(EP. 8) ON VALUING TIME & MANAGING BIPOLAR DISORDER WITH STOICISM (W/PHIL TIEU)

 
In Episode 8 of The Soul’s Work Podcast, Janice and Phil Tieu — engineer, doggy daycare owner, musician, photographer, videographer, among other things! — dive into the topic of valuing time and how to prioritize what’s really important to us every day.

Phil also shares how he’s learned to manage the emotional highs and lows of living with bipolar disorder, by practicing Stoicism. 

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(EP. 7) CREATING A DAILY SPIRITUAL PRACTICE

 
In Episode 7 of The Soul’s Work Podcast, Janice discusses how creating (and doing) a daily spiritual practice can serve as a powerful path towards achieving your spiritual development goals.

For her, the daily practice of setting intention, self-reflection (including checking into her Happiness List), and giving gratitude helps her to get that much closer to living authentically and staying grounded in the present.

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(EP. 6) IDENTITY: ON BEING AN ASIAN FEMALE

 
In Episode 6 of The Soul’s Work Podcast, Janice begins exploring the topic of experiencing life embodying the Asian female identity. Whether you identify as an Asian female or not, this discussion on internalizing the identities we inherit from the world, which ultimately shape our deepest self-beliefs, is relevant for anyone who wants to dig past the layers of socially-prescribed expectations and uncover their authentic selves.

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(EP. 4) SELF-CARE

 
In Episode 4 of The Soul’s Work Podcast, Janice discusses why self-care is so important for each and every one of us, whether we’re struggling with a serious mental health issue or just going through this crazy thing called life. She shares the story of her #metoo self-care burning ritual she did after publicly sharing her #metoo experiences, and then lists 10 self-care ideas that will hopefully inspire you in your own mental wellness journey. 

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(EP. 3) COURAGE (& FEAR)

 
In Episode 3 of The Soul’s Work Podcast, Janice opens up about how drinking and imagining violent scenarios in her head reinforced an avoidant response to fear (and y’all, she had a lot of fear). The good news? It is absolutely possible to re-train our brains to respond to fear with more courageous responses (and collect “courage bullets” in the process!). Janice shares her letter to Fear Voice in her quest to develop a different, more compassionate relationship with fear — because fear is here to stay! 

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