Going to and from work can be a daunting task. Not all of us are the ‘leave work at work’ types. There are daunting to-do lists, thoughts of tasks completed and uncompleted, emails to answers and tons of other dull daily tasks to get done. If you’re looking for a little motivation to get through the day, it’s not easy leave it up to your own anxiety, which can be so loud that you actually can hear yourself think WAY too much.
Dull the roar of ominous roar of the day ahead and/or the day you need to leave behind with the help of these empowering podcasts. These feminist hosts will help you feel as though you’re gabbing away the day with your BFFs while also learning something new, laughing about an inside joke and prepping for anything that could come your way.
1. Never Before by Janet Mock
Writer and activist Janet Mock hosts a myriad of game-changing guests, including Maxine Waters and Rowan Blanchard. If you’re looking for an inspiring interview to help remind you of your professional ambitions and keep you feeling empowered for the daily grind, this podcast is perfect.
2. 2 Dope Queens by Phoebe Robinson & Jessica Williams
Need a laugh? Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson are here to lighten the mood with their live comedy show. They discuss everything from pop culture to politics, all in the scope of intersectional feminism and their experience.
3. Call Your Girlfriend by Aminatou Sow & Ann Friedman
As the unofficial official podcast for “long-distance besties” Call Your Girlfriend’s Amina and Ann make you feel as if you’re stepping into a convo between friends. They discuss the state of the world, their relationships and most importantly, self-care by way of best friendship.
4. Guys We F****d by Krystyna Hutchinson & Corinne Fisher
If you’re hungover from the weekend and/or in the process of ghosting (or being ghosted) by a guy from last night, last weekend, Tinder or Bumble, hosts/comedians Krystyna Hutchinson and Corinne Fisher are here for a laugh and honest, relatable stories about, you guessed it, guys they’ve f*cked.
5. Who? Weekly by Bobby Finger & Lindsey Weber
🕵️🏻♀️on today's Who's There?🕵🏼the Kaplan Twins, Kate Bosworth, Kaitlyn Isham/Cheryl Maitland(?) & REAL WORLD DANNY https://t.co/7iYzSuaWzE
— Who? Weekly (@whoweekly) June 15, 2017
An alternative to flipping through tabloids in line at the grocery store or scanning your Instagram feed wondering why you’re following this random’s account, this podcast will answer one question very prevalent in the F-list heavy celeb culture of today: WHO!? Lindsey Weber and Bobby Finger are hilarious and even better, they discuss celeb culture without being dismissive, vain or misogynistic.