Her many hats
Writer / Performer / Producer / Manager / Leader / Administrator / Motivator / Visualizer / Girlfriend / Cat Mom
Roots & Home
Fourth generation Malaysian Chinese, first generation Canadian
I can figure out how to connect with most - basically, you can take me anywhere (caveat: this has not been exhaustively tested).
Live a Life Less Ordinary - Hacks from Life That Learned Me Good
Top 3 Influencers
Brené Brown, Malcolm Gladwell, Virginia Woolf
Most impactful book/podcast
The Art of Choosing, Sheena Iyengar
She used to be scared of...
Letting people love me and take care of me.
F*ck this shit moment
Left the leadership of a non-profit organization with a dysfunctional board-executive relationship perpetuated by "founder's syndrome," to found my own shit, and choose to work with people who collaborate, cooperate, energize, and lift each other up.
Advice to 13 year old self
Learn what you can at the time from each experience and person, good and bad, and move on without regret.
Best advice received
Me: I think I've spent my whole life trying to fill my mother's shoes. Friend: Haven't you already exceeded your mother? Me:
From project-based, contract content writing, arts administration, performing, and financial investment.
One of the Hardest moments in your life?
My parents' separation when I was 22.
How did you overcome it?
Focusing on being an independent, self-aware, self-determining person with my own identified goals and dreams.
About her business
What is your business about?
Where do you get support? Or do you do it all yourself?
Myself, with a lot of help from technology!
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(First Published oct 20, 2017)
Fan the flames
Spread the freedom
What did you feel or take away? Every comment frees genius and spreads freedom.
"Fear not the flames. You are the fire."
May these reclamation stories and liberation tools inspire and guide you to navigate time, identity and creativity, gracefully and joyfully. xo, Ellany
To renew or sustain an identity or creative pursuit,
start with Freedom Fundamentals. ⤵︎