Episode 6

Published on:

24th Jan 2023

Define Your Purpose

In today’s episode we share the 2nd practice in our 9-part series designed to help you lead a more purposeful life as we explore Ashish’s book, “Hardwired for Happiness: 9 Proven Practices to Overcome Stress and Live Your Best Life,” a modality that walks you through nine simple practices used to change your life in just a few minutes a day.

In an earlier episode, we talked about cultivating self-awareness. 

Today, we explore Defining your Purpose. We will discuss the importance of purpose in our lives and why we all should find and follow it. 

Ashish will reveal the key to unlocking your ikigai, the Japanese secret to a long and happy life and, in the end, he will share an amazing quote that will change your life and inspire you to take the next step in your journey. 

You can integrate meaning into any profession and discover how to find ways to introduce and integrate what you love into where you work and much more.

If you feel stressed, burnt out, disillusioned or even undervalued at work, this episode will help you overcome these issues and start living a happier and more fulfilling life! 


What You’ll Learn in this Show:

  • Why do we need to find purpose and meaning in life?
  • What is the ikigai concept and how we can unlock our ikigai?
  • How to find ways to introduce and integrate what you love into where you work?
  • To find your purpose you have to turn inwards
  • How you can make a difference in the world
  • And so much more...



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Happiness Squad Youtube Channel


Hardwired for Happiness: 9 Proven Practices to Overcome Stress and Live Your Best Life

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About the Podcast

The Happiness Squad
Welcome to Happiness Squad.

This is the podcast dedicated to helping you unlock your full potential by mastering the art and science of happiness.

We bring on the best leading experts on these topics to help you unlock your true potential and live with more joy, health, love, and meaning in your life.

Your host is no other than Ashish Kothari who is on a mission to provide you with an unfair advantage to be the masters of your experience and leaders in your industry.

Get ready to be moved, challenged, and enlightened on this podcast. It may change your life.

Thanks for being here and joining the squad!
Learn more: https://happinesssquad.com/

About your hosts

Ashish Kothari

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Ashish Kothari is the founder and CEO of Happiness Squad, a company focused on democratizing happiness and touching a billion+ lives over the next 20 years and helping them live with more joy, health, love, and meaning.

Prior to founding Happiness Squad and writing his best-selling book “Hardwired for happiness”, Ashish spent 25 years in consulting, including the last 17 at McKinsey and Co, a premier management consulting firm, helping thousands of clients and their organizations achieve breakthrough performance by building new mindsets and capabilities.

Ashish is a trained ontological coach and a lifelong student of human thriving.

Ashish Kothari

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Anil Ramjiani is an experienced senior leader at Nike, Inc., most recently as the Commercial Director managing key athlete partnerships and business with Cristiano Ronaldo, Kylian Mbappe, and Marcus Rashford.

Anil's passion is grounded in empowering people, unlocking potential, and driving performance. He has worked in consulting and corporate across the US, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia acquiring over 20 years of experience in strategy, brand, and general management at IBM, Adidas, and Nike.

He created the podcast and platform Live. Breathe. Believe., to enable reflection, motivation, and inspiration for his peers. #Knowyoutobeyou!