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In part two of Varun’s conversation with Prakhar, they delve a little deeper into a topic they both enjoy – psychology. They tackle topics like their learnings from literature, their experiences with new cultures, and the follies of self-diagnosing their emotional state on Google. Prakhar also talk…

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Can confidence be accessed simply through a small mindset change? They say that sometimes all you need is a flicker to ignite the spark inside. In this extremely engaging episode of Take aPause, Varun talks to Prakhar Gupta on a lot of interesting topics. Ranging from finding the confidence to stud…

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If you scroll through reels or YouTube a lot, you're bound to come across Dev Raiyani’s content. In this episode of Take aPause, Varun talks to Dev on what it takes to be a Gen-Z content creator where the digital space is open to everyone. Is becoming an internet sensation easy today? Is the online…

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Do you find yourself chasing to-do lists and getting disheartened every time you miss out on your tasks? Have you noticed how one extended meeting could throw a wrench in your schedule for the day?

Varun shares his tips on how best to plan your day, take periodic breaks, and still have a producti…

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In this highly informative chat with Leeza Mangaldas, Varun asks questions that ideally should’ve been answered in our school years. They talk about why intimacy is overlooked and considered taboo. Leeza gives her take on why women have been conditioned to take on the role of being gatekeepers to s…

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Today, we have so many options for content consumption that it can get overwhelming. Fortunately for us, this also presents an opportunity for learning in the way that you like best. For Varun, he prefers reading books over bingeing full seasons of a show. Why? Watch this video to find out.

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In this episode of Take aPause, Varun explains Stoicism and its impact on his decision-making abilities. He dives deeper into the philosophy behind stoicism and discusses five sayings, from The Daily Stoic by Ryan Holiday, which impacted him positively. They helped him gain a new perspective, enabl…

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Varun Mayya believes that science and business share the same principles – experiments, observation, and conclusions. In this chat with Varun Duggirala for Take aPause, they delve deeper into their entrepreneurial goals and processes. If you’ve ever worried about taking risks, stepping out of your …

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As an entrepreneur-turned-content creator, you may think it’s extremely easy for Varun to face the camera or do public speaking activities. In this episode of Take aPause, Varun shares how an incident from his childhood had a huge impact on his life. And then, it took him to finally face his fears …

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In this snippet from The Ranveer Show, Varun talks about the importance of choosing the right people in your life. He opens up about his book-writing journey, what he’s learnt from it, and his future plans as a writer.

Ranveer Allahbadia is a social media entrepreneur, YouTuber, motivational spea…

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In the final part of the conversation, founder of Sohfit, Sohrab Khushrushahi shares how he feels about building a healthy fitness community that motivates you to do your best. He also talks about the benefits of understanding nutrition and the importance of keeping things simple. Varun and Sohrab …

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In Part 2 of this conversation, Varun asks founder of Sohfit, Sohrab Khushrushahi about his journey from being a lawyer to now being a coach. They discuss how building the right kind of mindset for fitness is a key step in the fitness journey. They also talk about human lifespan and how it can be o…

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We’ve all envied people with great fitness routines and the discipline it takes to maintain them. We often shut ourselves off from the possibility that we, too, can do it.

In Part 1 of this episode, Varun talks to Sohrab Khushrushahi, a lawyer-turned-fitness coach, about how the first step toward…

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Do you feel a crushing sense of self-doubt every time you set out to do something outside your comfort zone? A big presentation, talking to your crush or just putting across your ideas can seem like a BIG deal when self-doubt handles the narrative.

In this episode of Take A Pause, Varun talks abo…

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In the final chapter of this conversation, Sid talks about his relationship with food and how it has developed over the years. He talks about the importance of fasting and how it affects our brain. He also cautions against popular Internet memes about neuroscience you should most definitely not bel…

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In Part 2 of the conversation, Varun asks Sid about his creator journey. Later, they discuss why the brain is wired to chase happiness and why our rewards feel so much more satisfying when we have actually put in the effort. Sid also tells Varun how he chooses to take a pause from his busy schedule…

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Weirdly enough, Neuroscience is a trending topic these days. But with trends come oversimplifications. So, to clear the air we’re chatting with an expert!

In Part 1 of this conversation, Dr Siddharth Warrier, a Neurologist, talks to Varun about the inner working of the human brain

While the worl…

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In the final part of this engaging conversation, Meredith breaks down the best practices for journaling, while Varun talks about how he finished his book by writing for an hour every day. Stay on to learn to turn inaction into action as well as the top 10 Cognitive Distortions.

Meredith Arthur is …

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“Superstition is the desire for control,” says Meredith Arthur.

In Part 2, Varun and Meredith delve deeper into what overthinkers do to make safe choices and how other overthinkers can be your lighthouse when you feel alone. Watch this video to know how to best you use your energy, embrace your aw…

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In Part 1 of Varun’s chat with Meredith, she talks about her journey with anxiety and how her diagnosis pushed her on the journey she is on today. Varun and Meredith both share tips on ways to cope with anxiety and recognising one's traits to control overthinking.

Meredith Arthur is the author of…

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In the final part of Varun’s chat with poet, performer and artist Megha, he digs deeper into her process as an artist and her sources of inspiration for her writing. Megha speaks about her poetry being more than a creative expression but also a safe space. When asked about inspiring artists and the…

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Here’s Part 2 of Varun’s chat with poet, performer and artist Megha Rao. In this episode, Varun asks Megha about the challenges of creating her own identity amidst the many 'Instagram poets' and performing artists. She talks about her struggles of sharing the personal with the public and the import…

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In Part 1 of Varun’s chat with performance poet and artist Megha Rao, they discuss the need to take a pause from the digital world and learn to be more present in the real world. Megha speaks of the dangers of getting trapped by the need for external validation and how she learned to find her own u…

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