234: Janet Wang on Discovering and Crafting Your Identity

Our individual experience and relationship with our culture can change with each season in our lives. It could be very different from the next person and that’s okay. In this episode, Janet Wang and Aileen talk about cultural identity, how this can evolve with our experiences, finding your career path, and finding the wellness practices along the way that work for you, your lifestyle, and your goals.

Janet Wang is a co-founder and co-host of AsianBossGirl, a podcast turned small media company for the modern day Asian-American woman. On air since 2017, They share stories about their corporate journeys, cultural identity, dating stories, and more. She also hosts a mini-show under the AsianBossGirl umbrella called Living Well with Janet, where she explores health and wellness trends as a Western person with Eastern upbringing.


  • 1:45 How we started
  • 5:33 Taking the leap
  • 13:55 Mindset shifts
  • 17:18 How did we know we were on the right path?
  • 21:16 Discovering my identity
  • 26:35 Connection requires deliberate effort
  • 29:48 My journey to wellness
  • 37:32 My routines and habits
  • 40:53 Different ways to meditate
  • 44:12 Merging my Eastern and Western backgrounds
  • 48:50 Each body is unique. Find what works for you
  • 54:59 This too shall pass

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