Tagged: shame

Asian American Sermons on Shame

What a shame that we can’t talk about our pains. It’s hard for anyone from whatever ethnic background to talk about their weaknesses and pains, it’s especially hard for Asians and Asian Americans. And, sadly it’s not talked about in churches, where...

Can we talk about shame?

Yes, we have launched a podcast called Erasing Shame where we will have honest talk for healthy living—emotionally, relationally, mentally, and personally. DJ Chuang and Eunice Lee will co-host Season 1 together. I’m particular grateful for Eunice making time to do this...

Towards Erasing the Shame of Mental Illness

Preparing for a conference workshop is typically done at a desk with a stack of books researched next to you, or behind you if you’re in the library or have a voluminous library of your own. In my case, it so happens,...

7 of the ways to debunking myths of shame

When 2 young Asian Americans tackle the enormously huge topic of shame, that is quite extraordinary. Several non-Asian Caucasians have recently addressed the concept of shame, most popularly among them is Brené Brown, but it’s a whole ‘nother thing when someone Asian American (or...

Talking about Shame – Twitter Chat on 3/12

Talking about Shame – Twitter Chat on 3/12

Shame is something that doesn’t get talked about in any society, be that Western cultures or Eastern cultures, and therein lies its overwhelming hidden power. Research professor Brené Brown in her recent books and TED talks has broken the ice and begun to...