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Reclaiming Identity and Navigating Trauma with Linda Thai

Ep#17 Reclaiming Identity and Navigating Trauma with Linda Thai

Welcome back to You Did That!. In today’s episode, we are joined by the insightful and inspiring Linda as our special guest. Linda shares her experiences and perspectives on cultural differences, historical trauma, and the impact of colonialism. Join us as we engage in a thought-provoking and meaningful dialogue on addressing trauma from a holistic and cultural perspective. This episode is sure to provide valuable insights and reflections on the impact of trauma and resilience.

Linda Thai LMSW (she, her) is a trauma therapist who specializes in cutting edge brain- and body-based modalities for the healing of complex developmental trauma. As an educator and consultant, she is gifted with the capacity to contextualize, synthesize and communicate complex and nuanced issues pertaining to trauma, attachment and the nervous system, including the impact of oppressive systems upon identity, mental health and wellbeing. Linda is passionate about breaking the cycle of historical and intergenerational trauma at the individual and community levels, and deeply believes in the healing power of coming together in community to grieve. Born in Vietnam, raised in Australia, and now living in Alaska, Linda is a former child refugee who is not only redefining what it means to be Vietnamese, to be Australian, and to be a United States-ian….she is redefining what it means to be wounded and whole and a healer.

How to Dream When You're Awake with Artist CoolReve

Ep#16 How to Dream When You’re Awake with Artist CoolReve

Welcome back to You Did That!. In this episode, we are joined by CoolReve, secretly named Hawa. She is an Afghan artist that focuses on graphic design and is the owner of a streetwear brand. Her journey is a wellspring of inspiration, from navigating collaborations to staying true to oneself. Discover the value of personal connections, celebrating success, and blocking out negativity. Join us for an uplifting exploration of CoolReve’s artistry and the invaluable lessons she’s gained along the way.

EP 15 “Am I Famous Enough? Writing a niche book with Alo Johnston”

Ep#15 Am I Famous Enough? Writing a niche book with Alo Johnston

Welcome back to You Did That!. In this episode, we have a special guest joining us, Alo Johnston (he/him), to share his incredible journey of self-discovery, writing, and navigating the publishing world. Discover how his writing took a unique turn, defying the traditional self-help book genre, and how his expertise in working with transgender individuals brought a fresh perspective to his work.

Alo Johnston is a licensed marriage and family therapist and author of Am I Trans Enough?: How to Overcome Your Doubts and Find Your Authentic Self. He particularly loves working with trans, queer, and non-monogamous clients. He is based in downtown Los Angeles and when he’s not working he’s often busy exploring the restorative power of naps.

How To Be A Multi-Passionate Creator

Ep#14 How To Be A Multi-Passionate Creator with Parisa Parnian

Welcome back to You Did That!. In this episode, Parissa, a visionary artist and entrepreneur, takes us on a journey through her experiences in the fashion industry and the challenges she faced while promoting inclusivity. We explore how the fashion industry has become more inclusive over time, the financial benefits of diversity for corporations, and the impact of Rainbow Capitalism on Parissa’s career.

Our Ancestors Did Not Breathe This Air: College Friends to Co-Poets

Ep#13 Our Ancestors Did Not Breathe This Air: College Friends to Co-Poets

Welcome back to You Did That!. In this special episode, we will be diving into an incredible anthology of poetry titled “Our Ancestors Did Not Breathe This Air” written by six talented authors who have a variety of immigrant and refugee backgrounds. Throughout the episode, we’ll explore the power of poetry as a means of self-discovery and self-expression. From feeling boxed-in as “the smart one” to navigating the pressures of med school, they have all found solace, confidence, and creative freedom within the pages of their book.

They’ll also take us on a journey through their writing circle and the publishing process.