4 Podcasts That Will Make You Feel Powerful

By Carly Breit

The best way to get more out of your downtime? Plug in your headphones and turn up the podcast. Audio shows about everything from the White House to small-town crime to The Bachelor are right at your fingertips. For iPhone users, the Apple Podcasts app comes with your phone. Other users can download Spotify, SoundCloud, Google Play or other apps that make listening easy.

With more than 500,000 podcasts to choose from, it’s tough to know where to begin. If you want to leave your listening session feeling empowered, start with one of these great shows.

  1.  Up First

Source – NPR.org

There’s nothing more powerful than knowing what’s going on in the world each day. NPR’s Up First is the best way to do just that. In less than 15 minutes, you’ll hear the most important stories of the day, from the U.S. and around the world. Reporters dispatched from the scene share breaking stories in a quick, easily digestible way.

  1. TED Talks Daily

Source – TED.com

Thanks to this podcast, you don’t have to be at an exclusive convention to hear compelling speeches from some of the world’s leading thinkers. If you subscribe to this show, you’ll get a TED Talk to-go every weekday. Subjects of the talks range from artificial intelligence to zoology—you never know what you’re gonna get, or get inspired by.

  1. Girlboss Radio

Source – Girlboss.com

This show should be required listening for every millennial woman looking to achieve her definition of success. Sophia Amoruso, founder and CEO of Girlboss Media, interviews women at the top of their industries, from tech to modeling to political office. They share their secrets and give advice to the next generation of girl-bosses.

  1. This American Life

Source – NPR.org

If you aren’t one of the 4 million people who listen to this public radio show yet, now is the time. In the hour-long weekly show, This American Life brings listeners a range of stories from a range of people to life. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and you’ll remember that what connects us is so much stronger than what divides us.

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