Mayly Tao is LA’s self-proclaimed Donut Princess, owner of DK’s Donuts & Bakery in Santa Monica, California and Donut Princess Los Angeles, a donut bouquet delivery concept. She is the host of her podcast Short N’ Sweet. You can find her ”Securing the Box” at @maylytao, @donutprincessla, @dksdonuts, @foodfortheclout. She grew up steeped in LA’s food culture and has been cooking and baking since the age of 7. As the creative mind behind DK’s Donuts & Bakery’s eclectic offerings, she transformed her family’s bakery, established in 1981, into an iconic Los Angeles destination. Mayly Tao and her fantastical donut creations have gone viral and been featured on Food Network, LA Times, Thrillist, Tastemade, and more.
Mayly shares about the importance of acknowledging her past traumas and how it has helped her boost her confidence and become the shining light that she is today.
Also, this will be the last episode before the holiday break and new episodes will start on January 5, 2021. Happy Holidays!
Mayly Tao is LA’s self-proclaimed Donut Princess, owner of DK’s Donuts & Bakery in Santa Monica, California and Donut Princess Los Angeles, a donut bouquet delivery concept.
Mayly is of Cambodian descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
Do you baby boo.
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is believing in yourself, loving yourself and giving yourself the nourishments that you need to carry on the day. Self confidence is also investing in yourself.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
Mayly’s grew up being raised by her mother and grandmother. She thought she has to be the mold of the perfect Asian daughter. She thought she always had to look good and perfect in front of her family.
The “AHA” Moment
Mayly did personal development work and realized that life is so precious especially her own. Also Mayly acknowledges her past traumas, went through them, let them go, and thanked them for helping her become the shining light that she is today.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
Mayly can now accept compliments that were hard for her before. She can see the confidence in herself and realize she doesn’t need to be perfect.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
Take a deep breath, and look around the things that you are grateful for.
- Mayly’s Website
- DK’s Donuts Instagram
- Donut Princess LA Instagram