Top 10 most inspiring podcasts for women to help you achieve your goals

10 Inspiring Podcasts To Help You Crush Your Goals

Sometimes you just need a little pep-talk to help you improve your life. Thankfully we have access to an infinite library of motivational podcasts in our pocket. But where do you start?

I’ve compiled a list of the 10 best podcasts (all created by awesome women) that will inspire you to achieve your goals.

1. Design Your Dream Life Podcast with Natalie Bacon

10 Inspiring Podcasts to Help You Crush your Goals- Design Your Dream Life by Natalie Bacon
Design Your Life Podcast with Natalie Bacon, JD, CFP, Certified Life Coach

It’s honestly like having your very own session with a Life Coach or therapist every week. Natalie offers advice on mastering your mindset and accomplishing your goals with actionable exercises you can implement each day. It’s for every high achieving woman who’s ready to improve their life.

Average Episode Length: 30 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple Podcasts or Stitcher

Must-Hear Episodes: Thinking Time | Direction vs. Intention | Creating a Being List

2. Coffee Talk with Kalyn Nicholson

10 best female podcasts to inspire you to achieve your goals Coffe Talk with Kalyn Nicholson on Castbox or Stitcher
Coffee Talk with Kalyn Nicholson

Youtuber-turned-podcaster-turned-author Kalyn Nicholson offers insight on life’s toughest problems in an upbeat, relatable way. It’s like chatting with your best friend over coffee.

Average Episode Length: 35-40 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify | Castbox

Must-Hear Episodes: Hitting the Reset Button | Where Do I Start? | Getting Back into Your Groove

3. Bossed Up with Emilie Aries

Bossed Up with Emilie Aries offers inspiring career advice each week
Bossed Up Podcast with Emilie Aries

Speaker, author, and CEO Emilie Aries breaks down all your career conundrums and offers advice on achieving your goals in the workplace. Bossed-Up is the perfect podcast to listen to if you’re ready to make strides towards your dream job and become the boss you want to be.

Average Episode Length: 10 minutes and 45 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple or Stitcher

Must-Hear Episodes: Step-By-Step Negotiation Prep| How to Develop Executive Presence | Why Resilience Matters for Your Career and Life

4. The Femails by Career Contessa

The Femails by Career Contessa Lauren McGoodwin offers career advice for women
The Femails Podcast Presented By Career Contessa

Need some more career inspo? Check out The Femails, a podcast series created by the creators of Career Contessa. Lauren McGoodwin interviews tons of inspiring women in different industries as they share their successes, failures, lessons learned, and constructive advice to help women like you build a successful and fulfilling career.

Average Episode Length: 30-45 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple | Podbean | Spotify

Must-Hear Episodes: How to Prepare for Intimidating Conversations at Work | Disrupting Time Management | The Ambition Trap

5. The Perfectionism Project Podcast with Sam Laura Brown

The Perfectionism Project by Sam Laura Brown is a great podcast with advice on achieving life and career goals
The Perfectionism Podcast with Sam Laura Brown

Attention all perfectionists: Sam Laura Brown has bi-weekly insight on how you can achieve your goals and stop you from getting in your own way. She tackles all major topics in our lives including productivity, confidence, mindset, career development, and more.

Average Episode Length: 30-45 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify

Must-Hear Episodes: How to Use Deadlines to Become More Productive | How to Start | The Point of Goals

6. The Marie Forleo Podcast

Marie Forleo Podcast is one of the featured Top 10 Podcasts that will inspire you to crush your goals
The Marie Forleo Podcast

If Oprah loves her, we’ve gotta love her too, right? Each week, Marie Forleo offers strategies you can do so that you can, as she says, “create a business and life you love.” Her Youtube channel, Marie TV, dives even further into the topics, too.

Average Episode Length: 7 minutes or 30 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify

Must-Hear Episodes: How to Get Motivated | You are Enough with Collean Saidman Yee | How to Be More Persuasive

7. The Lavendaire Lifestyle Podcast

The Lavendaire Lifestyle Podcast- 10 Inspiring Podcasts by Women to Help you Achieve Your Goals
The Lavendaire Lifestyle Podcast

Aileen Xu created Lavendaire to help you create your dream life. She often has inspiring guests on her podcast who share their unique insight into self-care and self-improvement. There’s always something new to learn. Ready to improve your life and wellbeing? This is the podcast for you.

Average Episode Length: 45 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify

Must-Hear Episodes: How to Stop Feeling “Not Good Enough” | How to Learn Faster, Improve Your Memory and Be More Productive | Building Your Bravery Muscle

8. RISE Podcast with Rachel Hollis

RISE Podcast with Rachel Hollis fro Girl Wash Your Face and Girl Stop Apologizing.
RISE Podcast with Rachel Hollis

You already love her bestsellers “Girl, Wash Your Face” and “Girl, Stop Apologizing,” now listen to self-help badass Rachel Hollis as she shares tactical tools to help you improve your life and business. Bonus: she also has a couples podcast with her husband called RISE Together.

Average Episode Length: 45 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify

Must-Hear Episodes: How to Change Your Mindset with Gretchen Rubin | Finding a Bigger Dream with Ed Mylett | The Most Important Things I do Every Year

9. Earn Your Happy by Lori Harder

Lori Harder and Earn Your Happy inspiring and motivational podcast for women to help you crush your goals
Earn Your Happy Podcast with Lori Harder

If you want someone to tell it like it is, Lori’s podcast is the one for you. Lori Harder is a three-time fitness world champion, cover model, and entrepreneur who is here to help you overcome your fears and work towards that life you want. Earn Your Happy is the upbeat, motivational podcast to get you moving today.

Average Episode Length: 15, 30, and 60 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify

Must-Hear Episode: Can’t is a Choice | 3 Ways to Turn Your Fear into Power | Your That B***- Own Your Confidence and Get Everything You Want

10. The Melissa Ambrosini Show

The Melissa Ambrosini Show Podcast is one of the top 10 most inspiring female podcasts that will help you achieve your goals and improve your life
The Melissa Ambrosini Show

Your weekly dose of motivation every Monday. Most of her episodes remind me of a quick, helpful pep talk. Melissa is the author of “Mastering Your Mean Girl” and “Open Wide.” Her podcast is all about inspiring you to live your healthiest and most fulfilling life. Aside from her Monday motivation episodes, she also has inspiring guests join in to discuss various wellness and life topics.

Average Episode Length: 7 minutes and 75 minutes

Where to Listen: Apple | Stitcher | Spotify

Must-Hear Episodes: How to Turn a Setback into a Comeback | Take Charge of Your Life | Prove Nothing


Need a little more goal-crushing inspiration? Read our Lavender Life Blog post about how to stick to your New Year’s resolutions all year long.


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2 Comments

  1. Thank you for sharing this awesome list of podcasts. I look forward to listening to words of wisdom from a few I hadn’t heard of.

  2. Dash says:

    Thanks for sharing! great list!

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