Needing motivation for the New Year? Here's some easy listening...

A list of short, popular podcasts designed to break up the 2015 pity party and light your jets for 2016... We sampled them, so you don't have to!

1.) The Daily Boost

Entrepreneur Scott Smith hosts The Daily Boost - billed as the world's most popular daily motivation program. Short daily episodes provide insight into many daily struggles that we all face in our careers and our lives. Master life skills like lifestyle design, balance, communication, career advancement and enjoy more success.

Listen to The Daily Boost

Duration: 10 minutes

2) How can Drive make you a Success?

Sourced from the TED Radio Hour radio (a radio series of highlights from popular TED talks), this is a 13 minute talk presented by motivational speaker Tony Robbins that you won't regret listening to! Tony makes it his business to know why we do the things we do and in this talk he discusses the "invisible forces" that motivate everyone's actions...

Click here for How can Drive make you a Success? Or to subscribe to the TED Radio Hour on iTunes click HERE.

3) Face to Face with Success

A series of bite-sized interviews with prominent, and very successful guest. Some are more than just a little controversial but ALl are interesting! Expect perspectives on overcoming adversity to attain success coming from areas you might not first expect - a divorce attorney (Billy Gundelfinger!), a kwaito dj (Oskido!), an ad agency exec (Mike Abel!) and a ceramic artist (Andile Dyalvane!)...

Access Face to Face with Success

Duration: 10 minutes

4) The School of Greatness

Entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author and former US pro athlete Lewis Howes has access to some of the most brilliant business minds, world class athletes and influential celebrities on the planet. He has sat down with them to help you find out what makes great people great. And so that by listening, you too can be inspired to be great!

Click here to access The School of Greatness

Duration: Varied

5) Dr Helgo Schomer's life advice

Alongside a distinguished career in academia Dr Helgo Schomer built a private practice counselling burnt-out professionals, elite athletes, overburned caregivers and struggling families. His half-hour weekly chats with Redi Tlhabi and her listeners is a highlight for many. And his live events of life coaching are sold out long before they happen! Now you can navigate some of the best of those chats with Redi Tlhabi below...

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