Home for the holidays, and more? (s2e07)

We give thanks for you, our viewers and listeners, as we enter the holiday season at the end of 2018. Holidays are family and relatives; and those memories can bring mixed emotions, highs and lows, amidst all the food and feasting. Maylee Chang and DJ Chuang talk about what those experiences might be like, especially […]

[Seen 1] A Conversation about Race, Power and Privilege in the Asian-American Experience

Adrian Pei, author of The Minority Experience, chats with Eunice Lee about race, power, privilege and pain in the minority experience. He discusses his own journey as an Asian-American in navigating large organizations and the injustices of not being heard and feeling “other.” Adrian talks about the journey that our brothers and sisters of color […]

What if shame happened in a leadership context? (s2e06)

Margaret Yu (National Director of Epic Movement, the Asian American ministry of Cru) talks with DJ Chuang about how leaders can be debilitated by shame and become derailed. Not good. But there’s an antidote to shame that can help the leader to be honest with their humanity, to confess the occasional mistake, and to recover […]

My Painful and Shameful Day in Atlanta (s2e05)

This one is a personal story of a day in the life of DJ Chuang, who works as a consultant and sometimes travels for work. After landing in Atlanta on an uneventful flight, he gets taken on an unforgettable adventure that started with the rental car. http://media.blubrry.com/erasingshame/p/erasingshame.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/erasingshame-s2e05-atlanta-story.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | […]

How many positive aspects of shame can you count? (s2e04)

Maylee Chang and DJ Chuang grapple with understanding both the positive and the negative aspects of shame. Yes, of course, shame is a painful feeling. But it so much more than that. Towards the end of the episode, we count up at least 5 positive aspects of shame when respond with honest talk and healthy […]

Refugees Experience More Trauma and Shame (s2e03)

Maylee Chang and DJ Chuang have an honest talk about how refugees experience the hardest life challenges, resulting in trauma, and how some are able to move out of survival mode and towards a healthier life of relationships and dealing with past memories http://media.blubrry.com/erasingshame/p/erasingshame.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/erasing-shame-season2episode3.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | […]

Learn More about Hmong Americans with Dr. Pang Rhodes (s2e02)

On this episode of Erasing Shame, Dr. Pang Rhodes joins host DJ Chuang to have an honest talk about Hmong Americans, community, and shame. Dr. Pang Foua Yang Rhodes is an Assistant Professor at Argosy University and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, specializing in premarital and couples therapy, spiritual development, and immigrant mental health. […]

Season 2 Opener of Erasing Shame (s2e01)

Erasing Shame co-hosts DJ Chuang and Maylee Chang welcomes everyone to a new season of honest talk about healthy living. We mention different aspects of shame, Crazy Rich Asians, and Clint Eastwood too. Plus, we did share about topics we will cover and reveal the name of one very special guest in upcoming episodes. Show […]

Summer series finale for Erasing Shame about Mental Health

Summer series finale with Jeremiah Chuang and DJ Chuang SHOW NOTES Watch the episode with Hanna’s story, What If Saving Sex for Marriage Wasn’t So Great? Watch the entire summer series via this YouTube playlist—Erasing Shame about Mental Health in Asian American Communities Watch and listen to Season 1 of Erasing Shame ABOUT THE SERIES: […]

Asian American, Christian, and Queer?

What happens when these three things intersect and collide? Jessica ChenFeng speaks compassionately to the complexities of being Asian American, Christian, and queer. How does fear affect parental and community reactions? Is there a clear journey toward healing? It is not always clear, but always possible. ABOUT THE SERIES: Our summer series, Erasing Shame about […]