“how growing up as an asian kid translator helped my empathy skills”

[previously published submission]  This blog entry originally appeared on Katharine Chan’s blog here on October 11, 2018. | More on Katharine Chan: Chan is a first generation Chinese-Canadian. Her parents were born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Canada in the 1970s. She is a full-time working mother and she also runs a blog called Sum On Sleeve. This is her collaboration with asienne for our Mental Health Awareness Issue.

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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”