We understand that women’s time is so precious.
Some of us would have to juggle too many roles in a day! Our hectic lives sometimes deprive us of our much needed relaxation and leisure time.
When we do have time for leisure we wanna make sure that it’s really worth every minute of it.
I believe that listening to the best podcasts is one way to make the most out of our spare time.
If you’re a woman who wants to relax or make your commute time worthwhile, check out the following podcasts. Get ready to press that play button!
1. Beauty Inside Out
Let’s start our list with one that caters to women’s health.
Women need to be in tip top shape all the time. This is because we have our endless to-do list to accomplish every day.
Luckily, there’s one podcast that digs deeper into health, beauty and wellness.
This podcast also emphasizes the importance of spirituality.
Beauty Inside Out is hosted by New York Times best-selling author Kimberly Snyder. She wrote the books titled The Beauty Detox Power and The Beauty Detox Solution.
Kimberly Snyder is also a certified nutritionist who used to battle with weight gain and acne. Her years of struggle with these health issues led her to become the better version of her own self.
Kimberly Snyder’s podcast features interviews with famous doctors from western and Ayurvedic medicine. It aims to help women achieve holistic health and wellness.
The show boasts of great topics that are too interesting you find it hard to resist!
Women who have eating problems should check out “Trusting Your Gut When It Comes to Food Choices”.
Wait! There’s more!
The show also features “Fitting a Healthy Routine with Young Kids”. The show’s episodes were created in a way that will help women become better partners, wives, parents and buddies.
I can’t tell you enough just how helpful this podcast is for women.
If you’re worried about pregnancy and all things related to it, tune in to this podcast.
The show’s host Adriana Lozada not only aims to provide information to expecting moms. She also aims to tap into women’s inner strength to make them confident and fearless parents.
Adrianna Lozada is named by CNN in year 2000 as one of the Latin American Leaders of the Internet.
She finished Communication Studies in Canada and has co-founded a newspaper company in Venezuela. She speaks five languages and claims that the word “Mama” sounds almost the same in all of them.
Birthful understands that pregnancy is such a tough stage in a woman’s life.
After pregnancy comes motherhood which also doesn’t come with a manual. On the other hand, thriving with a newborn can be such a rewarding ordeal.
To help women keep their sanity in all these stages in life, Birthful is born.
Women can be too busy to find time to read for information.
With this podcast, they can just put on their headsets and continue to do their daily grind.
3. How to Decorate
One issue that many women have with watching videos about home decorating is that it needs our full attention.
Unfortunately, we tend to be too busy to sit down and watch videos.
This is when podcasts become very handy. We can just listen to it while doing something else.
How to Decorate podcast greatly helps women solve most home decorating dilemmas.
It’s true that we not only worry about our own physical looks, but also about how our home looks – especially when friends come over for a party!
Having a well decorated home can be such a real source of joy for a woman. Decorating also allows us to be in touch with our creative side.
This podcast features famous designers to share their knowledge about home decorating.
The guests also discuss real challenges that homeowners experience when decorating their homes.
Some of the featured designers in this podcast include Whitney Durham, Tori Mellot and Philip Mitchell.
So whenever you plan to listen to home decorating ideas, look for the podcast with that pink chair!
4. On the Ledge
Women who are into gardening will surely love this podcast!
Growing your own plants at home can be so easy. This is true especially if you’re known to have that “green thumb”.
But some kinds of plants are unique both in looks and maintenance requirement.
If you’re looking to grow succulents, aloes, ferns and other extraordinary plants, this podcast is a must-listen.
On the Ledge is a podcast that features more about indoor plants and horticulture as a whole.
The show goes beyond helping you have outstanding Instagram photos of indoor ferns and air plants. It also helps you become an important part of the so-called houseplant revolution.
Aside from blogging about gardening, she also loves to grow weird and exotic plants in her home at Bedfordshire.
In her podcast, she answers questions from her listeners about gardening issues. She gives expert advice on maintenance and care for specific types of plants.
Garden blogger Matthew Perry and garden writer Alys Fowler are some personalities that are featured in Jane’s podcast. This podcast is heavy with information that’s all gardening related.
You’ll hear episodes about finding the right pot for each type of plant.
You will also hear an episode that features pests and disease that could harm your plants.
So, what are you waiting for? Take off those gardening gloves for a moment and check out this podcast.
5. Living Homegrown Podcast
Women who love to grow their own food at home should listen to this podcast.
The show offers practical advice, and tips and tricks on growing your own food.
From edible gardening to growing your own livestock, this podcast has a lot of information to offer.
Living Homegrown also features artisan food crafting, preserving, fermenting and canning. You can also listen to topics about small-space food growing and becoming the best food gardener.
It also features topics on how to spare yourself from the high prices of vegetables during winter. Not to mention learning about making your own yoghurt, culture butter and fermented vegetables.
