Sleep Podcasts

3 Great Sleep Podcasts

Podcasts are becoming more popular.  There are lots of genres choose from. From comedy to true crime, although we do not recommend the latter just before bed! We have been exploring some highly rated podcasts and we have narrowed down our top 3 below.

Planet Sleep

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Planet Sleep’s podcast host Josh Thomas has put his soothing voice to great use. He creates a truly relaxing and immersive expierience. Combining soothing music and the tranquil sounds of nature. Whilst the content is not currently being renewed, the topics that are available to choose from range from space to spiritual journeys. As a result, we think this is a great podcast to listen to before bed.

4.8 stars on Apple Podcasts

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Boring Books for Bedtime

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Usually this wouldn’t be the most tempting title for a podcast. But if you are looking for something to put you to sleep then what could be better! Released weekly, the hosts use slow pace and monotonous tones to bore you to sleep. Mind numbing topics include art needlework and household management.

4.5 stars on Apple Podcasts

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Slow Radio – BBC Radio 3

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Slow Radio is a celebration of soothing sounds. Listen to the calming tones of nature and the sounds of the earth. Episode topics do vary, but focus manly on nature. For instance, the ‘whale song’ is known to help you drift off into a peaceful sleep. Described as an escapist podcast, offering more than just ASMR.

4.6 stars on Apple Podcasts

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For more helpful tips on how to promote mindfulness and better sleep check out our blog on meditation and Sleep.