Unapologetically Asian

Tiana Nguyen

Asian Australian podcast where we have candid conversations about dating, culture, careers and everything in-between. read less
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82. Dating Apps Suck, Emotional Unavailability & Low Effort Culture ft. Brenda Van
02-04-2024
82. Dating Apps Suck, Emotional Unavailability & Low Effort Culture ft. Brenda Van
We're joined by boss babe, Brenda Van - founder of Dating Apps Suck - a dating events company that brings together like-minded individuals through connection-building initiatives like mixers, speed dating & most recently, run clubs. Grab that cup of tea or shot of tea-quila and join us as we delve into the culture of modern day dating (Melb vs. Syd 👀), why we're emotionally unavailable & why dating apps do in fact suck!! In this episode we discuss: Immigrant fam work ethicWhat is Dating App Sucks?Dating apps vs. dating events Dating App Sucks success storiesDate zeroBest & worst dating storiesBeing emotionally unavailableAustralia's low effort dating cultureDating in Melb vs. SydThe provider mindsetFuture of DASand so much more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠⁠ Special guests: ⁠Brenda Van Attend a Dating Apps Suck event - Dating Apps Suck ____ AFFILIATE SPONSORS: Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 SOCIALS: Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
81. Cut Fruit as a Love Language & Being the Only POC in the Boardroom ft. Thanh Truong aka Fruit Nerd
26-03-2024
81. Cut Fruit as a Love Language & Being the Only POC in the Boardroom ft. Thanh Truong aka Fruit Nerd
From cut fruit as a love language in Asian households to being the only POC in the Coles boardroom, this was such fruitful convo that is guaranteed to leave you feeling so good! Thanh is a produce expert, wholesale fruiterer & absolute legend in the fruit & veg media scene. We're SO excited to share with ya'll this upbeat episode! In this episode we discuss: Gifting fruit in Asian cultureWhy durian is KINGChanging the narrative of negative connotations with Asian foodImportance of POC heroes in mediaLunar New Year x Coles x Bok Choy??Being President of ASEAN Cut fruit as a love languageOrange peel theoryGrowing up in a fruit shopand so much more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠ Special guests: Thanh Truong Support Thanh's projects (including his book - Don’t Buy Fruit & Veg Without Me!) ____ Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 If you'd like to continue the convo, we'd love to hear from you. Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
77. Love, Romance & Cheating | UA Unplugged
17-10-2023
77. Love, Romance & Cheating | UA Unplugged
Welcome to another ep of UA Unplugged - the dnms that we usually have after a recording day/sesh when the mics are unplugged. UA Unplugged will be our more casual episodes and a place where you can get to know the UA fam better. Join us as we throw straight bants and roast each other about cheating, romance & everything in-between. Hope you enjoy! In this episode, we discuss: Do you and your partner need to have the same interests? Would you rather be cheated on with someone more attractive or less attractive? Emotional vs. physical cheating Once a cheater, always a cheater? What have you learnt from fam/parents that you bring into your relationships? How does your family role (youngest child/eldest child etc) impact what you want/need in relationships? and more! What is the most romantic thing we've ever done for a partner? What is the most romantic thing a partner has ever done for us? Who usually says 'I love you' first? and more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠, ⁠Cylina Tran⁠ & ⁠Robin Yang⁠ Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 If you'd like to continue the convo, we'd love to hear from you. Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
75. Quarter-Life Crisis, Moving Out & Melb vs. Syd ft. THUY
03-10-2023
75. Quarter-Life Crisis, Moving Out & Melb vs. Syd ft. THUY
