Lianne Lin is a hair and makeup artist. She was born and raised near Berkeley, CA, went to San Jose state, and then beauty school. Been doing hair for 9 years. Lianne moved to LA for five years, then Taiwan for three years, then back to LA in 2014. She also has two Youtube channels and likes to do videos on beauty, 90s dance, culture, Taiwan, and personal stories.
Lianne used to be easily affected by society and the opinions of others. Living in Taiwan made her realize that she can be herself and not have to be embarrassed by what people think of her. Check out her episode as she shares her story and tips that can help you in your own journey.
Lianne Lin is a hair and makeup artist.
Lianne is of Taiwanese descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
You will find that you don’t need to trust others as much as you need to trust yourself to make the right choices.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is letting go of judgment, letting go of society’s expectations, pursuing your real interests, RELAX, fake it till you make it, know you are equal to others and not inferior.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Lianne was extremely shy, quiet, afraid of the real world, afraid of strangers, mistrusting, sad, and easily affected by society and the opinions of others.
The “AHA” Moment
While living in Taiwan for 3 years, Lianne was too afraid to try and make conversation in Mandarin for the entire first two years, which she was very new at. One day she realized that she has awkward encounters daily, but people weren’t laughing at her Mandarin all day and judging her, they were going on with their lives and would forget about her ten minutes later. It really didn’t matter and she didn’t have to feel so embarrassed and self conscious.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Lianne started making youtube videos in Taiwan and realized she could speak on camera. Then came back to LA and suddenly was able to make lots of friends, relax around people, and even perform on stage!
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
Pursue your interests because improving at them will make you feel good. Put yourself out of your comfort zone. Travel alone because you will be forced to interact with people and figure everything out yourself. Do the things on your bucket list because it’s rewarding. Meet people because it leads to opportunities.