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The Tao of Self Confidence

The Tao of Self Confidence is a podcast created for you, the woman who is on her inner journey to self confidence no matter what stage you are at. If you are looking for inspirational stories and advice during your daily commute, workout or just "me" time, Sheena Yap Chan delivers the goods. Each episode brings you an amazing woman who shares her journey: her life before the discovery, the "AHA" moment, life after her discovery and the advice she gives to the listener that she can apply in her own life. The journey to self confidence starts with a single step, are you ready to take that first step?

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396: Know Your Worth With Jean Liu

Jean Lui is aspiring sports dietician and former competitive power lifter.  She has a passion for exploring methods to optimal health through nutrition and exercise.  Jean believes that nutrition is one of the greatest forms of self love; to care deeply for one's body and health is to live fully. Living fully goes beyond simply surviving, but instead flourishing and thriving through pursuing the greatest potential that your mind and body can give you.Jean shares her struggles especially the pressure from social media.  She also shares how she was able to look deeply within herself to see and know her true worth outside of the likes and follows on social media.  Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Jean's episode, Jean's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

17mins

3 Nov 2017

Rank #1

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477: Live Your Uniqueness With Jennifer Yen

Jennifer Yen is the founder of purlisse, a line of skincare products.  She is mostly known for  her role as Vypra, on Power Rangers Lightspeed Rescue.  As a former actress, Jennifer spent hours under heavy makeup and bright lights and her skin paid the price. The quest to restore her complexion and confidence lead me to rediscover her grandmother’s Asian beauty secrets, which healed her skin and inspired her to bring her rituals to women everywhere.Jennifer used to struggle with her identity as an Asian person growing up in Texas.  She didn't where she belong.  It wasn't until she went to college she realized she can be her true self and live in her uniqueness that has helped her today.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Jennifer's episode, Jennifer's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

7mins

13 Mar 2018

Rank #2

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383: Reclaim Your Confidence With Niña Terol

Niña Terol describes herself as a “communicator, connector, and changemaker.” A writer at heart whose over 15-year career has spanned the public and private sectors, including roles in marketing, non-profit consulting, creative enterprise, publishing and media, politics, and corporate communications, she now heads corporate affairs for the Manila office of one of the world’s largest and most trusted names in integrated marketing communications.Niña shares what she went through as a child that gave her a lack of self confidence and the moments in her life where she was able to reclaim her confidence.  She also shares tips for you to help you in your own journey to self confidence.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Niña's episode, Niña's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

12mins

17 Oct 2017

Rank #3

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325: Quiet Confidence With Jen Loong

Jen Loong is the founder of Wandersnap which affordably connects travellers with local snappers to create travel editorials and purposeful jobs. Having launched both Lululemon Athletica and TOMS into China after growing teams at Alibaba and Groupon HK, she is ready to stir the next happiness movement by connecting travellers with photographers alike to help communities. Her mission is to start an empathy movement where travel and story-telling meets to inspire good.Jen talks about quiet confidence and how it has helped her work from within instead of seeking outside factors to be the successful social entrepreneur that she is today. She also shares her tips on how it can help you in your own inner journey to self confidence.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Jen's episode,Jen's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

12mins

3 Mar 2017

Rank #4

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650: Take Yourself Seriously With Rehana Paul

Rehana Paul is a journalist, entrepreneur, and the founder and editor in chief of Overachiever Magazine. The Magazine was started by Rehana in October of 2018 to give a platform to all Asian women.  Growing up all over the world instilled a deep appreciation for other cultures in Rehana, and today she is is committed to working on raising female literacy rates, mentoring young female entrepreneurs, and making Overachiever Magazine the largest, best, and most inclusive magazine for all Asian women.Rehana shares her struggles with her own confidence.  When she started to take herself seriously, that is when she started to change for the better and create a platform to have a voice for all Asian women.  Listen to her episode as she shares her story.Also, this is the last episode for Season 4 and the new season will be back on September 2, 2019.  I really appreciate each and everyone of you for tuning into the podcast.  See you in September!  In the meantime, feel free to listen to past episodes.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Rehana's episode, Rehana's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

