Author: Kimberly

Ep14: Friendships vs. Frientimacy

Still in lockdown and Reina and Kimberly are missing their friends. Between work and not being able to go hang out with friends – they talk about how they’re trying (or failing) to keep their friendships going. They explore Shasta Nelson’s book, “Frientimacy: How to Deepen Friendships for Lifelong Health and Happiness” and the three key pillars: […]

EP12: Anti-Asian Hate and The Atlanta Shooting

We took a break from our regular upload schedule due to recent news in Atlanta, Georgia. We’re sure many have heard about the mass shooting on March 16, where 8 victims (6 being Asian women) were murdered by a 21-year old white man. He targeted 3 Asian-specific spas across 2 counties. We are both Asian […]

EP11: Finding Your Next Hobby

Season 2, Ep2 (Ep11) How are we filling our days during a lockdown? How are we keeping busy, and what do our hobbies mean to us? The pandemic has forced us to change our habits and schedules. Whether you have more time (or less time), Reina and Kimberly discuss the value and importance of doing something […]

Season 2 Begins! Ep 10: Pursuing Your Passion with Renée Suen

Kimberly and Reina return with season 2 – this time with special guest Renée Suen, travel and food writer/photographer! She is a columnist at SingTao’s EliteGenmagazine, and a regular contributor to TorontoLife, Chatelaine and WestJet Magazine. Her works are featured in The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star Travel, AFAR, enRoute, CBC Life, Best Health,NUVO, Bon Appétit and Wall Street Journal. They chat about her Asian-Canadian roots, her pivot […]

EP9: The Husbands

Reina and Kimberly talk a lot about their boardroom of allies …and who exactly is at the top of their list? Their husbands.  In today’s episode, they share the mic with their partners and talk about communication, supporting one’s career, first impressions, and being in a mixed-cultured relationship.  Also, the guys do a mean Jim […]

EP8: What’s Your Saboteur?

We’re human – and sometimes we inadvertently find ways to self-sabotage. Whether it’s within relationships, work, or just getting through life…we have a little voice in our head that can sabotage a good thing. So what are your saboteurs? Reina makes Kimberly take the Saboteurs Assessment from Shirzad Chamine’s book “Positive Intelligence”…and well…it kinda leads […]

EP7: Our Stationery Obsession (Keeping Organized)

Notebooks, paper, and pens – oh my! Reina and Kimberly talk shop on their favourite stationery items. Learn what pens and journals keep them organized and the systems they have in place to tackle 2021. These small steps may make a big difference in your approach towards gratitude, goals…and life. —- Extra Reading: Bullet Journal: […]

EP6: Getting Coached (The Birkman Method)

Kimberly decides to take the plunge and do The Birkman Method, a series of 125 questions that will reveal her needs, interests, and even ideal career. The method/assessment is often done in Fortune 500’s and many MBA schools with a certified coach…which Reina is. Listen as she coaches Kimberly through the results and unpacks some […]

BONUS: Was 2020 A Dumpster Fire Of A Year?

Happy New Year from us, to you! Let’s reflect— no! Scratch that. Let’s be real and talk about all the PROS AND CONS OF 2020. Not grateful? Totally fine. Super grateful? Also fine. Kimberly and Reina talk about all the things they did or didn’t do this past year and call 2020 for what it […]