01/08/2015 08:39 am ET Updated Jan 08, 2015

15 Podcasts That Will Leave You Pondering Life's Big Questions

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It's no secret that the constant connectivity made possible by technology can leave us feeling disconnected from ourselves. And there's no better time than now to re-establish that inward connection by using the powers of technology for good.

As paradoxical as it sounds, certain forms of technology, including podcasts, can help us tune into ourselves while remaining "plugged in." And in the world of podcasts, mindfulness is now a legitimate subgenre.

Here are 15 free podcasts that encourage you to think deeply, live in the moment and get to know your true self.

15 Podcasts That Will Leave You Pondering The Big Questions In Life