Podcasts That Will Inspire Successful Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions inspiration to keep you chasing after those 2020 goals! Here's Grotto's inspirational podcast roundup.

The new year comes with excitement of a fresh start! “New year, new you!” — right?

Most people make resolutions for the new year, but 80 percent of us drop these habits by February. Successfully reaching your goals starts in the planning phase, but there are ways to keep yourself motivated throughout the month of January, too.

Grotto has rounded up podcasts that will inform and/or inspire you to keep with your resolutions — so that come February, you’re in the 20 percent of people still taking on their annual challenge. And by next year, you might even see a “new you”!

If you resolved to be more productive…

“The Power of the Unfocused Mind” – The Art of Charm, Episode 643
Harvard-trained psychiatrist Srini Pillay explains a new way to get more done: putting your unfocused mind to work for you. “Most of us spend about 46.9 percent of our days daydreaming anyway. So why not learn to unfocus in a more productive way?” he says.

If you resolved to find a better work-life balance…

“How to Overcome Anxiety and Stress – with Adviser to Olympians, Michael Gervais” – The Tim Ferriss Show
Host Tim Ferriss and performance psychologist Michael Gervais discuss how to beat anxiety, effective ways to self-talk, and understanding mastery.

If you resolved to get your dating life in order…

“How to Quit The Emotional Roller Coaster of Dating” – Do Something Beautiful, S4E9
Sarah Swafford, relationship guru, offers her best advice for breaking your bad dating habits and finding a healthy relationship.

If you resolved to lose weight…

“How to Lose Weight and Eat More Calories” – Ordinary Vegan Podcast, Episode #5
This podcast will teach you all about calorie density — the secret to eating more and healthier. It’s the information you need to eat healthier without struggling with a diet.

If you resolved to boost your self-esteem…

“Build Unstoppable Self-Esteem, Reprogram Your Mind, and Make a Bigger Impact – with Tom Bilyeu” – The Model Health Show, Episode 254
Change happens when we shift our mindset — something that needs to happen before we change our habits. Tom Bilyeu, co-founder of Quest Nutrition, will teach you how to do that — and how to love the process.

If you resolved to wake up earlier…

“How to Become a Morning Person” – Michael Hyatt Podcast, Episode #053
Anyone can become a morning person with these nine steps from Michael Hyatt, outlined in this podcast.

If you resolved to reconnect with your faith…

“Making Christ the Center of Your Life” – Word on Fire Show, Episode 073
In this podcast, Bishop Robert Barron discusses if it’s possible to be too obsessed with Jesus and how to make sense of the difficult truths that Jesus spoke.

BONUS: If you choose a “word of the year”…

Check out this podcast by The Jennifer Fulwiler Show where she explains the power of choosing a word to guide your life. 

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