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Pieces of a Nation

There’s a Buddhist saying that “the cherry, plum, peach, and damson even though different each being is beautiful and valuable as it is, without trying to be something else.”Every individual navigates through life in a unique way and especially how they overcome struggles.Join me on these deep dive chats with artists, entrepreneurs, politicians, scientists and much more.

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The Mind of a Happy Warrior w/ Deborah Gilels

“You’re in charge of your mind. You can help it grow by using it in the right way.” Carol DweckSuccess is defined differently from each perspective but true success is depended on how happy you are and how much happiness you bring to other. Join Deborah Gilels (Publicist and Media Consultant) and myself while we chat about her experiences in the entertainment industry as an executive, how she learned to overcome her fears during times of impasse and the quest for living from the heart. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

51mins

21 Jul 2021

Rank #1

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Finding Your Happy Again w/ Tracey Osbourne

“Love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” Khalil Gibran, The ProphetAll of us are born happy and its life’s circumstances that challenge each of us to regain that happiness each day. Join Tracey Osbourne (Trauma Release Coach) and myself as we navigate through the in’s and outs of shifting the mindset after trauma, fear of being judged, and “Post Traumatic Growth”. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

49mins

14 Jul 2021

Rank #2

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Redefining Yourself In the Pursuit of Happiness w/ Brandon Hearnsberger

Aristotle once said, “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” Join Brandon Hearnsberger and myself, Richard Chiu, as we chat about getting out of your own way, how self reflection is necessary and chasing love in a distant land called Los Angeles. #actor #lalaland #hollywood #losangeles #texas #happiness #pursuitofhappiness #selfreflection #drinkinggames #coffeefanatic #foodie #parisbaguette--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 12mins

7 Jul 2021

Rank #3

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Setting a Strong Mindset w/ Sarah Feldscher

“Destiny is a worrying concept. I don’t want to be fated, I want to choose.” Jeanette WintersonHaving the drive to make a difference in the world especially in your community is probably the most selfless thing a person can do during a lifetime. Join Sarah Feldscher and myself, Richard Chiu, as we speak about creating a roadmap for life, the benefit of having mentors, and giving back. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 2mins

30 Jun 2021

Rank #4

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True Freedom is Expressing Yourself w/ Dr. Clinton Jones

Ice Cube once said, "Truth is the ultimate power. When the truth comes around, all the lies have to run and hide." In this dialogue, Dr. Clinton Jones and myself, Richard Chiu as we discuss the process of evolution in the revolution of the heart and mind, what true humanistic competition is, and how when America changes the whole world will change. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 5mins

23 Jun 2021

Rank #5

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Breaking Out of the Mind Prison w/ Dr. Angela Wilson

“Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself” —Leo TolstoyThere’s a saying in Buddhism that you need to “Become the master of your mind rather than let your mind master you.” -Nichiren Daishonin. Its an easy thing to accept but its difficult to actually do. Join Dr. Angela Wilson (Creator of Mind Power Magic) and myself, Richard Chiu, as we discuss emotional awareness, converting negative energies to positive energy, and how invisible forces can overtake you if you’re not aware of it. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 14mins

16 Jun 2021

Rank #6

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Keep Knocking On Doors and Someone Will Answer w/ Magi Avila

“The closer one gets to realizing his destiny, the more that destiny becomes his true reason for being.” Paulo Coelho, The AlchemistWhen you mix personal experience and your hearts desire together towards achieving something truly meaningful, not just for yourself but for others as well, then there is no stopping you from getting what you want in life. Join Magi Avila (Actor/Filmmaker) and myself, Richard Chiu, as we take a conversational dive into her life, living your full potential and her directorial documentary debut ‘Altitude Not Attitude’. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 1min

9 Jun 2021

Rank #7

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The Lies Within Our Fears w/ Cagla Altintas

“Maladaptive daydreaming (MD) is extensive fantasy activity that replaces human interaction and/or interferes with academic, interpersonal, or vocational functioning.”Eli Somer Living in a fantasy world can be a momentary escape for most people but for Maladaptive Daydreamers it can be a unprecedented lifestyle. Join Cagla Altintas and myself, Richard Chiu, as we chat about our personal struggles with MD and how we learned to manage it. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

56mins

2 Jun 2021

Rank #8

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Trusting Your Golden Path w/ Allen Theosky Rowe

“If the path before you is clear, you’re probably on someone else’s.” Joseph CampbellClimbing Mount Olympus might have a certain path but it’s the personal experiences that make it unique. Join Allen Theosky Rowe (Actor) and myself, Richard Chiu, as we chat about his journey as an actor starting from a Taiwanese TV show called ‘Duck Blood Soup’ and the current battles in Hollywood’s diversity issues.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 3mins

26 May 2021

Rank #9

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Polishing Your Heart and a Brand New You w/ Mary Lou Sandler

“Love is the beauty of the soul.” Saint Augustine. The sound of a beautiful lingering note can vibrate and affect the human heart beyond unknown boundaries. Join Mary Lou Sandler and myself, Richard Chiu as we chat about soul cleansing, celebrating ourselves while releasing judgement from within. And a little about her new kitten #Catio. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 5mins

19 May 2021

Rank #10