Are your painful feelings becoming a crisis? (s2e10)

Real feelings don’t always tell the truth. Dave Dicken is a Crisis Counselor at Crisis Text Line and he shares a bunch of very practical tips for how to help yourself or someone you know to have courage, find resilience, and get healing. When the pain is overwhelming, it doesn’t have to be a crisis. […]

Shame, singleness, and the holidays (s2e09)

Singles already know they’re single. They don’t need pressure or shame, especially around the holidays. DJ Chuang and Maylee Chang Tao talk about this personal and poignant topic that affects like 50% of the adult population. http://media.blubrry.com/erasingshame/p/erasingshame.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/erasingshame-s2e09.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | RSS

Why it’s harder for Filipino-Americans to talk about shame (s2e08)

Grace Sangalang Ng is our special guest. Grace is a Ed.D. student (Talbot School of Theology) researching how shame affects Asian Americans in the classroom, so she is more than well qualified to talk intelligibly about shame. She also shares from her own experiences of shame as a second-generation Filipino-American. DJ Chuang hosts this episode. […]

[Seen 2] Developing Effective Cancer Treatments for Asian Americans

“Asian-Americans haven’t been included in the process of cancer research. Recent clinical trials helping develop new drugs or therapies show that Asian-Americans only represent about 3% of people in those studies. As a result, a lot of the drugs that are currently available for cancer treatments may not be effective within our own populations.” Eunice […]

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 […]