7mins

12 Apr 2019

Rank #5

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580: Realize Your Worth With Lorie Corcuera

Lorie Corcuera is the Co-Founder and CEO of SPARK Creations and Company Inc., a training and development organization that inspires people and companies to create meaningful cultures and workplaces.  For over 20 years, she has had the honour of partnering with amazing business owners, entrepreneurs, leaders, learning and development specialists and coaches, and people potential professionals from small to large businesses in the mobile and web technologies, interactive entertainment, professional services, retail, hospitality, manufacturing, and non-profit industries.  She also co-founded a social enterprise called Enspire Foundation, which sponsored the education of 18 students and sent over 60 Canadians to build a library and 5 homes, part of a larger community project to relocate families from the shanty town of Bagong Silang, Manila to the clean area in Norzagaray, Bulacan, Philippines. Today, they hold monthly soup kitchens to feed the Vancouver East Side community.Lorie shares how she was able to realize her worth and start taking action to become the confident and successful woman that she is today.  Tune into her episode to listen to her story.Also, this will be the last episode before the holiday break and new episodes will start on January 7, 2019.  Happy Holidays!Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Lorie's episode, Lorie's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

15mins

21 Dec 2018

Rank #6

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303: Face Your Doubts With Divya Parekh

Divya Parekh is a motivational speaker, author and coach. She has over 25 years of rich and varied experience including roles as a university associate professor, scientist, biotechnology professional, and global leadership and business relationship coach. Divya’s passion for coaching and her desire to make a positive impact on people led her to merge her scientific background with her extensive experience as a coach, consultant, speaker and author.Divya let her doubts defeat which let her to not believe in herself. When she started taking action and learned to face her doubts, that is when her confidence increased and started to believe in herself. Listen to Divya's episode as she shares her story.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Divya's episode, Divya's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

10mins

1 Feb 2017

Rank #7

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775: Stop Questioning Yourself With Kristen Meinzer

Kristen Meinzer is an award-winning host, commentator, speaker, producer, and author specializing in contemporary social issues and popular culture. Her work has been celebrated in Time Magazine, Bust, Vice, The Guardian, The Evening Standard, Jezebel, Real Simple, Indiewire, and dozens of other publications. It’s also been showcased on NPR’s The Big Listen, NPR’s All Things Considered, Buzzfeed News, and more.  She was also named “one of the 22 most influential women in podcasting” by Washington Post contributor Alex Laughlin.Kristen talks about her life, what happened to her confidence when she stopped questioning herself and her tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.Check out https://thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Kristen's episode, Kristen's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

13mins

6 Mar 2020

Rank #8

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589: Confidence Starts In Little Ways With Rin Chupeco

Rin Chupeco is a Young Adult author of The Girl from the Well series and the Bone Witch series, both published by Sourcebooks. The first book of her upcoming duology, The Never Tilting World, will be published by HarperCollins in 2019. She currently lives in Manila, Philippines.Rin used to live a sheltered life growing up in a Filipino Chinese household.  Even with the sheltered life, she was able to start building confidence in little ways which has yield positive results to live the life that she has today doing what she loves.  Check out her episode and listen to how Rin was able to build up her confidence.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Rin's episode, Rin's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

11mins

17 Jan 2019

Rank #9

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311: The Opportunity To Shine With Joewin Tan

Joewin Tan is the Founder of Linear Dots Productions which is an event agency. Their expertise is figuring out the best way to create genuine bonds between their clients and their audiences. Linear Dots Productions works with you to tailor-make turnkey solutions to achieve your objectives. Joewin's company has proven itself to be an event management powerhouse with many high-profile client under her belt.Joewin shares her about how she took an opportunity in her life to shine and become the success that she is today. She also shares tips on self confidence that you can also use in your inner journey.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Joewin's episode, Joewin's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

