Verlaine-Diane Soobroydoo: How to Heal & Reset in Leadership | 14

April 6, 2023

Today we’re talking with Verlaine-Diane Soobroydoo, a humanist growing up with a Mauritian Indian mother and Congolese father, has taken an unconventional journey of leadership from a career at the United Nations to a published Author. When COVID-19 hit, she felt that the dust settled, realising there is some work she needs to do for healing and her reflections resulted into her first book "Unbound Twitter Thoughts for the Heart and Mind". 

Aya and Verlaine talk about Writing as a healing, Freedom, Womanhood, resetting, the gift of being, and letting go. Verlaine also talked about the people who "hold on to their old leaves, they think they will com back to green, and that it’s still my time". Some of Verlaine's advice : 

  • Remove people who would activate your wounds
  • Free dive into the cycle of life
  • If you’re not whole within yourself, you’re not able to recognise pain within others
  • Its not the job that makes you , you make the job
  • Go get these leadership positions
  • Be free - Freedom of being whole and pursing every level of oneself
  • Home is where we need to be
  • Womanhood as a trip to wholeness, You have to take a trip to find yourself, find your voice and find courage.


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