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Inspiration: I want to explore & nurture like Ellen Stewart of La Mama E.T.C.

January 27, 2011

  This morning, I’m heading out for the first day of my spring semester. I’ve got my BlackBerry, my iPad, my lesson plans…but most importantly, I’m holding Ellen Stewart close […]

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Forget Amy Chua. Bigger fish to stir-fry: 4 ways I’ve been conned by Confucius.

January 13, 2011

On Saturday, I blogged about “Parents like Amy Chua are the reason Asian Americans like me are in therapy.” Other bloggers had a lot to say about the topic too. […]

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Parents like Amy Chua are the reason why Asian Americans like me are in therapy

January 8, 2011

All day long, people have been telling me about an article headlined: “Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior.” And I’ve had enough! I’m posting my reaction so that I don’t have […]

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Why I’m back in therapy

December 9, 2010

Sooooo, I’m back to seeing my shrink. That means I’m paying $175 for a weekly, 45-minute session. Ouch. Unfortunately, my health insurance doesn’t cover a penny of it. Fortunately, the therapy […]

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How to have romance in your life when you’re not dating

August 9, 2010

It wasn’t so long ago that I was sitting on my therapist’s black leather couch, sobbing my eyes out. At the time, I was a few years into post-divorce dating […]

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Water fear: 6 tips for adults learning to swim

June 29, 2010

I've been afraid of the water for most of my life. This morning, I finally found myself happily gliding around on the deep end of a pool. Here are 6 things I've learned about swimming in the water and in life.

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My dad cheated on my mom and all I got was…

February 2, 2010

After my dad died, we figured out that he had an affair. It changed everything for us then and until now. Details in this post.

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