How on earth did we make it through our daily commutes or household chores before podcasts became a thing? Not only are they an amazing, hands-free way to pass the time, but they’re entertaining, educational and sometimes even inspiring. But with thousands and thousands of podcasts available on nearly every topic these days, it can be hard to know which ones are worth listening to. That’s why we’ve rounded up 7 inspiring podcasts—created by women, FOR women—that we’re obsessed with right now. Covering everything from career and personal finance to health and fitness, they’re guaranteed to give you an instant motivation boost. Happy listening!
The Healthy Hustlers only launched their podcast a month ago and have already had an impressive roster of guests—including Lola Berry, The BUF Girls, Elle Halliwell and Steph Claire Smith and Laura Henshaw of Keep It Cleaner. Hosted by besties Amy and Madelyn, this Aussie podcast is about profiling successful women who all have one thing in common—they prioritise their health and wellness. Tackling topics from healthy eating and fitness regime to body image and burnout, there’s never a dull moment.
Check out The Healthy Hustlers
If you’re someone who is seeking a little more balance in your life, you NEED to tune into this podcast. Yes, it’s jampacked with awesome business and marketing tips from host self-made billionaire Jenna Kutcher and her amazing guests. But at the heart of it, it’s about making more time for rest and fun in your life. Jenna is so calming and inspiring that I could listen to her talk all day (and pretty much do!).
Check out The Goal Digger Podcast
You may know Sophia Amoruso as the founder of fashion boutique Nasty Gal, and the woman the Netflix series Girlboss is based on. But did you know she’s also one of the OG podcasters? She launched Girlboss Radio back in 2015 and since then has featured some of the world’s most inspiring women, from entrepreneurs and creatives to activists and Hollywood actresses. With her shoot-from-the-hip interviewing style, she has a knack for getting her guests to open up about the trials and tribulations they’ve faced on their paths to success.
Check out Girlboss Radio
This podcast from jewellery designer-turned-business Jess Lively offers a truly unique perspective to finding success in your career. The antidote to the #hustleandgrind mindset prevalent today, it’s all about using mindfulness, intuition and neurology to help you create your life. It’s the perfect way to liven up your daily commute (see what we did there?).
Check out The Lively Show
Not content with captivating her 700,000+ YouTube subscribers each week, Sarah’s Day has expanded her empire with a podcast! In The Health Code, she teams up with her boyfriend content creator Kurt Tilse to chat about all things health, wellness, mindset and fitness. And as anyone who has watched her YouTube channel will know, you can expect plenty of hilarious banter between all the inspiring content!
Check out The Health Code
Listening to a podcast about budgets may sound about as exciting as actually making a budget—but we promise you, this podcast actually makes personal finance fun and interesting. As their tagline says, it’s about making finance personal. Hosted by NYC financial planner Pamela Capaland, it delves into often complex topics like money management and makes them simple and easy to understand. Best listened to over brunch, we say!
Check out Brunch & Budget
If you’ve got an amazing idea for a new business but have no freakin’ idea where to even start, this is the podcast for you. Host Carrie Green, founder of the Female Entrepreneur Association, shares her personal experiences of building two successful businesses with no money and business experience. We guarantee you’ll be bursting with inspiration each time you tune in.
Check out She Means Business