Being onstage and performing can be an overwhelming experience for many. However, for some, it fills them with energy, and they thrive in the spotlight. Abish Mathew is the latter.
In this episode of Take APause, Varun and Abish have an honest conversation about their content creation processes and who they are truly creating content for. They discuss their struggles with confidence, the advantages of therapy, and how it is not easy to say “no”.
Abish Mathew is an Indian stand-up comedian and YouTuber. He is known for his work with All India Bakchod along with being the creator and host of a late-night show Son of Abish. His show Journey of a Joke delves into the creative processes of comedians and how they find their inspiration.
(00:00 - 00:59) - Intro
(01:00 - 02:51) - Parents & Childhood
(02:52 - 04:59) - Being on stage
(05:00 - 08:52) - Confidence
(08:53 - 13:09) - Energy-giving and draining
(13:10 - 18:59) - Building your tribe
(19:00 - 21:30) - Empathy
(21:31 - 23:19) - Human connection
(23:20 - 26:34) - Fame
(26:35 - 31:44) - Fear
(31:45 - 40:13) - The blame game
(40:14 - 42:27) - Meditation
(42:28 - 48:09) - Relationships
(48:10 - 56:09) - Saying no
(56:10 - 57:50) - Best Advice
(57:51 - 1:00:16) - Relaxing day & music
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About the show
“Take apause with Varun Duggirala” ( previously “The Varun Duggi show”) is a twice a week podcast that’s meant to enable its listeners to take a pause amidst the chaos of their daily lives to learn tools, embrace ideas and soak in concepts on finding balance and clarity, overcoming fear and procrastination, managing overthinking and self-judgement, unlocking confidence, and building deeper relationships. Varun also occasionally taps into the minds of truly interesting people to give listeners a learn from and use in their work, life and everything in-between.--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/take-a-pause-varun-duggi/message