Ep#53 How To Deal With Asian Parents (ft. Katharine Chan)

In this episode, I talk to author Katharine Chan about her recent book, “How To Deal With Asian Parents.” I related to her stories about her parents. Through the generational trauma, cultural gaps, and language barriers, it’s difficult for Asian parents and their children to properly communicate and really address the deeper emotions behind their […]

Ep#51: Empowering People Of Color With Mental Health (w/ Kriselle Gabriel)

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In this episode, I talk with Kriselle Gabriel the founder of Empowered In Color, and host of the podcast by the same name. We discussed her mental health journey as a person of color. Expressing her initial hesitation of opening up to people about going to therapy because of stigma.  Kriselle explores the cultural and […]

Stop Telling Me to Feel Better

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Because only I can do that for myself. 5 min read. Humans seem to be quick to jump to the role of relief, light-heartedness, and positivity whenever there’s a dull, awkward, tense, or depressing moment. Think about all the times you were sad, how many times did people tell you, It’s OK, or Don’t cry, […]

Technology: It’s Not You, It’s Me

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4 min read. I love you, Technology. I love the way you provide so much excitement in my life. I love how you do so many things for me, how you make my life so easy and convenient. I love how smart you are. You know pretty much everything, about the world, about people, even […]

Why You Might Need an Emotionally Intelligent Partner

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7 min read. I’m not one to tell you who you should date or what you should value in a partner. No one can. You have to find what it is you care about, both within yourself and with a partner.  Not everyone is going to care about emotional intelligence, or think it’s sexy. Let’s […]