Our Fav Mental Health Podcasts
The Positive Psychology Podcast
The Positive Psychology Podcast works to bridge the gap between science + life by talking about all sorts of topics like mindfulness, gratitude, positive emotions + relationships. The podcast is hosted by Kristen Truempy, who discusses “positive psychology” a branch of psychology that focuses on helping people become happier. Who doesn’t want that?
Terrible, Thanks for Asking
Nora McInerny hosts this weekly podcast where she brings on different guests to discuss some of the low points of their lives. We hear from authors, athletes, celebrities + others on how they are *really doing* ++ their tips on making it out of these darker times in their lives.
Therapy for Black Girls
Bias is all around us, including in mental health + in therapy. Host Dr. Joy Harden Bradford connects with others who offer their expertise in the specific mental health issues facing women of color. Many of the episodes in 2020 discuss the challenging issues + conversations that need to be had while offering advice.
The Hilarious World of Depression
Obviously mental illness isn’t anything to joke about but this podcast tries to bring lighthearted humor into the mix. The podcast includes conversations between top comedians + the public radio host John Moe. The episodes try to fight against the stigma of this isolating disease, hoping to show listeners that you don’t have to fight depression alone.
The hosts of Mental bring on different guests who share their own mental health journeys in hopes to destigmatize illnesses such as anxiety + depression. The show hopes to host conversations that can be carried on out in the real world to continue normalizing mental health conversations.
- #171: Reflecting on 2020 – I believe that we can come out of the other side with some stigma shaved off with Manya Chylinski
- #86: Depression & Anxiety – It’s taken time but I’ve become great at seeing them coming
- #144: Self Love – It really is a cornerstone to mental health recovery with Dr Shainna Ali
The CHAARG Podcast
The CHAARG Podcast discusses all things CHAARG, fitness, wellness, + LIFE! Be sure to tune in every other week to hear Elisabeth interview unique individuals with topics ranging from health + wellness, to professional development, to friendships + relationships ++ so much more!
Ten Percent Happier
This podcast interviews a variety of guests hosted by Dan Harris. The show strives to cover a wide-range of topics with a focus on research, positive health, meditation, + mental wellbeing.
The Brain Warrior’s Way
The Brain Warrior’s Way is hosted by Dr. Daniel Amen + Tana Amen. The two inspect our brains + how they connect with all things wellness. They dive deep into neuroscience, providing a fascinating educational experience!
Hurdle with Emily Abbate
Hurdle is a wellness-focused podcast hosted by Emily Abbate. Emily chats with a variety of guests about their highest highs, toughest moments, + everything in between!
MOOD with Lauren Elizabeth
The podcast features online personality, Lauren Elizabeth, as she navigates the ups + downs of her week. She keeps it real with new topic discussions + the #MyMOOD advice segment.
- Advice On Jealousy With Friends, Comparing Timelines, Feeling Lost, Toxic Relationships, Being Your Best Self & So Much More
- Dating Advice, Knowing Your Worth, & Family Boundaries with Karamo Brown!
- Loving Your REAL Self, Mental Health On Social Media’s Photoshop Realities & Beauty Standards with Victoria Garrick
Millennial Mental Health Channel
Millennial Mental Health Channel was created by millennials for everyone! The goal is to navigate the world of mental health in a way that is useful + easy to understand!
Cleaning Up the Mental Mess
Dr. Caroline Leaf, a cognitive neuroscientist, author, + mental health expert, aims to provide listeners with practical + scientific tips ++ tools to help you take back control over your mental, emotional, + physical health.
Purely Elizabeth Pumpkin Granola
Purely Elizabeth is our favorite granola ever + this flavor tops our list of fav pumpkin flavored things! Run don’t walk to try it for yourself here!
Cocoa Butter Chapstick
Say goodbye to chapped lips this winter! Cocoa Butter is the BEST chapstick around + the only way to survive Chicago winters!
When Life Gives You Lulu Lemons
A novel spinoff of The Devil Wears Prada, this book is a fun + easy read during the holidays! Grab your copy here + let us know what you think with #CHAARGBookClub!
