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Top 10 Podcasts for Adult Women

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The screen fatigue is real.
(we do recognize the irony of saying this in an email newsletter)

Thankfully, there’s no shortage of awesome podcasts out there for badass, adult women like you!

Whether you’re keen on existential self-reflection or seeking sex inspo, we’ve got you covered:

🔊Podcast #1: Menopause Whilst Black

A new podcast, hosted by Karen Arthur, addresses the need to diversify the menopause space. Amen.

🔊Podcast #2: On Being with Kristina Tippet

A podcast that answers the big questions: “What does it mean to be human? How do we want to live? And who will we be to each other?” The host, Krista Tippett, is a Peabody Award-winning broadcaster.

🔊Podcast #3: Everything is Fine

A podcast for women over 40 from Kim France, former Lucky magazine editor, and Jennifer Romolini, author and editor. Featuring interviews with kickass women in media and entertainment, they tackle “how to negotiate being called “middle-aged” when you feel anything but.”

🔊Podcast #4: Hidden Brain

Shankar Vedantam uses science and storytelling to reveal the unconscious patterns that drive human behavior, shape our choices and direct our relationships.

🔊Podcast #5: Where Should We Begin? with Esther Perel

Real-life couples therapy sessions with the incredibly brilliant therapist, Esther Perel.

🔊Podcast #6: The Drive with Peter Attia

A weekly, deep-dive podcast focusing on maximizing longevity, and all that goes into that from physical to cognitive to emotional health.

🔊Podcast #7: Alone: A Love Story

A podcast from journalist Michelle Parise on finding herself after divorce, as a 40-year-old single mother. Her adventures in dating and relationships are hilarious, heartwarming, and everything in between.

🔊Podcast #8: What’sHerName

A women’s history podcast bringing you the stories of “fascinating women you’ve never heard of (but should have)”.

🔊Podcast #9: Fearlessly Facing Fifty

Hosted by Amy Schmidt, an inspiring podcast about making connections and changing the narrative around midlife. In Amy’s words, “It’s not a crisis, it’s an opportunity.”

🔊Podcast #10: Death, Sex, and Money

An interview-style podcast hosted by Anna Sale that discusses the topics “often left out of polite conversation.”


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