted by Mandi Woodruff and Tiffany Aliche, teaches listeners how to build and maintain wealth. You can even get your burning questions answered on their Q&A episodes. No more excuses about saving money, because they’ve made it easy to have a plan in place.
5. The Mel Robbins Podcast
At the LA Girl, we can’t focus enough on personal growth and Mel Robbins, the host of The Mel Robbins Podcast, is sharing what she’s learned in life to help others to be the best version of themselves. The podcast is a major motivation tool to help guide us on essential topics like self-love, the power of getting triggered, and acceptance. Each topic is so relatable and will only inspire you to make change happen. We love that!
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