Over Christmas, it's nice to be able to catch up on a podcast or two when you're in need of some rest and relaxation.


In each episode of the podcast, we talk to an interesting guest about a wellness topic, covering everything from sleep to yoga and nutrition.

We've rounded up our top 5 episodes from the In The Moment podcast in 2018 for you to listen to, including an interview with author Matt Haig, Marianne Power's year of self help and how to eat mindfully.

Listen on Apple Podcasts/iTunes, Spotify, Acast, Stitcher and most major podcast providers, or listen online below.

Notes on a Nervous Planet author Matt Haig
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Matt Haig on why modern life is making us stressed

Why is modern life making us so anxious? That's the topic author Matt Haig addressed in his latest book, Notes on a Nervous Planet.

In this episode, we chatted about anxiety triggers, the benefits and perils of social media and much more.

Marianne Power, author of Help Me
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My year of self help with Marianne Power

Journalist Marianne Power decided that her life needed to change, so she set herself a radical – and surprising – challenge.

She lived by a different self help book every month for a whole year and had some interesting adventures along the way.

Natalie Lue

How to stop being a people-pleaser with Natalie Lue

Do you find it hard to say no when someone asks you to do them a favour? You could be a people-pleaser.

In The Moment Magazine columnist Natalie Lue shares her advice to help you assert yourself at home and at work.

Dr Nerina Ramlakhan

Why can't I sleep? Sleep expert Dr Nerina Ramlakhan shares her tips

If you have trouble sleeping, then you should definitely listen to this episode. Dr Nerina Ramlakhan talks about the science of sleep and what you can do to get more rest.

Marcus Ahmad

How to eat more mindfully with Francine Russell

When you're starting on your self care journey, it's good to focus on the basics. Improving our diet and how we eat can make a big difference to your wellbeing.


In this episode, Francine explains how mindful eating can help you develop a greater appreciation of your food and where it comes from.