Erasing Shame

Erasing Shame

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January 30, 2020 24 min
Nôn Wels explains why being a feely human is absolutely essential to being fully human. That means feeling your feelings makes you more human and more healthy. DJ Chuang hosts this Erasing Shame conversation. Nôn Wels hosts the You, Me, Empathy podcast and is launching the Feely Human Collective with a crowdfunding campaign—you can help […]
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Our special guest Jamilah George talks with Helen Choi and DJ Chuang about the true realities of racialized trauma. Listen to stories about how both intentional and unintentional racism cause real pain to real people. Soak in her words of strength and healing as she wisely guides the importance of feeling the feelings and being […]
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December 23, 2019 49 min
As we end the year 2019, co-hosts Helen Choi and DJ Chuang talk about how the holiday season brings up all kinds of mixed emotions from family memories past and expectations for the present and future. We explore how forgiveness and grace are vital to the journey of healing. Trigger Warning for this episode names […]
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On National Philanthropy Day, Helen Choi talks with Edgar Villanueva, author of “Decolonizing Wealth—Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance,” about how philanthropy can change the past of colonization, exploitation, and internalized oppression. Show Notes Edgar Villanueva’s website: decolonizingwealth.com | twitter @VillanuevaEdgar Book: Decolonizing Wealth—Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance Mo...
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Co-hosts Helen Choi and DJ Chuang will be taking you on a journey of healing around the world on this season of Erasing Shame. Show Notes Helen Choi: website iamhelenchoi.com | twitter @iamhelenchoi Helen’s other podcast: Name It! Podcast, with Wild Woman Fundraising’s Mazarine Treyz DJ Chuang’s website @ djchuang.com | twitter @djchuang Season 1 […]
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Pastor Curtis Lowe and wife Carol started the Enlighten Mental Health Ministry at an Asian American church to enlighten, encourage, and educate people facing the realities of mental illness to lighten our burden. They share openly about their own struggles and how they’ve found hope and healing. We also talk about challenges in working with […]
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How do we create a space for authenticity and courage in the classroom? How can build shame resiliency in students? How do we help students who over-identify with their failures recognize that they are worthy of love and belonging? This episode of “Seen: An Erasing Shame Podcast” explores these questions with educator and therapist Shelia […]
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Vanessa Yee produced and directed the Laundromat Documentary to begin breaking the silence and shame in Asian American communities. Vanessa talks with Erasing Shame co-host DJ Chuang about how this film begins to address the questions around why there are too many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders dying by suicide and struggling through depression and […]
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Do you know that feeling when someone else shares your personal struggles or pains and you’re left feeling exposed and shamed? That is such a contrast to TFW (the feeling when) someone listens with kindness to that very vulnerable part of your feelings going through hard times. Eunice Lee, season 1 co-host of Erasing Shame, […]
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A short update on what’s happening here at the Erasing Shame podcast this summer, a preview of next episodes, and how you can be an integral part of this podcast. Show Notes Free Webinar on July 30 with DJ Chuang, hosted by NAMI California—Grow Your Grassroots: Asian-American Communities & Mental Health Join the production team […]
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Do you know how many episodes we recorded in 5 months of Erasing Shame, our longest season to date?  Co-hosts Nancy Ly and DJ Chuang wind down Season 3 of Erasing Shame with some personal reflections and even the beautiful side of shame, if you can believe that. Listen in on good insightful perspectives about […]
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Few people know the stories of Laotians in America. Join Nancy Ly, Cynthia Khambounheuang and Bill Le for a conversation about Lao experiences of assimilation to America, and the importance of a culture centered around food, religion, and resilience. Bill Le was voted “Mr. Lao San Diego” in 2016 and also identifies as part of […]
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How can leadership and entrepreneurship possibly look different within shame-based cultures? Nancy Ly chats with Brian (BJ) Kang about the challenges and opportunities for growth in leadership development from collective to individualistic cultures. Brian Kang is a podcaster for the Asian American Voice and has been intrigued about the topic of shame in the past […]
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What is shame? How is it affecting your life and relationships? How can you be more aware of possible areas of shame in your life? Nancy and Debbie Berry discuss the “condition” of shame and how it can affect all areas of our lives, even if we may not be aware of it. Debbie Berry […]
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Nancy Ly and Paul Champy get real about the impacts of shame as Vietnamese and Cambodian Asian-Americans, whose families had fled from the mass killings of war. Paul shares harsh realities and insights into the hidden stories and journey to greater individuality and independence as a Cambodian-American from a refugee family, and how Cambodians experience […]
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Kyme Dang shares how writing, music, and creativity has helped her overcome trauma and shame, in order to live a life of freedom and full expression. Kyme Dang, also known under her artist name Lady Dang, is a performer, songwriter, dream coach, entrepreneur, and overall creative living enthusiast. Currently working on music, you can learn […]
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Dr. Amanda Solomon Amorao chats with co-host Nancy Ly at UCSD between classes and they explore the complexities of understanding identity, historical context and cultural expectations within the Filipino-American community. About our guest Dr. Amanda Solomon Amorao received her PhD from the University of California San Diego. Her research specialty is in Filipino American cultural […]
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Yes it is scary to share your struggles and pains with someone for the first time. And what’s surprising is how it can be (part of) the path to healing, for yourself and for others too. Joie Cheng joins co-hosts DJ Chuang and Nancy Ly, to discuss how we all have struggles in life and […]
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What do two Vietnamese-American women have to talk about when they haven’t talked for years? A lot of things, like growing up, defying stereotypes, not becoming a doctor or lawyer, going to community college, intergenerational trauma, dynamics of diversity, friends, relatives, interracial dating, and so much more. Nellie Tran, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor at […]
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Have you experienced times when it’s hard to talk about what you believe or what you don’t believe, especially when it comes to faith, spirituality, or religion? This can happen when you’re talking with someone of a different faith as well as those with the same faith. What’s up with that? Co-hosts Nancy Ly​ and […]
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