Living Homegrown is hosted by Theresa Loe, an award-winning podcaster.
Theresa guides her listeners from being a novice to becoming an expert in canning and growing their own food.
One thing that you’ll love about Theresa in her podcast is that she speaks so clearly, you won’t have to press rewind over and over again.
It feels so great listening to experts talking about things that they’re really so enthusiastic about. You’ll find yourself learning and having fun at the same time.
6. Beauty and the Vlog
Women who dream of having their own famous fashion vlog must listen to this podcast.
The show’s host Erika Vieira used to be involved in sales and marketing for real estate and software company.
But since her heart was more into fashion, she and her younger sister decided to launch an apparel line. From then on everything she learned about sales and marketing is now being poured into her apparel business.
In Beauty and the Vlog podcast, Erika shares everything she learned with the hope of helping other women achieve success too.
Her podcast features experts that share tips and tricks on how to make their fashion business grow. Or, if you simply want to learn more about fashion and beauty, check out this podcast.
If you’re a budding fashion entrepreneur, there are many episodes that will help you accelerate your success.
If you want to be a YouTube sensation in the field of fashion and beauty, Erika Vieira is here to help!
For starters, check out “How to Get Started on YouTube the Right Way”.
7. Dating Advice Guru
Women who are into dating will surely adore this Dating Advice Guru podcast.
The show’s host Carlos Cavallo offers irresistible dating advice for women.
He explains that women should use their own genuine personality to attract the man of their dreams.
Carlos is not just a dating and attraction guru. He’s also a health and fitness coach.
With his broad knowledge in motivational psychology and life-coaching, any advice he gives works most of the time!
Carlos Cavallo is also the author of the book Forever Yours: The Secret Password to His Heart.
8. Hot Shopping Tips
Women love to shop! There’s no doubt about that.
If you want to get the best deals on just about everything, listen to this podcast.
The hosts are Lisa Lee Freeman and Mandy Walker.
These two financial and consumer experts share a lot of tips on shopping. They provide tips that help women become better and wiser shoppers.
Lisa and Mandy will show you that you can definitely buy more for less!
They’ll help you how to spot the best bargain deals or to check if something is indeed a real bargain.
The show will also keep you become updated on the latest consumer news. With Hot Shopping Tips, it’s all about saving and shopping!
Women listening to them for the first time would instantly love Mandy and Lisa. The hosts are both so bubbly and fun. You won’t have any dull moments listening to their podcast.
Some of their most interesting episodes are the following:
9. Being Boss
The show was created last January 2015 and is hosted by Emily Thompson and Kathleen Shannon.
At first glance, you may think that Being Boss is just all about being an employer/entrepreneur. But the podcast certainly offers more than that.
The show may have different kinds of episodes but all of these are geared towards one important thing. It tells women how to become their own boss.
Kathleen and Emily offer actionable advice that empowers women to find balance in their daily hectic lives.
Listening to the show feels a lot like being in a productive meeting.
Listen to them and you’ll be amazed how professional yet funny they are.
If you’re a woman who just feels tired, frustrated or anxious, you definitely have to check this out! You’ll find so much inspiration that you’ll forget about your distractions and apprehensions in life.
The show features bosses who were able to build businesses they love.
One great thing about Being Boss is that it’s not just a podcast. It has grown into a community where webinars, live hang-outs, in-person meet-ups and vacations take place.
10. The Broad Experience
The show offers honest discussions about women, race, and culture.
Ashley reveals to her audience why some women weren’t able to achieve their goals in life.
Her show also delves deeper into how motherhood could affect one’s chances of achieving one’s full potentials.
The show is one that’s so intelligent yet so full of heart. Every woman who listens to it would find herself feeling more optimistic and inspired.
What makes the show very engaging are the stories being told by guests. These stories are based on their own past experiences and the honest discussions start from there.
It’s so amazing that the host presents facts that are relative to stories presented by guests. The entire discussion is not just solely based on subjective conversations.
Facts and scientific studies are also cited to back up any opinion presented during their talks.
Take for example the episode titled, “Your Weight, Your Worth.” This episode discusses whether your weight affects your chances of being successful in the workplace. Other episodes that are certainly worth your time include Resilience and Stress and The Benefits Of Being Outside.
11. Stuff Mom Never Told You
Do you have enough time for another research-driven discussion about stuff that your mom never told you?
Listen to the podcast Stuff Mom Never Told You.
The show’s discussions may range from being married, changing a woman’s last name, to dealing with grief.
The hosts are Bridget Todd and Anney Reese. Bridget is an activist and Anney is a traveler, but both share the same passion for writing.
The hosts possess that special talent in talking about very personal issues facing women in an unbiased manner.
One good example of the show’s objective discussion is the episode“A lot of women are having bad sex”.
