This week on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sits down with Africa Brooke to unpack her open letter that went viral titled “Why I’m leaving the cult of wokeness” and why having the courage to speak our truth is key to chasing our dreams and finding happiness.
In this episode, Africa and Dhru discuss what we sacrifice from self-censorship and why we need layered and nuanced thinking in a convoluted social climate. Africa shares the limitations of binary thinking, how to approach the past with compassion, and why dehumanizing those who don’t share the same opinions is counterproductive to making progress.
If you’re someone who refuses to take a hard stance on complex issues or feels ostracized for not conforming to a particular ideology, Dhru and Africa offer invaluable guidance on finding your voice, fostering growth, and staying true to who you are.
Africa Brooke is a London-based consultant, writer, strategist, international speaker, and life coach. She is the host of the Beyond the Self podcast and specializes in helping public figures, entrepreneurs, teams, and individuals with personal or professional challenges related to self-censorship and other forms of self-sabotage. Africa’s work focuses on encouraging people to rewire their mindsets using an ethical psychology-based approach. She aims to help her clients understand what it means to be solidified in their opinions and how to effectively communicate and find their voice within the world’s complex social climate.
Also mentioned in this episode:
- An open letter: why I’m leaving the cult of wokeness by Africa Brooke
- Beyond the Self with Africa Brooke
- Email Africa Brooke with a story of self-censorship at firstname.lastname@example.org
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