Best Self-Care Podcasts to Listen to This Fall You'll Love

The year 2020 was a big one for me. I began listening to podcasts even more and found that there were so many more options than I had originally thought. Recently laid off, I found myself with a lot of extra time on my hands and decided to do a little research on some of the best self-help podcasts out there.

The joy of that time is something I will never forget. Every day, the sunlight would shine through my window and fill up our bedroom as if the sun was greeting me with a hug; every meal felt more delicious than ever before.

While our new normal has shifted and changed since then, I still find myself turning to podcasts as a form of self-care. To help reinforce healthier approaches to your self-care practice, myself and the Bloom writers have rounded up our favorite podcasts that focus on personal development, wellness, and self-love perfect to tune into this Fall-get ready to hit subscribe!

 

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9 weekly podcasts that we can’t stop listening to

 

Self Care and Chill with Maui

Why tune into this podcast?

Writer Amirah Morris is the host of this raw and unfiltered podcast that touches on self-love, relationships, and sex. Placed in the top 10 relationship podcasts, this show is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about how to be the best version of themselves while showing up for others.

Which episode is a good place to start?

Episode 47 I Love Me More Than You If the podcast host says it’s one of her favorite episodes she’s recorded, then you know it’s worth a listen. This episode was inspired by the listeners of the podcast who sent her personal notes on their struggle to balance loving themselves without settling in their -relationships.

-Kabrena, Editor

 

The Self Love Fix

Why tune into this podcast?

Led by embodiment coach, Beatrice Kamau, The Self Love Fix is here to help you learn how take care of your inner child and cultivate that warm, cuddly feeling inside. Tune in each week as Beatrice guides us through the process with laughter, tears (of joy), growth, and truth.

Bring on open conversations, wellness experts that provide practical advice to help you on your journey, and relatable stories that help you connect with yourself in a deeper way.

Which episode is a good place to start?

Fear and Walking in Your Power This episode is one of my favorites of hers because it reminds me that when we are in a place where fear is present, listening to our intuition and making decisions can be hard.

This episode will help you get unstuck when things feel like they’re falling apart because of the effects going back-and forth has on yourself as well as your potential for success long term.

-Kabrena, Editor

 

The Doctor’s Farmacy with Mark Hyman M.D

Why tune into this podcast?

This podcast is a space for deep conversations about the critical issues of our time in health, wellness and food. Each week Dr. Hyman takes a deep dive to help us understand the root causes of the problems we face and what we can do to solve them.

Literally, it’s so nice to listen to a passionate expert answering real people’s questions on education topics that aren’t always accessible outside of the medical and wealthy worlds.

I love that he is a functional medicine expert and focuses on healing the body from the inside out. I learn something from this podcast Every. Single.Time. I tune in. 

Which episode is a good place to start?

Episode 569 – 5 Steps To Get To The Root Cause of Your Symptoms and Episode 421 – How Diet and Stress Affect Your Immune System. -K.R. Jay, Contributing writer

 

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Self Care IRL

Why tune into this podcast?

The voice on this podcast will guide you through strategies, ideas and tips for living a meaningful life through honest conversations with her listener. Best-selling author Ty Alexander shares intimate parts of herself with each episode; she gives practical insights that can be applied in real world to make an impactful difference!

Which episode is a good place to start?

Episode 37: 13 Healing Things to do When a Friendship Ends Anyone that has parted ways with their best friend or is struggling with making new ones as an adult, this episode is for you. It’s one of those episodes that opens the gateway for many more conversations on the topic. Kabrena, Editor

 

Balanced Black Girl

Why tune into this podcast?

I love how different women are invited as expert guests to share about themselves and particular topics. It’s very diverse and not just streamlined to one thing. I go there to search for specific topics that resonate with what I’m going through at the moment. 

Which episode is a good place to start?

Redefining productivity and creating systems of self care. As someone that doesn’t identify as an avid podcast listener, I appreciate how this episode is only 28 minutes. It’s a great introduction to the podcast for people like me that need things to be quick, but also informative and actionable into their daily routine. -Princess Natasha, Contributing writer

 

Brown Girl Self-Care Podcast

Why tune into this podcast?

Tune in to hear from Bre, the Self-Care Pusher of Southern California as she shares life experiences and weighs in on current events.

Find out what’s new with her wellness/health habits while also finding clean(ish) products that’ll help take your physical, spiritual & emotional wellbeing up a notch or ten in your everyday life.

Which episode is a good place to start?

Out of all the important topics she’s covered so far, the one that initially drew me in was 4 Things Every Black Women in Corporate America Should Hear. I live for a self-improvement podcast that has the potential to make me cry, and think deeply–all within 30 minutes. This episode is a great example of that. Bre inspired me to create daily affirmations for black women working in toxic environments.

-Kabrena, Editor

 

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Self Healers Sound Board

Why tune into this podcast?

The SelfHealer’s Soundboard focuses on holistic psychology and healing the mind and spirit. Listening to the two friends speak about their journey, and offer advice and suggestions that are backed by science is everything!

I feel like I am seen. Every topic is so relatable and is spot on with my healing journey. It’s a great way to end or begin my day.

Which episode is a good place to start?

New episodes are out each week but the ones to start with for new listeners would be Episode 47 – Why You Need to Feel to Heal and Episode 25 – Intimacy is More Than Sex

-K.R. Jay, Contributing writer

 

Affirmation Pod

Why tune into this podcast?

With this weekly podcast, you can receive affirmations for your mental health and wellbeing. You will hear self-love messages that help build confidence in yourself as well as comfort to ease the pain of any struggle!

Podcast host Josie Ong is all about her listeners forming healthy habits with the help of her soothing voice.

Which episode is a good place to start?

Episode 269: I Am Really Enough The sister episode to this one is Episode 148: I Am Enough which is nothing short of amazing. Josie has a way with words that makes you feel seen, heard, and understood.

This episode in particular helped me a lot with my imposter syndrome and I highly recommend it! In General, she echoes the sentiment around living your best life without triggering your anxiety. -Kabrena, Editor

 

Iced Coffee and Self Care

Why tune into this podcast?

As a self-care advocate that is all about forming rituals that result in good habits for my soul, I tune in to Iced Coffee and Self Care for the tips, tricks, and tactics to level up my wellness.

Host of this podcast, Latorsha’s goal was to “promote more conversations about self-care and share tools that empower women.” I live for a good podcast with a cool theme of tuning in during my morning commutes.

Which episode is a good place to start?

Doing the most for no reason BIPOC women around the world have either said this or have had someone say this to them. In this must listen episode, Latorsha shares a time when she had to check herself about doing the absolute most for no reason. -Kabrena, Editor

 

 

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Form new habits with these self improvement podcasts

If you’re looking for some new self-care podcasts to add to your rotation this fall, look no further! The bloom writers and I have recommendations that range from personal development to wellness experts.

Open your podcast listening app right now and tune into one of the episodes listed above. Which podcast will you be starting with? Let us know in the comments below!

 

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