The One Question to Finally Let Go of Control with ALOK

We Can Do Hard Things

26-03-2024 • 1 hr 10 mins

293. The One Question to Finally Let Go of Control with ALOK Alok Vaid-Menon is back exploring belonging, beauty, community, and the freedom in letting go of the need to control. Buckle up, podquad, this episode will change your life!  Discover:  How we can embrace the absurd chaos of life instead of struggling against it; The way to find energy to keep going through stress of life and politics; Why ALOK responds to hate with love, not because they want to be the bigger person, but because they want to win; How to create your own personal beauty playlist; and The power of being a living contraction, and how to find people who keep letting you change forever.      After you listen to this episode, be sure to check out our two prior episodes with ALOK: Episode 74 – ALOK: What makes us beautiful? What makes us free? & Episode 75 – ALOK: How do we interrupt trauma? How do we heal? Alok Vaid-Menon is an internationally acclaimed author, poet, comedian, and public speaker. As a mixed-media artist their work explores themes of trauma, belonging, and the human condition. They are the author of Femme in Public, Beyond the Gender Binary, and Your Wound/My Garden; and the creator of #DeGenderFashion: an initiative to degender fashion and beauty industries.  Alok is the subject of the documentary short film ALOK, which kicked off this year’s Sundance Film Festival Short Film Program and was directed by filmmaker Alex Hedison and executive produced by Jodie Foster.   IG: @alokvmenon To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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