Thoughts

Lying and Fighting and Fears, Oh My!

Do you ever feel like you’re living your life in fear? Fear of hurting others? Of hurting yourself? Fear of disappointing others? Fear of never being able to eat something again? Fear of never being able to watch something again? Fear of failing? That’s me. I live in a world of fears. Today I realized… Continue reading Lying and Fighting and Fears, Oh My!

Thoughts

The Hmong Community: Gender and Identity Workshops needed

About a week or so ago I went to a workshop on my college campus that focused on the Hmong Language with the theme of “sharing the experiences of teaching and knowledge of the Hmong language and culture.” I was so proud of my community for finally being able to come together and make a… Continue reading The Hmong Community: Gender and Identity Workshops needed

Thoughts

Who I Am, The Identity Search, and Being Hmong

Today I lightly want to talk about identity formation and culture clashes. This happens to many individuals from any and all backgrounds and it is something that should be discussed. As I hone in on the Hmong community, I hope you also look at it through your own perspective, as it is important to be… Continue reading Who I Am, The Identity Search, and Being Hmong

Counseling Sessions

#3 Confronting Fears and Finding Solutions

Session #3 was pretty interesting. I felt like my counselor was more straight forward with me and less soft, if you know what I mean. We talked about my fears, and one of the fears I mentioned was the fear of opening up to my siblings about how I felt about them, and then having… Continue reading #3 Confronting Fears and Finding Solutions