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A Journey with Vanessa Chiu

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This is a podcast for anyone who wants to renew their mindset. It’s for those who want to step out of their comfort zone to learn, grow, and expand their knowledge. It’s for those who want to embrace change, vulnerability, and the messiness of life. And it’s for those who don’t mind listening to raw, honest stories. (Although my podcast is under the self-improvement category, I cannot guarantee that I will not be talking about my love of comedy, space, and vegan baking on the show.) Have questions for Vanessa? Email hello@vanessachiu.com.

This is a podcast for anyone who wants to renew their mindset. It’s for those who want to step out of their comfort zone to learn, grow, and expand their knowledge. It’s for those who want to embrace change, vulnerability, and the messiness of life. And it’s for those who don’t mind listening to raw, honest stories. (Although my podcast is under the self-improvement category, I cannot guarantee that I will not be talking about my love of comedy, space, and vegan baking on the show.) Have questions for Vanessa? Email hello@vanessachiu.com.

Location:

Canada

Description:

This is a podcast for anyone who wants to renew their mindset. It’s for those who want to step out of their comfort zone to learn, grow, and expand their knowledge. It’s for those who want to embrace change, vulnerability, and the messiness of life. And it’s for those who don’t mind listening to raw, honest stories. (Although my podcast is under the self-improvement category, I cannot guarantee that I will not be talking about my love of comedy, space, and vegan baking on the show.) Have questions for Vanessa? Email hello@vanessachiu.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

Grief 101 - Cultivating a Meaningful Life

5/10/2022
This episode wraps up my series on grief as I share what it means to me to live a full and meaningful life. These episodes on grief were inspired by the book "You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment" by Thich Nhat Hanh. If you feel stuck or lost, and are not sure which way to go on your journey, I'd love to support you! Book a call with me here: https://sociatap.com/vanessachiu

Duration:00:11:02

Grief 101 - Learning to Let Go

5/3/2022
The practice of letting go can be so challenging, especially when circumstances didn't go the way you thought they would. This is the fourth episode in my series about grief, inspired by the book "You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment" by Thich Nhat Hanh. I share how I'm learning to let go of control and expectations, and how grief and joy can coexist.

Duration:00:10:12

Grief 101 - Making Peace with Beginnings and Endings

4/26/2022
I'm learning and accepting that life is all about beginnings and endings. I'm also learning to reframe what endings mean to me. In this episode, I share more insights from the book "You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment" by Thich Nhat Hanh, and also from a daily mindfulness challenge I did earlier this year from Tara Brach and Jack Kornfield.

Duration:00:11:14

Grief 101 - Facing Our Pain

4/19/2022
It can be hard to acknowledge emotional pain and sometimes, we have the tendency to ignore and avoid what's uncomfortable. But I'm learning that facing our pain is necessary in the healing process. The book I talk about in this episode is called "You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment" by Thich Nhat Hanh. If you'd like support on your journey through grief and loss, discover how I can help you by booking a call with me here: https://sociatap.com/vanessachiu/

Duration:00:11:05

Grief 101 - Embracing Uncomfortable Emotions

4/12/2022
I'm so excited to be back with new episodes! In my last episode, I shared that I was taking a break from my podcast because I was grieving, and I wanted to focus on self-care and healing. This episode is the first in my series about grief, as I go deeper into my journey and share what I've learned and am still learning from this grieving process. The book that inspired these episodes is called "You Are Here: Discovering the Magic of the Present Moment" by Thich Nhat Hanh.

Duration:00:15:09

3 Reminders for a Hard Day

10/6/2021
I just passed the one-year mark since I started my podcast and I'm so grateful to you for listening to my show. In this episode, I share 3 important lessons that I've learned over the last year, and they are also lessons that I remind myself of when I'm going through hard days.

Duration:00:06:04

Releasing Toxic Relationships: Finding the Gold in the Garbage, with special guest Jean Atman

9/28/2021
This week, I spoke with another awesome woman and coach I've met on my journey as an entrepreneur…Jean Atman! In this episode, we talk about why toxic relationships are a gift and being a conscious creator of our own lives. Jean is a Soul Evolution Coach and Energy Medicine Specialist. She is a leading expert on how to break free of negative life experiences - for good. She is well known in her industry as the go-to girl for helping people heal from toxic relationships and past traumas so...

Duration:00:49:39

Conquering Fear - Interview on Lunch and Learn with Daniel To

9/21/2021
It was my pleasure to be a guest on another virtual chat with the Stigma Free Society, that was led by Dr. Daniel To, who is the District Principal overseeing Speciality Programs and Mental Health Programming for Surrey Schools in BC. In this episode we talk about conquering fear and what that means. The video interview of our chat is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldcVbYKEPdo If you'd like to get unstuck from your mindset, grief, and fears, book a call with me here:...

