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A Soft Existential Crisis
By Ana J Kim
A New Yorker reflects on her life as a 30 year-old, introverted creative doggy-paddling her way to self acceptance. And maybe even happiness.
Where to listen
Episode 33 - As Friends Grow Older
People change, but not all of them grow.
January 21, 2021
Episode 32 - On Insecurities
Baby voice complex!
November 22, 2020
Episode 31 - War is Over
The end of the Trump era.
November 9, 2020
Episode 30 - It's hard to make new friends
Where do adults make new friends?
October 19, 2020
Episode 29 - Hermie
My dream came true!
October 5, 2020
Episode 28 - Checking In
How have you been the past few months? I've been pretty okay!
September 26, 2020
Episode 27 - Dreams vs Ambitions
What happens when your dreams are faced with reality?
June 16, 2020
Episode 26 - Strawberry Moment
Learning how to take the time to be present.
June 9, 2020
Episode 25 - Thinking About Resilience
Resilience is learned, not innate
May 31, 2020
Episode 24 - Lessons from Quarantine
Learning about myself from quarantine life.
May 23, 2020
Ep 23 - Down the YouTube Rabbit Hole
So I watched some chiropractor adjustment videos, and...
May 16, 2020
Episode 22 - See You Again
Taking a pause for the remainder of quarantine.
April 6, 2020
Episode 21 - The End of Week 2
In the age of Corona
March 27, 2020
Episode 20 - Life gets even weirder
Days of social distancing
March 21, 2020
Episode 19 - Weird Times
What is happening.
March 14, 2020
Episode 18 - Fresh Starts
My first week at my new job!
March 6, 2020
Episode 17 - On Racial Identity, Oh Boy
From Wong Fu to Awkwafina
February 28, 2020
Episode 16 - Sometimes Good Things Happen
I finally got a job!!
February 22, 2020
Episode 15 – On Confidence
Peter Kavinsky! Bong Joon Ho! Korean mountains!
February 15, 2020
Episode 14 - Appreciating Friendships
What's getting me through the tough times.
February 7, 2020
Episode 13 - On Death
Thinking about Kobe's death, I reflect on the other deaths that have happened in and around my life.
January 31, 2020
Episode 12 - Good Comes With Bad
In this episode I talk about how if you're going to be hard on yourself with all your bad qualities, remember that there also must exist good qualities. That's just how the world works. And you can't argue against logic.
January 24, 2020
Episode 11 - Sometimes I'm a Blob
January 18, 2020
Episode 10 - A Snail's Pace in Love and Sex
Everyone is different. Also, wait til the end for a friendly basic tip for better hetero sex!
January 12, 2020
Episode 9 – Resolutions
To fresh starts.
January 3, 2020
Episode 8 – Q&A with Dr. Kim
Psychiatrist Dr. Eunha Kim aka Dad answers questions from listeners in our first Q&A.
December 28, 2019
Episode 7 - My Parents are Helicopter Parents
How I've realized I've got to work on my independence.
December 21, 2019
Episode 6 - My Mental Health Journey
It started when I was 21.
December 13, 2019
Episode 5 - Friendship
A recent change in a close friendship has got me reflecting on the other relationships in my life.
December 7, 2019
Episode 4 - Sometimes I wish I was a Normie
I've often felt like an outsider, but the older I get, the easier it gets to also see the positives to my personality.
November 29, 2019
Episode 3 - Dreams Die Hard
How I dreamed big, and failed.
November 23, 2019
Episode 2 - I was a Special Snowflake
I thought I was special and unique my whole life. But somewhere along the way, I grew up.
November 15, 2019
Episode 1 - A Soft Existential Crisis
Why I started this podcast!
November 8, 2019