This episode is all about creating joy and strong community, something we’re all longing for about now! I’m here with Radha Agrawal, who is quite simply a force for community-building in the world. She is the co-founder, CEO, and chief community architect of a company called Daybreaker, which is a dance and wellness movement company that serves 28 cities and 5 continents, also now digital. Radha and her team launched something called DOSE by Daybreaker, which is a science-backed platform and even a membership community to cultivate the practice of joy in a science-backed way.
She’s also a successful entrepreneur as the co-founder of Thinx, the famous period panties. You probably heard of those. She’s an author, a speaker, a DJ, an inventor, an investor in many female-owned businesses, and most importantly, a mom!
In this episode, we go deep on how to create and curate more joy in your life, why having poor connections and lack of community is more harmful than alcoholism or obesity, and how to create a solid plan for nurturing those things in your life.
Episode Highlights With Radha Agrawal
- Science-backed ways to increase joy chemicals in the body
- Why self-care practice of fostering joy is so important
- Why Radha recommends breaking up with our cortisol
- How to calculate your mind-body score and make sure you are supporting the brain
- Why having poor connections with people is more harmful than alcoholism or obesity
- Practical steps to fostering strong community (even in a pandemic)
- And more!
Resources We Mention
- Radha Agrawal
- D.O.S.E. 14-day free trial
- Belong: Find Your People, Create Community, and Live a More Connected Life by Radha Agrawal
- The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu
- Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike by Phil Knight
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