Five mental health podcasts you should consider listening to

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, here are five podcasts focused on mental healing and wellness.

From therapists to country music stars, check out our top picks for a healthy mental life!

1. Therapy for black girls

the therapy for black girls podcast is a weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, on all things mental health, personal development, and all the little decisions we can make to become the best possible version of ourselves. Dr. Bradford has posted nearly 260 sessions so far with episodes ranging in length from half an hour to less than 90 minutes.

2. Recording with Michelle Williams

On Registrationsinger michelle williams and her friends let it all out by revealing their intimate experiences with depression, anxiety, and their mental health journeys. Hosted by Williams, these celebrity interviews will also offer skills on how to deal with mental health difficulties and even offer coping strategies for emotional well-being.

3. Fully Human with LeAnn Rimes

LeAnn Rimes first shot at fame as a teenager. In the decades since, she has continued to use her powerful voice as an acclaimed singer, actress, and author. With fully human she turns her focus and intention to helping others overcome the fragmentation that keeps us from feeling more whole and connected in today’s world.

4. Keep Calm with Bob Roth

Every Monday to Thursday morning, host and meditation teacher Bob Roth sharing small chats designed to bring you closer to peace in your life. From sharing personal stories about the power of meditation to teaching simple tips for living well. Whether you want to master meditation or simply find a moment of peace in these turbulent times, tune in, get comfortable, and let Roth guide you to a calmer you. All you need is a few minutes and an open mind.

5. Dominant Stories with Jess Weiner

Dominant stories is a series of conversations that recovers and rewrites the stories we have been told about our bodies, our beauty, our creativity and our identities. For example, does your self-talk sound like, “I’m not good enough, pretty enough, or thin enough?” How about, “I can’t do this” or “I’m not worthy?” These are what the cultural expert and host Jess Weiner calls our Dominant Stories, the stories we tell about ourselves, whether they are true or not. This show stems from Weiner’s personal and professional mission to help people challenge the external and internal voices that hold them back from living the life they desire and deserve.

For additional mental health resources, visit the National Alliance on Mental Illness website. For suicide prevention resources, contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline through their website or by calling 1-800-273-8255.

If you want to be sure you’re listening to the podcasts everyone else is watching, iHeartRadio has you covered. Every Monday, iHeartRadio publishes a chart showing the most popular podcasts of the week. Stay up to date on trends by checking out the chart here. There’s even a chart just for radio podcasts featuring all your favorite iHeartRadio personalities like Police officer Bones, Elvis Duran, Steve Harvey and dozens of others.

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