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My Terrible Twenties

You're a 20-something year old who made it out of 2020. You sleep about 5 hours a night, accidentally pour wine instead of coffee creamer, and still waiting on that person you texted 3 days ago to text you back. Just looking forward to the day you finally have it all 'figured out' like the true adults used to tell you. Navigating the best and worst years of life thus far with conversations that will make you laugh, cry, learn something new, or all of the above! Welcome to your Terrible 20's. Instagram: @myterribletwenties

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You're a 20-something year old who made it out of 2020. You sleep about 5 hours a night, accidentally pour wine instead of coffee creamer, and still waiting on that person you texted 3 days ago to text you back. Just looking forward to the day you finally have it all 'figured out' like the true adults used to tell you. Navigating the best and worst years of life thus far with conversations that will make you laugh, cry, learn something new, or all of the above! Welcome to your Terrible 20's. Instagram: @myterribletwenties

Season 1 Recap!

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Re-visiting some of my favourite moments in Season 1; my favourite episodes, the most listened episode, the journey and birth of My Terrible Twenties. And lots and lots of GRATITUDE for you, the listener. See you in a few months for season 2!!!!

Remember to follow me on instagram: @myterribletwenties

Oct 14 2020

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GIRL CHAT: Clubbing and Party Phases and Debunking Chinese Superstitions (with Angela Kang)

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22 is an interesting age: some of us are married, some of us are working full time, some are still going to frat parties, and some still have to ask their parents if they leave the house for any occasion. Here is my #girlchat conversation with Subtle Asian Traits co-founder, Angela Kang: our experiences being the oldest child/big sisters in an immigrant household, sneaking out to parties, strange Chinese superstitions, and more!! 

Remember to follow me on instagram @myterribletwenties!  

Oct 07 2020

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Dropping Out of University, Dating as an Entrepreneur, Social Media & Body Positivity (with Selene Dior)

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Selene is the CEO of VITAE Apparel, a super cute and durable swimwear brand that became popular through Instagram, as seen on celebrities like Francesca Farago from 'Too Hot to Handle,' Lauren Hamilton from 'Love is Blind' and many more. 

Selene and I talk about her company, our experiences with Western Vs. Asian beauty standards, photoshop and social media impact on body positivity, and dating as an entrepreneur. 

Sep 30 2020

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GIRL CHAT: What NOT to Do After a Breakup and Dealing with Confrontation (with Nadine Krill)

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You ever get an 'I miss you' text from an ex? My guest Nadine Krill & I talk about the uglies behind bad heartbreaks, red flags, why forgiveness is the cure to anger, how to be a good friend, and other classic #girlchat topics. 
You can follow Nadine's podcast, the 4:14 Podcast, and her instagram at @nadinekrill

Sep 23 2020

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Becoming Subtle Asian Traits (with Kerry Kang and Lydia Jiang)

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Founded in September 2018, Subtle Asian Traits (SAT) has become one of the largest online Asian communities with members from all around the world. Their mission is to connect Asian individuals globally to create a community that celebrates the similarities and differences within the subtle traits of Asian culture and sub-cultures. This is my conversation with 2 of the founders at SAT; we discuss how SAT became what it is today, Kerry's experience speaking at Facebook, growing up Chinese, and answer some Q&A.

Remember to follow me on instagram @myterribletwenties and shop/learn more about Subtle Asian Traits.

Sep 16 2020

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Your Diet is Not Just What You Eat ...

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... it's also what you watch, what you listen to, what you read, the people you hang out with, what you buy, and anything else you consume in this life. A healthy emotional and spiritual diet is just as important to your wellbeing and overall health. I talk about unhealthy social media practises, who NOT to spend your time with, and how 'retail therapy' is anything but therapy. 

Follow me on instagram! @myterribletwenties

Sep 09 2020

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GIRL CHAT: A Boyfriend Can’t Save You & Sorority Girls Can Change The World (with Katie Bulmer)

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My conversation with published author, public speaker and podcast host Katie Bulmer on why a boyfriend can complement you, but never complete you. We go over the breakups that broke us, how she knew her husband was THE ONE, and how sorority girls can change the world. (INSTAGRAM: @myterribletwenties)

Sep 02 2020

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Introduction

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Welcome to the My Terrible Twenties Podcast! (INSTAGRAM: @myterribletwenties)

Aug 31 2020

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Side Effects of Ghosting (with Noah Levy)

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Ghosting is the act of stopping ALL communication with someone with zero warning or explanation, one of the most confusing things that can happen to us when dating people who didn't deserve us in the first place! My guest and I share stories about the times we have ghosted, been ghosted, getting blocked on social media, and our vulnerable but very real heartbreak stories. 

