Maybe all we need is a little audio pick-me-up. These podcasts ought to do the trick
As the days see-saw between scorching to pouring, super chill to super lonely, it’s tough not to go at least a little crazy. The months are stretching on and life just hasn’t been the same, but we’re all trying to get by. Within the safety of home, the passing weeks have given us new ways to cope: binge-watching, baking, food delivery or even going about our usual tasks with some company from our good friend, Spotify.
While there’s no shortage of good music on Spotify, singles and albums aren’t the only things the app serves. There’s a rich, constantly updated library of podcasts housed within Spotify, ready for your listening pleasure. If you haven’t already found your favorite podcast or are looking to expand your list, keep reading. We’ve gathered five feel-good podcasts that are sure to make this month better than the last.
Sleeping Pill with Inka
Sleeping issues? Problems you can’t quite shake? We all know how bad those can be. Thankfully, Inka Magnaye (the viral voice talent behind the Philippine Airlines voice-overs!) is here to save the day—or night. With a deep, soothing voice and a collection of books and poems, Sleeping Pill with Inka can help get your the rest you deserve.
Happier with Gretchen Rubin
There was a period of time when everyone and their best friend kept a copy of The Happiness Project tucked under their arm or in their bag. Fast forward to the present, the book has taken a new, less tangible form: a podcast. Introducing Happier, a podcast with The Happiness Project’s author, Gretchen Rubin. Expect practical advice, fun tips and even more enjoyable discussions with Rubin’s younger sister and co-host, TV writer Elizabeth Craft.
GET REAL with Peniel, BM, and Ashley Choi
It’s K-pop stars like you’ve never seen them before. GET REAL, Dive Studios’ newest podcast series, tackles all the things the oft-guarded K-idols are typically banned from talking about on broadcasts… by putting them front and center themselves. Hosted by KARD’s BM, BTOB’s Peniel and Ashley Choi of Ladies Code, GET REAL is a weekly dose of unfiltered good times.
Ang Walang Kwentang Podcast
Hugot, pop culture and all things trending are the three-ingredient cocktail that make up Ang Walang Kwentang Podcast, a weekly conversation between filmmaker Antoinette Jadaone and spoken word artist Juan Miguel Severo.
Adulting with Joyce Pring
Joyce Pring’s podcast—dedicated to growing up and getting by—is a local favorite, and with good reason. After all, who doesn’t need a little (read: a lot) of help traversing the real world?