Our ol' mate Thuy is BACK for an extra spesh catch-up! For those of you who are new, Thuy was the co-host of UA for 4 seasons. We catch up about what's changed since she's left the show - from moving to Sydney to living with her bf. Find out if Melb is better than Sydney once and for all ;) In this episode, we discuss: Change in our lives Pros + cons of living in Syd vs. Melb Sydney people vs. Melbourne people Difficulties of moving to a new city How to have space when living with partner and house mates Another quarter-life crisis?? Expat friends living abroad Fear of moving vs. comfortability Sydney vs. Melb Nightlife - which is better Maintaining interstate friendships Maintaining friendships as you get older Recos and so much more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ 🎙️ Special guests: Thuy Nguyen Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠and ⁠⁠YouTube⁠⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
74. The Grind Don't Stop Baby ft. Eugene Cheng of The Sneaker Laundry & Nathan Yun of Paire | pt. 2
26-09-2023
74. The Grind Don't Stop Baby ft. Eugene Cheng of The Sneaker Laundry & Nathan Yun of Paire | pt. 2
From humble beginnings to the hustle and grind, join us as we deep dive into the birth of successful Asian Australian businesses ⁠⁠The Sneaker Laundry⁠⁠ & ⁠⁠Paire⁠⁠ with the masterminds behind the madness - Eugene Cheng and Nathan Yun. In this episode, we discuss: the birth of paire & the sneaker laundry when friendship and business mix why market surveys are redundant pitching to investors over Pho running account down from $110K to $500 product innovation - solving pain points with new formulations importance of defensibility + mario kart banana peels biggest business failures every rejection is a redirection stinky feet and so much more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠⁠⁠ 🎙️ Special guests: ⁠Eugene Cheng⁠ ⁠Nathan Yun ⁠ Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠and ⁠YouTube⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
73. Childhood Trauma & The Making of an Entrepreneur ft. Eugene Cheng of The Sneaker Laundry & Nathan Yun of Paire | pt. 1
19-09-2023
73. Childhood Trauma & The Making of an Entrepreneur ft. Eugene Cheng of The Sneaker Laundry & Nathan Yun of Paire | pt. 1
From military school to high achieving Asian culture, join us on this wild ride into the childhood and lives of 'Foot Fighter' entrepreneurs Eugene Cheng of The Sneaker Laundry and Nathan Yun of Paire. A fascinating conversation about how childhood, roots and upbringing can leave a profound impact on an entrepreneur's path to success. In this episode, we discuss: growing up in singapore - V high achieving cultureelitist school vibesmelb high boysrebellinggoing to military school in chinaculture shock moving from west to east and backgood kid, bad kid in asian cultureworking a 9-5 vs. working for yourselfand so much more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠⁠ 🎙️ Special guests: Eugene Cheng Nathan Yun Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠⁠ and YouTube Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
72. Business Lows, Dreaming Big & Building a Rave Community w/ No Sleep Ent ft. Michael Duong, Lilly Lin, Cat NLien, Eugene Cheng & Jubs | pt. 2
01-08-2023
72. Business Lows, Dreaming Big & Building a Rave Community w/ No Sleep Ent ft. Michael Duong, Lilly Lin, Cat NLien, Eugene Cheng & Jubs | pt. 2
In our season 5 finale, we're joined again by the crew behind No Sleep Entertainment - an Asian Australian based music & events company that produces events for the community by the community. NSE collaborates with international and local DJs and stellar production crews to give us raves and festivals like Bass Horizon, Asteria & more! 🌟Watch the full episode on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/@unapologeticallyasian 🌟⁠ In this episode, we discuss: The raw hustle of ilovernb Biggest lows in NSE history Blue sky dreams of NSE Fashion trends of hardstyle/rave community 3 ways to successfully dodge drinks First experiences of going to events What makes NSE Unapologetically Asian? Michael calls his mum babe And so much more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠⁠ 🎙️ Special guests: ⁠No Sleep Entertainment team⁠: ⁠Lilly Lin⁠ ⁠Catherine NLien⁠ ⁠Michael Duong⁠ ⁠Jubs⁠ ⁠Eugene Cheng⁠ Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 If you'd like to continue the convo, we'd love to hear from you. Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠ Find more UA:⁠⁠⁠ https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
