I experience racism on an almost daily basis. What does #asianhate look like exactly? Personally, most of it has come from Facebook and from people I know and have interacted with in-person in the past, not random comments from strangers. Passive, all encompassing statements. "COVID...
The jokes changed as I grew older. Suddenly being Asian was exotic and sexy. There were white guys who would only date Asian girls. I was in my twenties when Caucasian guys started to pay attention to me. So I played up the hot Asian...
Stop asking people to work for free in the guise of women's empowerment. You want to support women? Start by paying them fairly.
Whether you're single or coupled or somewhere in between, here are the best gifts you can give YOURSELF this V-day.
Perhaps a curse was to blame for my years of mini romances that never amounted to anything. So I did what any logical, empowered woman would do - I flew to Bali to get those damn chakras in check!
If you don't reflect on the year past, you miss an opportunity for growth. This Year in Review exercise will help you reflect in an intentional way.
Being magnetic is a skill. From who should pay for the bill to how to engage at a dinner party, I share tips on how to develop social mastery.
Do you ever observe charismatic people work a room and wish you could be as magnetic? This article will reveal how you can hack your charisma to be more effective, attractive and powerful.
All the things you need to pack for Burning Man as well as those things you didn't think of that you'll want on the playa!
Self-proclaimed goddesses - the spiritual bypassing is real. Can we take off the flower crowns and commit to building a foundation of self-esteem and self-worth so we don't need to rely on external validation or dopamine spikes to feel worthy and loved? You are not...
It’s that time of year again, where I’m sure your social feeds are inundated with pictures of burning man and residual molly-high exclamations of personal transformation. While I’m not here to make grand statements of how I’m now an entirely new person (I’m not), I...
Along the journey, you will feel like quitting, you will feel disenfranchised, you will feel uncomfortable, you will feel uncertain, and you will feel all the shitty things that come along with creating excellence.
Here's to our commitment to constantly evolve, to have the courage to edit our lives when it's veering off course of the direction that we know so deeply in our hearts we need to follow.
Are you a responsible consumer of media? Do you participate in the social sharing of facts or do you just jump on the latest media frenzy bandwagon?
Sometimes the most valuable, life changing lessons and opportunities for growth come disguised in the ugliest of packages.
It’s that time of year where we swear to ourselves that we’ll finally hit the gym, stop eating carbs and spend more time with the family. Unfortunately, our deeply engrained habits often supersede our good intentions, and we fall back into the same old habits...
On November 9th, I felt overwhelmed with emotion with the news of the election. As I walked down the streets of Manhattan, I could see many other New Yorkers shared this sentiment. Eyes swollen from crying, dismal frowns...you could feel an energy of despair and darkness...
We all know that in work and business, we need structure, goals and clear vision to get us the results we want to achieve. However, we don't apply the same proactivity and growth mentality when it comes to our personal lives and relationships. If we...
For those acclimating back to reality after the Burn... here's some sage advice on setting back to reality. And no, this does not mean quit your job to become a yoga instructor in Bali...
During Burning Man, opportunities kept presenting itself to enable me to turn existing seeds of knowledge into practice. It is where knowledge meets action where wisdom is born.
When we are out of integrity with how we behave and how we allow people to treat us, we breach our alignment. It is in this space where resentment, anger and even the chipping away of self-esteem occurs.
This business of being human will break our fucking hearts. It’s messy and complicated and oh-so-terribly sad at times.
In between “Everything happens for a reason” and “Be fearless” lies real life, which is not perfect, Valencia filtered and Facetuned flawless.
If I were to have a frank tête-à-tête with my 20 year old self, here’s what I’d tell her:
In your thirties, you stop acting, and just start being. That insecurity that so badly tries to receive approval and validation fades into a quiet confidence.
Looking at a situation as being better or worse isn’t nearly as helpful as looking at it simply as what was and what is.
If you asked me a year ago if there’d ever be a day where I would be sporting LED light clothing braving dust storms in the middle of a desert - all while not having washed my hair for a week, I would have laughed.
How does the company you keep feed your soul? And more importantly, how do you feed the souls and touch the hearts of others?
When should you listen to your intuition? Here's the scientific explanation behind your gut feeling.
The best gift you can give yourself is to learn to feel comfortable in your own skin. Build your confidence up slowly and surely -- it helps to grow up with glasses and braces.
Spending over a decade in the marketing and public relations industry, a large portion of my job is spent in recruiting and retaining talent. I have a modern approach to leadership and believe in getting the right people on the bus and empowering them to...
An interesting shift happened when I entered my 30’s. Instead of worrying about my own aging, I began worrying about my parents’ aging. I wish time would slow down for them.
Something about the change of seasons has reminded me: Relax and calm your anxieties. Stop chasing for people or events to happen. Stop worrying that things won't materialize. Detach from the outcome you so vehemently hold on to. What will be, will be. Everything has its time...
One of the consequences of our culture of oversharing is that it can breed narcissism, an insatiable appetite for validation by “likes” and a breeding ground for attention seeking.
Things shouldn’t have ended this way. Not now. Not like this. But when one feels robbed of a proper ending, what starts off as blame, turns into a poison that slowly robs your present.