If you want some company in audio form, these podcasts will surely feel like a reassuring conversation from one woman to another.
At a point in your adult life, there comes a remarkable moment when you finally realize that adulting has never been this real. Whether it’s a big career move or your payday duties, the reality sinks in and you’ll just feel it.
Part of navigating through adulthood is also accepting that change is always constant. This includes people and their priorities, which is why social media posts on formally scheduling catch-up sessions with your friends may seem like a joke until they actually happen to you.
Loneliness is indeed part of the growth package that maturity comes with, but worry not. It’s really part of the process. If you are in dire need of company and your friends are busy with their own stuff, podcasts can be your new friend.
With that, here are some Filipina-led podcasts that will feel like a friend’s presence in the form of comforting dialogues and some tough love conversations.
Your pre-slumber thoughts can make all the difference, and voice talent and podcaster Inka Magnaye is here to ease your mind into sleep. The podcast is a perfect way to make sense of your emotions as you get ready to tuck in for the night.
Sex, sexuality, and pleasure may seem like a three-in-one Pandora’s box that until now, the country has yet to fully open. But sisters Isabelle and Ava Daza initiate the discourse on these topics with their guests.
Entrepreneur Angely Dub has gone places and even arranged the travel of celebrities like Kathryn Bernardo and Julia Barretto through her business, Access Travel. Meanwhile, her podcast is a culmination of all her reflections from her own journey, not just from one country to another, but also from one life experience to the next.
Content creator Hannah Pangilinan takes on holistic health while answering common questions of not just her Gen Z listeners, but millennials as well. This podcast can enrich your approach to the mundane things in life that accumulate to bigger decisions.
What started out as a self-help book in 2014 has grown into a vlog series—and now, a podcast! Host and writer Bianca Gonzalez-Intal is here to help you answer your life’s how-to’s with a balance of her guests’ insights, as well as her own. From doctors to business owners and celebrities, the podcast serves as a one-stop for your “how” needs.