71. Bringing Raves to Life w/ No Sleep Entertainment ft. Michael Duong, Lilly Lin, Cat NLien, Eugene Cheng & Jubs | pt. 1
25-07-2023
71. Bringing Raves to Life w/ No Sleep Entertainment ft. Michael Duong, Lilly Lin, Cat NLien, Eugene Cheng & Jubs | pt. 1
Today we have the crew behind No Sleep Entertainment - Lilly, Cat, Jubs, Michael & Eugene bring us good vibes, bants and infectious energy. No Sleep Entertainment (NSE) is an Australian based music & events company that produces events for the community by the community. NSE collaborates with international and local DJs and stellar production crews to give us raves and festivals like Bass Horizon, Asteria & more! 🌟Watch the full episode on Youtube https://www.youtube.com/@unapologeticallyasian 🌟⁠ In this episode, we discuss: Can you find love in the club/at a rave? Who can chuck the phattest hack or muzz? What is everyone's role in No Sleep Entertainment? The Asian Australian nightlife scene Cultural and familial stigma and expectations Being labelled a degenerates, LGs/LBs etc for partying Rebranding what it means to be a promoter Highs & lows of running events From ilovernb to Bass Horizon, Asteria & beyond And so much more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠ 🎙️ Special guests: No Sleep Entertainment team: Lilly Lin Catherine NLien Michael Duong Jubs Eugene Cheng Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 If you'd like to continue the convo, we'd love to hear from you. Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠ Find more UA:⁠⁠ https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
70. Rowi Singh: In-Between Cultures, South Asian Pride & Being Seen as a Beauty Content Creator
18-07-2023
70. Rowi Singh: In-Between Cultures, South Asian Pride & Being Seen as a Beauty Content Creator
We're joined by the bold & brilliant Rowi Singh! Rowi is a proud, Indian Australian artist, beauty content creator and all-round style icon. She’s amassed a community of 402K Instagram followers and 191K Tiktok followers through her unapologetically bold looks, fight for diversity, face accessories business called embellishbyrowi and a colourfully aesthetic home. In this episode, we discuss: Rowi’s colourful life - from Sydney to Connecticut to Singapore and back to Australia Feeling in-between cultures Rejecting your own identity as an adolescent Tradition vs. passion The white creator landscape Meeting Rihanna and so much more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠⁠ Special guests: Rowi Singh Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 If you'd like to continue the convo, we'd love to hear from you. Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
69. How to be a Tattooed Asian Baddie ft. Thao Tran (@thao.tattoo) & Jen Nguyen (@tattsbyjen)
11-07-2023
69. How to be a Tattooed Asian Baddie ft. Thao Tran (@thao.tattoo) & Jen Nguyen (@tattsbyjen)
We're joined by tattoo artists Thao Tran (@thao.tattoo) & Jen Nguyen (@tattsbyjen) who share their stories of resilience, vulnerability & badassery. We delve into the art of tattooing, tattoo culture in Asian communities and how Thao and Jen discovered themselves through ink, art and community. In this chat, we discuss: Jen & Thao's tattoo origin storyConditioned to think job/money= successThe tattoo apprenticeship experienceFirst tattoo experiencesDo tattoos need meaning behind it?First exp of tattooing clientsWhere does it hurt the most to be tatted?Hardest places to get tattedCorrelation between art and tattooingTattoo culture in asian countriesImposter syndromeMost exxy tattoos completedNumbing cream y/n? and so much more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠, ⁠Cylina Tran⁠ Special Guests: Jen Nguyen, Thao Tran Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 If you'd like to continue the convo, we'd love to hear from you. Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
