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7 podcasts to help inspire change and build new habits

What really inspires us to make positive changes, and build new, sustainable habits? It’s easy to feel a spark of momentary motivation, but all too often, our initial enthusiasm fades and fizzles out as quickly as it first began.

Transforming our habits is a process that takes time, effort, and continued work to see lasting progress. Hypnotherapy can be a positive way of learning and implementing the new thought processes and ideas needed to help us keep these changes in a successful and meaningful way.

If you are considering hypnotherapy, discovering more about the different types available and how they can help can be a great starting point. But if you’re not a huge fan of reading or are short on time, wading through so many articles can feel cumbersome and daunting.

We’ve put together a list of great podcasts from hypnotherapists, well-being practitioners, counsellors, and more, to introduce you to some of the different areas where hypnosis may be able to help you make changes - big and small - in your life.


7 podcasts to learn more about hypnotherapy

Brain Software with Mike Mandel

Available on iOS, Android and online

Learn more about how hypnotherapy and hypnosis can help make specific changes and improvements across a broad variety of common issues and challenges you may be facing in your personal or professional life. 

Running since late 2011, the Brain Software podcast tackles all things related to hypnosis, self-hypnosis, neuro-linguistic programming (NLP), self-improvement, and more. Co-hosts Chris Thompson and award-winning hypnotist Mike Mandel help listeners learn simple ways to improve their assertiveness, boost confidence, promote relaxation, and so much more, in dedicated episodes released twice a month.

Awaken the Mind: The NLP & Hypnosis Guide

Available on iOS, Android, YouTube and online

For professionals looking for inspiration, meaning, and to discover more about different methods that may be able to help them achieve their goals and succeed in their careers. 

Aiming to inspire professionals to pursue their passions, host David Youhas is a hypnotherapist, master NLP practitioner and Time Line Therapist. In each episode, David speaks with fellow experts to talk about the different processes they use, lessons they have learnt, and the impact these hypnosis techniques have had on individuals.

I am. I have 

Available on iOS, Android, Spotify and online

Be inspired by true stories of people’s journeys with mental health, and hear advice and tips from experienced industry veterans in hypnotherapy, counselling, life coaching, nutrition, and more.

From Happiful, creators of Happiful Magazine and Hypnotherapy Directory comes a mental health podcast all about how our experiences with mental illness may affect us, but do not define who we are. Focusing on the power of talking and the benefit of presenting your whole self to the world, host Lucy Donoughue speaks with a range of celebrities, influencers, and individuals about how mental health and well-being has impacted their lives.

With special guests including counsellors, nutritionists, life coaches, and hypnotherapists, each season brings a new wealth of personal experiences and helpful tips to help listeners make positive changes in their lives.

Check out episodes with Hypnotherapy Directory member, advanced clinical hypnotherapist Fiona Lamb on how hypnosis can help you stop smoking and change habits for good, or listen in to find out more about hypnotherapy for a better night’s sleep.

Relaxation Hypnosis for Stress, Anxiety and Panic Attacks

Available on iOS, Android and online

Discover ways to reduce feelings of stress and anxiety with the help of hypnosis. 

Hosted by hypnotist, counsellor, master NLP practitioner and podcaster Jason Newland, each episode aims to help listeners feel calmer and more relaxed in mind and body. Focusing on reducing stress and anxiety, as well as decreasing the severity of panic attacks.

Inspired by his own experiences with stress in the past, Jason uses a combination of hypnotic suggestion and relaxation techniques to help listeners regain a sense of self-belief in their ability to deal with things in a more balanced and relaxed way.

Becoming Mentally Healthy

Available on iOS, Android and online

Try practical advice and tips to build a more mindful mindset and make real changes to your day-to-day life. 

Offering practical tips on how to become mentally healthy, hypnotherapist Paula shares hypnotherapy tools and strategies. Each episode is packed with practical advice focusing on mindfulness, meditation, and hypnosis, and how these can help you to overcome the ever-growing variety of issues that might be affecting your life. From mastering your emotions to tweaking your lifestyle with the help of simple tips and practices, discover how trying something a little bit different can help you to transform your life.

The Kelli Show

Available on iOS, Android, and online

For women looking to undergo a journey of self-discovery.

Focusing on getting women to embrace their wilder side, The Kelli Show podcast is all about conversations on spiritual growth, sexual awakening, and the relentless search for self-discovery. Hosted by Kelli, a hypnosis and reiki practitioner, plant medicine advocate, and women’s circle facilitator, Kelli uses her own experiences with depression, wellness, and spiritual development to help others on their journey for self-discovery.

Hypnotize Me with Dr. Elizabeth Bonet

Available on iOS, Android, and online

Short and speedy episodes to help you understand the basics about how hypnotherapy, mindfulness, and meditation can make a real difference in your life. 

Licensed mental health counsellor and certified hypnotherapist, Dr Elizabeth Bonet shares more about hypnosis, healing, and transformation. Through fast-paced episodes lasting 5-30 minutes, the podcast incorporates elements of mindfulness, hypnosis, meditation, and psychology.

Focusing on a variety of different and meaningful topics, from anger to weight loss, productivity to pain perception, Elizabeth speaks with special guests ranging from fellow hypnotherapists to those who have benefitted from hypnosis themselves.

Hypnotherapy can be an incredible tool that can be used in so many different ways to help with specific issues, to uncover underlying problems we may be unaware of, as well as to help us change our habits for good.

Working with a qualified, experienced hypnotherapist can help you to best identify areas where you may need additional support, to recognise triggers that may have led to current problems or issues developing, as well as to offer one-to-one guidance.

A hypnotherapist can help to answer questions or concerns you may have before you begin undergoing hypnotherapy, as well as adapting sessions to best meet your individual needs.

To find the right hypnotherapist for you, use our advanced search to discover thousands of trained professionals across the UK. Offering in-person, online, and telephone appointments, discover more about how hypnotherapy can help you.

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Bonnie Gifford

Written by Bonnie Gifford

Bonnie Evie Gifford is a Senior Writer at Happiful.

Written by Bonnie Gifford

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