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121: Permission to Feel Joy: How Achieving a Joyful State Improves Your Physical and Mental Health with Loka Pandya
Erin Kinney, naturopathic doctor, naturopathy, functional medicine, food allergies, adrenal stress, genetic testing, hormone testing, nutritional counseling
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121: Permission to Feel Joy: How Achieving a Joyful State Improves Your Physical and Mental Health with Loka Pandya

Permission to Feel Joy: How Achieving a Joyful State Improves Your Physical and Mental Health with Loka Pandya

Wondering how you can find more joy in your life? 

In this episode of The Dr. Kinney Show, I sat down with Loka Pandya, The Chief Joy Officer, to talk about all things joy and how achieving a state of joy can be beneficial to your health and wellness. 

Loka has spent the last 15 years building a multimillion-dollar hospitality business. More importantly, he has invested over a quarter million dollars going to over 40+ retreats in the last 25 years seeking the formula for joy and he found it. He now is on a mission to help inspire the joy that every person has within them.

If you want to change your life, change your state. Getting in a joyful state of mind takes you out of the fight or flight mode, brings you to the present moment, and makes you feel good. Once you get used to feeling that joy, it becomes your default state. 

There are so many physical and mental health benefits to being in a joyful state. In this episode, Loka shares his tips for finding joy every single day and the small practices we can do to find more joy in our lives. 


In Today’s Episode We Discuss: 


  • Loka’s journey and how he found joy
  • The difference between joy and happiness 
  • How Loka finds joy every day 
  • Why joy is so good for you
  • Tips for bringing more joy into your life
  • Why being in the present moment is so important
  • How constant stress impacts your body
  • Small joyful practices you can do when you’re feeling like you need it
  • How we can take inspiration from children
  • The value of a gratitude practice


I hope you enjoyed this conversation with Loka Pandya! This was such a joyful conversation and I hope it inspired you to incorporate some little joyful practices so that you can get in a joyful state more often and improve your overall health. 

If you want to learn more from Loka, make sure to follow him on Instagram! 


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