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Being Surreal

By Surreal
This is a podcast where I, Surreal, talks about a lot of different stuff including my observations and experiences about different things. One episode every 2 weeks.
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Gimmicks of Saving Environment | Being Surreal
In this episode I talk about how big companies like Apple, and celebrities are gimmicks. They use the saving environment thing as a gimmick. They are just trying to earn more and more money by using your naiveness. Watch on Youtube Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month's start. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. see my work: surreal30.carrd.co Follow the podcast and get latest updates Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/being.surreal/
10:00
August 09, 2022
The Almanack Of Naval Ravikant | Book A Better Me
This month's book was The Almanack Of Naval Ravikant by Eric jorgenson in the issue of Book A Better Me. This book was an amazing to read. There was a lot for interpretation in the book. Naval is quite famous on Twitter and startup world.  Watch on YouTube : https://youtu.be/4nlS1lR2ONM IMPORTANT: Due to time, constraints, I was not able to give all the details in the episode. So I recommend reading the newsletter in which I cover a lot of other important details. Read the newsletter here (It's free! No sign up required!) https://bookabetterme.substack.com
16:54
August 01, 2022
Googling Something You Don't Know | Being Surreal
A lot of people just read something and start reacting to it. Without having any prior knowledge to it. So it is important that people read and start learning things on their own too and follow their curiosity. You see something you don't know so you go ahead and search about it, watch videos and learn about it. In this episode, I talk about this and I also tell some random stories about me. Billionaire Tax: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/05/23/as-number-of-billionaires-climbs-new-calls-for-wealth-taxes-emerge.html see my work: surreal30.carrd.co Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too.
13:06
August 01, 2022
Critiquing Over-Dramatization of Movies | Being Surreal
After a month of slacking I become a movie critic and tell about my views on over-dramatisation in biopics. There are a few spoilers too but trust me you would still want to watch the episode. Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Follow the podcast and get latest updates Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/being.surreal/
10:53
July 12, 2022
Tuesdays With Morrie | Book A Better Me
In this edition of Book A Better Me, I read Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom. This is a biography of Morrie. This book has a great perspective about death. In a way when you learn more about death you live a better life with a better lifestyle. I hope with this book your perspective about death changes too Quiz: https://20xtpbq89wy.typeform.com/to/KTDBHGWM If the above link doesn't work. Give this quiz. https://forms.gle/zifNPsT5Ctswzi7s6 IMPORTANT: Due to time, constraints, I was not able to give all the details in the episode. So I recommend reading the newsletter in which I cover a lot of other important details. Read the newsletter here (It's free! No sign up required!) https://bookabetterme.substack.com
08:08
June 01, 2022
Mental Peace No | Being Surreal
In this episode, I talk about how saying no can can be really helpful in you having mental peace. Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Follow the podcast and get latest updates Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/being.surreal/
06:44
May 31, 2022
Changing People | Being Surreal
In this episode, I talk about changes. Changes mostly in people. Change is the constant but it is not always good or bad and it is not always your fault. This even has an interesting video concept. Click here to watch it. Join the book club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Feedbacks are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal https://instagram.com/being.surreal
09:50
April 05, 2022
Animal Farm | Book A Better Me
In this edition of BOOK A BETTER ME, I read Animal Farm by George Orwell and I have to admit that this is an amazing book and is one of my all time favourites. If you are someone who wants to start reading then this is a book  you should read, specially if you have an interest in politics. It is about a farm in which the animals overthrow the owner and rule the farm on their own and live in their imagined heaven. Due to time, constraints, I was not able to give all the details in the episode. So I recommend reading the newsletter in which I cover a lot of other important details. Read the newsletter here (It's free! No sign up required!) https://bookabetterme.substack.com Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end.
