175: Live In The Grey With Lynn Chen

Lynn Chen is an actor, blogger and body image activist.  You might have seen her guest star in hit shows such as Fear The Live In The Grey With Lynn ChenWalking Dead, Silicon Valley, NCIS and even played the villain “Goh Xiulan” in Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops III Video Game.  She also has a successful podcast that she co-hosts called Thick Dumpling Skin.

Lynn went through some dark times in her life such as having an eating disorder.  A question that her counselor asked her changed the way she saw life forever.  She realizes that life doesn’t have to always be so black and white, life can be in the grey.  Tune in to today’s episode to listen to her story.

Bio

Lynn Chen is an actor, blogger and body image activist.

Cultural Background

Lynn is of Taiwanese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Never compare your beginning to someone else’s middle.

Never compare your beginning to someone else’s middle.

Definition of Self Confidence

Feeling good about how you look.  Not comparing yourself to your past or future self but to be happy with your present self.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Lynn suffered through eating disorders.  It was a dark time for her.

The “AHA” Moment

Lynn asked by her counselor why she hated herself so much and she thought she loved herself when it was the total opposite.  She realized life doesn’t have to be black and white.  Life can be in they grey as well.  She can get through whatever situation she is in.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Lynn’s life is filled with joy.  She lets go of any guilt or shame.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Perseverance is key.

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