392: Be Yourself With Priska

Priska, born Priscilla Liang, is a Taiwanese-American singer/songwriter from Los Angeles, CA. In Middle School, she Be Yourself With Priskaexperienced being bullied by her peers and turned to music as an important escape.  She spent a brief time in Fuzhou, China, performing in a televised singing competition, Minnan Idol, in which she placed 2nd in the US and Top 30 overall. Priska is an avid supporter of the Asian-American community in Los Angeles and has been invited to play events for a number of Asian-American clubs and organizations such as TAP, Kollaboration, APA, AAJA, and more. She has collaborated with a number of musicians, most notably rapper Dan AKA Dan, and is currently completing her first solo EP for release in 2017.

Priska used to be crippled with insecurities which is something we can relate to.  A trip abroad helped her realize how being yourself was the remedy to become more confident and live her true self. Check out her episode to listen to her story.

Bio

Priska is a singer/songwriter.

Cultural Background

Priska is of Taiwanese American descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Before you go into any room, take a minute to gather yourself and try to be as much YOU as possible.

Before you go into any room, take a minute to gather yourself and try to be as much YOU as possible.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is being at peace with yourself and external forces can’t break you.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Priska was crippled by insecurity.  She was nervous and anxious for not being liked.  Priska was bullied in school.

The “AHA” Moment

Priska realised that she’s okay with being who she is.  She went to school abroad to change her environment and people liked her for being who she is.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Priska is living her true self.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Learn to accept to yourself and be with people who support you.

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