talk mental health to me: with margaret wang

Stress management and life transition instagrammer Margaret Wang is a middle school counselor by day who works with at-risk youth who cope with anxiety and depression. A former competitive figure skater, Wang incorporates mindfulness, self-compassion, guided imagery, and goal-setting in her wellness and mental de-stressing exercises posts on her instagram page found here. This is asienne’s interview with Wang as she shares her own personal story on tackling mental health.

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10 minutes with a jill of all trades: natalia marie

Modeling since the age of seventeen, this jill of all trades actress is now also embarking on the road to wellness at 44 years of age. Natalia Marie recently spoke with asienne about continuing her education as a Board-Certified Holistic Nutrition and Wellness Practitioner. Her personal blog is found here. Continue reading “10 minutes with a jill of all trades: natalia marie”

spotlight: jackie dallas at long beach comic con

Sept. 8th–Long Beach, CA., Most people may know Jackie Dallas as Jen from the first season of the (now) hit Netflix series, Stranger Things––but what many people may not know is that, Jackie’s not just an actress, she’s actually a “real-life” doctor too IRL.

At the recent Long Beach Comic Con was the panel called Geekfest Presents “Women of SciFi“, Dallas was joined by Yellow Power Ranger, Nakia Burrise (Atypical) and certified Trekkie, Michelle Specht (Star Trek Continues) as they talked all things geeky women and sci-fi.

Here is asienne‘s coverage of Jackie’s answers from the panel as well as two bonus questions in the end.

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giovannie espiritu: the (brave and) wild card

She’s not only reppin’ Filipinos and Filipino-Americans, she’s also reppin’ the LGBT community as this #bicon on-the-rise, Giovannie Espiritu talk vulnerability and finding your voice in this feature interview.

The actress (Amazon‘s Dyke Central), comedian, and acting coach gets candid with asienne about her personal story and thriving in The Industry:

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being azn rox!…?

Does being Asian truly rock? A new YouTube web series is here to answer that question for you. In a brand new 13-episodal short and sweet narrative is a two to three-minute web series called Asian Rocks that is your newest obsession…er something new to binge-watch while you’re waiting on the subway (NYC), or the Metro (LA).

asienne caught up with the founder and producer of Asian Rocks, Wizeman Khensu in this candid interview.

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ms. 305, brittany lue-choy talks mental health

Joining the intersectional #BeKind21 conversation is Miami Heat‘s very own, Brittany Lue-Choy.

asienne was fortunate enough to speak with one of the main panelists that is the Miami Heat dancer. Lue-Choy talked about her own experiences as someone with a mixed ethnic background, her message to mixed race kids and what her message is when it comes to mental health awareness in (and out of) the intersections of her racial identities.

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will you join us to #bekind21?

West Hollywood, CA––On Tuesday, August 28, asienne had the privilege of attending Born This Way Foundation‘s #BeKind21 campaign launch at the West Hollywood City Council Chambers. Special guests in attendance include mental wellness advocates (especially for the #woc communities) and actress Monique Coleman (High School Musical) and one of the Miami Heat’s very own dancers, Brittany Lue-Choy. After the one hour discussion panel on kindness and mental … Continue reading will you join us to #bekind21?