12:50
March 31, 2022
Let's Talk About... Me | Being Surreal
I couldn't upload last few episodes because my exams. Now that I am why don't we talk about me. Like why shouldn't we? Of course talking about me is the best thing. It's in the name of channel Being Surreal. Let's talk about Surreal. Am I being Narcissist? Watch the episode. I couldn't upload last few episodes because my exams. Now that I am why don't we talk about me. Like why shouldn't we? Of course talking about me is the best thing. It's in the name of channel Being Surreal. Let's talk about Surreal. Am I being Narcissist? Watch the episode.    Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Follow the podcast and get latest updates Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/being.surreal/ Watch this on Youtube: https://youtu.be/7wliTP-koGA
08:44
March 22, 2022
Who Wants Fame? | Being Surreal
A lot of people run after fame. I did too as a kid. But being someone who makes youtube videos not being famous is not an option for me. I have mixed opinions on fame. Check them out. Watch this on YouTube Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Feedbacks are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal 
07:49
February 11, 2022
12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos | Book A Better Me
Watch this on YouTube In this edition of BOOK A BETTER ME, I read 12 Rules For Life. This book is authored by Dr. Jordan Peterson. He is a famous clinical psychologist and a professor. In this book, he tells 12 rules which will help you live a better life. And in this edition, I tell you what those 12 rules are. Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too.
22:06
January 31, 2022
Will You Do Me A favour | Being Surreal
Watch this on YouTube. Click here Subscribe on Youtube: Being Surreal Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Feedbacks are appreciated Instagram: @being.surreal Twitter: @surreal_30
07:24
January 31, 2022
I Deserved That ! | Being Surreal
A lot of people are often sad because they didn't get what they deserved. I was sad too because I didn't get what I deserve. But I learned a trick that helped me become happy. Let's talk about that in today's episode. Subscribe on Youtube: Being Surreal I am trying to improve my interaction with my audience so Youtube is much better platform. Would love if you comment there. Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Feedbacks are appreciated Instagram: @being.surreal Twitter: @surreal_30
08:34
January 11, 2022
The Siege | Book A Better Me
In this edition of BOOK A BETTER ME, I read The Siege. This book is a non-fiction, report genre book on the attacks of 26/11 Mumbai attacks. This is one of the most detailed documentation of 26/11 attack I have read or watched. IMPORTANT: Due to time, constraints, I was not able to give all the details in the episode. So I recommend reading the newsletter in which I cover a lot of other important details. Read the newsletter here (It's free! No sign up required!)  Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too.
17:57
December 31, 2021
Trusting people = betrayal? | Being Surreal
Trust is one of the most valuable thing you can give to a person. Yet, a lot of people often forget its worth. People face betrayal every now and then. Does it mean that they should stop trusting people? Let's talk about this in today's episode. BOOK CLUB There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too.
07:40
December 28, 2021
Don't be selfish? | Being Surreal
It is usually perceived that being selfish is a bad trait. But is it really true? Let's talk about this in today's episode. BOOK CLUB There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
08:12
November 16, 2021
History Without Marks
In this episode, I talk about how subjects like history and psychology are interesting but just because a lot of people study it under the pressure of exams they end up hating them. When in reality they should try these subjects again after graduation. BOOK CLUB There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
07:10
November 02, 2021
The Richest Man in Babylon | Book A Better Me
In this edition of BOOK A BETTER ME, I read one of the most inspiring financial book ever written, The Richest Man in Babylon. This is one of the best book I have ever read.   In this episode I provide the brief and there are a lot things which I didn't include in the episode. To know about that click on the link and read it. Join the Book Club There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end.  Sign up at https://bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too.  Follow the podcast and get latest updates Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/being.surreal/ Podcast links Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4V2rzNAU9G9LT7GhOQWOwLGoogle Podcast: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy80MWQzZGE5Yy9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw==JioSaavn: https://www.saavn.com/s/show/being-surreal/1/Eh2Q2AVNR4c_Gaana: https://gaana.com/season/being-surreal-season-1Anchor: https://anchor.fm/beingsurreal Feedbacks are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal https://instagram.com/being.surreal
