The Intelligent Change Podcast

11. Breaking Free from Self-Sabotage with Africa Brooke

October 26, 2023 Intelligent Change Episode 11
The Intelligent Change Podcast
11. Breaking Free from Self-Sabotage with Africa Brooke
Show Notes

Mimi Ikonn sits down with with Africa Brooke, consultant, mentor, and speaker specialising in helping people in and out of the public eye navigate personal and professional challenges relating to self-sabotage and self-censorship.

Africa Brooke talks about collective self-sabotage, breaking free from an alcohol addiction, regulating your nervous system and the power of speaking with intention.

Learn More about Africa Brooke: https://africabrooke.com/
Connect with Africa Brooke: @africabrooke

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[01:05] Growing Up in Zimbabwe—Africa talks about her upbringing, and reflects on the impact on Zimbabwe's culture on building her own resilience 


[13:32] A Destructive Relationship with Alcohol—Africa shares how a self-destructive relationship with alcohol led her to understand the origins of self-sabotage


[7:14] The Power of Language and Intentionality—Africa talks about the power of words in shaping your reality and her journey to sobriety 


[48:12] Building Emotional Resilience and Self-Trust—Africa discusses how to build emotional resilience, and the power of vulnerability


[1:04] Finding Yourself—Africa talks about the importance of befriending your shadow self and her podcast ‘Beyond the Self’