TAP 240 - Kaia Roman - How To Find Joy In 30 Days


This week I chat with Kaia Roman about how she went from burn out in a start up environment to putting herself first and taking 30 days to find joy in her life.  Kaia then with encouragement from friends decided to write it all down and share it with the world. 

Kaia Roman is the author of the new book, The Joy Plan (Sourcebooks, July 11, 2017). She teaches Mindfulness to elementary school students in Santa Cruz, California and is a blogger for mindbodygreen and other sites. She writes about how she went from joyless and anxious to grateful and optimistic so she can remember how she did if she forgets. For everyday joy and mindfulness tips, sign up for Kaia’s newsletter at TheJoyPlan.com.

Kaia's book on amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Joy-Plan-Complaining-Ridiculous-Happiness/dp/1492648760/ref=la_B06VSW62S4_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1491264616&sr=1-1

Kaia's site: http://www.thejoyplan.com/

In this episode you will learn:

  • How Kaia became very stressed while building her start up
  • Why she decided to take 30 days to find joy
  • How she found more joy in her life
  • Her book is all about the things that she tested
  • Why she didn't like meditating
  • What Kaia does instead of meditating
  • How important sleep is to our wellbeing
  • How Kaia changes negative to positive
  • How she changed her social media behaviours 
  • How Kaia talks about mindfulness to schools


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