12:16
October 31, 2021
Indian Education Crisis
In this episode, I talk about how a lot of students who are preparing for competitive exams like JEE and NEET, in their attempt to prepare for it go too far end up sacrificing everything for it. While some of them succeed most of them don't and because they spent all their time in preparation, they didn't focus on any other thing and are oblivious to the world around them. This thing becomes a major problem for them when they step into real world. BOOK CLUB There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too.  Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
12:47
October 19, 2021
I Literally Said That
In this episode I talk about how all of the advices are not going to be applicable to you all the time and how context matters.  BOOK CLUB There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
13:06
October 05, 2021
Atomic Habits | Book A Better Me
In this edition of Book A Better Me. I read the book Atomic Habits by James Clear. A book on how small habits can bring drastic change over time. Welcome to Book A Better Me. There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. You can buy the book by clicking here Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
01:02:07
September 30, 2021
Urges and Controlling Them
In this episode I talk about how I used to love eating junk food as a kid but as a grown up who works out and gives more priority to health I have stopped eating them. I sometimes get the urge to eat them but I still control them and I tell you how I do that. BOOK CLUB There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
18:44
September 21, 2021
Mistakes I Make
In this episode, I talk about the mistakes I make while recording my podcast and even in my day to day life. I talk about the mistake I made last time while recording the book club episode. BOOK CLUB There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
26:09
September 07, 2021
Fahrenheit 451 | Book A Better Me| Book 1
Welcome to Book A Better Me. There are a lot of people who want to read books but can’t due to their busy schedule. If you are one of those people, this book club will help you. Every month I would read a new book and compile all the things I learnt from it, and provide you a small summary and things to learn in the newsletter, sent to your email, every month end. Sign up at bookabetterme.substack.com and you can receive the newsletter in your mails too. This month's book is Fahrenheit 451. It's a book based on a dystopian world where people aren't allowed to read or own any book. Want to read? Here's buying link https://amzn.to/3gPO41Y Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
33:15
August 31, 2021
The Restriction of Comfort Zone
In this episode, I talk about how being in comfort zone is restricting your growth. I also talk about how I am working on to get out of my comfort zone and my experience with it. Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
22:21
August 24, 2021
Art of Arguing
If you have ever been in an argument or debate and just wished that if only you could win this without hurting the other person too bad. If yes, then don't worry I got your back. In this episode, I talk about what should be your modus operandi for debates and arguments and how it should be. Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal
17:28
August 10, 2021
Taking Money With Yourself in Afterlife
This episode was inspired by song I was listening to. It got me thinking if I can't take money with me in afterlife why am I even earning or working to earn. The song that inspired it: Humam : Salman Elahi Feedback are appreciated. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal 
12:40
July 27, 2021
Gratitude Ft. Snoop Dogg
In this episode, I talk about practising gratitude and being thankful to yourself. You are your best and most important supporter. So start, believing in yourself and improving yourself. Instagram: @being.surreal Youtube: Being Surreal Feedbacks appreciated.
16:42
July 13, 2021
Work hard or Play Hard
In this episode, I talk about whether you would work hard and earn money or enjoy life daily. I tell about my opinions on it. Feedbacks are appreciated. Youtube: Being Surreal Instagram: @being.surreal
16:33
June 29, 2021
My Life Is Very Unfair To Me
In this episode, I talk about how life is unfair and has been unfair to me. And I give examples where life has been unfair to others too. I talk about if there's a way out of it. This episode was recorded on video and it would be available on youtube too once I finish uploading previous episodes. YouTube Channel: Being Surreal Follow on Instagram: @being.surreal Feedbacks are appreciated. Ping me on Insta
16:28
June 15, 2021
Finances and Stock Market with Bajrang Kumar
In this episode, I discuss finances and stock market with my friend, Bajrang Kumar, We talk about rise and fall of cryptocurrency, future of cryptocurrencies, future investments, the right way to invest, etc. **UPDATE** The podcast now has a youtube channel too, same name. Also, this episode was recorded on a zoom call and would have a face cam version too. I will be uploaded soon. Instagram page for the podcast exists too. The page name is being.surreal For feedbacks ping @being.surreal (insta) or tweet @surreal_30