After listening to the whole show you will admire the hosts even more. They have the courage to talk about taboo topics and anything that’s led most women to suffer in silence.
The show does a great job in illuminating many important human issues affecting women these days.
12. Appearance Matters
We are living in an image-obsessed world.
People do anything and everything just to look good.
Those who are gifted with good looks are oftentimes the ones that shine especially in social media.
But many who have issues with their skin, face, and physical appearance often shy away from Instagram.
Others just use too much filter on their photos that they look a far cry from their actual appearance!
For most women, appearance is such a big deal. It greatly spells the difference between having great confidence and lowered self-esteem.
Fortunately, there’s a podcast that discusses about all things that matter to appearance.
Appearance Matters is created by the Centre for Appearance Research.
In this podcast, you’ll learn new insights and the latest advancements in research for any appearance-related issues.
The discussions may range from acne, burn injuries to breast cancer and bariatric surgery.
The best part of it is that the discussions don’t just come out of nowhere. Everything is discussed from an expert’s point of view with research-backed information.
Some of the guest speakers are researchers and clinicians, as well as people who have problems with their appearance.
13. Dear Sugar Radio
We all have our share of ups and downs.
When women are in a happy state, it’s so easy to find someone to hang out with. But when one is plagued with loneliness or depression, looking for someone to talk to about it can be hard.
Not to mention the fact that depression isn’t something that’s so easy to disclose to just anyone.
The good news is that there’s one podcast that’s willing to listen and understand with much empathy.
No matter how dark or depressing your emotions can be, Dear Sugar offers radical empathy.
The hosts are Cheryl Strayed and Steve Almond.
Cheryl Strayed is the bestselling author of the book Tiny Beautiful Things.
Steve Almond has a newly launched book titled “Bad Stories: Toward a Unified Theory of How It All Came Apart.”
These two hosts offer powerful advice. Every word that comes out from the hosts seems to have this profound effect that listeners simply couldn’t resist.
Nerdette talks about anything under the sun, like literally anything.
If you want to hear about Tom Hanks talking about his fave collection – typewriters – listen to this podcast.
If you’re an avid fan of Game of Thrones listen to what the show’s hosts have to say about it.
The show’s hosts are Greta Johnsen and Tricia Bobeda.
So, why talk about different things in one show?
This is because the entire show only has one requirement for their guests; they have to be a nerd in one way or another.
They have to talk about things they nerd about.
With this in mind, you can expect the show to discuss about meditation, pop culture, space travel, and countless other topics.
In other words, this podcast spells fun! Listening to this show is one great way for women to relax and de-stress.
When guests start to reveal how nerdy they are, the show gets even more interesting!
This podcast has a way of telling people that being called a “nerd” shouldn’t be taken as an insult, rather a celebration of one’s uniqueness.
Starting to make sense of your nerdiness? Tune in to Nerdette, now.
15. Women on the Road
Have you imagined yourself living most of your days in a bus?
Will you enjoy the traveling opportunities that living in a van may provide?
Will you keep on wishing you have your own real home to return to after each travel?
Or, will you keep cherishing the autonomy that you have with your recreational vehicle?
This podcast truly satisfies your curiosity on how life is being on the road.
Allow yourself to ride along in this adventure by listening to Women on the Road.
Living solo in a bus is such a brave move for a woman.
The show’s host is Laura Hughes who loves to take you outside.
Listen to this podcast and enjoy the entire adventure in the comforts of your own headset!
16. The Art of Simple
A woman’s life can be so complicated.
Listening to something that talks about the art of simplicity is such a respite.
This podcast will make a woman just want to listen and enjoy as she continues to appreciate the simple things in life.
She believes that a simple life makes it easier for one to achieve a more holistic living.
The podcast episodes may include work-related stuff. But, don’t worry the discussions are all so light to the ears and to your head as well.
You won’t have to stress yourself further on listening about complicated issues. The discussions can be so simple yet so full of wisdom.
It makes you feel wiser after listening to each episode.
If you want to learn more about purposeful yet simple living, check out this podcast.
17. Moms Got This
Moms Got This is a daily podcast aired from Monday to Thursday.
It’s hosted by fashion experts Stacy Igel and Michelle Park.
The show always features moms who are also entrepreneurs or career women. Discussions usually revolve around being a mom.
They talk about rearing children, creating recipes to save the day, the struggles and triumphs of motherhood.
Oftentimes, being a woman requires you to have to know everything about parenthood.
Unfortunately, that’s not always the case. But, with the help of this show, moms will have the courage to say “I’ve got this!”
By listening to their discussions, listeners will be able to learn some tips, tricks and hacks that help moms achieve a better work-life balance.
The show was one of the nominees for 2018 Podcast Awards for Kids and Family Category.
Oh! Almost forgot, I am also addicted to green tea and Harry Potter.