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Amy C

Amy Chan is the Founder of Renew Breakup Bootcamp, a retreat that takes a scientific and spiritual approach to healing the heart. Marie Claire calls her "A relationship expert whose work is like that of a scientific Carrie Bradshaw" and her company has been featured across national media including Good Morning America, Vogue, Glamour, Nightline along with the front page of The New York Times. Her book, Breakup Bootcamp - The Science of Rewiring Your Heart, published by Harper Collins, will be released Fall 2020.

     
Amy C

249 stories by Amy C

Nurture Your Important Relationships

You meet the man of your dreams. As he courts you, he showers you with attention and affection. He...

Jun 3 · 1 min read >

Is Cheating Genetic?

Could your partner’s potential to be promiscuous lie partially in his/her DNA? Researchers from Binghamton University seem to think...

May 20 · 1 min read >

The Dopamine Daze

When deep in the throes of love, in between the sleepless nights, heart palpitations and whirling butterflies, it is hard...

Apr 27 · 2 min read >

Dare to Disrupt

Make a ruckus. Aim to interrupt. Dare to disrupt the status-quo.

Apr 18 · 22 sec read >

Choose a Winning Attitude

When interacting and speaking to successful leaders, I’ve noticed a strong commonality. Regardless of industry, upbringing, or culture, these...

Apr 8 · 2 min read >

The Unspoken Rule of Reciprocity

There is an unspoken rule of reciprocity that people either a) respect and participate in b) are oblivious to...

Mar 25 · 2 min read >

5 Ways To Keep Your Relationship Exciting

You’re in a rut. You’ve been with your partner for many years now. Life now is about routine, chores...

Mar 8 · 2 min read >

Are You a Good Friend?

Having an abundance of friends where interactions are based in love, care, support and value exchange is not a...

Jan 25 · 2 min read >

Relationship Reality Check

When I was a little girl, I fantasized that one day, I’d find my prince charming who was handsome...

Jan 7 · 2 min read >

Learning How to Fight

One of the largest hurdles and growing pains a couple will experience is learning how to communicate during times...

Dec 9 · 3 min read >

Etiquette in a Digital World

In our digital world of tweets, pokes and pings, it’s easy to forget about the basics of etiquette. After...

Nov 24 · 2 min read >

Ingredients For a Healthy Relationship

Love and romantic relationships can be a very hard thing to understand at times. It’s complex, irrational, and emotional,...

Nov 11 · 3 min read >

Getting Started in Your Career

So you’ve graduated and your last four years of classes, exams and essays seem exciting next to trying to...

Nov 10 · 3 min read >

First Comes Love, Then Comes…

Marriage? At least, that’s the correct order of things that we’ve been taught. Date, live together, get married, have...

Oct 14 · 2 min read >

Know What You Don’t Want

People say that as you grow older, you learn to identify what you want in a partner. However, I’m...

Sep 1 · 2 min read >

True Romance

Growing up with fairytales, hallmark holidays and romantic movies – at a very young age, we formed a picture...

Jul 26 · 2 min read >

Working it Out Vs Tossing it Out

As a young girl, I interpreted events of my childhood that has created a perception of reality that has...

Jul 15 · 2 min read >

Not So, “Sex and the City”

Armed in stilettos from Manolo to Madden, females all over the world have been anticipating Sex and the City...

Jul 9 · 3 min read >

The Aftermath of Bullying

Do you know how young someone can be when they start to contemplate harmful thoughts, such as suicide? For...

Jun 28 · 2 min read >

Good vs Great Relationships

Men hunt and women nurture right? The concept of the man who hunts for his prey, spreads his seeds...

May 13 · 2 min read >

Lessons Learned This Birthday

Today is my birthday. Another year lived, and what a year it has been. Components of my life have...

Feb 17 · 3 min read >

Fear vs Love

“Your actions are birthed from a place of fear or a place of  love. If you do something that...

Dec 30 · 2 min read >

12 Ways to Tell You’re a Douchebag

Ahh, inspired by a summer weekend in Las Vegas. A post dedicated to making this world a less noise-polluted,...

Dec 14 · 1 min read >

I Don’t Love You Anymore

A year ago today, the hardest words I think a woman will ever hear were said to me. “I...

Nov 7 · 2 min read >

The Vitamin Kind

Secret confession:  I am kicking a habit of drugs. Hold your gasps, I’m not talking about the narcotics kind,...

Oct 7 · 2 min read >

“Free” for Thought

“If I get to pick what I want to do, then it’s play… if someone else tells me that...

Sep 29 · 2 min read >

Rejection Reread

When I was a little girl, I moved from an all Asian school to an all Caucasian school at...

Sep 16 · 3 min read >

Pursuit of Pretty

During a recent conversation, a male friend of mine in the beauty industry advised me on a particular Botox...

Sep 9 · 2 min read >

My Very Own, Choose Your Own Adventure Book

Your twenties are such a whimsical time of your life. Your twenties marks the decade where you will endure...

Aug 25 · 2 min read >

Nobody Said It Was Easy

Perseverance and commitment are two big themes that I’ve contemplated about this year.  In the last year,  I’ve explored...

Aug 17 · 2 min read >

The Difference Between Pleasure and Joy

If you ask someone if they know the difference between pleasure and joy, they will most likely cite the...

Aug 17 · 2 min read >

Chemical Cocktail

“We get caught up with the butterflies and rapid heart beat of “falling in love” that we sometimes forget...

Aug 17 · 3 min read >

Eleven Minutes

The following except taken from the book Eleven Minutes touched me deeply. It captures the essence to truly love...

Aug 17 · 1 min read >