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S2|EP9: Healing Trauma (Part 4): Doing Therapy

June 7, 2021

How can we begin to heal trauma? In this episode, we explore one potential aspect of healing: doing therapy to gain new insights into our current life challenges and heal trauma within a safe, attuned relationship with a the…

S2|EP8: Healing Trauma (Part 3): Getting Triggered (Why Can’t We Just Leave the Past in the Past?)

May 5, 2021

Why can't we just let things go and leave the past in the past? In this episode, we explore why past traumatic experiences can trigger us in the present, even years after they happened.

S2|EP7: Healing Trauma (Part 2): What Causes Trauma + Why Trauma Isn’t Just About Negative Thoughts

March 10, 2021

So what is trauma exactly? If "bad" things happened to me in the past, can't I just think more positively to forget about them? In this episode, we explore why trauma and its impacts are so much more than about how we think.

S2|EP6: Healing Trauma (Part 1): What is Trauma + How My Healing Journey Started

Feb. 15, 2021

If you've tried everything from positive affirmations to meditation and you're still feeling stuck in unhealthy patterns and ongoing triggers, an exploration into trauma might provide new perspectives and paths to change.

S2|EP5: Doing the Self-Work

July 4, 2020

What if we're just too depleted or unmotivated to do our "self-development" work? In this episode, we take a step back from talking about the deep inner work itself to reflecting on how we want to approach this self-work in …

S2|EP4: Black Lives Matter: Doing the Anti-Racism Work

June 5, 2020

While the recent murder of George Floyd by police has evoked a new wave of the Black Lives Matter movement, racism against Black folks is nothing new (including in Canada). How do we sit with the challenging feelings we may …

S2|E3: Why It’s So Hard to Stop Drinking

May 13, 2020

Why can't we just stop at one drink? A common belief is that if people dependent on substances just "tried harder," they could gain some control over their addictions. But the neuroscience shows why the path to recovery is s…

S2|EP2: Sitting with Hard Feelings

May 11, 2020

"Just be grateful for what you have." "Don't worry, everything's going to be fine." "Just think positive." Have you ever heard these responses when you've shared some challenging feelings you've been going through? In this e…

S2|EP1: Season 2 Introduction

May 10, 2020

In the Introduction of The Soul's Work Podcast: Season 2, host Janice Ho welcomes you all back to the show and shares about her almost two-year hiatus off the mic. You'll get a sneak peek of the topics she'll be discussing t…

S1|EP14: On Music, Mental Illness, and Leadership (with Rebecca Lam)

July 17, 2018

In this episode, Janice and her guest Rebecca Lam dive into a raw and open discussion about music, spirituality, mental illness, perfectionism, vulnerability, leadership, and so much more. Don't miss this insightful and hone…

S1|EP13: On Navigating Romantic Relationships (with Bruno Nunes)

May 15, 2018

In this episode, Janice and her very special guest (and partner in life), Bruno Nunes, get deep into discussing the topic of romantic relationships – from common challenges to communication to staying authentic to oneself wh…

S1|EP12: Your Ego & Your Higher Self

May 5, 2018

What is the difference between our spiritual egos and our higher selves? We explore how the ego can distract us from living our most authentic life, and how reconnecting with her higher self can result in deeper self-love an…

S1|EP11: My Drinking Story

April 19, 2018

In this episode, Janice shares her past experiences with alcohol abuse, some of the causes underlying it, and her gradual journey developing a healthier relationship with drinking.

S1|EP10: Spiritual Bypassing: Why Feeling Good Is Not Enough

April 4, 2018

It's tempting to adopt the "feel good, vibe high" and law of attraction teachings that are prevalent in the self-development space. But here's why this approach just isn't enough to provide someone with a truly comprehensive…

S1|EP9: Spiritual Goodies

March 13, 2018

In this episode, Janice offers listeners a goody bag filled with her top fave podcasts, websites, blogs, books, and videos for spiritual and self-development inspiration!

S1|EP8: On Valuing Time & Managing Bipolar Disorder (with Phil Tieu)

March 12, 2018

What is your relationship with time? Janice and her guest Phil Tieu discuss how to prioritize what's important to us every day. Phil also shares how he's learned to manage the emotional highs and lows of living with bipolar …

S1|EP7: Creating a Daily Spiritual Practice

Feb. 26, 2018

Creating (and doing) a daily spiritual practice can serve as a powerful path toward achieving your spiritual development goals. What will you add to your daily practice?

S1|EP6: On Identifying as an Asian Female

Feb. 14, 2018

Whether you identify as an Asian female or not, this discussion on internalizing the identities we inherit from the world – which ultimately shape our deepest self-beliefs – is relevant for anyone who wants to dig past the l…

S1|EP5: What Are Your Core Values?

Feb. 6, 2018

Have you thought about which values are most important to you? In this episode, we dive into how we can identify the most important guideposts for navigating our life.

S1|EP4: Practicing Self-Care

Jan. 31, 2018

How do you care for your self (mentally, physically, emotionally, spiritually) when life throws you its curveballs? In this episode, we explore some ideas for practicing self-care that will hopefully inspire you in your ment…

S1|EP3: Finding Courage in the Face of Fear

Jan. 25, 2018

Fear can feel like a most unwelcome visitor when we're trying to be courageous and do all the hard (and exciting) things in life! In this episode, we discuss how we might change our approach to develop a different, more comp…

S1|EP2: Getting Honest with Ourselves

Jan. 18, 2018

How do we discern between the voice of honesty and the voice of fear when faced with a tough decision? In this episode, we explore this distinction so that we can get more connected with our authentic voice.

S1|EP1: Season 1 Introduction

Jan. 16, 2018

In the inaugural episode of The Soul's Work Podcast, host Janice Ho shares her personal story of struggle that eventually led to her spiritual awakening. She discusses the importance of unveiling the "work of art" that is th…