Here are a list of podcasts that may help you understand why your hearing therapist suggests doing certain exercises.

Hidden Brain: Where Happiness Hides https://podcastaddict.com/episode/128101891

We all think we know what will make us happy: more money. A better job. Love. But psychologist Sonja Lyubomirsky says happiness doesn’t necessarily work like that. This week, we explore why happiness often slips through our fingers, and how to savour — and stretch out — our joys. If you like our work, please consider supporting it! See how you can help at support.hiddenbrain.org. And to learn more about human behaviour and ideas that can improve your life, subscribe to our newsletter at news.hiddenbrain.org.

The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos: Boldly Go Like Yuri Gagarin https://podcastaddict.com/episode/127752661

Space crews, athletes and pop stars all indulge in strange rituals before moments of high stress. It’s easy to mock these behaviours – indeed even the people who practise them often admit they’re a bit weird – but they can act like performance enhancing drugs. Dr Laurie Santos looks at the research to show why creating a good luck ritual can make us perform better and feel calmer, happier and more confident when faced with life’s big moments.

TED Radio Hour Listen Again: It Takes Time https://podcastaddict.com/episode/127033832

Original broadcast date: February 5, 2021. We live in an era of instant gratification. But some things–to reach their full potential–simply cannot be rushed. This hour, TED speakers explore what we can learn from ideas … that take time. Guests include zoologist Lucy Cooke, neuroscientist Matthew Walker, architect Julia Watson, and NASA engineer Nagin Cox.

Freakonomics Radio 468: Nap Time for Everyone! https://podcastaddict.com/episode/125468999

The benefits of sleep are by now well established, and yet many people don’t get enough. A new study suggests we should channel our inner toddler and get 30 minutes of shut-eye in the afternoon. But are we ready for a napping revolution?

Hidden Brain : You, But Better https://podcastaddict.com/episode/125352123

Think about the resolutions you made this year: to quit smoking, eat better, or get more exercise. If you’re like most people, you probably abandoned those resolutions within a few weeks. That’s because change is hard. Behavioural scientist Katy Milkman explains how we can use our minds to do what’s good for us.

TED Talks Daily. A simple strategy to reclaim your time https://podcastaddict.com/episode/125390510

Ashley Whillans shares strategies to help overcome “time poverty,” and get the most out of our social relationships and careers.

TED Talks Daily :The cure for burnout (hint: it isn’t self-care) | Emily Nagoski and Amelia Nagoski https://podcastaddict.com/episode/123406384

You may be experiencing burnout and not even know it, say authors (and sisters) Emily and Amelia Nagoski. In an introspective and deeply relatable conversation, they detail three tell-tale signs that stress is getting the best of you — and share actionable ways to feel safe in your own body when you’re burning out.