Podcasts to soothe, nurture and recharge our brains

Here are some podcasts which are all centred around issues of mental health and thinking.  These podcasts will provide tips and tricks for positive thinking during this period. Happy listening!


Brene Brown

#1 New York Times best-selling author Brené Brown as she unpacks and explores the ideas, stories, experiences, books, films, and music that reflect the universal experiences of being human.This includes the gamut of the bravest moments to the most brokenhearted.( Brene is a big favourite here at Noggin HQ)

Mental Illness Happy Hour

The Mental Illness Happy Hour is a weekly online podcast that interviews comedians, artists, friends, and the occasional doctor. Each episode explores mental illness, trauma, addiction and negative thinking.


Mad World by Bryony Gordon

Rebooted for 2020 mental health champion and Telegraph columnist, Gordon speaks to featuring people talking about their mental health, Nadiya Hussein is in there as is Mel B, it also features Prince Harry.

Meditation Minis

Perfect for both beginners and those with less time, these simple and snappy guided meditations will calm your anxiety, help overcome negative thinking, increase your confidence and sharpen your mental focus. A perfect addition to your work from home routine!

The Overwhelmed Brain

This podcast series discusses a variety of topics we’ve all thought about. From relationships to self-worth and adversity. 

Happy Place by Fearne Cotton 

This aims to bring simple happiness to everyday life through candid conversations with people in the limelight on how they have managed their well-being. The conversations are delightful and focus on aspects such as body positivity, depression, motherhood, stress and recovery.

Happy Listening!

Dr Clara Russell