A Selection Of Podcasts That We Love

  • by XpatAthens
  • Wednesday, 25 March 2020
A Selection Of Podcasts That We Love
It's no secret that podcast listeners want to educate themselves, think deeply, and broaden their horizons. One of the major highlights of podcasts is that you can listen to them while simultaneously doing something else be it cleaning, exercising, or working!

One of the hardest things about podcasts is finding the ones that appeal to you most, so we've collected some absolute favorites. We hope that they will help to increase mindfulness and knowledge about the world, improve your well-being, and encourage you to think big! 

Stuff You Should Know: This award-winning, fascinating podcast educates listeners on a wide variety of topics, often using pop culture as a reference to add a comedic sense. 

The Tim Ferriss Show: In each episode, Tim Ferriss deconstructs world-class performers from different areas to extract the tactics, tools, and routines you can use such as morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and more.

The Model Health Show: Tune in for a fun and enlightening look at health and fitness, where you'll learn how to burn fat, get healthier and optimize your life for greater success.

The James Altucher Show: This show brings you into the lives of peak-performers who forged their own paths, found freedom and harnessed the power to create more meaningful and fulfilling lives. 

Revisionist History with Malcolm Gladwell: In each episode, Malcolm Gladwell goes back, trying to reinterpret something overlooked and misunderstood from the past: an event, a person, an idea. 

Everyday Ayurveda and Yoga: This series offers the tools you need to support your well-being, inspiring you to live a more holistic and balanced lifestyle. 

The Jordan B. Peterson Podcast: Focusing primarily on philosophical and philological topics, the podcasts include audio versions of the most popular Dr. Peterson's YouTube videos and interviews, with some of the world’s most compelling thinkers. 

The Practical Stoic Podcast: Stoicism is one of the most effective philosophies for a well-lived life and Simon Drew shares practical ancient Stoic advice that can still be applied today. 

The Daily (New York Times): A daily news podcast and radio show hosted by Times political journalist Michael Barbaro. Its episodes are based on the Times' reporting of the day with interviews of journalists from the New York Times.

CBC News: This weekly podcast has it all; from politics to pop culture and intelligent conversations to world-class original reporting from across the globe. 

All of the podcast recommendations have been ‘tried and tested’ by our friend and contributor Eleni Maria Georgiou. Thank you, Eleni!

About Eleni Maria Georgiou

Eleni Maria Georgiou is an independent writer and publishing professional devoted to creating books that are creative, original, and modern.  

Passionate about Athens and all the city has to offer, for four exciting years, I co-managed XpatAthens. This experience inspired me to write my first book, Eleni’s GREEK PHRASE BOOK: A Beginner's Guide to Greek Culture and the Greek Language in 2018, sparking the birth of Lenacke Press. I continue to write, think about, and publish creative and original books, adding to the Lenacke Press collection

In addition, since 2004, I have been running fixyourenglish.com, a business that provides Editing, Proofreading, and Translation services.

I currently live in Athens, Greece with my husband and two kids. I am fluent in both English and Greek and interested in learning more languages. I like organizing and attending community group events, reading, listening to podcasts and audiobooks, writing, lifting weights, and going hiking.