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To create as much positive change on this planet with my life as I can. To spread love and understanding. To help people become more free, happy, and travel more. To help entrepreneurs be able to grow their businesses and help more people.
I'm easy going, vibrant, fun, mellow. I'm half Taiwanese and half European and Chinese is my first language. I love to have fun, be silly, goofy and playful. I love travel. I backpacked the planet for 2 years straight, 30+ countries, countless cities, and towns. If you wanna learn more about amazing places to travel to, hidden gems, etc, I'm happy to share while I'm visiting!
I help people start or grow their own businesses and help them grow what I call a "Freedom Business" which allows them to travel the world and even make income while they play, sleep, eat, travel. I teach entrepreneurship, business, and the Inner Game of Success: That's Mindset and the Psychology of Success. I help with productivity (and decreasing self-doubt, procrastination, fears).
I love social psychology: understanding people and society and the ways that a society shapes us and vice versa. I love meeting new people, learning new things, and teaching. Teaching about business and entrepreneurship; dating, relationships; the Inner Game of Success, communication, psychology, and sociology, travel secrets and hidden places to visit, off the beaten path adventures, the list goes on...
I love connecting with people, esp people who are vibrant, or passionate about something, who have something cool to share, a different way of thinking. I love meeting other travelers.
Positivity, growth, exploration, travel, awakening, adventure, and loving - as a verb.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I love to teach, to help, to awaken, to learn, to grow and to explore and have adventure! Check out all that I can share and teach and see if anything captures your interest! I love to connect with other travelers or those that love to open their mind, meet new people, and make new connections!
I was part of SERVAS for the 2 years I backpacked the planet. They spread world peace thru a style akin to couch surfing! I did Servas in Europe and loved it. I've now switched to Couchsurfing and love the great friends I've made.
Dancing, international travel, business, food, teaching, music, film/movies, scuba, eating my way thru a city or town and tasting the local fare, culture, history, ...more to come!
- scuba diving
Music, Movies, and Books
MUSIC: Gypsy Jazz, Dub Step, Music from the 1920's-1960's. Old School Soul, R&B and Motown, Otis Redding, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Classic Hip Hop, Modern Hip Hop, Glitch, more to come
BOOKS: The way of the peaceful warrior, Creative Visualization, The Tao of Pooh, The Road Less Travelled, anything by Tom Robbins, The 4 Hour Work Week, Rich Dad Poor Dad, Social Intelligence by Daniel Goleman. Gross National Happiness. Buyology. Living in the Light. Biz/Entrepreneur books. Sociology. Psychology. Personal Development. Mindset. Financial. Travel. My non-fiction list keeps growing and I love it - anything by Tom Robbins!
MOVIES: The Matrix, I Heart Huckabees, The Hudsucker Proxy, The Game, Fight Club, Peaceful Warrior, Pleasantville, Gattica, Human Traffic, Funny Bones, Heist Films, Con Films, Documentaries, more to come...
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I backpacked the planet for 2 years straight: Spain, Portugal, Germany, Prague, Switzerland, France, Austria, Slovenia, Holland, Corsica, Italy, Greece, Turkey, England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, South Africa, Australia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, Burma, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, China, Taiwan, Mexico, Hawaii, Tahiti..I think I've forgotten a few in this list. Scuba in the Great Barrier reef! Sailed the Whitsunday Islands. 4x4 adventure on Frasier Island, OZ. Anchor Wat in Cambodia. The Killing Fields. Venice! Rome! Love Barcelona and Costa Brava in Spain. Qinque Terre in Italy! Slovenia is a hidden gem! Safari in Africa. Love the islands of Thailand.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can share and teach about many things, take your pick:
Business. Entrepreneurship. Family Entanglements, Childhood Imprints and how they block us from success, love, and health. Check out these two articles I wrote to see what this is about:
Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, History.
What I Can Share with Hosts
I teach and help people start and launch businesses or projects, leveraging and scaling one's business or life "4-hour-work-week-style", making your business what I call a "Freedom Business" so you can travel the world as much as you want, just to name a few.
I can teach how to grow an audience or a community on Live Video (like Periscope) or Social Video (like Snapchat), to get sponsors and work with brands.
I can teach Chinese and some Sign Language. :) Sharing language is always fun!
Dancing - multiple styles.
Travel secrets: how to travel the world on a shoestring. Places to go, secret hidden places around the world, how to backpack or travel the planet with ease, etc .
I also teach classes on dating, relationships, Positive Pick Up Art, and how to be Ninja at Communication too. (I used to be a counselor who ran workshops).
I'm now writing a course called The Irresistible Man and The Irresistible Woman where I help men and women learn how to be irresistibly attractive and create amazing relationships. I also help people re-write their online dating profiles so they get more emails and better dates!
When I come to NY, LA, or London, I run The Entrepreneur and Small Business Institute - and I run an event called Speed Networking where you get to network with everyone in the room!
When you host in cities where I run events, you get to come for free to my events.
I've taught very successful parenting classes for 8 years too, so if you have questions there, I can help. :)
I love learning about just about anything and everything. People and life just interest me. Im a curious kitty. :)
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Cambodia, China, Czech Republic, France, French Polynesia, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Myanmar, Netherlands, Peru, Portugal, Singapore, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In