After my podcast interview with Tou Ger Lee, I was so impressed with him that I booked him for a coaching session. And boy, was it mind-blowingly good.
Raw and real, Tou Ger Lee shares the story about his Hmong parents' journey from the dangerous jungles of Laos to their new sponsored life in Wisconsin. A transformational coach who works with high achievers, Tou Ger knows what it is like to be successful and not actually feel anything. Drawing on his experience rejecting and then embracing his background, Tou Ger embodies how to live your full authentic life doing what you are meant to do. A true Sandwich Kid, I love his advice to Sandwich Parents and and Kids.
In The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, van der Kolk combines his experience with his clients with recent and evolving scientific studies into a single resource for anyone working with trauma survivors. This is a must read for anyone who is eager to heal from their trauma, which could be from one event (like PTSD) or continual trauma (like Complex PTSD).
Dan Siegel explains why teenagers behave the way they do, why it's okay, more importantly, how we can behave as parents!
Raj Tawney is an American essayist and journalist based in New York. He was raised in a multiracial household by an Indian father and an Italian/Puerto Rican American mother.
Joline Lim shares intimately her story of origin and how she came to be an advocate and coach for respectful parenting. What are the lessons learnt? Not learnt?
Starting and ending on hope, this parenting book explains the why and how of showing up is the only thing a parent needs to do.
Tim is a Taiwan-born American, a tall white guy whose Chinese is impeccable. A Third-Cuture Kid, Sandwich Kid and Sandwich Parent.
Canadian author Elen Ghulam was born to a Czech mother and an Iraqi father. Mother to three grown children, she is also a flamenco dancer, an artist, and a hostess-chef extraordinaire.
Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Mary Hartzell is a handbook for all parents, a must read!