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I'm here to serve. My podcast is built on a bedrock of love, a passion for what’s possible and a commitment to be an unstoppable force for good. Through my podcast — I am here to make a difference- in every little way possible; All of my episodes revolve around mental health, spirituality, inspiration, mindfulness, meditation. My commitment is to bring you the very best of what I’m living and learning, while keeping it real and honest as I go.

The Happiness Project Raina Jain

    • Health & Fitness
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I'm here to serve. My podcast is built on a bedrock of love, a passion for what’s possible and a commitment to be an unstoppable force for good. Through my podcast — I am here to make a difference- in every little way possible; All of my episodes revolve around mental health, spirituality, inspiration, mindfulness, meditation. My commitment is to bring you the very best of what I’m living and learning, while keeping it real and honest as I go.

    Ep #105 Minutes of Happiness - The Art of Giving

    Ep #105 Minutes of Happiness - The Art of Giving

    Hello guys! How have you’ll been? How were the last two weeks? I guess this is the first time ever I entirely skipped releasing my podcast episode last week. Thanks for all the patience and support that you’ve been expressing all along. Off lately, I have been caught up with a lot of pressing things at hand and I am also venturing out and expanding on some ideas relating to my work. I will keep you’ll updated about all that is happening very soon. So what made me happy this week?! Umm – tons of moments. But I am going to share the one that’s given me immense joy. Many of you know that I have been working with a Cancer Trust where I practice Art-based therapy with kids who are suffering from Cancer from bone marrow to blood cancer. This is entirely on a pro-bono basis that I have been doing this. Initially, I was sceptical on how all of this would turn out to be but it’s been 8 sessions that I have done so far and well – I can’t begin to explain how incredibly nurturing this experience has been for me. From seeing the kids happy to spending time with them and just having fun. I may sound selfish right now but I absolutely love spending time with them – it really holds me together. It gives me a sense of satisfaction of doing something bigger than myself; of focusing on something that is not about me; something that is real; something that just grounds me and brings me back to myself. You know that feeling when your entire life is sinking – and then you meet these kids who are not sure of how much life they have got; imagine a kid who’s only seen Operation Theatres and Radiation rooms since the age of 5 – and I just don’t understand. Where do they get that courage from? To fight without realising that they are fighting. I remember everyone around me asked me a couple of times, whether am I sure? Am I sure of working with these kids. I understand their concern was majorly that it’s emotionally and mentally draining and I am way too sensitive. And without a single moment of hesitation – I said – for the first time I know what am I doing and why am I doing it. And yes, I am immensely sensitive but why can’t I use that as my strength and allow myself to step out of my comfort zone and use my sensitivity as an opportunity to connect with them at a deeper level. Why not?! I think the entire purpose of me doing what I am doing is getting to start becoming clear. Clear in my thoughts. Clear in my intention and absolutely clear at heart. I don’t know what else is above all this? So well, there is no bigger thing than giving. Giving solely with a heart of giving.

    And just like Gautama Buddha says, ‘before giving, the mind of the giver is happy; while giving, the mind of the giver is made peaceful; and having given, the mind of the giver is uplifted.

    I hope this week you simply try to give. Without expecting. Without holding yourself back and see how pure joy amplifies in your life.

    I hope you’ll have an incredibly giving week. And I will see you’ll next week. Stay well, and just experience the joy of ‘life’ itself.


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    • 8 min
    Ep #104 Minutes of Happiness - Be Kind

    Ep #104 Minutes of Happiness - Be Kind

    I hope you guys have heard my previous episode where I was interviewed by Global Women Power. In case you haven’t please listen to the 103rd episode on THP podcast. Well, this week for me was pretty exciting – from a random road trip to Rajasthan with my family to my sister surprising us all by coming back from London. We have all been having such quality family time together – I feel so blessed. It’s certainly the little things in life that matters so much. And since it was the festive season, it added so much of joy! So if there’s something that I would like to share is that sometimes we take a lot of experiences and people for granted and we fail to value all of this that we have. Everything will pass by us in a brink of a moment. So, say I love you often, be kind every day, let gratitude be a way of life, let ingenuity sparkle through your eyes, set at intention when you see 11:11, hug tightly, and most importantly believe that every single thing you do – do it with sheer grace! Life is too short to be living any other way.


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    • 6 min
    Ep #103 Minutes of Happiness - Interviewed on Global Women Power

    Ep #103 Minutes of Happiness - Interviewed on Global Women Power

    Global Women Power interviews Raina Jain and gets to know about her inspiring journey “Walk your walk“. Sometimes all you require is some time off to know what you really want to do in life. Don’t be afraid to take risks! Disha Raicha ( Head of Operations) interviewing Raina Jain! Check out the entire video interview here - https://linktr.ee/happinessproject
    'Walk your walk. Don't think of who is ahead of you and who is behind you. Focus on your own journey because it's unique to you. Embrace who you are and find pride in it'. - Raina Jain

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    • 16 min
    Ep #102 Minutes of Happiness - Living Life On Purpose

    Ep #102 Minutes of Happiness - Living Life On Purpose

    So this week for me was so purposeful. Every single interaction during the week have been so so meaningful. I love every single thing that I am doing. And trust me, all of this didn’t come easy. Honestly, a lot of us have been through a point in life where everything seems to have reached a slump where nothing is meaningful anymore. I have had that time in my life too where I was working day in and day out – for nothing! I mean not nothing but you know what I mean – it wasn’t fulfilling at all.
    But the moment I had that realization – I started reading and researching and soon came across a podcast by Jay Shetty, ‘On Purpose’ – where he mentioned the three step process that I have been following for the past two years which has tremendously changed my life;  1) Deeply get to know yourself 2) What do you love to learn & teach 3) Go outside of your comfort zone with your strengths.
    Look listen - your purpose is with you the entire time. You just have to align yourself with it. This means that you become present, and so in tune with who you are in the present moment that you have no choice but to notice that you’ve had what you’ve been looking for in your hands the entire time.
    And if there’s something that made me happy this week is to allow myself to trust myself. Constantly create experiences that are making me happy and these experiences give me the validation that ‘I am exactly where I am supposed to be’; ‘I’m doing exactly what I am supposed to do with my life’. I feel it so deeply in my gut. And I also see that shift happening in my clients, that energy exchange. It’s happening. For real! And trust me, there’s nothing more that will light my soul of fire more than knowing that someone somewhere is being helped; that I am able to create that ripple effect of positive transformation in their lives. I sleep with so much satisfaction, contentment and gratitude every single day. I love love love my life! I truly feel so full and complete. My heart is full – and I am in love – yes, with my life. I feel like I am finally making the most of myself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibilities into flames of achievement.
    All I hope, wish and pray is that you feel the same way – and you love your life as much as I do and even more

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    • 8 min
    Ep #101 Minutes of Happiness - #advicefrommom "Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew”

    Ep #101 Minutes of Happiness - #advicefrommom "Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew”

    Hello and welcome back to THP podcast! I am your host Raina Jain, a Psychologist, Podcaster and a Content Writer. For the one’s who don’t know – I am talking to you from Bombay – a city of dreams: that’s what they say but I do intend to settle down somewhere in the hills!
    I am here to add value to your life. I started this podcast with an intention to serve, to help and to be of purpose to the community and do something for the greater good. Along the way, creating content on this podcast has merely taught me the value of connection, consistency, altruism and an acceptance of ‘what is’. So what is happiness? A box full of chocolates, pretty roses, puppies, a solo trip in a Mediterranean country,    a pent house in NYC. I don’t know! I don’t know what exactly is Happiness. It could mean a lot of things to a lot of people. It can be momentary or something that lasts a bit longer: or maybe a state of being! Look I am not here to answer that question but I am definitely here to plant those seeds in your mind that will get you reflect on this very question of ‘What is Happiness’? I typically learn through the process of elimination in my life – by doing certain things and knowing that this is what I don’t want to do or this is what is not going to make me happy. Even though I don’t know what makes me happy yet, I know what doesn’t make me happy for sure. So that way I am getting closer to being my authentic self and finding my authentic purpose and if that means shedding my old self – SO BE IT! I am at least honest with myself. And that’s what matters. I hope that you find your ‘why’ behind everything that you do and find your individual consciousness that threads your life together so you can instantly spot that glow in the centre of your being.
    I am now introducing ‘Minutes of Happiness’ on THP podcast!
    I am so excited to announce that we have now completed 100 episodes on the podcast. And ah, it’s been an incredible journey. So this has been on my mind for a very long time. Not just for ya’ll but even for me to find joy in the little things! The little things in life matter most. However, we get so caught up in the big moments that we don't see them. In today's fast-paced, forward-thinking world, it's easy to forget about the little things in life. So, for the next few minutes, let’s slow down and enjoy the beauty of a few minutes of happiness.
    I hope through minutes of happiness you’re able to make happiness a habit so that it becomes a permanent part of your personality and you’re able to keep getting in touch with the bliss body within you.
    “Don’t Bite Off More Than You Can Chew”

