AUDIO CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE SOUL

During the pandemic, I picked up the habit of listening to podcasts while putting my kids to sleep. Below are some of my favorites that kept me going and motivated during this unusual and difficult time. Hope you'll enjoy a bowl of chicken soup for the soul too!

Dr. Sanjay Gupta

For the first time in more than a year, many of us are ready to imagine the next chapter of our lives. Dr. Sanjay Gupta is on a mission to help us approach our new normal mindfully, finding a balance between self-care and productivity, and talking to doctors and researchers about the surprising science behind how we can thrive. It’s time to chase life again.

Angela Han

Fit to Practice is a show about all things Health and Wellness for hard-working lawyers. Each week, lawyer Angela Han talks to lawyers about their health struggles and survival.

Dr. Sonia Kang

For the Love of Work is an aspirational, inspirational and practical guide to self-actualization, as seen through the growing lens of the “employee experience.” This podcast is a playbook for anyone looking for practical solutions to today’s workplace challenges, like how to stand out while working virtually, or how to be resilient in times of change. You’ll also hear about values and social impact in the workplace, how to deal with feedback and foster psychological safety, how to develop and grow your career, and so much more.

Michael Geist

In recent years the intersection between law, technology, and policy has exploded as digital policy has become a mainstream concern in Canada and around the world. This podcast explores digital policies in conversations with people studying the legal and policy challenges, set the rules, or are experts in the field. It provides a Canadian perspective, but since the internet is global, examining international developments and Canada’s role in shaping global digital policy is be an important part of the story. Lawbytes is hosted by Michael Geist, a law professor at the University of Ottawa, where he holds the Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law and where he is a member of the Centre for Law, Technology and Society.

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Hosted by associate Adam Goldenberg, Law in the Time of COVID-19 cuts through the information overload to drive conversations around COVID-19. Listeners receive regular updates, industry insights and legal perspectives, helping to keep them informed and prepared to address the global business implications of the virus.

Adam Diament

Learn the steps of how to patent your invention, from initial concept to issued patent. Host and registered patent attorney, Adam L. Diament, J.D., Ph.D., founder and owner of Diament Patent Law, guides you through the complicated process of patenting your invention. This podcast starts from the beginning of what to do when you first have an idea, all the way through the steps that will hopefully lead to an issued patent. Other intellectual property areas will also be covered, such as trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, and licensing.

Dr. Brian Goldman

The Dose is a weekly look at the health news that matters to you. Dr. Brian Goldman brings you the best science from top experts in plain language. He cuts through the BS and confusion to give you a dose of smart advice that you won’t find anywhere else.

Canadian Bar Association

The Every Lawyer is a Canadian Bar Association podcast to help you navigate the rapidly-changing legal world. Take advantage of trends and get the tools you need to advance your career and be the best version of yourself with actionable guidance and practical tips. Also on The Every Lawyer, we discuss social and political subjects important to all in the legal community.

Myrna McCallum

This podcast serves as your educational resource on trauma-informed lawyering. Through inspiring interviews, courageous conversations and thoughtful commentary, Myrna will shine a light on a critical ethical competency you missed in law school. Trauma-informed lawyering is a do-no-further-harm, relational approach to the practice of law which benefits you, your clients, your colleagues and the legal profession generally. Lawyers, this is the education about trauma, cultural humility, vicarious trauma and trauma-informed lawyering you didn't know you needed.

Adam Grant

Organizational psychologist Adam Grant takes you inside the minds of some of the world’s most unusual professionals to explore the science of making work not suck. From learning how to love criticism to harnessing the power of frustration, one thing’s for sure: You’ll never see your job the same way again.

Shelley Appleby-Ostroff

Are you a lawyer looking to excel in today’s legal profession? Join host Shelley Appleby-Ostroff, legal talent development consultant and writing coach, as she talks to successful lawyers and leading industry experts who share their knowledge, insights, and advice on topics like: increasing productivity; overcoming perfectionism; developing a personal brand; improving communication skills; building client relationships – and much more.