01:08:59
June 01, 2021
Aliens And Their Existence ft. Sanjeet, Srijan
In this episode, I discuss the existence of aliens, along with two of my friends, Sanjeet, and Srijan. We discuss different theories on why aliens might be existing even though we don't have a concrete proof of their existence. We even talk about different proofs that have been surfacing on internet about aliens. **UPDATE** The podcast now has a youtube channel too, same name. Also, this episode was recorded on a zoom call and would have a face cam version too. I will be uploaded soon. Instagram page for the podcast exists too. The page name is being.surreal For feedbacks ping @being.surreal (insta) or tweet @surreal_30
51:19
May 18, 2021
Expectations and Reality of College Life
So, this is a bit different kind of episode. It is in two parts. Part 1 is what I recorded in Feb before going to college and part 2 is of 2nd may, when I had lived in college for a month and came back. Would love you know about you guy's experience if you have experienced it. Feedbacks appreciated. Tweet me @surreal_30 
37:52
May 04, 2021
Social Media is Shameful
You used media after this happened with you? How shameful! You should be ashamed of yourself. In this episode I talk about my opinion on people doing moral policing and shaming others online. Looking for feed. Send feedback. Ping me @surreal_30 twitter/insta Thanks
13:23
April 20, 2021
Bribe, Reward and Punishment
Growing up I have seen people around me getting bribed, rewarded and even punished. And no, not because of the crimes or something. But just common trivial things like to get better marks, eat vegetables, etc. Most common people who face this are children. In this episode, I tell how you should maneuver around this. Tweet your feedback at  @surreal_30 Thanks
20:35
April 06, 2021
Body positivity
Hello there. In this episode, I talk about being fat, body positivity, and the excuses. Would love to hear your opinion about this. Tweet me @surreal_30 Thank you
16:44
March 23, 2021
What are you scared of?
"Scared, Potter?" Do you feel scared while doing common things such as speaking on stage? Well I did too. I got really anxious. But I did this trick which made me overcome my fear. This is the trick I am going to tell you. Thanks
21:14
March 09, 2021
Emotions: Is Crying Good?
Emotions is something which is talked a lot but still not understood. People always try to hide their emotions fearing that they would be judged. Crying is often seen as something only a weak person would do. And you are told that you should not cry. But should it really be that way? This is what I talked about in this episode. Share your experience with me by tweeting me @surreal's
08:36
February 23, 2021
Money and Evil Rich People
Hello! Growing up we all have been told a few quotes which have been drilled down in our skull. Some of them are "Money is the root of all evil," and "Money does not matter". In this episode, I talk about money, is money evil and should rich people pay more taxes? Listen to it and form your opinions. And if you want, you can ping me @surreal_30 and tell me about your opinions. Thanks!
22:37
February 09, 2021
Meditation: Habit You Should Adopt
Hello there! “Meditation is the art of doing nothing. You cannot do meditation. By definition, if you're doing something you're not in meditation.” – Naval Ravikant. In this episode, I talked about meditation. How some people have false notion about meditation which is why they don't meditate. I talked about my experience of meditation. I hope you would try meditation too and if you do; ping me and tell me about your experience of meditation. Tweet @surreal_30 Happy Republic Day to all my fellow Indians. Cheers!
14:14
January 26, 2021
Regrets : A Thing To Avoid
In this episode, I talk about regrets. Some of the regrets you should avoid. Regrets are really heavy thing which most people ignore but later they pile up and become really heavy thing to carry. Avoid as much regrets as you can. Ping me @surreal_30 or @surrealtweets You can also tweet me @surreal_30 Tell me about the podcast. Cheers!
18:58
January 12, 2021
People And Negativity
In this episode, I talk about how most people have a negative outlook towards and everything. People look at everything negatively. I am a great believer of "There's good in everything." A lot of people waste a lot of their time in "acting" depressed, from whatever reason, maybe to look cool, to get the social validation or just to fit in their peers. Tell me how your year was. Ping me @surreal_30 or tweet me @surreal_30 Have a very Happy New Year! Cheers to this new year and hope it brings good things for everyone of us.
20:44
December 29, 2020
Lockdown
In this episode I talk about how my lockdown went. What things I learnt during this and how it impacted me.
13:55
December 15, 2020
Trailer
In this podcast, I will be talking about things I observe, my views about certain things,  and even book reviews. See you in first episode.
00:23
December 10, 2020