Five Podcasts To Lift You Up : Tune In To These Spirited Talks For Enlightened Insight | By Lisa Blake

Last Updated: February 17, 2021By

The wellness world is exploding with podcasts diving deep into our mind-body relationships, physical and mental health, aging well, living our best lives and more. Hit play on one of these podcasts and shift your mindset. They’re great for solo walks, cross-country ski time, taking the dog out, cold winter nights inside and up-leveling your morning routine.


The Design Driven Life

Host: Wendy Yates

Well Fit Human Retreats founder and luxury lifestyle designer Wendy Yates has built a podcast around giving back. She unveils fresh perspectives on life, talking with experts in this upbeat, informational series of short conversations. Seasoned entrepreneurs, leaders and wellness gurus share their wealth of knowledge on important topics like money, fear, anxiety, self-trust (or lack there of) and how to spot opportunities amongst life’s chaos.


Healthier Colorado

Host: Jake Williams

Healthier Colorado’s podcast, Wooden Teeth, is about truth telling in politics and health. Feed your brain with commentary from a strong lineup of experts tackling heavy, multifaceted subjects. Host Jake Williams takes on topics spanning rebuilding in the wake of the pandemic to economic inequity and mental health.


The WunderLife

Host: Andrea Ridder

The WunderLife Podcast aims to shift consciousness into powerful life-changing action. Founder Andrea Ridder invites listeners to “ignite your light and spark your power, so you can go out and raise the vibration and change the world for the better.” Podcasts focus on functional health and lifestyle with a positive point of view.


Grace + Grit

Host: Courtney Townley

Made for women who want their best years to be ahead of them and not behind them, Grace + Grit dives deep into female struggles and desires. The elevating and encouraging talks are backed by Courtney Townley’s more than 20 years in the women’s wellness space and cover the why and how behind success, self worth, alignment, resiliency, sexual health and confidence.


On Being

Host: Krista Tippett

If you’re looking for answers to some big life questions, head over to On Being. Host Krista Tippett chats with inspiring personalities, such as Tibetan monks, scientists, teachers and artists in this diverse award-winning podcast. Spiritual journey topics include meditation, yoga, food and health with a new discovery unfolding each week.


Originally published in the Winter + Spring 2020-21 issue of CO YOGA + Life® Magazine.

Lisa Blake is a freelance writer living in Breckenridge specializing in dining, outdoors, ski resorts and wellness. She is happiest on her mountain bike, yoga mat, or in a raft with her husband, son and pug. Her work has been featured in Aspen Modern Luxury, Purist, and Find her at



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