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June 27, 2022

5 powerful learnings from Journaling & how you can start your journey…

Journaling doesn’t have a specific process; everyone chooses their own time and purpose for it. Varun self-admittedly journals sp…

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June 24, 2022

Varun Mayya on dropping out of college & the Entrepreneur mindset

In this episode of Take aPause, Varun Mayya and Varun Duggirala discuss their entrepreneurial journey and choices. While Mayya as…

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June 20, 2022

Why create a Goal Board

We often struggle to keep the evolving nature of our careers, life and the world around us in constant sync with our goals. And w…

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June 17, 2022

Unlock your Confidence

Being a public personality does not always mean that it guarantees public speaking confidence. Varun talks about an incident from…

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June 13, 2022

Why Strategic laziness can help you progress

Is hard work the surest route to success? Or is there a way to strategically mix in slacking off with deep focus on the stuff you…

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June 10, 2022

What to Expect in Your 30's: Varun Duggirala on The Ranveer Show

In this snippet from The Ranveer Show , Varun shares his thoughts on family life, asserting that no matter how busy life gets, he…

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June 6, 2022

3 ways to Persuade others

Most of us believe that facts are the best way to persuade people to believe what we want them to believe. But Aristotle might be…

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June 3, 2022

Sohrab Khushrushahi on fitness, community and finding your own path

Fitness can be an extremely intimidating task for some. Taking that first step to enter a gym can be overwhelming. Many back out …

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June 1, 2022

5 ways to remember better

Have you struggled with remembering things and often look for ways to improve your memory? Varun shares tips from four time US me…

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May 30, 2022

Visualize your Day

We work to achieve goals we set for ourselves. And often these goals are to attain a life we all want. But there might be a bette…

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May 27, 2022

How to put out the fire of self-doubt

Ever felt that crushing sense of self-doubt every time you set out to do something outside your comfort zone? A big presentation,…

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May 25, 2022

A hidden treasure

Do you find yourself often looking for newer pieces to consume? In this episode, Varun talks about why it would be a good idea to…

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May 23, 2022

What do you say while talking to yourself

It’s ingrained in us to use a gentle tone of voice, to not raise our voice and use negative words when talking to people. But has…

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May 20, 2022

4 stages to achieve peak human performance

Many of us dream of achieving peak human performance and try different methods. American author Stephen Kotler has a 4 stage proc…

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May 18, 2022

Who are the supporting cast of your life story

We often believe we are the main characters of our life, as we should. Well, what would the main character do without a strong su…

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May 16, 2022

Why a “maybe” is a “no”

Do you struggle with being decisive, especially when it comes to saying “no”? Are you someone who tends to settle on a more comfo…

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May 13, 2022

Dr Sid Warrier on the Science of Motivation , Addictions, and Busting…

When faced with a long to-do list, do you tend to feel ‘lazy’? Do you find yourself constantly self-diagnosing every symptom on G…

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May 11, 2022

The right thing to do when you are right

We all hate that person who says “I told you so” when they turn out to be right about something. But let’s admit it… We love to g…

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May 9, 2022

“Candle Blowers” and why you should avoid them in your life

When you’re your best version, the light inside you shines at its brightest. In her book Atlas of the Heart, Brene Brown describe…

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May 6, 2022

Find your inner Lion

Are you envious of confident people? Well, it might help you to know that they’re not always as confident as they appear to be. H…

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May 4, 2022

One mathematical solution to your relationship problem

Building strong, healthy relationships that last is no easy feat. Oftentimes, for reasons unknown, you may find yourself in relat…

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May 2, 2022

This too shall pass

Circumstances in life sometimes feel never-ending but they are in reality just finite events. The non-permanence of our state can…

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April 29, 2022

Meredith Arthur on Dealing with Anxiety, Overthinking & Embracing Awk…

Do you often call yourself an ‘overthinker’? Do you feel an overwhelming sense of unease every time you need to do something that…

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April 27, 2022

What regret can teach you

Haven’t we all seen ‘NO REGRETS’ stickers and tattoos? People embracing their decisions without regrets is most definitely a free…

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