I'n not sure what the daily recommended number of hours staring at a screen is, but I'm pretty confident that I frequently exceed it. Instead of watching Netflix into the wee hours of the night, I have decided to up my podcast game and give my eyes a blue-light rest. It’s relaxing, informative and interesting, not to mention a great alternative to nighttime media. For those of you who have yet to try podcasts, know that there is truly something for everyone. If you want to laugh, cry, learn, meditate, hear some true crime mysteries or suspect conspiracy theories, there's something for you. These are some of the best and most popular right now:
Pretty Big Deal with Ashley Graham
Ashley interviews everyone -- iconic models, activists, authors, fashion industry legends -- and asks all the right questions. Her recent interview with legendary SI Swimsuit model Kathy Ireland is a must listen.
This podcast features everything from pop culture and politics to wellness and dating -- and it will keep you laughing until the very end.
My Favorite Murder
A captivating true crime series hosted by two comedians. You won’t find a better combo.
Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations
Oprah brings her listeners incredibly inspiring conversations around wellness and spirituality. This content certainly brings light to this difficult time.
The Goop Podcast
Gwyneth Paltrow and Elise Loehnen seek advice from the most influential and informative experts including doctors, authors, spiritual leaders and many more. It’s a new look at wellness, politics and culture.
This New York Times pod gives you a brief update of, you guessed it, daily news.