Need Comforting? Here Are 3 Pinay-Led Podcasts That Will Feel Like A *Hug*

by Maxine Nava Valdez   |  Jan 25, 2023
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Podcasts have been quite prominent in the Philippines these past years and with so many of them out there, it’s hard to choose which ones will suit your needs and interests. If you are longing for something that feels as warm as your BFF’s hug, then you might find these three women-led podcasts perfect for you. 

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Pausecast with Hannah Pangilinan

There is no doubt that Hannah Pangilinan’s voice is as angelic as her heart which is why she is one of the perfect guides to everything about life. Pausecast centers on the overall well-being of listeners, as stated in the podcast’s description on Spotify. It’s a great companion for when you need to escape the busy world and just pause for a little while before going into battle again. When you listen to her, it will feel like having a heart-to-heart talk with a big sister.

Whatever it is you’re dealing with, take your pick. Pausecast talks about family troubles, coping with transitions in life, self-care, acads, and many more. Fellow Gen Z stars like Donny Pangilinan and Janina Vela have also joined Hannah in previous episodes.

Take a moment to pause and listen here.


girl talk unsupervised

High school best friends Giu Martinez, Lucy Lizares, and Sophie Concio will take you along the journey as they go through college and all the random events in their lives that are worth discussing. Listening to this podcast will feel like you’re right there with them having coffee. Their conversations will remind you of how Lorelai and Rory from Gilmore Girls talk—light-hearted, unfiltered, funny, and sometimes, serious.

You can listen to them here and girlboss in life together.

From Nikki, with Love

Nikki Vicente, this podcast’s host, has an open inbox for you to write letters and share your own stories. In most of her episodes, she shares those letters with the podcast’s growing community of listeners and talks about it in depth. Nikki shares her experiences, thoughts, and life lessons from topics about love, heartaches, mental health, friendships, and just about anything under the sun.

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Listen to her give you some much-needed advice here.


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