Chloe Tse is a Canadian journalist and activist, the co-founder of TheFeminismProject.com, Digital Editor at Totem, media critic, freelance writer for multiple publications nationwide and a mom to a bad beagle. When she’s not making editorial magic, she’s speaking out and doing her part to better improve representation for queer women, women of colour and others who are lacking when it comes to representation in the media and mainstream society. She was one of the original organizers of PinkDotTO, the first Chinatown march in Toronto to raise visibility for queer Asians.
Chloe shares her life experiences, tips and an incident in public school that has helped her muster up the courage to fuel her passion, her confidence and her truth.
Chloe Tse is the co-founder of TheFeminismProject.com and an activist.
Chloe is a third generation Chinese-Canadian.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
Confidence isn’t walking in the room and thinking you’re better than anybody, it’s walking in and knowing you don’t have to compare yourself in the first place.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self-confidence is understanding we’re all on our own paths and maintaining focus. It’s understanding that we’ve worked hard to get to where we are, knowing that there’s still work ahead and knowing that we are capable of always doing better. It’s standing behind our decisions and knowing we don’t have to answer to anyone but ourselves.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Back then, Chloe got kicked out of a public high school for having a website back in 2003. It was wrong and the vice principle at the time essentially bullied her (she was the editor of the school paper, on the student council and student leader council). She didn’t understand the concept of a blog and mistaken it for ‘spilling her guts online’. They couldn’t expel her, but they kicked her out and Chloe had to do correspondence through a friend to graduate. It was hard on the ego and self confidence, but she knew she was in the right. That’s when CBC National did a story. It inevitably helped Chloe fuel her passion for journalism, fairness and truth-seeking.
The “AHA” Moment
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
exception to this. It’s about laughing off bad times. It’s being grateful for the good times. It’s appreciating the chill moments. It’s living in the now.You have so much power, you bright ball of energy. You can make all the difference and are the master of your own life. Never forget that you are the one in charge of all your decisions. No one can make you do anything you don’t want to do (there are, of course, exceptions to this…) You are loved and you are magic. Never stop believing in that.
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