652: This Wasn’t It With Laura Chung

Laura Chung is a travel expert.  She followed the traditional path by getting her masters, working in finance and living in a This Wasn’t It With Laura Chungbeautiful apartment in Manhattan. She didn’t understand why she wasn’t happy. In 2017, she quit her job, sold all of her belongings, got rid of her apartment and bought a one-way ticket to Asia. She knew one thing for sure, she loved to travel and she had a passion for sharing through her travel blog, Kumi Dreams. During her travels, she met incredible women (wild hearts) who built their dream businesses and doing what they loved. She wanted to share these women’s stories with everyone because she knew that it would inspire more women to do the same. Her podcast Chase Wild Hearts launched August of 2018. During the same time, she realized her greater purpose in life was to teach women spiritual tools to awaken their inner power to guide them in living their dream lives. Laura is now a reiki practitioner and spiritual coach who teaches meditation and Kundalini Yoga at retreats and online courses.

Laura shares that even though she had everything in life such as a good job, a fancy apartment, the perfect boyfriend and more, she realize this wasn’t it and it made her unhappy.  From the moment, she decided to go on a journey to live her dream life and do what makes her truly happy.


Laura Chung is a travel expert.

Cultural Background

Laura is of Korean descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

You are very powerful provided you know how powerful you are.

You are very powerful provided you know how powerful you are.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is knowing who you are; your authentic self and loving yourself. Living life on your own terms.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Laura lived life based on the expectations of her parents, family and  friends, and what society deemed secure and stable.

The “AHA” Moment

When Laura did all of those things: get a masters, work in finance, make 6-figures, have a beautiful apartment, the perfect boyfriend, and lots of beautiful things and she STILL wasn’t happy.  She decided to go after what she really wanted to do versus what was expected of her because the life she was living wasn’t it.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Laura made lots of life changes like quit her job, sell all of her things and move out of her nice apartment.  She makes decisions now based on what she wants to do.  She is so proud of herself that she has designed the life of her dreams.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Remember who you are; your authentic self. What gives you joy and makes you feel alive. We are all unique in our own way. Our own journey is what makes us special. Do whatever it takes to get to know yourself.

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