762: From Rock Bottom To Confidence With Tobey Kai

Tobey Kai  is a classically trained Canadian singer-songwriter. She studied piano and voice from a tender young age in British From Rock Bottom To Confidence With Tobey KaiColumbia and later in Calgary, Alberta. Driven by her compassion for worldly issues, she writes with strong emotion. “I want to use my voice to unite and bring people together, to make people care just a little bit more, not just for the world but for each other. Music is a part of me, I think in music, dream in music, and feel in music. Music is my way of communicating my deepest fears, my ultimate happiness, and my darkest sorrows, when words simply aren’t enough.” Kai is also a  traumatic brain injury survivor who credits music for her tremendous recovery. Among other things, Kai holds a degree in Biology as well as a degree in Economics from the University of Calgary.

Tobey shares the moments in her life when she hit rock bottom, such as her traumatic brain injury, and how it helped her gain her confidence to live the life that she has today.


Tobey Kai is a singer/songwriter, activist and survived a traumatic brain injury.

Cultural Background

Tobey is of Chinese descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Make your own confidence and confidence comes from the things that you do.

Make your own confidence and confidence comes from the things that you do.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is being completely honest with yourself in your abilities and understanding who you are and expressing it.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Tobey wasn’t true to herself and to everyone else.  She was pleasing others.

The “AHA” Moment

Tobey hit rock bottom with a failed relationship and career.  Since she was at her lowest point, she realized she had nothing to lose.  Also recovering from her brain injury helped her realize how precious time is and not waste any second.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Tobey’s life is fulfilling and has inner peace with herself.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Know you’re enough.

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