La Colombe Pumpkin Spice Draft Latte
La Colombe + Pumpkin Spice = all our dreams come true. Haven’t had a La Colombe draft latte yet? Your taste buds will thank us ; ) Grab a pack of 16.
The key to surviving cold + flu season! Vitamin C is our go-to supplement + these packets are perfect for when you’re on the run or traveling. Just add water + drink! Grab a pack here.
Kiehl’s Body Butter
With cooler weather comes dryer skin… but we’ve got you covered! This lotion from Kiehl’s is super moisturizing + a little goes a long way so it lasts forever!
NUMI Golden Milk Latte
Golden milk is full of health benefits, antioxidants, + is pretty much the ultimate cure for any fall blues! You can make it at home just by heating up milk of your choice [our fav is oat!] + adding a teaspoon of Numi’s Golden Latte Mix!
Finally hopping on the letter board trend! These can add decor to any space + you can easily change for the occasion. Grab one here!
Biena Chickpea Snacks
The cure for long study sessions — SNACKS. These roasted chickpeas from Biena are full of protein, delicious, + have a ton of different flavors [try: honey roasted + BBQ]
We’re obsessed with these lights! Perfect for wall decor or to frame a window/door frame in your apartment or dorm room. Grab them here!
There’s not much we love more than a good travel mug… + this one comes in CHAARG blue [+tons of other colors]! ; ) Grab one + take it to those 8AM classes with you. Find it here!
Butternut Squash Soup
The most underrated food of fall — Butternut Squash! There’s a ton of different ways to mix it into your meals but this soup from Minimalist Baker is our fav + so easy to make [plus it’s vegan/gf!].
This scarf is a Lululemon *classic* + has snaps so it can be worn a million different ways AKA it’ll never go out of style! They come out with new colors every season + you can see this year’s here.
Simple Mills Pumpkin Bread Mix
The Simple Mills obsession continues… with Pumpkin Muffins! They are gluten free + can be made vegan. A new fall essential. Grab a box + enjoy.
Blue Q Bag
Packing your lunch everyday can be a drag, so spice it up with a fun bag! The perfect buy for any meal prepper — find yours here.
The fix for tight muscles? A Lacrosse ball! Use it to roll out muscle knots + massage sore areas. Simple but VERY effective. Grab a pack of 6.
Capri Blue Candle
This candle will have your whole room smelling like Anthropologie in 20 minutes + last forever! Count us in! With different sizes + colors — it’s the perfect way to ring in fall. You can get yours here.
We can’t have a fall obsessions list without a fuzzy blanket! Target has great everything but their blankets top our list of essentials. Pick from their wide variety of colors here!
You Are A Badass
If you’ve ever felt stuck or wondered how to level up your life — this book is for you! It’s all about how to raise your vibration + stop doubting yourself [no surprise that we love it!]. Get your copy here!
The secret behind every successful woman — A PLANNER! Passion Planners are great because they have weekly//monthly reflections + you can map out the steps to achieve all your goals this year!
Once Upon A Pumpkin Cookbook
50. Pumpkin. Recipes. A true fall necessity! Even if you’re challenged in the kitchen — this book is full of simple [+ delicious!] recipes to get you in the fall spirit. Grab yours here + be sure to post your creations + tag @CHAARG on Instagram!
Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Butter
Run don’t walk to Trader Joe’s because they have pumpkin EVERYTHING. Pancakes, almond milk, biscotti, salsa, + MORE. This pumpkin butter is one of our fav fall items but we’d recommend just getting one of everything 😉
RX Bar Nut Butter Packets
This is not a drill — RX Bar sells packets of nut butter. They are heaven. They are easy to throw in your bag for a snack. They are perfect in every way. You can even buy a pack of 3 flavors- Regular, Honey Cinnamon, + Vanilla [our fav!].
Aztec Clay Face Mask
Mix with a little water or apply cider vinegar + this clay mask will completely clear your pores! You only need 10 minutes for this mask to purify your skin + have it feeling silky smooth! Plus you only need a small amount so it lasts FOREVER.
We’ve been grabbing these *delicious* granola bars on busy days or to fuel up before a workout — they’re grain- + gluten-free, ++ are amazing crumbled up + sprinkled over yogurt. Grab them here!
