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Dopamine is a podcast featuring four girlfriends; Judith Otala, Gloria Nanfuka, Liz Karungi and Linda Mwesigwa, creating a space and an opportunity to talk about things that matter to them. Why Dopamine? Well…great you ask, a scientist said that dopamine is the Kim Kardashian of hormones. Who wouldn’t want to associate with that?

Dopamine is a podcast featuring four girlfriends; Judith Otala, Gloria Nanfuka, Liz Karungi and Linda Mwesigwa, creating a space and an opportunity to talk about things that matter to them. Why Dopamine? Well…great you ask, a scientist said that dopamine is the Kim Kardashian of hormones. Who wouldn’t want to associate with that?
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Uganda

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Dopamine is a podcast featuring four girlfriends; Judith Otala, Gloria Nanfuka, Liz Karungi and Linda Mwesigwa, creating a space and an opportunity to talk about things that matter to them. Why Dopamine? Well…great you ask, a scientist said that dopamine is the Kim Kardashian of hormones. Who wouldn’t want to associate with that?

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@dopaminepod

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English


Episodes

Dealing with Loneliness

6/5/2019
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In this episode, we tackle how we are experiencing loneliness as young adults and the various ways it manifests in different people's lives. We are tackle whether it is an epidemic in our interconnected world? Or is the awareness easing the identification its symptoms? We delve into how bad loneliness really is, and what we can actually do about it. On a somewhat lighter note, loneliness has also been theorized to explain the trend of watching people eat on YouTube. Don't forget to leave a...

Duration:00:49:01

Should we cancel "Cancel Culture"?

5/22/2019
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In the wake of black twitter coming at brands and celebrities for their racist adverts/ comments, there has been an increase in the number of people calling out others, mostly on twitter, on the horrendous things they have done? We explore if cancel culture has any repercussions beyond becoming a pariah on social media platforms? We also discuss a few of the local organisations/ celebrities that have been cancelled recently and the events that led to that uproar.

Duration:00:51:44

Are women sabotaging their careers

5/3/2019
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In this episode, Liz, Gloria & Judith explore their career journeys to assess if they have been sabotaging their career progress. They explore cultural or societal influences that have sipped into the workplace and influence the way we (women) approach careers and career advancement? Is affirmative action working?

Duration:01:02:58

Life after living in the diaspora

4/17/2019
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In this episode we sit down with Carol Kagezi, who studied and lived in South Africa for over 5 years to talk how to navigate living in another country, experiencing different cultures and norms. We also talk about how to integrate back into the community when you come back home. Most people who have lived and worked abroad have a hard time integrating back into their home culture, way of life, etc. We take a stab at finding out why that is and how people should go about it.

Duration:01:14:02

Building a positive work culture

4/3/2019
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In this fun episode, we pin down the elusive Joachim Ewechu, CEO & Co-founder of SHONA to talk about building a work culture. Full disclosure, there was a lot of whiskey happening in the background, forgive for being hyper all throughout the episode!

Duration:01:23:30

Switching Careers Part 2

3/20/2019
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We are continuing the conversation with Charity asking and answering a couple of questions that might help with your decision to choose and pursue a different career e.g. when to quit or when you just need to take a break.

Duration:00:29:50

Switching Careers with Charity Mugasha P.1

3/6/2019
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In this episode, we are joined by Chaazy Chaz a.k.a Charity Mugasha, a marketing manager at Andela. She takes us through her career journey from an architect to a social worker to a design consultant, car dealer and now, marketing!

Duration:00:39:12

Creating a performance culture ft. Ghill Masamba

2/20/2019
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On this episode, we host Ghill Kasamba, station manager on KFM radio to share about processes you can put place to ensure that the company team/talent achieves the organisation's goals and objectives. We also have our producer, Eugene Kavuma join us to weigh in on the topic.

Duration:00:59:02

How to negotiate your salary and benefits

2/6/2019
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In this our first episode of season 2, we chat with Maria, Talent recruiter at Andela Uganda about negotiating for salary and other benefits with your employer. Most of us know what our value is but we usually struggle to express it outwardly and even when we do, we don't do it effectively. We don't know how to ask for what we deserve.

Duration:00:55:34

Relationship Qualifiers

12/4/2018
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In this episode, Linda , Gloria and Eugene (guest host) are discussing their deal breakers or deal makers. What are those attributes that should you be looking out for in a partner? Are these things we should be thinking about before we date someone? It would seem a lot of heartache might be avoided if we consciously considered what we are looking for or not in a relationship. We created a document of pre-qualifier questions that you may use before the your date! Thank us later. Listen in...

Duration:00:46:05

Adulting

11/13/2018
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We are talking being an adult vs. being a grown up. Is there such a thing as healthy adulting? Is it all about hitting it big? Is it about making the most amount of money.

Duration:00:46:30

Burnout

10/30/2018
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In this episode we talk about the difference between burnout and stress. We delve into the symptoms of burnout and how to manage it. We also tackle handling both work and emotional stress. What are your coping mechanisms? Share with us your dopamine using the hashtag #dopaminepod Tweet us @dopaminepod. Follow the hosts;Judith @jewdwsan, Linda @lmwesigwa, Gloria @gloswaan, & Liz @lizkarungi Recorded by: 8 Media Uganda. Creator: Judith Otala Executive Producer: Eugene Kavuma

Duration:00:43:59

Money Money Money!

10/17/2018
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In this episode we talk about making money, changing mindsets about money, saving and spending it all! We are trying to see how to get our adult minds in check. We are crushing on Kemiyondo Coutihno and her short film Kyenvu We have a car starting in the background featuring, don't be distracted :). Resources mentioned in the pod; Secrets of a Billionaire Mind by Y. Harv Eker Blue Coins app Richest Man in Babylon by George S. Clason What are your money secrets? Share on social media...

Duration:00:39:11

Social Media Activism

10/3/2018
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In this episode we talk the social media hashtags that have been trending this year and analyzing if we were able to influence anything and/ or garner any support because of the uproar on social media. Is it wahala, are we just hiding behind our keyboards? What is activism anyway? Is it just getting riled up about political causes and detainees? Have thoughts about the topic? Share on social media using the hashtag #dopaminepod Tweet us @dopaminepod on all social platforms. (Judith...

Duration:00:31:43

... and we're live!!!

10/1/2018
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Welcome to Dopamine Podcast Dopamine is a podcast featuring four girlfriends; Judith Otala, Gloria Nanfuka, Liz Karungi and Linda Mwesigwa, creating a space and an opportunity to talk about things that matter to them. Why Dopamine? Well…great you ask, a scientist said that dopamine is the Kim Kardashian of hormones. Who wouldn’t want to associate with that? Besides, the other option was “Purple Wood”! Meet the Hosts: Judith Otala is an all-round dope person. She is a self-proclaimed...

Duration:00:21:12