The Top Podcasts To Help You Keep Learning
Whether you’re looking for guided meditation or something about sports, these podcasts cover it all.
From entertainment and sports, to health advice and general knowledge, podcasts are available in almost every subject, allowing one to deepdive into a topic of choice. Their popularity has truly exploded in the last few years, and it makes sense due to the fact that most people can find a subject they are interested in; they can then engage with it in an easy manner and at their convenience. For senior citizens, specifically, it’s a great way to keep learning and stay abreast of what’s happening around the world. And since it’s audio-only, it’s easy to stick to a podcast and listen at one’s convenience. Most platforms offer their own podcast portal, and here are a few recommendations that older adults could find interesting.
For those who are interested in neuroscience and the way the brain operates, this podcast is the place to start. Hosted by Dr. Andrew Huberman, a professor at Stanford, the eponymous podcast covers subjects ranging from using your nervous system to enhance your immune system, to the science of social bonding. The best part is that you’ll finish each episode with an actionable takeaway to implement in your own life.
On Purpose with Jay Shetty
Through stimulating conversations with people across different industries, host Jay Shetty’s podcast focuses on helping people understand the various aspects of wellness. It also gives advice about time management, careers, stress and anxiety, and staying motivated at all stages of life.
Stuff You Missed In History Class
If you’re looking to tune into something that offers both entertaining and interesting information, every episode of Stuff You Missed In History Class deliberates on historical events. There’s a wide repository of content, and something for everyone’s taste.
F1: Beyond The Grid
This is for those who are passionate about sports, or more specifically, Formula 1. Each episode brings on some of the most well-known figures in the sport to discuss past experiences and offer sharp commentary. It’s engaging for both longtime fans of the sport as well as people who simply want a behind-the-scenes perspective.
TED Talks Daily
With new episodes uploaded every weekday, you can learn about a new subject and build your knowledge base. Topics span the future of artificial intelligence to the power of gratitude, and are discussed in an easy and approachable manner. Each episode is also not too long, making it possible to follow through with them.
Ten Percent Happier with Dan Harris
This podcast hinges on the theory that ‘happiness is a skill you can train,’ and through conversations with meditation teachers and influential guests, host Dan Harris shares methods to do so. Along with meditation and mindfulness tips, listeners also get the chance to learn about mental health, workplace well-being and improving your relationships with people around you.
If you’re looking for a podcast that’s more instructional in nature, this one by meditation teacher Tara Brach will guide you through meditations that blend various spheres of learning. They range in terms of duration from quick sessions to longer ones that offer a more in-depth guidance.
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