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How People Can Heal Together from our Messed-Up Past (s4e02)

Decolonizing Wealth

On National Philanthropy Day, Helen Choi talks with Edgar Villanueva, author of “Decolonizing Wealth—Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance,” about how philanthropy can change the past of colonization, exploitation, and internalized oppression.

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Edgar Villanueva’s website: decolonizingwealth.com | twitter @VillanuevaEdgar

Book: Decolonizing Wealth—Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance

More with Edgar Villanueva in articles and podcast and radio interviews

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Introducing Season 4 of Erasing Shame

Co-hosts Helen Choi and DJ Chuang will be taking you on a journey of healing around the world on this season of Erasing Shame.

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Helen Choi: website iamhelenchoi.com | twitter @iamhelenchoi

Helen’s other podcast: Name It! Podcast, with Wild Woman Fundraising’s Mazarine Treyz

DJ Chuang’s website @ djchuang.com | twitter @djchuang

Season 1 Episode 1 has more of DJ Chuang’s back story

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Mental Health Ministry in a Chinese Church

Pastor Curtis Lowe and wife Carol started the Enlighten Mental Health Ministry at an Asian American church to enlighten, encourage, and educate people facing the realities of mental illness to lighten our burden.

They share openly about their own struggles and how they’ve found hope and healing. We also talk about challenges in working with people from shamed-based Asian American cultures and the difference between shame and stigma.

Come to the one-day Enlighten Seminar on October 19, 2019, in Thousand Oaks, California – info at enlightenmentalhealth.org/seminar

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How to Teach Students about Authenticity and Courage in Class

How do we create a space for authenticity and courage in the classroom? How can build shame resiliency in students? How do we help students who over-identify with their failures recognize that they are worthy of love and belonging?

This episode of “Seen: An Erasing Shame Podcast” explores these questions with educator and therapist Shelia Sutton. Shelia is part of a team of four educators who wrote the integration plans for Brené Brown’s Daring Classrooms. Eunice and Shelia talk about recognizing shame triggers, overcoming shame storms and the importance of connection in becoming our authentic self.

This is a wonderful episode for educators and also for anyone who wants to grow in their shame resilience journey.

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Daring Classrooms Integration Plans: brenebrown.com/daringclassrooms

Instagram: @sheteachesschool

Twitter: @sheliadsutton

Shelia Sutton sheliasutton.com

A Diary of a Daring Classroom: sheteachesshool.com (coming soon)

Joy Starts Here by Jim Wilder, Ed Khouri, Chris Coursey, & Shelia Sutton

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If family secrets are like dirty laundry, how can they be cleaned?

Vanessa Yee produced and directed the Laundromat Documentary to begin breaking the silence and shame in Asian American communities. Vanessa talks with Erasing Shame co-host DJ Chuang about how this film begins to address the questions around why there are too many Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders dying by suicide and struggling through depression and mental health.

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The Laundromat Documentary thelaundromatdoc.com • streaming on iTunes

Facebook page of Laundromat Documentary facebook.com/TheLaundromatDocumentary

The Bull and the Badger Podcast soundcloud.com/the-bull-and-the-badger-podcast + Like on Facebook facebook.com/thebullandthebadger

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Oh the Shame of being exposed and rejected

Do you know that feeling when someone else shares your personal struggles or pains and you’re left feeling exposed and shamed? That is such a contrast to TFW (the feeling when) someone listens with kindness to that very vulnerable part of your feelings going through hard times.

Eunice Lee, season 1 co-host of Erasing Shame, chats with DJ Chuang about this other side of shame and why we need other people to experience the erasing of shame.

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Preview of Next Episodes: July 2019 Update

A short update on what’s happening here at the Erasing Shame podcast this summer, a preview of next episodes, and how you can be an integral part of this podcast.

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Free Webinar on July 30 with DJ Chuang, hosted by NAMI California—Grow Your Grassroots: Asian-American Communities & Mental Health

Join the production team for Erasing Shame podcast—contact us

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What could happen in 5 months? (s3e20)

Do you know how many episodes we recorded in 5 months of Erasing Shame, our longest season to date? 

Co-hosts Nancy Ly and DJ Chuang wind down Season 3 of Erasing Shame with some personal reflections and even the beautiful side of shame, if you can believe that. Listen in on good insightful perspectives about stories and creativity too.

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Lao experiences of shame in America (s3e19)

Few people know the stories of Laotians in America. Join Nancy Ly, Cynthia Khambounheuang and Bill Le for a conversation about Lao experiences of assimilation to America, and the importance of a culture centered around food, religion, and resilience.

Bill Le was voted “Mr. Lao San Diego” in 2016 and also identifies as part of the LGBTQIA Community. His background is in Critical Gender Studies and he is currently working towards a PhD in Counseling Psychology in order to provide safe spaces for mental health and HIV awareness. To contact Bill: http://www.linkedin.com/in/bill-le-0b74a6107/

Cynthia Khambounheuang has a background in Human Resources, Business Management, and non-profit work. She was a Founding Member and former Membership Chair of the National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF) – San Diego Chapter.

Cynthia shares her poetry at AllPoetry.com under her Poetry Page “NoRecNeeded”. To contact Cynthia: Cynthia.kham@gmail.com

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Leadership & entrepreneurship within shame cultures (s3e18)

How can leadership and entrepreneurship possibly look different within shame-based cultures? Nancy Ly chats with Brian (BJ) Kang about the challenges and opportunities for growth in leadership development from collective to individualistic cultures.

Brian Kang is a podcaster for the Asian American Voice and has been intrigued about the topic of shame in the past 10 years when he started a path of self exploration and self discovery. He also runs a business that helps therapists in private practice save time by completing their admin tasks.

Learn more about his business at https://therapistadmin.com and find episodes of the Asian American Voice podcast at http://theasianamericanvoice.libsyn.com