16 episodes

Conversations about the intersection of Asian American identity and mental health as we explore our experiences, our beliefs, and what it means to be us.

The Full Well Hosted by Ji Eun Ko, LMFT. Produced and Engineered by Jake Jamieson. Music by Thomas Lea and Beles.

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Conversations about the intersection of Asian American identity and mental health as we explore our experiences, our beliefs, and what it means to be us.

    Chiwoo Choi on His Name Journey and Self Love

    Chiwoo Choi on His Name Journey and Self Love

    Guest Chiwoo Choi shares his name journey - how he came by his ‘American name’, living by the American name, and his transition back to using his given Korean name. Chiwoo shares the process of learning self love and acceptance as he navigates his name. Whether or not you share a similar story with your own name, listen to learn about his journey of learning to accept himself as an immigrant person in America.

    Kalene Khan on Finding and Meeting Our Own Emotional Needs as Helpers and Allies

    Kalene Khan on Finding and Meeting Our Own Emotional Needs as Helpers and Allies

    Guest Kalene Khan shares her grief experience in response to George Floyd’s death, and the importance of self care and grieving as a response to racial injustice as activists and allies. Kalene also talks about the common Asian American tendency to ‘help others before helping yourself’, and how to honor our own stories and emotional needs, rather than being caught in the rush to support others.

    Shinyung Oh on Maintaining our Asian American Humanity in a Black and White World

    Shinyung Oh on Maintaining our Asian American Humanity in a Black and White World

    Guest Shinyung Oh shares her thoughts about the dehumanizing response to Tou Thao, the Asian American officer involved in the killing of George Floyd, and how Asian Americans can participate in a Black and White world without losing our humanity. Shinyung also discusses the value of sharing your voice to engage with the pain of our country and the Black community.

    Eunice Lee on Engaging with Systemic Racism as Asian Americans

    Eunice Lee on Engaging with Systemic Racism as Asian Americans

    Guest Eunice Lee shares her ideas about how Asian Americans can either take away or help restore the dignity of the Black community. Eunice reminds us the importance of acknowledging Asian Americans’ white adjacency and privilege. Eunice also reassures us that there is more than one way to participate in the narrative of racial injustice and systemic racism, and shares resources to support everyone in their own individual journeys.

    Hannah Lee Sandoval on Healing and Allyship with Black Lives Matter

    Hannah Lee Sandoval on Healing and Allyship with Black Lives Matter

    Guest Hannah Lee Sandoval shares her perspective as a second generation Korean American woman, a mother, a therapist, a Christian, and a wife in a multiracial marriage on how Asian Americans can respond on a micro, mezzo, and macro level to the Black Lives Matter movement.

    Alex Ly on Being Asian American and Black Lives Matter

    Alex Ly on Being Asian American and Black Lives Matter

    Guest Alex Ly shares how he was impacted by the Black Lives Matter movement, and his own journey of figuring out where he fits in as an Asian American in the movement. Alex encourages us to not be afraid to engage, to act from a place of empathy, and to examine how we have either been affected by or demonstrated racism in our lives.

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