9mins

13 Feb 2017

Rank #10

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539: Taking Out Expectations With Tiffany Sorya

Tiffany Sorya is a modern educator with a new twist and the owner of Novel Education Group.  She believes in having an open and flexible teaching schedule so that her students can focus more on exploring their hobbies and passion.  Her unconventional teaching philosophies which is has transformed the homeschooling and tutoring programs across Southern California.  She has tutored some of the biggest names in the industry such as Kendall and Kylie Jenner who were able to explore their passions while still receiving an education.Tiffany shares how love for education and how she was able to focus on becoming the powerful educator that she is today.  She also discusses what happens when you take out expectations of learning something new.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Tiffany's episode, Tiffany's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

12mins

25 Oct 2018

Rank #11

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567: How To Improve Self Confidence With Rasha Goel

Rasha Goel is an Emmy nominated Television Host/Producer, Red Carpet Reporter, and International Correspondent. With a Bachelors Degree from UCLA in Communication Studies Mass Media, she has worked for outlets such as CNN IBN, ESPN, REELZ Channel, TV Guide Channel, AOL, as well as Warner Bros., Sony Pictures, and Disney.  She is a local anchor/reporter for an Emmy winning Los Angeles news magazine, “LA This Week”. On the international front she has worked with the top south Asian networks including ZEE TV, Times Now, MTV ASIA, Star TV and the French Network F24.  She has also been an invited speaker at the renown World Communication Forum in Davos, Switzerland and University of Southern California, and has served as an Emcee for local charitable events in California.  Her versatility has also led her to acting opportunities in various television shows and crossover films. She's been seen on shows such as CBS's "Scorpion", “S.W.AT.”, and Showtime’s “DICE”.  Rasha enjoys traveling, exploring marine life, working with kids, and trying new vegetarian cuisines! She enjoys giving back to the community and is also involved with groups and activities promoting women empowerment.In this episode, Rasha shares her ways that she was able to improve her self confidence to be the success TV host and producer that she is today while valuing her true self in the process.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Rasha's episode, Rasha's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

10mins

4 Dec 2018

Rank #12

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486: Put Yourself First With Theresa Shan

Theresa Shan is the founder of Madana Yoga and the co-founder of Soulscape.  She is trained in a wide array of yoga forms such as, Hatha, Vinyasa, Ashtanga, Hot, Universal and Pre-Natal to name a few. But her passion is in creating balance in the body, physically, mentally and emotionally. "You need to look at your starting point to determine what is right for you, there is no one size fits all".Theresa shares how she was able to charge of her life by putting herself first and rediscovered her confidence along the way.  She also shares tips that you can use on your own journey to self confidence.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Theresa's episode, Theresa's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

17mins

26 Mar 2018

Rank #13

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299: Fake It Till You Make It With Helen Chong

Helen Chong is the broker owner of Haylen Group. She had a vision to create financial independence towards retirement one client at a time through real estate. Haylen Group’s mission is to serve each of their clients as if they are their partners, to act and advice them with their best interest in mind for their real estate purchase and sale. As a small real estate firm, they only work with agents who share the same mission. We enjoy helping our clients, by delivering an exceptional service.Helen wasn't always this confident. In fact, she was always focusing on all the bad things about herself. A time in her life where she faked confidence actually helped her to become confident in real life. Listen to this episode as she shares her story.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Helen's episode, Helen's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

17mins

26 Jan 2017

Rank #14

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313: From Pain To Confidence With Alicia Del Prado

Dr. Alicia del Prado is a licensed counseling psychologist and tenured associate professor at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, California. She is also the co-founder of the Asian American Psychology Association's Division on Asian Americans with Mixed Heritage. Alicia specializes in working with clients with depression and anxiety and has expertise providing clinical services to university undergraduate and graduate students, professionals, and people of color.Alicia talks about how the pains and losses in her life has helped her gain confidence and let her become a better version of herself to pursue her dreams and goals in her authentic way. Check out her episode to listen to her story.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Alicia's episode, Alicia's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

