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Are You A Victim Of Toxic Positivity? | Megha Rao | Varun Duggirala | Take a Pause | Part 1/3

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 unique voice.

Megha Rao is a performance poet and surrealist artist from Kerala. Her work has been featured on platforms such as Penguin Random House India, Firstpost, The Open Road Review, New Asian Writing. She’s been a part of the Spoken Fest and Thought Catalog. Her podcast “Poems to Calm Down to” trended at #1 on Spotify podcasts in India.

Part 1 Chapters:
00:00 Introduction
00:48 Why you need a digital detox
4:03 Present Thinking Vs Positive Thinking
08:12 How to spark creative ideas
09:26 How to find your voice as a creator
12:50 Understanding your authentic self
18:08 How do you acquire wisdom

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A creative entrepreneur turned content creator, Varun is one of India’s leading conversationalists in the modern business, personal development, and creator landscapes with over 1 million podcast listens.
The author of the bestseller Everything Is Out of Syllabus, he’s the host of Advertising Is Dead, one of India's most popular business podcasts with over 300,000 listens in 2021 alone, as well as co-host of Think Fast, an irreverent business podcast that has ranked #3 on Apple’s Podcast Marketing Charts.
In 2009, he co-founded The Glitch, India’s largest ‘digital-first’ creative agency.


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