Here is a useful list of books, podcasts, and experiences that may help you on your journey to discovering your true self.


Spiritual Awakening

The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment by Eckhardt Tolle 

You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay 

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert 

The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael Singer 

Awareness: The Perils and Opportunities of Reality by Anthony De Mello

Trauma Healing

Waking the Tiger by Peter Levine

The Body Keeps the Score by Besser Van der Kolk

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate


The Wild Woman’s Way by Michaela Boehm

Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses To Empower And Inspire You by Ann Shen

Asian American Racial Identity

Minor Feelings by Cathy Hong Park

Strangers from a Different Shore by Ronald Tataki

Money Mindset & Wealth Creation

Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill

Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki

You Are Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero


EXPANDED Podcast with Lacy Phillips

Super Soul Podcast with Oprah Winfrey

The Highest Self Podcast with Sahara Rose


Somatic Experiencing: Connecting with Your Body & Emotions

Guided Dance Meditation for Emotional Release – 16-minute guided dance meditation to release trapped emotions in your body.

Strozzi Institute | Online Leadership Dojo – Free 60-minute sessions every 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of every month to learn somatic practices, such as centering, being present to others and the environment and staying open to possibilities.

Connection & Belonging

Authentic Relating

Circling Institute


Improv Classes

The Second City – based in Chicago, but offer online classes.

BATS Improv – based in SF.

Baltimore Improv Group (BIG) – based in Baltimore. I took their Intro & Improv 101. It was a lot of fun!

Acting Classes

Studio A.C.T. (American Conservatory Theater) – based in SF