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Podcast Spotlight: Looking for a New Show to Listen To? Here’s What’s New in Podcasts This Week!

With so many podcasts being made today, it’s hard to keep up. Luckily, with the help of iHeartRadio’s Podcast Spotlight, you can find something new to listen to every week. Here’s the latest on iHeartRadio podcasts, seasons and episodes.

In honor of Thanksgiving, this week we’re sharing a special edition of our weekly Podcast Spotlight that features a collection of the absolute best in thankfulness and gratitude podcasts. iHeartRadio’s “Gratitude Podcasts” playlist covers everything from the science of gratitude to mindfulness and more. It’s the perfect way to get in the spirit of giving thanks this holiday season! Check out some highlights of what you can expect to hear below, and then listen to the full collection of “Gratitude Podcasts” on iHeartRadio!

First up, you might think you know what it takes to lead a happier life: more money, a better job or Instagram-worthy vacations. Yale professor Dr. Laurie Santos says you’re dead wrong. One of the world’s foremost experts on the science of happiness, her podcast “The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos” investigates the latest research about how to feel more fulfilled in our lives. Listen to this “Grateful Expectations” episode from our “Gratitude Podcasts” playlist to learn the science behind how powerful practicing gratitude can be on your happiness. Then, check out more episodes of “The Happiness Lab with Dr. Laurie Santos” streaming now on iHeartRadio!

This next exploration of the science of gratitude is sure to blow your mind. Join Robert Lamb and Joe McCormick, hosts of the hit science podcast “Stuff to Blow Your Mind,” as they examine the season of thankfulness. What is it about gratitude that is so core to our human experience? Our hosts dig into the history and science around Thanksgiving to help you find out!

Could we curate a “Gratitude Podcasts” playlist without including the popular show “The Gratitude Diaries?” Janice Kaplan’s inspiration podcast explores how gratitude can transform every aspect of life from marriage and friendship to money, ambition, health and well-being. Our featured episode, “Why Gratitude Matters,” is an absolute must-listen for anyone looking to add some gratitude to their everyday life!

We know that practicing gratitude around the holidays often gives us a sense of fulfillment and joy. So, why don’t we do more of it year-round? This next featured episode from “Gratitude Podcasts” looks to answer that question. “On Being with Krista Tippett” is a groundbreaking, Peabody Award-winning podcast about the big questions of meaning in our lives. In this featured episode, she hosts an enlightening conversation with Benedictine monk Br. David Steindl-Rast on the practice of being grateful in every moment.

Last but not least, for those looking for tips on gratitude that is a bit more grounded, check out our curated episode of “The goop Podcast” on being “Selfishly Thankful.” Gwyneth Paltrow and goop's Chief Content Officer Elise Loehnen chat with New York Times best-selling author A.J. Jacobs on how gratitude doesn’t have to be cheesy. Join in the playful banter about what A.J. learned one day by thanking every person involved in producing his morning cup of coffee, and why gratitude just might be the simplest route to happiness for everyone.

Thanks for joining us for this special edition of Podcast Spotlight, featuring highlights from iHeartRadio’s “Gratitude Podcasts” playlist. There are many more thankfulness podcasts to explore in the full collection below! Check back next week for more new podcasts, seasons and episodes you won’t want to miss. And if you still want more podcasts, click over to iHeart’s Podcast Top 100 to stay-up-to-date with the most popular and trending shows!

Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving!