The Mel Robbins Podcast

The Mel Robbins Podcast

You can change your life and Mel Robbins will show you how. Mel Robbins is one of the world’s most widely booked and followed podcast hosts and authors. She’s trusted by the world’s leading brands and medical professionals who use her research-backed tools and strategies in clinical and corporate settings. She’s amassed millions of followers online, with her videos going viral almost daily. 143 Studios Inc., her female-led media company, produces provocative and award-winning content with unprecedented results: millions of books sold, billions of video views, seven #1 audiobooks, and original courses and programming for clients like Starbucks, JP Morgan Chase, LinkedIn, Spotify, Headspace, and Audible. Mel’s work has been translated into 41 languages, her podcast is syndicated in 194 countries, and her TEDx Talk is one of the most viewed of all time. A New York Times bestselling author and self-publishing phenom, Mel’s work includes The High 5 Habit and The 5 Second Rule. Most importantly, her science-backed tools and relatable advice have changed the lives of millions of people worldwide. Despite all this, Mel is one of the most down-to-earth and caring people you’ll ever meet. The person you see every day online is exactly the same in real life. Probably because she learned everything she teaches the hard way: by first screwing up her own life, and out of necessity, discovering the tools and research that transformed her life and got her to where she is today. In The Mel Robbins Podcast, Mel gets more personal than ever, welcoming you into her life and taking you behind the scenes in real time. Every episode is packed with deeply relatable topics, tactical advice, hilarious screwups, compelling conversations, and the tools and inspiration you need to create a better life. Tune in and buckle up – your life is about to change. New episodes of The Mel Robbins Podcast drop every Monday and Thursday. To learn more about Mel, go deeper into every episode, find the resources and research she mentions, or submit a topic or question, check out


May 20, 2024 56 mins

Today, an absolute powerhouse is here to give you the key to living a longer, happier, healthier, and more meaningful life. 

“I’m 86, but I look and feel 57,” says Mel’s mother-in-law, Judie Robbins. 

Judie is the most happy, alive, vibrant, and well-connected person Mel knows. 

She’s back on the podcast and is sharing her best life advice and all new secrets for longevity, vitality, and how to create a long and happy life that you ac...

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Do you want to know how to deal with difficult people? 

What about if that difficult person in your life is a parent, boss, ex, child, or partner? 

Today, renowned psychologist and narcissism expert Dr. Ramani Durvasula is here to give you the tricks you need to master to live a more peaceful life.

This episode is your masterclass on how to identify and heal from toxic people.

Dr. Ramani will teach you how to not only deal with people ...

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Today, you’ll learn the skill of self-confidence. 

This episode is a masterclass in how to believe in yourself, no matter what obstacles you face. 

Mel will share the 7 truths you need to hear about confidence and the art of being truly yourself.

After listening, you will know exactly what to do to discover your authentic self (at any age), boost your self-esteem, and achieve really cool things. 

For more resources, click here for the ...

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In today’s episode, you’ll learn 6 simple mind and body hacks that play a huge role in your success, happiness, and health. 

One of the top psychology experts and professors in the world, Dr. Adam Alter, is here to reveal the simple things in your day to day life that influence how you think, feel, and behave. 

Dr. Alter is a New York Times bestselling author and a renowned researcher and professor at NYU’s Stern School of Business. 


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Today, a top menopause doctor is here to give you the science and facts on menopause and hormone replacement therapy that your doctor isn’t telling you.

This episode is a must listen because you’ll learn EXACTLY what to do to feel like yourself again.

Dr. Jen Gunter, MD, is known as the internet’s best Ob/Gyn. She is a double board-certified, fellowship-trained medical doctor and a fierce advocate for women’s health. 

She says you des...

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Today’s episode is a wake-up call. 

The reality is that time is passing you by.

If you want to live a more meaningful, successful, and happy life, you need to get serious about the amount of time you have with your loved ones, because it’s limited. 

And unfortunately, today’s topic is something that is often not realized until it’s too late in life.

After you listen to today’s episode, you’ll learn exactly what you can do to make the m...

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In today’s episode, you’re going to learn about something important and rarely discussed that specifically impacts busy people and high achievers.

Just ask yourself:

- Do you just have coffee for breakfast, because a real meal would slow you down?

- Do you eat lunch while you work, instead of taking a break?

- Do you mindlessly scroll before going to bed because your mind is too busy?  

- Do you take on extra work because you think, “I’...

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In this episode, you’ll learn the best expert advice Mel is using right now.

For this one-of-a-kind episode of The Mel Robbins Podcast, Mel hand-picked the top 5 most impactful, insightful, and exciting pieces of advice and rules for life ever shared by her guests. 

Listen as experts give you their best advice that will transform your health, stop anxiety, make you more money, improve your confidence, show when someone is lying to yo...

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Do you want to know how to talk to anyone with ease and confidence? 

In this episode, you will learn science-backed psychological tricks to be more successful, charismatic, and influential today.

Vanessa Van Edwards is the founder of The Science of People, a behavior lab that studies high achievers and the science of confidence and body language. 

Her research proves that anyone can learn these practical skills and become a more succe...

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This one idea will change how you think about your entire life. 

Today, you are getting a step-by-step guide to overcoming any challenge that comes your way. 

Mel is sharing one tool that has profoundly helped her and the 4 simple steps that help you apply this concept in your own life.

This singular tool allows you to:

-  Find your purpose

-  Change how you think about the past

-  Move towards your truest potential

If you can’t stop proc...

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Do you want to be happier every day and live a more meaningful life? 

In this episode, you’re getting the research, the secrets, and some very surprising takeaways from the #1 happiness expert, Dr. Tal Ben-Shahar. 

He has taught 2 of the most popular courses in Harvard’s history, and today you are getting a front row seat in one of his lectures. 

Grab a pen and paper, because class is in session. 

He is here to share all of the groundb...

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Don’t allow your life to be controlled by these 5 things.

In today’s episode, Mel reveals the 5 surprising things that you waste time and energy on right now.

You’ll be surprised by the sneaky things that are holding you back.

Here’s the thing: When you try to control everything, you can't focus on anything that's truly important.

By the end of this episode, you’ll learn the simple shifts that help you make room for the things that rea...

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Today, you are getting a step-by-step guide on how to change your brain so that it helps you get what you want. 

Joining Mel today is Dr. Tara Swart Bieber, MD, PhD. She has a medical degree from Oxford and a PhD from King's College London, and is a senior lecturer at MIT. 

This #1 neuroscientist will teach you how you can trick your brain into manifesting your goals and desires and use manifesting as a tool for success, happiness, a...

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In today’s episode, Mel shares the one question that will determine your next six months (and reveal who you really are). Then, you’ll learn how to go from thinking about what you want to taking action and making it happen.

The free companion workbook to this episode can be found at

Along with your workbook, Mel has created 2 video trainings to help you feel inspired, energized, and in control again.

Mel c...

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This one study will change how you think about your entire life.

Today, you’re getting the definitive answer to this powerful question:

What makes a good life?

There is nothing more important than this conversation. Because by the time you are done listening, your life won’t be the same. 

In this episode, you’re getting the research, the secrets, and some very surprising takeaways from an 86-year-long study at Harvard. The Harvard Stud...

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In today’s episode, you’ll learn 3 surprising steps to help you unlock the unlimited power of your mind, grounded in exciting research.

You were meant to see this today.

There is a reason you need to listen.

You can feel inspired, energized, and in control again, if you know how to turn on your mind’s superpowers.

Your mind has unlimited potential, and there are larger possibilities available to you, but you haven’t been taught how to ...

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Today you’re learning the best relationship advice no one ever tells you.

Because the BEST relationships start with better conversations.

Nobody teaches you that.

If you’ve ever been in a situation where family and friends don’t agree with you, or they don’t like the direction you’re taking your life, it’s frustrating.

Not knowing how to deal with that can damage relationships with people you love.

Today’s episode will teach you how to ...

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In today’s episode, you’ll learn 3 simple yet profound science-backed strategies that will change your life, and you’ll feel the difference as soon as you start using them.

These tiny decisions will instantly boost your energy as soon as you wake up, so that you OWN your mornings and start your day feeling incredible.

They will make you healthier, improve your relationships, make you more productive, and strengthen your mindset in ju...

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Today's episode is a MUST listen. You won't believe what the latest research is saying about menopause. And you're likely not getting what you need to know from your doctor. 

Did you know perimenopause can begin as early as your 30’s? Or that symptoms can include frozen shoulder, joint pain, ear ringing, migraines, and body odor?

Today, the #1 menopause doctor tells you everything she knows so you can stop guessing and KNOW how to st...

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In today’s episode, you’re going to learn 4 pieces of advice that will help you act confident when you're stressed, be fearless under pressure, reach your potential, and unlock the magic in your life.

If you can’t stop procrastinating, are battling self-doubt, or you just need a reminder that you’re stronger than you think, then this is the episode for you.

And if you know someone who’s not living up to their potential because they k...

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