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Nurses are real superheroes

Over the past few years, I’ve come to understand the impact a nurse can have on someone’s life.  I witnessed the power of nurses when my grandma did dialysis treatments multiple times a week and when she was in palliative care.  When I did the marketing for BCIT School of Health Sciences, I learned very…

To all the women in my life

Tomorrow is International Women’s Day, but I wanted to share a Shero Saturday blog post today for all of the important women in my life (you know who you are). Writing this is so important to me because I’ve realized how much the women in my life have lifted me up, especially this past year. …

Thank you for reading My Own Narrative!

I started My Own Narrative six weeks ago with no expectations. My Own Narrative is a project I started for myself, but I am so incredibly honoured by the response it has been getting. In six weeks, I’ve had over 1,500 views on my site and so many of you have come up to me…

My Popo, Jacqueline Chiu

When I decided to feature women who inspire me on my blog, I knew that the first woman I wanted to feature is my Popo (grandmother), Jacqueline Gim Ten Chiu.  My Popo was born in Chinatown, Vancouver, in 1928. At some point in her childhood, she moved back to China with her siblings, studied foreign…