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A Journey with Vanessa Chiu

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This is a podcast about my personal journey outside of my job as a radio host. It's about what I learn and value in life, and becoming the best person I can be through self-education.

This is a podcast about my personal journey outside of my job as a radio host. It's about what I learn and value in life, and becoming the best person I can be through self-education.

Location:

Canada

Description:

This is a podcast about my personal journey outside of my job as a radio host. It's about what I learn and value in life, and becoming the best person I can be through self-education.

Language:

English


Episodes

How to Silence Your Inner Critic

1/19/2021
You are your own worst critic. No one will be harsher on you than yourself. I know this is true for me. Join me in this episode as I talk about how to silence that voice inside that says you're not good enough and you have to be perfect.

Duration:00:08:30

How to Not Take Things Personally

1/12/2021
A great piece of advice I got recently is to not take things personally in business and in life. Easier said than done as I used to take things personally quite often! But I've been putting this into practice lately and it has been such a boost to my mood and mental health. I share what I've learned in this episode and what has helped me move forward, and I hope it helps you too!

Duration:00:09:06

How to Deal with Rejection and Criticism

1/5/2021
Rejection sucks. I can count numerous times where I've been rejected and I remember feeling sadness, anger, and disappointment. But Marisa Peer's book Ultimate Confidence: The Secrets to Feeling Great About Yourself Every Day helped me I see that rejection can be a good thing. In this episode, I share my experiences of being rejected, along with how I handle criticism and insults.

Duration:00:08:49

How to Break Negative Thought Patterns

12/29/2020
I didn't realize how much my negative thoughts affected my mental health and confidence until I actually reflected on it. In this episode, I share how to break those negative beliefs about yourself and how important visualization is, based on the book Ultimate Confidence: The Secrets to Feeling Great About Yourself Every Day by Marisa Peer.

Duration:00:08:10

How to Build Confidence Through Mindset

12/22/2020
There have been many times in my life where my confidence was shot. And most of those times were events that I couldn't control…like getting let go from a job or relationship heartbreaks. As I reflect on those moments now, I have learned not place my worth and self-confidence on those situations. The book Ultimate Confidence: The Secrets to Feeling Great About Yourself Every Day by Marisa Peer was suggested to me not too long ago and it has been such a positive influence on my life. I hope...

Duration:00:05:20

Being Vulnerable is Hard. But Worth it.

12/15/2020
I never really liked being vulnerable but I realize how important it is for my personal growth. In this episode, I talk about 3 things I've learned about being vulnerable.

Duration:00:03:43

3 Things I've Learned Through Grief and Loss

12/8/2020
I've been thinking a lot about grief and loss these days, and reflecting on what I've learned when going through my grieving process. If you have any questions or comments about what you've heard, you can email me at hello@vanessachiu.com.

Duration:00:05:24

What Inspired Me to Start a Business

12/1/2020
I never, ever thought I'd start my own business. But I've come to the conclusion that I must in order to fulfill my purpose in life.

Duration:00:04:36

I Peaced Out of Church. Here's Why.

11/24/2020
I grew up going to church consistently for most of my life, but I've never talked about why I don't go anymore. Leaving the church has been a big part of my journey in figuring out who I'm meant to be.

Duration:00:08:15

My Thoughts on Faith

11/17/2020
I get uneasy talking about my faith, especially in the context of how I grew up in the church and what faith meant to me then, and how that has changed for me now. But I recently got a question about how God speaks to me and I attempt to answer that in this episode.

Duration:00:04:23

The Benefits of Improv and How it Changed My Life

11/10/2020
I love comedy and I wish I had discovered improv earlier in life because it's SO MUCH FUN. In this episode, I talk about my improv journey and the 3 benefits of improv and how it changed my outlook on life.

Duration:00:08:18

My Experience with Mental Health as a Chinese Canadian

11/3/2020
Mental health wasn't a topic that was discussed when I was younger at home, at school, or at the church I attended growing up. Now as an adult, I don't think talking about mental health and wellness is a bad or taboo thing. In this week's episode, I share some of my thoughts and experience with mental health as a Chinese Canadian.

Duration:00:05:24

Mindset Matters for Success

10/27/2020
Focusing on a healthier mindset has been a huge part of 2020 for me and I'm learning how to control negative thoughts and feelings. In this episode, I talk about the importance of mindset for success, after being asked to be a guest on a virtual chat event with the Stigma Free Society. The link to the video I mention in this episode is here.

Duration:00:10:27

3 Meditation Tips for Beginners

10/20/2020
I've been reading about the importance of meditation for good mental health and in this episode, I wanted to share 3 tips that I've learned throughout my meditation journey.

Duration:00:04:48

Why I'm Grateful

10/13/2020
In this episode, I talk about the little things I've learned to do to be more grateful!

Duration:00:03:42

Why Embracing Change is Good

10/6/2020
Hey I made it to episode #2! Thank you for listening. =D I used to fear change so much and it made me incredibly anxious. But I've been learning to see things in a different perspective to help me embrace change.

Duration:00:04:58

The Most Important Thing I Learned During Quarantine

9/29/2020
Thanks for checking out my podcast! In my first episode, I talk about a realization I had during quarantine and how it helped my anxiety. Bear with me as I'm still navigating my way through this entire process but I'd be so grateful to have you along for the ride. =)

Duration:00:07:30