“Fear is always there; it’s a survival instinct. You just need to know how to manage it.” —Jimmy Chin Embracing Uncertainty: Last month, Andrew and I climbed The Grand Teton, or “The Grand” as locals call it—13,775 ft, whew! It was our first mountaineering experience and it took everything in me to get up that […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Spirituality

September 8, 2021

How to Climb a Mountain with Anxiety, Self-Care, The Art of Surrender

“You did not lose out on anything that did not happen for you. Your life is in divine order.” -Lalah Delia #REALTALK   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Elizabeth Su✨ (@heyelizabethsu) The Quest for Belonging: Our time in LA is almost up, and I have to say, this is the […]

Empowerment, Mental Health

August 2, 2021

My LA Crush, Chinese Takeout, Mind-Body Connection

“I just had what some call a weekend. I didn’t work for two days. I watched TV. I went hiking. I took naps. I ate ice cream. And now I’m walking into Monday rested and rejuvenated. It feels wrong. AM I IN TROUBLE?” Real Talk: Part of self-love is learning to take breaks, which is […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Spirituality

July 19, 2021

8 Summer Vacay Spots + 9 Queer-owned Asian Businesses to Support

“is there a world free of hungry ghosts, where my body is not picked apart by needy vultures, taking my magic for free until there is nothing left of me. the internet” —Elizabeth Su   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Elizabeth Su✨ (@heyelizabethsu) Exciting Book Update: Well friends! One year, […]

Career, Empowerment, Spirituality

June 7, 2021

Signing with an Agent, Self-Worth & Asian Food

“Do you ever wonder why it is that your healing digs up more despair, triggers, loneliness, and shame? It’s because you’ve found the very areas where the work needs to happen. That’s your roadmap. It’s in those dark places that true and sustainable work thrive.” —Dr. Mariel Buqué   View this post on Instagram   […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Relationships, Spirituality

May 3, 2021

Boba Milk Tea, Happy Birthday to Me, Letter to Myself

“I speak your language with no accent. I erased my ancestors’ name with no traces. I covered myself to show less skin. I scoffed at my parents’ culture to fit into yours, and yet, you spit in my face. You say I don’t belong. You call me foreigner. You cut off my legs and you […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Spirituality

April 5, 2021

Racial Trauma + Resources to Help Stop Anti-Asian Hate & Be an Ally

“I am making the brave decision to keep going anyway.”—Morgan Harper Nichols   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Morgan Harper Nichols (@morganharpernichols) #REALTALK   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Elizabeth Su✨ (@heyelizabethsu) Never Not Learning Self-Compassion: Oy vey, has this month been a doozy or […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Spirituality

March 2, 2021

Tai Chi, Watching Plants Grow and Self-Compassion

“Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’” —Alfred Lord Tennyson #REALTALK   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Elizabeth Su✨ (@heyelizabethsu) Nerve-cited: I AM SO EXCITED FOR THE VERY FIRST ISSUE OF MONDAY VIBES 2.0! I’d be lying, though, if I didn’t confess […]

Empowerment, Spirituality

January 4, 2021

Monday Vibes: New Newsletter Who ‘Dis

Word of the Week: Expansion Life Lesson: For the last 10 years, I’ve directed all my attention towards healing myself, talking about healing myself, reading about healing myself, helping others heal themselves, creating spaces where we can heal together. And you know what? I’m exhausted. It’s exhausting to constantly live in a space of darkness […]

Empowerment, Mental Health, Spirituality

December 27, 2020

Update: Monday Vibes Dyes Her Hair Pink

Word of the Week: Self-Expression Life Lesson: I’ve been dealing with some censoring these last few weeks and it’s not only destroyed my creative process, but negatively impacted my mental health. Writing is an act of self-expression. Writing is healing. Writing is art. Art is not meant to be tied with a pretty bow. Art […]

Career, Empowerment

November 30, 2020

Why Society is Afraid of Unapologetic Women

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