How to live your best life in 2018

Don't give up your New Year's resolutions just yet. Here are the best podcasts on creating a better life.
People take part in a mass meditation on the lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick (THE CANADIAN PRESS)
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This week my pick is Hidden Brain with an episode called "Getting Unstuck." The first time I heard this episode I was feeling a little lost in my own life. I was in a bit of a funk. What makes this episode so unique is that it offers a concrete strategy for how to relieve that feeling of being "stuck," whether it's your career, relationship or just a general sense of malaise that's making you unhappy. The method of "Design Thinking," which is laid out in the episode, is sure to get you back on track. Listen with a pen and paper in hand and you'll be on the other side of restlessness in no time.

- Kate Evans, Producer, Podcast Playlist.


Podcasts featured this week: 

  • Hidden Brain - At one time or another, many of us feel stuck: in the wrong job, the wrong relationship, the wrong city – the wrong life. Christine Metzger is someone who woke up one day and realized she wasn't who she wanted to be. Click here to listen to the full episode.

  • Nerdette -  Going a to gym or yoga class can be intimidating, especially if you're already self conscious about your body. If you are one of those people, yoga teacher Jessamyn Stanley is here to offer some words of encouragement. Click here to listen to the full episode.​​

  • Personal Best - This new original CBC comedy podcast is a self-improvement show for people who are skeptical about self-improvement culture. Each episode features one real person tackling a problem in an attempt to improve their life. The Personal Best team is: Rob Norman, Andrew Norton, Jess Shane, Yasmine Mathurin and Cesil Fernandes.

     


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