    I was having a conversation with my mom today in the evening and I shared with her about how overwhelmed I have been with an insane amount of work pressure. And all she said was, ‘don’t think about how much work you have to finish - JUST DO IT AND MOVE AHEAD’ So often we are stuck in the mental jabber that hinders our progress and things like these just hit you to the core and changes your entire thought process! I can’t thank her enough; I love you mom - I don’t say this enough and I couldn’t express it to you in person (even though we spent an entire evening together). But I truly do ❤️ Guess, social media doesn’t do all things bad, does it?!

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    • 6 min
    Ep #100 Managing Stress and Anxiety with Shirley Billson

    Ep #100 Managing Stress and Anxiety with Shirley Billson

    Welcome to the 100th episode on The Happiness Project podcast. Well, today’s episode is more around managing Stress and anxiety with Shirley Billson. And we would all agree about how anxiety has kind of been a part of our daily lives. So how do we manage our stress? How do we take some control of our lives in this chaos and uncertainty? I am so sure that you have so many questions – like I mentioned earlier, feel free to get in touch with me. Let’s start a conversation! Most people experience stress and anxiety from time to time. Stress is any demand placed on your brain or physical body. People can report feeling stressed when multiple competing demands are placed on them. The feeling of being stressed can be triggered by an event that makes you feel frustrated or nervous. Anxiety is a feeling of fear, worry, or unease. It can be a reaction to stress, or it can occur in people who are unable to identify significant stressors in their life. Stress and anxiety are not always bad. In the short term, they can help you overcome a challenge or dangerous situation. 
    However, if stress and anxiety begin interfering with your daily life, it may indicate a more serious issue. If you are avoiding situations due to irrational fears, constantly worrying, or experiencing severe anxiety about a traumatic event weeks after it happened, it may be time to seek help. Learning to cope with stress can require some trial and error. What works for your best friend might not work for you. 
    It’s important to build your own stress reduction toolkit so that you have more than one strategy to implement when stress kicks in.
    • Relaxation breathing: The single best thing you can do when under stress is to engage in deep breathing. Practice this strategy when you’re calm so that you know how to use it when you’re under pressure. Inhale for a count of four, hold for four, and exhale for four. Repeat. 
    • Practice mindfulness: Sure, there’s an app for that, but the best way to practice mindfulness is to disconnect from your digital world and reconnect with your natural world for a specific period of time each day. Take a walk outside and use the opportunity to notice your surroundings using all of your senses. 
    • Get moving: Daily exercise releases feel-good chemicals in your brain. Making exercise a daily habit can buffer you from negative reactions to stressful events. 
    • Keep a journal: Writing down your best and worst of the day helps you sort through the obstacles and focus on what went right. It’s normal to experience ups and downs on any given day. 
    • Get creative: There’s a reason adult coloring books are so popular – they work. Whether you’re drawing, coloring, writing poetry, or throwing paint on a wall, engaging in a creative hobby gives your mind a chance to relax. 
    • Crank up the tunes: Listening to slow, relaxing music decreases your stress response (just as fast-paced music pumps you up for a run). 
    Listen to the entire episode here - https://open.spotify.com/episode/1IBee8pkbfxMTF34w8e3FY?si=r-oqZhLxQZG8IOaXGvD45Q&dl_branch=1

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    • 32 min

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