While the holidays can be filled with joy and celebration, stress sometimes comes along with all the enjoyment. All the holiday merriment can also mean a packed schedule and feeling overwhelmed with obligations. And, the added pressure combined with family conflicts might mean you’re looking for some ways to relax and de-stress. We’ve got a podcast recommendation list that is just the thing. Happy holidays!
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Podcasts for Holiday Stress Relief
Meditation, Relaxation and Sleep
Five minute lists of happy things — Increase your appreciation, positivity, gratitude and creativity. Fall asleep easily and peacefully.
Guided meditations created just for women that will inspire, calm and center you. Listen when you want to start your day with mindful intention, relieve stress or anxiety, fall asleep easier or simply tune into the wisdom of your inner voice. Each meditation is created with love to help you shine throughout all the seasons of your life. Hosted by Katie Krimitsos.
Bedtime stories for grownups, in which nothing much happens, you feel good and then you fall asleep.
A Library of Meditations at Your Finger Tips. Be happy, healthy, more at peace, and sleep better as you’re greeted every morning with a daily guided meditation technique. Feel as though you’re seated next to your personal meditation teacher Mary Meckley as she takes you on a weekly journey to manage your emotions. New themes each week based on an emotion with different daily meditation techniques to manage stress triggers. You are so worth slowing down for.
Insomnia? Mind racing at night? Worries keeping you up? Tune in for a bedtime story that lets you forget your problems and progressively gets more boring until you fall to sleep. So get in bed, press play, close your eyes, and drift off into dreamland.
The Meditation Podcast creates an extraordinary meditation experience for people in their everyday lives. Founded in 2006 by husband-and-wife team Jesse & Jeane Stern, the podcast uses guided meditations, binaural beats, mindfulness, and 20+ years experience in Healing Arts. Please use headphones, and do not listen while driving or operating machinery. For our complete archive of meditations, please visit our web site or Patreon.com/theMeditationPodcast.
Soothing guided meditations to help you relax and get to sleep at bedtime.
Tis the Podcast is determined to keep the Christmas Spirit alive 365 days a year! Join Anthony, Julia, and Thom as they embark on a magical journey debating and discussing different Christmas movies, specials, and television episodes each week. Please visit www.tisthepodcast.com for the running ranking of all the movies they review, in addition to episode show notes and contact information.
Holiday short stories for bedtime or while sipping hot cocoa during those cold winter nights.
Watching Holiday Specials and talking about them.
Ghosts, lost love and what happens when the festive season is hijacked by the politically correct brigade… Christmas tales by some of the most cherished writers of our time.
Fun for the Family
A weekly music show for the whole family.
Every month a new adventure over few episodes
Stories by kids, for kids to unwind and go to sleep relaxed and happy.
Let’s Fly! Reading Bug Adventures is a story podcast for kids from The Reading Bug. Each episode is a new adventure with original songs — just hop into the Reading Bug’s magic book bag, and we’ll be transported to whatever time or place is in the books inside! Join us for action and adventure, and bring your crayons and paper so you can color your own illustrations. Reading Bug Adventures is created, written, and produced by The Reading Bug, an independent, family-owned children’s bookstore. Learn more at www.thereadingbug.com/adventures.
A lively show focusing on the good that life has to offer while going through the joys and challenges of parenthood, married life, culture, friendship and faith.
Bonus: Mindful Parenting and Family
Insightful parenting conversations with some of the leading voices in the mindfulness world.