6 Best Meditation Podcasts To Help Get You In The Zone

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In today’s crazy world it can be hard to take a moment to reflect and be mindful, but with the right meditation podcast, you can easily fit the practice into your everyday routine.

Our days are chock full of errands and to-do lists and most people assume they simply don’t have the time to stop for anything else.

With our minds so busy, meditation is a great way to combat stress and help achieve that inner calm everyone always talks about (even if it’s only for a few minutes).

Best Meditation Podcasts

Meditation can seem intimidating at first: maybe you don’t know a lot about meditation or perhaps you have no idea where to start your journey toward mindfulness.

Never fear, because today we want to talk to you about the best meditation podcasts to help get you in the zone!

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1. The Mindful Minute Podcast

This is the perfect place to start for those beginning their meditation journey.

Host Meryl Arnett takes you through simple guided meditations designed to help you escape your troubles for a moment and focus on the present. Her goal is to help her listeners live their lives more mindfully, easily, and happily.

There's a new podcast each week, making it a great place to start for those who are worried about the time commitment of meditation but still want to take steps toward mindfulness.

The Mindful Minute Podcast is available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

2. Meditation Station Podcast

Anyone short on time will love Meditation Station.

Designed for an on-the-go lifestyle, the podcast provides quick exercises in a variety of different areas (such as sleep, anxiety, and unhealthy urges) to help improve your overall quality of life.

This meditation podcast is a great way to dip your toe into meditation that doesn’t require setting aside an hour of your time.

The Meditation Station podcast is available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts, so go ahead and give it a try!

3. Mindfulness in 8 Weeks Podcast

An expert in mindfulness, Michael Chaskalson, hosts this podcast that accompanies his book, Mindfulness in Eight Weeks.

This 8-week plan is perfect for those who feel ready to invest more time into making their lives more mindful and focused. Each episode is about 20 minutes per day and focuses on a different exercise.

This meditation podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and is a great way to begin to dive deeper into meditation as a lifestyle.

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4. Guided Sleep Meditation Podcast

For anyone who can’t seem to turn off their thoughts at night, the Guided Sleep Meditation podcast is the one for you.

With so much going on every day and a busy day tomorrow, it’s no wonder people have a hard time switching to relax-mode.

This meditation podcast is designed to help you fall asleep quickly and easily with exercises to relax your body and mind. It’s available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts, so consider adding this one to your nightly routine.

5. Meditation for Fitness Peeps Podcast

For all my athletes out there, Meditation for Fitness Peeps is the best way to take care of your mind the same way you take care of your body.

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Prioritizing your physical health is great, but not if it stresses you out in the process. Take care of both your physical and mental health in this fantastic podcast that focuses on gratitude, inspiration, and a number of other important topics.

Each episode has a set structure featuring a moment of gratitude, an inspirational quote, a visualization, and a five-minute meditation.

It’s available on Stitcher and is ideal for anyone looking to improve their mental training as well as their physical.

6. Untangle Podcast

For anyone who still isn’t quite sure meditation is for them or doesn’t understand the benefits it can have in your daily life, try Untangle.

This podcast is specifically designed for those doubters who want to know a little more about what they’re getting themselves into. This podcast features interviews with psychologists, neuroscientists, authors, etc. to discuss the importance of meditation, how it changes us, and what it can do for you.

There are a ton of first-hand accounts from people who share their own journeys to inspire and encourage anyone wondering if meditation could be for them.

The podcast is available on a few different channels such as Spotify and Apple Podcasts.

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Erin Watson is an Editorial Intern. Her main focuses are relationships, horoscopes, and entertainment.