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How to Deal with Negative Thoughts | Meredith Arthur | Varun Duggirala | Take a Pause | Part 2/3

“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 awkwardness and deal with people who think negatively.

Meredith Arthur is the author of the book ‘Get Out of My Head: Inspiration for Overthinkers in an Anxious World’ and has a website called ‘Beautiful Voyager’ – a safe space for overthinkers and perfectionists. She is also content lead at Pinterest, adding another feather to her already full cap.

00:00 Can a “dose of levity” reduce anxiety?
1:55 Dealing with awkwardness
3:49 Finding your coping mechanisms
06:18 Superstition and control
08:02 Finding your lighthouse
10:45 Overthinking before beginning:
13:12 Find ‘your’ people
16:09 Blue Dot vs Red Dot Energy
20:49 Follow the energy you seek
22:45 Affirmations to yourself
24:08 How to avoid making affirmations negative

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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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