EP 40: Kuzu - Where Self-Expression Meets Socks
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
2M ago
In this episode, we dive into the world of Kuzu, a brand that started with a focus on self-expression and offer a product line of socks, tees, and bucket hats. Join us as we interview Laura Pezza and our very own Regina, the founders of Kuzu, and discover the story behind their journey of empowering individuals to showcase their unique styles and personalities. We explore the inspiration behind their embroidered patches, the customer feedback that led to product diversification, and their commitment to providing a holistic self-expression experience. Tune in to gain insights into the preparati ..read more
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E39: Relationship Update: Married, Engaged, Newly Dating
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
3M ago
This week we have some very exciting news to share on our romantic relationships! In this episode, we look at the different milestones of being in a relationship, i.e. newly dating, being engaged and married! Join us as we share the stories of how Regina recently met someone new, and how Krystle got engaged this year! We reflect on the memorable and joyful moments from our relationships to date, as well as the unique challenges that we face and how we hope to overcome these ..read more
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EP13: Out & Proud - Life as an Asian Queer in London with Julien (Part 2)
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
3M ago
In this episode we dive deeper into Julien's life as a queer asian guy in London. Join us as we talk about identity labelling and whether it does more harm than good. Julien shared his racist encounter when using dating apps in London, and the terms used in describing dating preferences within the queer community.    This episode is part 2 of our conversation with Julien. In the first episode, Julien shared with us his coming out journey and his life growing up queer in Asia. If you haven't listened to that episode, we suggest listening to that episode first before listening to this ..read more
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EP20: Mental Health & Wellbeing - Our Experiences & Taking Care of Our Mental Wellbeing
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
3M ago
*Trigger Warning: This episode contains discussions on mental health, depression, anxiety and suicide. There are some detailed and graphic talk on some of these issues, so before you proceed, listener discretion advised.   Mental health is something that has been attracting a lot of attention in recent years, and over the years, society has become more and more aware of what it means. A person's mental health is so important. It is linked to your physical health and ability to function on daily basis and should therefore be looked after. There is sadly still a stigma around mental health ..read more
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EP18: From Consultant to Securing Shark Tank Mexico Investment - The Success Story of Carlos Tello
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
3M ago
There are SO.MANY. gems in this episode, where do we start?  Carlos Tello - The founder of the successful mexican-based E-Commerce business 'Tienda Komet'. While working and living in Hong Kong, Carlos started the venture with his co-founder Rodolfo, who is in charge of operations in Mexico. This year, 'Tienda Komet' was taken to the next level when Carlos and Rodolfo took part in Shark Tank Mexico and secured 6 million pesos (USD300k) in investments from the Sharks! Tienda Komet is an online marketplace that essentially deals with products returned by customers and in turn, liquidates th ..read more
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EP16: Women's Woes - Periods, Body Hair & Bras
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
3M ago
As women, we face many unique challenges, or inconveniences, with our bodies. This includes anything from our periods, the infamous PMS, the somehwat mandatory removal of body hair and many more... Every woman's experience is different, and there are countless options of managing these bodily issues! Are you team pads/tampons/something else? Do you wax/shave? Why is it so difficult to find a comfortable bra?    Join us this week as we discuss our journey of discovery and experimenting with the many ways of dealing with our periods (plus the moodswings), to getting rid of body hair an ..read more
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EP17: Breaking Down Personality Types
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
3M ago
Personality tests are all the rage right now. For most, we are almost always interested in understanding who we are. Human beings are fundamentally complex and no one person is the same. Rather ironically, personality tests help break down who we are as human beings into simple frameworks and puts us into different personality buckets.    After close to 20 episodes, join us today as we talk about the results of our Myer Briggs test and how our characters, pattern of thinking and behaviours embody our individual selves. Curious about who we are? Listen more to find out! If you en ..read more
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EP9: Working in London - Our First Jobs, Applications & Interview Tips
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
3M ago
It goes without saying, a crucial part of adulting is securing a job after you've graduated from school.  For the three of us, we graduated from universities in the UK and managed to secure jobs in different industries - from architecture, deals tax to consulting. Navigating a new job is one thing, but navigating a new job in a different culture than one you are used to requires significant effort and preparation.   Join us in this episode as we discuss our journeys and experiences in securing our jobs in London, the challenges we faced in preparing for the applications and interview ..read more
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EP14: Surviving University - Our University Days
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
3M ago
The rite of passage to adulthood for many of us is likely going to college or university. There is a common saying that university is going to be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life; from shaping your perspectives as an adult, a place where you'll make lifelong friends to a platform that builds a strong enough foundation to get you ready for the cold... cold world out there. As mere teenagers, we were expected to decide on a career path almost too soon. Yet, many of us recall being excited about the prospects of going to university and putting in the work, time and effort to go ..read more
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EP12: Coming Out - Growing Up Queer in Asia with Julien (Part 1)
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by Regina, Pyin and Krystle
3M ago
Around the world, the queer community is gaining more and more support, although further education could be made to stop the stigma and discrimination against the queer community’s perceived or actual sexual orientation and gender identity. Whilst the London Pride parade has been cancelled this year, we wanted to explore what it means to be a part of the LGBTQIA+ community ?️‍? and in particular what it means to be queer within the Asian community. Join us and our very first guest of this podcast, Julien, as he shares his stories of growing up queer in Asia. Julien goes by pronouns he/him and ..read more
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