Blaming

Blaming

Feeling and being misunderstood is one of my core wounds. Growing up, I felt like my parents didn’t understand where I was coming from (about most things). Hence blaming them for everything. My family didn’t really talk about things, so there wasn’t...
Money Baggage.

Money Baggage.

Asian Americans’ Money Baggage. I’ve learned that Asian Americans got hella money baggage. I believe a lot of this comes from what I like to call “immigrant-survival mentality”.  It’s scarcity mentality but on a whole ‘nother level...
Survival Mentality

Survival Mentality

What is survival mentality? Let’s start with the basics. Survival mentality is focused on the basics— Having enough money to pay the bills, having a roof over our head, being able to put food on the table. Our parents had strong survival instincts and did whatever it...
Scarcity Mindset

Scarcity Mindset

I picked up the scarcity mindset from my parents in a way that I didn’t even realize was happening for years. I’ll tell you more if we ever talk in person. My brother picked it up even worse. He stresses about every unexpected bill and constantly bitches about...
Optimistic Black Sheep!

Optimistic Black Sheep!

As a Kid, I WAS THE BLACK SHEEP!! Growing up, I never felt like I fit in with other Korean Americans. I never really fit in with the aZn crowd, the “super academic” crowd, or the “fob” crowd. The one that really hurt the most tho, is the fact that I never felt seen...