Episodes

Michelle Chu: Re-defining Success

May 18, 2021

Michelle Chu is the Founder & CEO of Kono’s Kitchen, a brand of freeze-dried raw dog treats, inspired by her rescue dog Kono, an American Staffy mix who went from street dog to Chief Derp Officer of his own company in less t…

Jackie Faye: Engineer by Day & Rapper/Singer Throughout

May 11, 2021

Jackie Faye is an Asian American, female, singer/rapper. Born and raised in Dallas, this Taiwanese-Korean-Texan cultivated her love for music in the dirty south - surrounded by the musical influences of Erykah Badu, Three 6 …

Solo Episode #2: Types of Mental Health Providers & What to Expect in Therapy

May 10, 2021

Since I’m on a Star Wars kick, in the second (Han) Solo episode, I’ll discuss the types of mental health providers and what you could expect in therapy. I’ll describe the education and training that I obtained for my Ph.D. I…

Stephanie Jae Park: Representation Matters

April 26, 2021

Playing Eliza in the Philip National Tour of Hamilton

Solo Episode: How to Find a Therapist & Pay for Sessions

April 14, 2021

In this episode, I'll be going soloooo (cue Jenny from Blackpink's song).  I'll provide some guidance on how to find a therapist and various methods of payment.  Disclaimer: This is for informational and educational purposes…

Margaret Cho: Comedian

April 12, 2021

Read any bio of Margaret Cho, and it will scream, "Legend," indicating her extensive career as a comedian, actor, activist, entrepreneur, and musician. When I asked Margaret what she preferred to include in the show's bio, s…

Chris Partee: Solidarity Across Black & Asian/Asian American Communities

April 5, 2021

Chris Partee is a freelance writer and sports media professional, having been in the industry for over a decade.  A veteran of radio and podcasting, Chris grew up in the Bay Area, but has lived in multiple states.  Chris & D…

Jessica Woo: Mom, Bento Box Queen, Social Media Star

Feb. 20, 2021

Jessica Woo, is Las Vegas local, and has recently seen massive success as a viral food and lifestyle content creator, surpassing over 4 million followers on TikTok and being featured in Vogue Teen and People Magazine as one …

CalmOn App: A Focus on Children's Mental Health

Feb. 16, 2021

Join Co-Founders of the CalmOn app, Angela Luong & Farrah Wong, and Visual Development Artist, Andrew "AJ" Lopez as they describe the virtual, magical world created for children to identify and manage emotions.  They share t…

Mohammad "Momo" Ullah: The Wushu Lawyer

Feb. 11, 2021

Mohammad Ullah AKA Momo is Houston's very own Wushu Lawyer. He graduated with 4 degrees from the University of Houston. Mohammad started his own law firm in the middle of the pandemic, specializing in Estate Planning, Real E…

Iris Chen: Untigering Parenting

Jan. 24, 2021

Iris Chen is the founder of the Untigering movement, which seeks to promote mental health, and peaceful and anti-oppressive parenting and education. After starting out as a Tiger mother, she began to deconstruct this notion …

Katherine "Kat" Chung: WebToon Artist of Cat Loaf Adventures and Translating Emotions into Art

Jan. 24, 2021

Katherine “Kat” Chung is the creator of the popular Webtoon, Cat Loaf Adventures which is a slice of life story about cute pastry animals. The main character is a bread cat named Cat Loaf, and they love going on grand advent…

That Time I Talked with Kimchee (Part 2): Andrew Phung on Kim's Convenience & the Therapeutic Value of Improv

Jan. 20, 2021

Andrew Phung is known for his role as the hilarious, likeable, and loyal Kimchee on the show, Kim’s Convenience. We bond over wrestling and food.  We explore the therapeutic value of improv, which led him to the Loose Moose …

Kev Luu: Working in the Music Industry, Coping with Bipolar Disorder, & Fighting for Social Justice

Jan. 6, 2021

Kev Luu, is a music producer/engineer, working with the biggest names in music, artist, and educator.  He is also a native of Las Vegas, Berklee College of Music Alumni, and son of Chinese immigrant parents from Vietnam.  Fo…

That Time I Talked with Kimchee (Part 1): Andrew Phung on Kim's Convenience & the Therapeutic Value of Improv

Dec. 28, 2020

Andrew Phung is known for his role as the hilarious, likeable, and loyal Kimchee on the show, Kim’s Convenience. We bond over wrestling and food.  We explore the therapeutic value of improv, which led him to the Loose Moose …

Drew Sing: Work from Home? Why Not Become a Digital Nomad, Working in Other Countries?

Dec. 22, 2020

Drew is a Growth Product Manager from Seattle, Washington, and author of “Work From Abroad” - A how-to guide to exploring the world, while working a full-time U.S. remote job. He’s been living a remote-friendly lifestyle sin…

Daisy Jing: Acne, Mental Health, and Finding a Skincare Solution by Building a Multi-million Dollar Business, Banish

Dec. 17, 2020

Daisy is an OG YouTube vlogger, speaker, and mompreneur who was included in Forbes 30 under 30. Daisy and I talk about our struggles with acne and ways it impacts mental health. Daisy went viral with her YouTube video, “Grow…

Episode 18: Toom Chanda, Laotian/Hmong Actor/Filmmaker, Philanthropist, and Muy Lao Coach

Dec. 11, 2020

Toom Chanda is a Laotian/Hmong actor, filmmaker, philanthropist, and Muay Lao Coach, operating three gyms prior to pursuing his acting career.  He has appeared on Chicago Fire, commercials, and produced his own films, such a…

Episode 17: Tsubaki: Youthful Skin through Gua Sha

Dec. 2, 2020

Have you heard of the ancient technique, Gua Sha, scraping a flat stone over the skin to help increase circulation and decrease the appearance of wrinkles?  Tsubaki founder, Mel Ta, details her journey to finding natural ski…

Real Talk with Lillian So: Addressing Racial Identity and Body Image Issues

Nov. 24, 2020

Lillian So engages in Real Talk during this interview, sharing her history of an Eating Disorder and racial identity issues.  She grew up in Chicago, spending time at her parents’ store with a demographic of mostly Black/Afr…