Duration:00:23:33

How to Make Friends with Fear (Even Though it‘s a Mother F***er), with special guest Rebecca Wiener McGregor

9/7/2021
I used to live my life in fear and anxiety until I realized it was robbing me of so much happiness and joy. In this episode, I chat with Rebecca Wiener McGregor about fear and how we can use fear to our advantage. We also discuss why suffering feels safe, and how fear can keep you stuck in unhealthy relationships. Rebecca is an Amplifier of Love and catalyst for breakthroughs! She shares her gifts as a transformational hypnotist + money mindset coach committed to helping visionary women...

Duration:00:51:33

Uncovering My Fears About Wealth, Money & Success

8/31/2021
In this episode, I wanted to share more about my experience working with money therapist, Jennifer Love, what it's been like for me since digging deep into my money beliefs, and how my life has changed from doing this inner work.

Duration:00:11:29

Challenging Our Beliefs About Wealth, Money, and Success, with special guest Jennifer Love

8/24/2021
Where do our beliefs about money come from and are those beliefs helping us live wealthy? In this episode, my special guest Jennifer Love and I will talk about challenging our beliefs about wealth, money, and success. There have been a few badass women I've met and worked with in the last 12 months and Jennifer Love is one of them. Jennifer is an amazing woman with some kickass titles under her belt, including money therapist, wealth philosopher, she's an ally of nature and advocate...

Duration:00:45:12

Challenging Your Inner Critic - Interview on Don't Just Survive, Thrive! With Dr. Daniel To

8/17/2021
This episode is another virtual chat I had with Dr. Daniel To for the Stigma Free Society in February 2021. In this segment, we have a discussion about one of my favourite topics...our inner critics and how to stop the negative self-talk. We also talk about the dangers of comparing ourselves to others and the importance of accountability. The link to the video interview is here: https://youtu.be/jQUuh9ohfNk If you're feeling like your inner critic is bringing you down and you're...

Duration:00:24:29

Finding Closure as the Other Woman

8/10/2021
Sharing my story about being the other woman and the immense guilt and shame that came from that experience was probably the scariest, and most vulnerable, thing I've ever done. Through self-reflection, and learning about forgiveness and compassion, I finally feel at peace about my past.

Duration:00:08:03

Mindset, Resilience, and Embracing Change - Interview on Don't Just Survive, Thrive! with Dr. Daniel To

8/4/2021
This episode is an interview I did in October 2020 with the Stigma Free Society, that was lead by Dr. Daniel To, who is a long-time friend and also the District Principal overseeing Speciality Programs and Mental Health Programming for Surrey Schools in BC. We talked about some of the challenges I faced with my mindset and mental health when I decided to change careers, how I stay resilient, and how I embrace change. The link to the video interview is here: https://youtu.be/QP_gjedfq7E If...

Duration:00:24:33

5 Things to Say Instead of "I Can't"

7/27/2021
I've been hearing the phrase "I can't" a lot these days and it made me realize how those words strip away our power. In this episode, I offer 5 different phrases to use instead of "I can't."

Duration:00:08:46

How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome, with special guest Dr. Grace Lee

7/20/2021
What is imposter syndrome? Why do we experience it? How can we overcome it? In this episode, my guest Dr. Grace Lee will answer these questions and give more insight into imposter syndrome. Dr. Grace is the founder of Mastery Insights, host of Inciting Influence and Career Revisionist podcasts, and creator of a practical, business & career channel on YouTube. She is sought after as a speaker and trainer in the areas of sales, business development, career development, public speaking,...

Duration:00:27:19

7 More Self-Care Tips

7/13/2021
As promised, I have 7 additional self-care activities that you can add to my list from last week. If you haven't listened to last week's episode yet, it's called "7 Self-Care Tips." And if you have any self-care suggestions that I haven't included, feel free to email me at hello@vanessachiu.com.

Duration:00:07:21

7 Self-Care Tips

7/5/2021
Don't skimp on self-care! This is one of the most important things I've learned on my entrepreneurial journey so far. Self-care is important for your mind, body, and soul. When you take care of yourself, you're able to show up for the people who need you. In this episode, I go through some of the most common myths I hear about self-care and I give you 7 practical suggestions for self-care.

Duration:00:08:48

5 Steps to Quiet Your Inner Critic

6/29/2021
Even though I'm learning so many new things and growing my knowledge on my entrepreneurial journey, sometimes my inner critic starts to get really loud. When I'm going through a challenging situation, I can be very hard on myself. In this episode, I wanted to share with you the blueprint that I follow to quiet my inner critic when I'm going through a tough time.

Duration:00:05:48

From Teacher to Radio Host to Actor - Interview on Have We Made It Yet? Podcast

6/23/2021
This episode is a very special one because I wanted to share with you the conversation I had with actor Lucas Ng and comedian Josh Yang, as I was a guest on their podcast, "Have We Made It Yet?" On Lucas and Josh's show, they chat with other actors, performers, and artists about their journey and creative process. I've talked about my path in radio in a few of my other episodes, but we dig a little bit deeper into my career. I share my experiences in the industry and the challenges I...

Duration:01:11:34