779: Focus On Positive Energy With Dingding Hu

Dingding Hu is a New York based illustrator.  She loves drawing characters, making stories and specializes in documenting daily Focus On Positive Energy With Dingding Hulife in a simplified modern digital style and presenting it with little surprises and humor.  She has designed stickers for Google Allo, illustrated public art for Department of Transportation NYC and Museum of Chinese in America, as well as created editorial illustration for the New York Times, among others.  Dingding loves food and has created her own product line, based on her drawing series called “Hu is Hungry”.

Dingding shares her struggles and how she was able to overcome them by focusing her energy that is positive, and that brings self improvement and joy into her life to be the confident the woman that she is today.  She also shares her tips that can help you in your own journey to self confidence.


Dingding Hu is a New York based illustrator.

Cultural Background

Dingding is of Chinese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

You are your own biggest fan.

You are your own biggest fan.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is to focus on being the best version of yourself and let everything else follow naturally.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Dingding used to waste a lot of time on social media looking at other people and has built a lot of anxiety about her own identity as well as level achievement.

The “AHA” Moment

Dingding went through a mental break down over one holiday season which made her realize that there’s gotta be a better way to live life and she started to take a lot of time off from social media hoping to find peace and calm.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Dingding spent a lot of time exploring theory and concepts of mental health and has achieved a lot self mental growth.  She went back to social media and is now able to handle it with a much healthier mindset and now she actually enjoys it.  She has stopped wasting time on things and thoughts that doesn’t lift her up positively and tries her best to focus her energy on things that actually bring self improvement or joy.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

First, you are unique in your own way and you are responsible to remind yourself of all the good things about you. Then try to be as good as you can at what you do is the fundamental way to build self confidence, and don’t forget you are only competing with yourself, no one else. Ultimately confidence will help you give out the right energy, which will in return help attract things that you truly want in life.

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