Why We Need Deep and Meaningful Relationships to Achieve Our Goals and Dreams

With Shawn Stevenson

Our friendships are an integral part of who we are and how we evolve. Even though we don’t need each other to survive anymore, we do need each other to thrive. All of the best things in life come from connection, community, and our relationships. 

Today on The Broken Brain Podcast, I’m sharing an interview where I was interviewed by my dear friend, Shawn Stevenson, on his podcast The Model Health Show. In this episode, we talk about how our friendships are the most influential thing on our health, success, and happiness. We discuss how social media has made it easier than ever to connect with others, but the challenge comes when we trade our online friends for our offline friends. Our online connections can deepen our friendships, but they aren’t a replacement for real human connection. We also talk about the foundation of an incredible relationship, and why the bigger your goals and dreams are in life, the more you need community and friends to have your back. 

For more on Shawn Stevenson, be sure to follow him on Instagram @ShawnModel, and on Facebook @TheModelHealthShow. Check out his podcast The Model Health Show, and check his website https://themodelhealthshow.com. You also can find his book, Sleep Smarter, right here.

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I hope you enjoyed this conversation as much as I did.
Wishing you health and happiness.
Dhru Purohit

In this Episode, you will learn

  1. Why I put so much intention into friendship
    (4:23)
  2. The Framingham Study and why you are more likely to become obese when a close friend becomes obese
    (7:38)
  3. Why connection with other human beings is critical to thriving
    (11:30)
  4. How selecting your group of friends is the ultimate form of biohacking
    (14:38)
  5. How to make intentional friends
    (20:41)
  6. How to create deeper, more meaningful friendships
    (28:30)
  7. The importance of an opt-out event
    (33:47)
  8. Why making friends is more difficult for men
    (37:37)
  9. Why meaningful friendships and connections are about depth, not about quantity
    (38:53)

Guest

 
Dhru Purohit

Dhru is the host of the Broken Brain Podcast, a top 20 health podcast with over 10 million downloads, that teaches listeners how to improve their brain performance and mental health through their diet, lifestyle and everyday biohacking.

As an entrepreneur, Dhru is also the CEO Dr. Hyman Enterprises, Farmacy and the UltraWellness Center, a functional medicine based clinic that specializes in treating chronic disease through personalized medicine.

 
Shawn Stevenson

Shawn Stevenson is the author of the international bestselling book Sleep Smarter and creator of The Model Health Show – featured as the #1 Health podcast on iTunes with millions of listener downloads each year. 

A graduate of The University of Missouri – St. Louis, Shawn studied business, biology, and kinesiology, and went on to be the founder of Advanced Integrative Health Alliance, a company that provides wellness services for individuals and organizations worldwide. Shawn has been featured in Entrepreneur magazine, Fast Company, Forbes, Men’s Health magazine, The Dr. Oz Show, ESPN, CNN, and many other major media outlets. To learn more about Shawn visit TheModelHealthShow.com.

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