11mins

15 Feb 2017

Rank #15

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514: Feeling True Confidence With Victoria Paredes Herrera

Victoria Paredes Herrera is a creative entrepreneur.  She launched a consulting firm and boutique agency called Next Theory with the services of branding and concept development, marketing and communication strategy, and social media strategy and execution.  Victoria is also the co-founder of She Talks Asia, women’s conference and media platform with the intention of sharing diverse women perspectives in the region.  The pioneer conference held in March 2017 in Manila, Philippines, opened the door for fresh conversations for women’s issues in cultural identity, mental health, alternative careers, and spirituality.Victoria did not used to have the confidence that she has today.  She shares how she was able to learn what was holding her back to feel true confidence to be her authentic self.  Listen to her episode as she shares her amazing journey.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Victoria's episode, Victoria's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

18mins

20 Sep 2018

Rank #16

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391: The Internal Shift With Kristy Arnett

Kristy Arnett is a professional risk taker and podcaster.  As a podcaster and professional risk taker, she guides people who are in the question of, “WTF am I doing with my life?”  She has dedicated her life to exploring the ways people can shift their relationship with risk.Kristy shares how she was able to work from inside and create her own internal shift to have the confidence to live life on her own terms, love her authentic self, and create an impact by helping others along the way.  Check out her episode to listen to Kristy's story.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Kristy's episode, Kristy's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

18mins

27 Oct 2017

Rank #17

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525: No Legs No Limits With Kanya Sesser

Kanya Sesser is a model, skater and surfer.  Kanya was born in Pak Chong, Thailand without legs. She was abandoned on the front steps of a Buddhist temple when she was only one week old. The monks at the temple took care of her for one year until she was transferred to a Bangkok hospital.  For a few years she lived with an older loving couple that she loved to call her grandparents. It was at the age of 5 that she was finally united with her devoted adoptive parents and destiny brought her to Portland, Oregon.Pushed by her inexhaustible energy and her invincible attitude not to let anything stop her she started at a very young age with skateboarding, surfing, mono skiing, tennis, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair racing, hiking, swimming, break dancing, quad driving and a lot more. After competing in 100, 200 and 400 meter wheelchair racing events at school and at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ she has intensified training to qualify for Team USA for the 2018 Winter Paralympic Games in mono skiing.  Listen to Kanya’s episode as she shares her story.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Kanya's episode, Kanya's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

13mins

5 Oct 2018

Rank #18

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548: Being Independent With Clarice Lin

Clarice Lin is a Marketing Strategist, Growth Marketer and founder of BaselineLabs.  Ten years ago, she quit her job and left everything behind in Singapore to move to London. After more than 100 rejections over four months, she finally secured a job.  Five years later, she  co-founded BaselineLabs which is a growth-marketing and rebranding agency.  In her company, she utilized a practical, creative approach, that means no B.S, using numbers to guide decisions and unique ideas on how to help your business stand out.Clarice shares how moving to London taught her how to do things for herself and become the independent woman that she is today.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Clarice's episode, Clarice's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

13mins

7 Nov 2018

Rank #19

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649: A Sense Of Self Awareness With Lucy Liu

Lucy Liu is a life coach helping women in life transition beat overwhelm, see clarity, set new goals, live a happier life and thrive!  Lucy transformed her life from feeling over-stressed, unhappy and unhealthy to living her dream life of joy, fulfillment and mindfulness, it is her passion to help other women to make that kind of life changing transformations.  She has made many bold moves in her life to create a more aligned and fulfilled life.  She is an unshakable optimist, loving wife, motivated mother, easy-going small business owner and now makes it her passion to help other women rewrite their life story.Lucy shares why having a sense of self awareness is important to build confidence and be the woman that she is today.  She also shares her tips that can help you build confidence in your own journey.Check out thetaoofselfconfidence.com for show notes of Lucy's episode, Lucy's website, resources, gifts and so much more.

12mins

11 Apr 2019

Rank #20