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Finding sanity in the Year of the Rooster

Year of the Rooster: therapy talk for 2017

January 29, 2017

Year of the Rooster has me thinking about how happy I am to finally, truly appreciate my difficult parents. The two of them, plus my first shrink, now occupy the […]

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#LovetrumpsTrump

Love trumps Trump — if it’s true love

January 22, 2017

All the news coming out of the White House makes me insane. But after much gloominess and overeating, my doubts are gone. I believe 1,000% in my mantra. Against the […]

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How writing saved my life: Part 3 (Independence)

December 13, 2016

Note: This is Part 3 and the final installment in my series. Part 3, with three key words: writing-saved-life. During my 30s, I played The Asian Babe Who Had It […]

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How writing saved my life: Part 2

December 11, 2016

Note: Welcome to Part 2 in my 3-part series about how writing saved my life.  My father’s fatal heart attack brought a weird peace to our Chinatown apartment. Yet, the […]

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How writing saved my life: Part 1

December 10, 2016

This is Part 1 of a 3-part series about me, writing and how writing saved my life. Everyone needs to write — everyone. By the time we get to Part […]

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Storytelling & microaggressions in #TrumpAmerica

November 13, 2016

When I showed up for my Wednesday evening communications class, the mood was miserable. Donald Trump’s victory at the polls was just hours old. Everyone was angry and scared. Most […]

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Vote for Hillary & save America from cheating White boys

November 7, 2016

More than once, I’ve been involved with men who cheated on me. More than once, I stayed too long and loved too much. There’s a lot of women out there […]

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