Juice Beauty Cleanser
This one is also on our list of our favorite “green beauty” products here! We’re all for a clean cleanser that smells incredible. Check it out here!
Adidas Running Shoes
From running to class to running at the gym — these shoes are our go-to! Find them in tons of different colors… + get them in only two days ; ). Find them here!
Sanuk Flip Flops
We will be LIVING in these flip flops this summer. The bottoms literally feel like you’re standing on a really thick, cushy yoga mat… pure heaven! Grab them here — there are tons of colors to choose from!
Traveling this 4th of July? Say hello to our go-to road trip snacks. Sure, granola bars are great, but granola bites are a lot more fun ; ) Grab them in multiple flavors here!
This is a fun, easy read that anyone would enjoy. It tells of a boy’s search for “wordly treasure” that leads to a self-discovery journey… + ultimately, learns to listen to his heart + follow his dream. It’s such a great vacation book! Grab it here.
We love all TonyMoly face masks + this one is no exception. On Amazon, you can buy singles so you can try them all! Make sure you pick up one of the avo masks, they are so refreshing + hydrating for dry, summer skin. Check them out here!
Dealing with sore muscles from the #CHAARGBOOTYCAMP? ; ) We love this foam roller! The best part? It comes in CHAARG blue ; ) Grab one here!
Running season is hereee! There is nothing better than going on a run in the sunshine, but we hate finding little pockets in our leggings/tanks/etc. to store our things. This running belt holds EVERYTHING [+ even fits the iPhone plus!]. Check it out here!
If you haven’t tried a Perfect Bar, we promise you’ll be obsessed. Our favorite? Dark Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter! These are a staple when you’re constantly on the go in the summer. Grab them here!
There is nothing worse than getting dehydrated after a challenging workout or a hot day. These tablets are a lifesaver when it comes to hydration. Plus — they taste AMAZING. Our go-to flavor is the strawberry lemonade. Grab them here!
CHAARG Water Bottle
Speaking of hydration… we’re a little biased, but the CHAARG Water Bottle is a serious obsession ; ). It’s glass [aka much easier to clean!] + can be carried easily with the top handle. Shop here!
Jojoba oil has so many uses + benefits! We use it as a makeup remover, hair mask [hellooo soft + shiny hair!], + in the summer as a moisturizer [more on transitioning your skincare routine to summer here]. Check it out here!
We’re obsessed with these notebooks — they’re perfect for journaling! The best part? You can select your own color/paper combo. Whether you love dotted, plain, or lined paper, you can grab a notebook with that paper style! Grab one here : )
One line a day journal
If you’re not into free-flow journaling + a notebook filled with empty pages intimidates you, try a one line a day journal! This journal has one line for every day of the year, for 5 years. The idea of this is that you can write down any sentence for the day + go back year after year to reflect + see what you’ve written in previous years! Check it out here.
Our team loves these cards [we even pick one every week at our team meeting ; )] — they are full of inspiration + words of wisdom to help you get through the week, or any challenging season of your life. Grab them here!
In light of Earth Day this week, we’re sharing an affordable [+ CHAARG blue ; )] tumbler! It also comes in two other sizes. Grab it here!
Dead Sea Mask
If you struggle with breakouts + clogged pores, we can’t say enough good things about this mask. Plus, the tub is huge + a little bit goes a long way, so it will last you a while! Grab it here : )
If you don’t know how much we love astrology + birth charts, now you know! Lauren from @themodernastrologer just contributed a guest post on the blog that walks you through how to read your birth chart [it is great for beginners!]. Check it out here!
Oatmeal Yogurt Bowls
In Instagram land, we saw @eatsbyames create an “oatmeal yogurt bowl” + we’re hooked. Adding yogurt to your oats will give you extra protein, probiotics, ++ spice up your typical oat recipe! PS — this is an amazing Instagram account to follow for recipes! She is a college student, so her recipes are quick + simple!
We’re sure you’ve seen these reusable, environmentally friendly bags in the kitchen ((we love them for storing produce + frozen fruit!)), but another use for them is traveling! If you’re worried about transporting your shampoo + beauty products on vacation, pack them in one of these! Order our favs here.