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The podcasts I listen to every week

This is a very indulgent blog post! But I really enjoy listening to podcasts and I love hearing about the podcasts people listen to so I thought I would run down some of my favourites. I have previously blogged on this, coincidentally it was almost exactly 3 years ago today! And I also did a post on my favourite podcasts for creativity. But these are the ones I listen to right now for fun!

Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast
Happier with Gretchen Rubin
I love Gretchen's books so I've been listening to this since it started.
Happier is a weekly podcast that Gretchen Rubin makes with her sister Liz Craft. They talk about how to be a little happier in everyday life. I've particularly found the discussion about different tendencies and how they affect our happiness very helpful.

You can find out more and listen to the Happier podcast here >

Binge Mode podcast
Binge Mode Harry Potter
This is my current favourite but it is definitely not for everyone. However, if you love the Harry Potter books and re-read them regularly you'll probably love this too. Mallory and Jason talk in depth about each of the books and the films. They tend to talk about 5 chapters at a time and can talk for over an hour! I find them funny and I enjoy the insights that come from this. The podcast is currently published every weekday and I found that I was upset when they had a summer break! They have also done a binge mode for Game of Thrones too.

You can find out more and listen to the Binge Mode Harry Potter podcast here > 

In the Dark podcast
In the Dark
I started listening to podcasts with crime podcasts and could do a whole blog post on them. Some of my favourites are Undisclosed, Off Shore and BreakDown. In the Dark has just recently finished the second series and it's excellent. It looks at the story of Curtis Flowers, a man convicted of murder. He's been tried 6 times because he's had his conviction overturned multiple times. The story is well told and explained and it's worth a listen.

You can find out more and listen to the In the Dark podcast here >

Happier in Hollywood podcast
Happier in Hollywood
This podcast releases an episode weekly and is presented by Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain who are TV writers living in Los Angeles. They talk about happiness in the context of the workplace. It is interesting because Liz and Sarah have been writing partners for 18 years so it is good to hear how they discuss and debate issues. They also talk a bit about living and working in Los Angeles which is fun to hear about.

You can find out more and listen to the Happier in Hollywood podcast here > 

Vibe Ride podcast
Vibe Ride
This is a music podcast created by my husband and it's been going for nine years now. It's great if you like 70s and 80s funk and soul music and releases about every three weeks.

You can find out more an listen to the Vibe Ride podcast here >

I'm always on the lookout for more podcasts to add to my list so do recommend your favourites in the comments below


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