Follow me on INSTAGRAM (@myterribletwenties)

Aug 26 2020

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Networking 101 for Introverts (with Andy Hu)

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Some of us would rather be at home instead of at networking events with hundreds of people (back when in-person was still a thing); I am also some of us. My guest today is a technical recruiter at a well-known gaming company in Vancouver, BC and he's here to spill the tea on how to impress HR recruiters on LinkedIn, form professional relationships during this online world admits COVID, and how to be be OK with being the centre of attention when you hate attention. 

Aug 19 2020

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Married at 22 (with Ashton Vint)

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Imagine this: you see a cute girl in her early 20's carrying her university textbooks, wearing a tube top and ripped jeans. You finally gather the courage to ask her out and she says, "no thanks, I'm married." Yes you heard it. My conversation with a newly wedded 23 year old about her first year of marriage; more than half of it spent during a global PANDEMIC, being forced to be in quarantine with her new husband, and the stigma attached to getting hitched at a young age. (INSTAGRAM: @ashtonvint @_wendz)

Aug 12 2020

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Friendship Breakups

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What's more awkward: running into your ex or your ex best friend?? There are unlimited movies and TV shows that depict the pain from breakups; but when it comes to the end of friendships, it's confusing and often more frustrating. I talk about some of my own friendship breakups ;( That being said, hug the friends you do have and do as much as you can to be there for them!! (INSTAGRAM: @_wendz)

Aug 05 2020

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The Truth About ADHD (with Audrey Jones)

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Learning about living with an undiagnosed mental disorder from my guest, who spent all 21 years of her life not knowing she had ADHD the entire time. How she found empowerment through her diagnosis, how she endured academia in a system that is catered to kids with "normal" brains, and many other questions we discuss that can be educational, relatable, or inspiring for all different types of listeners. (INSTAGRAM: @_audreyjones98)


For more information on ADHD, visit http://www.bcchildrens.ca/our-services/mental-health-services/attention-deficit-hyperactivity-disorder-(adhd)

Jul 29 2020

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Are you rude?????

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 Do you do any of these things? If so, I'm gonna need you to stop. 

Jul 21 2020

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Cancelled by Coronavirus

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I was reflecting on some of the ways life will never be the same again, and I talk about the reasons I'm SO GLAD life will never be the same again. Ms. Rona is stupid and needs to leave our society alone, but at least she brought some good changes to our 'new normal'. 

Jul 14 2020

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Changing the World with Love and Code (with Michael Ko)

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Daniel Ko has a condition called Muscular Dystrophy, but he is much more than that; especially in his brother's eyes. Listen in on my conversation with UBC student Michael Ko, about how his love and respect for Daniel turned into the invention of a voice-controlled self driving wheelchair. (Follow Michael's project on INSTAGRAM @mtabulous)

Read more about Michael and Daniel here:

https://globalnews.ca/news/6024160/ubc-student-builds-wheelchair-brother/

Jul 07 2020

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Breaking Up With Unnecessary Stress

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These are some of the things that might be stressing you out, that do not need to be stressing you out, that you can stop letting it stress you out. We are all out here trying to do our best with so many other things to worry about; don't let these small things take up space. #NotHereForIt (INSTAGRAM: @_wendz)

Jun 30 2020

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Getting Hired As A New Graduate During Coronavirus (with Kavya Kaluarachi)

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Graduating university and trying to figure out what's next is already hard, but it's even harder with Miss Rona going around cancelling all our plans. Listen in on a conversation with a UBC Coronavirus graduate who landed a full-time job right after university; what she has to offer regarding interview and resume tips, and how to best use time right now for personal and skill development. (INSTAGRAM: @kaverzz @_wendz)

Jun 23 2020

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Things That Never Graduated High School

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Reflecting on petty things we do in our 20's, when we're supposed to be #ADULTS. You can take the girl out of high school, but can you take the high school out of the girl?

Jun 16 2020

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The Truth About Therapy | My Experience

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This is my experience. Emphasis on my. Everything I say is solely and dependently based on MY experience in therapy accumulated over 3 years, on and off. Mine and the internet. They are not factual so don't take me seriously :) Love you xx

Jun 12 2020

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