Pop in your headphones and get learning!
We live in a day and age where information is at our fingertips. But, when our fingertips are busy—maybe running errands, washing dishes, and lifting weights, we can pop in our headphones and consume information in podcast form! Below are four wonderfully-educational podcasts that you must try.
If you enjoy the Headspace meditation app, then you will definitely love the podcast version. You get to enter into the minds of athletes, scientists, and other listeners to understand how to better make and achieve goals, motivate yourself, and learn mindfulness. It's informative, motivational, and cerebral!
In TED Radio Hour, you can listen to audio excerpts from TED Talks as well as interviews specific to the podcast. If you haven't watched a TED Talk before, you will be blown away by how much you can learn. New inventions, scientific discovers, success stories, entrepreneurial business tips, and so much more. There are so many takeaways and snippets that you can't help but remember and want to share with others.
This podcast is like an on-the-go Nat Geo documentary! You can learn all about the snow leopards in the Himalaya, or the world's largest tornado, or the underwater pyramids. It's a never-ending history lesson with interviews from scientists, photographers, common tag-alongs. You will realize just how big and beautiful and strange our world really is.
Is it actually pronounced "tom-ah-to" or "tom-ay-to?" Is a run-on sentence always long? Is there ever a place for passive voice? Award-winning Grammar Girl, Mignon Fogarty is the person to ask! It's a great listen for grammar nerds as well as a hub of practical tips for daily writing. Podcast Awards has named this podcast the Best Educational Podcast five times and Fogarty has been inducted into the podcasting Hall of Fame, so it is absolutely worth a listen!