757: Connecting The Dots With Aimée Suen

Aimée Suen is certified Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, author, recipe developer, designer, photographer and podcaster.  Her Connecting The Dots With Aimée Suenblog, Small Eats, started in 2013 as a way to share her mostly plant-based recipes and show her friends and family that healthy eating could be tasty after she gained weight in college. It was a creative outlet that gave her purpose and joy. The “small” at the time came from the need to get smaller, the fact that she is small in height, she is under 5 feet tall, smaller portions and the fact that she just cooked for her and her partner.  She also has a podcast called Small Steps which dives deeper into specific topics around health, wellness and the amazing people making a difference and empowering others.

Aimée shares how connecting the dots helped her realized her true self to be the woman that she is today.  She also shares tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.

Bio

Aimée Suen is a nutritionist, podcaster and creative.

Cultural Background

Aimée is of Chinese, French Canadian and European descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

I deserve to take up space.

I deserve to take up space.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is owning and embracing all parts of yourself with love and kindness.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Aimée thought she had to be certain parts of herself to certain people.  She thought she had to keep herself small and not make a scene.

The “AHA” Moment

Aimée over time started feeling that something was off and started connecting the dots.  She realized she wasn’t showing up as her true self and that she does deserve to take up space.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

For Aimée, it’s still an ongoing process.  It’s up and down but she is doing the work that is needed.  She also does healing work to help her build confidence.  Starting a podcast helped her speak her truth and have a voice.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Take small steps and they will add up over time.  Find people who love and support who supports all of you.  Find help if needed and you deserve to take up space.

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