68. Living In Our Single Era, One Night Stands & Getting Back w Exes?
04-07-2023
68. Living In Our Single Era, One Night Stands & Getting Back w Exes?
UA is officially in our emotionally unavailable era (ok everyone except for Nicole). Join the UA fam (minus Anth) for a fun convo all about love and not love? In this chat, we discuss: Taking a breakIcksGreen flagsSibling TheoryWould we do long distance relationships?Our love languagesOpinions on the 3 month ruleWould we have a one-night stand?Would we get back with an ex?Are we open to dating right now?Do we rave - our raving experiencesMelbourne vs. Sydney ravesDating in Asian householdsDo we have types?When does having "a type" become racist?Do girls settle in terms of looks vs. boys won't settle? and more! 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠, Cylina Tran, Nicole Odviar & Robin Yang Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 If you'd like to continue the convo, we'd love to hear from you. Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
67. Melissa Leong: A Love Letter to Food & the Asian Diaspora
20-06-2023
67. Melissa Leong: A Love Letter to Food & the Asian Diaspora
Melissa Leong is unapologetically Asian. She’s a powerhouse in the food industry and is one of the hosts and judges on Masterchef Australia. To add to her stellar resume, she's also a renowned food and travel writer, columnist, TV and radio broadcaster, MC and author. Whether it be on set or in the kitchen, she breathes defiance and voracity into everything that she does. In this conversation, we explore what it was like for her to grow up as a first gen Singaporean Australian, navigating the Asian diaspora experience and how food plays a core ingredient in her life. In this episode, we discuss: Living with defiance and voracity Growing up Singaporean AustralianMemories of food, family and childhoodFood as an Asian love languageGrieving loss of languageEast meets west: grappling with duality and cultural identityMasterchef & Asian Australian representationThe long gameWeight of Asian representation and more! Please note: this conversation was recorded on the 28th April 2023. 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠⁠ Special guests: Melissa Leong Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 If you'd like to continue the convo, we'd love to hear from you. Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start
66. Intergenerational Trauma, Filial Piety & Asian Mental Health ft. Dr Phoebe Lau
13-06-2023
66. Intergenerational Trauma, Filial Piety & Asian Mental Health ft. Dr Phoebe Lau
We’ll be deep diving into the multifaceted world of mental health and exploring the cultural and generational nuances that impact us, as Asian Australians with our special guest - Dr Phoebe Lau. Dr Phoebe is a Clinical Psychologist and has has spent more than a decade in counselling, research, and clinical psychology. She is also the Director of ⁠⁠Inner Collective⁠⁠ and brings a wealth of knowledge into our discussion today. *Disclaimer: my apologies that the audio isn't 100% perfect in this one. I hope you enjoy the convo regardless, because Dr Phoebe is extraordinary! In this episode we discuss: Dr Phoebe Lau's upbringing and motivation to pursue psychology What is The Inner Collective? Common experiences of children of immigrant familiesLove languages in Asian householdsFilial pietyGuilt and shameWhat is intergenerational trauma?How intergenerational trauma manifests physically and mentally?Cyclical coping mechanismsHow does your intersectional identity affect your mental health?The bamboo ceilingPlaying the 'white game' to get promotionsUnconscious biasQ&A - UA community 🎙️Hosted by: ⁠⁠⁠Tiana Nguyen⁠ Special guest: Dr Phoebe Lau InstagramWebsiteGet 30% all mental health courses using code 'ua30' at the checkout (not sponsored) Thank you to our amazing sponsors - you can support them/us below: 🍨 ⁠⁠Scoopy Milk Bar:⁠⁠ Use code UA15 during checkout for 15% off their menu! 🍨 🥟 The Dumpling Company: Use code UADUMP for 1x pack of FREE Traditional Xiao Long Baos (30 pcs) 🥟 🧋 ⁠⁠Bubble Tea Club:⁠⁠ Use code UAPOD5 at checkout for 5% off their site! 🧋 If you'd like to continue the convo, we'd love to hear from you. Slide into our dms on instagram: ⁠⁠⁠⁠@unapologeticallyazn⁠ ⁠⁠⁠ Follow us for more video content on ⁠⁠⁠TikTok⁠⁠⁠ Find more UA: ⁠⁠⁠https://linktr.ee/unapologeticallyazn⁠ Much love, ♥︎ UA ✌︎ ✨Music✨ Joakim Karud - Say Goodnight Lakey Inspired - Chill Day Joakim Karud - Fresh Start