5 podcasts that will help better your mind and habits

5 podcasts that will help better your mind and habits

We have over a million podcasts to this day, and to say a million is an understatement.

Every day, a new podcast pops up and yet, it’s just the start. Said that, we’ve some super interesting podcasts that we can learn from, that we can consume to our advantage.

Having podcasts in all genres and sectors, today I share 5 podcasts that will help better your mind and your habits – two things interconnected to each other, and improving them both, will overall help improve life as well.

A. The Tim Ferriss Show


The Tim Ferriss Show is often the #1 business podcast on all of Apple Podcasts, and it’s been ranked #1 out of 500,000+ podcasts on many occasions

Tim deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, sports, business, art, etc.) to extract the tactics, tools, and routines you can use. This includes favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and much more.

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B. On Purpose with Jay Shetty


On Purpose podcast brings fascinating conversations with some of the most insightful people in the world straight to viewers all over the world.

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C. The Daily Stoic


The Daily Stoic Podcast is a daily podcast hosted by #1 New York Times bestselling author Ryan Holiday. Each weekday the podcast features a short 2-3 minute Stoic inspired meditation designed to help you live your best life.

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D. Nir and Far: Business Behavior and the Brain


Nir And Far, a podcast about business, behaviour and the brain by Nir Eyal.

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E. Philosophy for our Times


Philosophy for our Times is a weekly podcast bringing you the world’s leading thinkers on today’s biggest ideas, from the mysteries of consciousness and the problems in particle physics, to the future of feminism and the philosophy behind post-truth.

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Of course, we have many more in this category, but having heard a huge number of podcasts, I wanted to share my top 5 that, according to me, will help a lot.

If you have any other recommendation, drop them in the comment below or hit me up at heyrth24@gmail.com.

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#26 of The Last 7 Days (31.08-06.09)

#26 of The Last 7 Days (31.08-06.09)

With another Sunday, here’s the twenty-sixth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

Since the content I consume around the topics of mindset, marketing and movies brought me value, I decided to share that with you as well, through these weekly editions.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Your brain is a prediction-making machine — which is why it isn’t wired to deal with a pandemic. Here’s what to do about it.

    Read here.
  2. Algorithms Control Your Online Life. Here’s How To Reduce Their Influence.

    Read here.
  3. Apple goes to war with the gaming industry

    Read more here.
  4. Facebook and Instagram reveal content ‘recommendation guidelines’

    Read here.
  5. Is ‘FRIENDS‘ becoming the new ‘Star Wars‘?

    Read more here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. On ‘On Purpose with Jay Shetty‘, he talks about 4 practical ways to think like a monk and how this powerful mindset will rest a difficult year for you.

    Listen here.
  2. Check out the podcast, ‘Mission ISRO with Harsha Bhogle‘, the story of India’s space programme, how it started, what happened, the entire story.

    Check out here.
  3. Do you have COVID-19 depression? Dr Daniel and Tana Amen talk about it on ‘The Brain Warrior’s Way Podcast

    Listen to it here.
  4. Kunal Shah on how to become a second-time entrepreneur and learning from the past, on the Moneycontrol podcast.

    Listen here.
  5. On ‘The Deshbhakt with Akash Banerjee‘, Ravish Kumar talks politics, governance, citizenship and tolerance.
    P.S. There’s a part 2 of the episode as well.

    Check it out here.

BONUS: Have you checked out my podcast yet? ‘Mindset Marketing Movies – an RTH24 podcast‘ Check it out at – Spotify|| Apple Podcasts || Breaker|| JioSaavn || PocketCasts || Google Podcasts


What To Watch:

  1. She is covering the real news, the real debates are here, the panel discussions are amazing to watch. Check out Faye D’souza’s youtube channel for a new form of journalism.

    Check out the channel here.
  2. Rocky and Mayur are taking a road trip, each day in a new city, covering the food specialities and tourism spots of the area, with daily vlogs on their individual channels as well as History TV18‘s channel as well.

    Watch it here.
  3. The English Nut interviews Dr. Shashi Tharoor, talking about English words ‘looted’ from India, English words used uniquely in India, and so much more.

    Watch here.
  4. David Blaine successfully completes Ascension balloon stunt

    Watch here.
  5. Fold, Flip or Duo: why fold a phone?

    Watch it here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.


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#16 of The Last 7 Days (22.06-28.06)

With another Sunday, here’s the sixteenth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. 7 bad daily habits that can damage your brain health and cognitive function, and how to break them

    Read here.
  2. Why we can’t stop waving at the end of video calls?

    Read it here.
  3. How software will reshape our world in the next decade?

    Check out here.
  4. How 5G’s rapid growth sparked a conspiracy theory?

    Read here.
  5. Where are all the robots?

    Read it here.

What To Listen:

*The links being attached redirect to Spotify, but you can search for these episode titles wherever you listen to your podcasts.

  1. The story of Ferrari vs Lamborghini, by Business Wars, a podcast by Wondery, a four-episode series.

    Listen here.
  2. OYO Founder Ritesh Agarwal on COVID-19, Future of Startups and Inspirations, on The Ranveer Show.

    Check out here.
  3. Craig Federighi talks WWDC and Apple’s big design ideas with MKBHD on his podcast, Waveform.

    Listen to it here.
  4. 3 reasons you feel inferior to others and how to see yourself as someone who matters by Jay Shetty on his podcast.

    Check it here.
  5. On Guy Kawasaki’s Remarkable People, he interviews Gary Vaynerchuk about his journey, his insights on social media, entrepreneurship, communication and more.

    Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. Ryan Holiday on how to remain calm when others panic and practice stillness under high stressful situations, on Jay Shetty’s podcast On Purpose with Jay Shetty.

    Watch here.
  2. Not a Masterclass ft Shakun Batra, where Neville Shah discusses the craft of filmmaking and takes a deep-dive into Kapoor and Sons.

    Watch it here.
  3. Terribly Tiny Tales’ short film, Banana Bread, starring Rasika Dugal and Mukul Chadda.

    Check it out here.
  4. What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness by the psychiatrist, Robert Waldinger.

    Watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#4 of The Last 7 Days (29.03-04.04)

#4 of The Last 7 Days (29.03-04.04)

With another Sunday, here’s the fourth edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

  1. Naval Ravikant on Happiness is not Science or Math.

    Read here on his blog.
  2. I read this article on Business Insider, titled ‘The coronavirus pandemic will dramatically change advertising

    If you’re interested, read here.
  3. I’ve written a new blog this week on why this is the best time to create content.

    Check it out here.

What To Listen:

  1. Google has a new podcast, ‘Think with Google Podcast‘ and in a recent episode, ‘The Power of #WithMe‘ where they discuss the increase in video consumption and how the trends are changing to “with me” videos.

    Listen here.

    P.S. I’m a Spotify user, so I attach links for that platform, but you can choose to search the title wherever you listen to your podcasts.
  2. Kara Swisher interviews Gary Vaynerchuk on the Recode Decode Podcast and he talks on the coronavirus crisis forcing the businesses to be better.

    You can listen to it here.
  3. Varun Duggirala, the host of ‘Advertising is Dead,’ discusses Content in the time of Corona with Jay Mandel, the founder of The Collective NYC.

    Check it out here.
  4. Seth Godin on his podcast, Akimbo discusses Creative Destruction.

    Listen here.
  5. Mark Cuban talks COVID Responses from the government and the businesses’ point of view on the Business Casual Podcast. Listen here.

What To Watch:

  1. I saw the best piece of content ever – interesting, insightful and just wow. Kunal Nayyar talks on how to stop obsessing about the future & programming your mind for peace on ‘On Purpose with Jay Shetty.

    Do watch it here.
  2. John Krasinski started a new show on YouTube called ‘Some Good News‘ – its full of positivity, inspiration and well, John Krasinski.

    The first episode was out last week, if you haven’t watched it yet, watch here.
  3. Kunal Kamra interviews Tejasvi Surya on his podcast series, Shut Up Ya Kunal; form your own opinions after watching it, but definitely don’t miss it.

    Watch here.
  4. Tim Ferriss talks about how to use writing to sharpen your thinking. Watch it here.
  5. I saw on Maska on Netflix and I really, really loved it. It’s uplifting, it’s inspirational and it’s fun.

    I’ll recommend this. Watch here.

There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.

#3 of The Last 7 Days (23.03-29.03)

#3 of The Last 7 Days (23.03-29.03)

With another Sunday, here’s the third edition of my weekly series, The Last 7 Days.

What’s it about?

It’s a weekly series where I talk about what I read, what I listened to, and what I saw in the last seven days.

I’ve been told my choices are pretty good to consume and I should share them with everyone, so you don’t have to just browse through.

If any of the below-mentioned topics interest you, let’s chat – @rth24 on Instagram.


What To Read:

1. Why Singapore isn’t in a coronavirus lockdown — as told by a doctor of the country.

Read here.

2. 29 Movies on Netflix With Complex, Strong Women Leads That You Can Watch Tonight

Check it out here.

3. Read a report on ‘Social Media To Help Indian Digital Ads Market Reach INR 59K Cr By 2025’.


What To Listen:

1. 11 Indoor Activities to reduce stress, beat boredom and boost Positivity by Jay Shetty.

Listen here.

2. Listen to this episode of Today, Explained – a podcast by Vox Media where they talk about Asia’s second wave of COVID-19.

3. Manchester United have their own podcast, yep, you read that right. In their latest episode, they interview Juan Mata and talk about his journey as a footballer.

You can listen to it here.

4. Salil Acharya has a new podcast on Spotify, Off Script with Salil and he interviews Taapsee Pannu on her life beyond movies.

Listen to it here.

5. Akimbo – a podcast by Seth Godin, if you don’t know who he is, Google him. In one of his recent episodes, he talks about the curation of information on the internet and its quite interesting.

Do check it out here.


What To Watch:

1. Rajeev Masand has a new series on YouTube, Catching Up during Self-Isolation and he interviews Pankaj Tripathi in one of the episodes. What’s special about this episode is Pankaj Tripathi’s point of view on life and isolation and what can we learn from it.

Watch it here.

2. Director Rian Johnson breaks down a scene from ‘Knives Out‘ and explains the process behind shooting that scene.

Watch it here.

3. The Internet Said So, a podcast by Varun Thakur, Aadar Malik, Neville Shah and Kautuk Srivastava where they discuss random, absurd, interesting stuff from the internet.

In one of their recent episodes ft Biswa Kalyan Rath, they discuss Conspiracy Theories and well, its comically interesting to watch.

Here.

4. Dann Mace, a YouTuber with some fascinating and gripping content has a new video titled, ‘getting old with Casey Neistat‘ and Casey makes a super interesting point on the perspective of turning 30.

You should definitely give it a watch here.


There is a lot of insightful, engaging and entertaining content mixed in all of this.

If any of these topics interest you, then your time will be well-spent.

You can check out the previous editions of The Last 7 Days – here.