challenging beliefs
Summary: We matter, even if all we do is exist. All beliefs are worth challenging; there are very few absolute truths. I recently realized I’ve been so afraid of committing fully to my business or being an entrepreneur. I’m afraid of failure, but also afraid of success. It doesn’t make […]
support community
Summary: We as humans all need connection and support, especially if we are taking a road less traveled! In my journey to figure out how to live nomadically all over the world, and support myself outside of medicine, I realized it was essentially entrepreneurship I was tackling. I had never […]
body image ddr
Summary: How I went from couch potato to exercise addict and learned to love my body and the rest of myself in the process. No exaggeration, exercise truly saved my life. I was an overweight couch potato most of my life. I weighed 50 pounds at 3 years old. I […]
acceptsians public speaking
Summary: It’s so important to have a higher purpose, mission, and calling for whatever you want to do! I just wanted to make a quick post about the Acceptsians community I built. I didn’t know it at the time, but the community defined my “Why,” the why behind why I […]
public speaking anxiety
Summary: How I tackled and embraced my introversion and phobia of public speaking. I’ve always dreaded public speaking. I’d break into a cold sweat, stammer, or freeze up, mind blank. I’m an introvert who spent her childhood drawing in a corner by myself and hoping my work would speak for […]
Summary: How a random conversation with a stranger brought me to tears in realizing my patterns of perfectionism and FOMO. Since I just recently became a life coach, I was always excited to meet other coaches and learn from them. I was playing tennis with a neighbor’s son, an old […]
Part of the “Dr. Tooni” women’s health and empowerment project: “Self-Love Shoes: All About the Right Fit.” This random metaphor for romantic relationships just popped into my head one day. It started off as “how I convey that a partner who isn’t a good fit for you may feel good […]
womens health dr tooni
Part of the “Dr. Tooni” women’s health and empowerment project: Love is Love, in honor of Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community. I was so fortunate to have spent some of my medical training in special clinics dedicated to the LGBTQIA+ population. I saw firsthand how heart-breaking and challenging their […]
settling down
Summary: My thoughts on romantic love and “settling down” as a woman is expected to by age 30, otherwise she is considered a “Leftover Woman” in some cultures. I’ve always placed a high emphasis on relationships, whether familial, platonic, or romantic. As a people-pleaser for most of my life, I […]
we are one
Summary: What current events have taught me, and given me further insights into why I travel. I travel to be educated, to be humbled, to learn, because I know we are one. I don’t want to be stuck in my own bubble of a country. Like many others, I’ve found […]
Who am I?
Hi! I'm Dr. Toni, a carTOONIst. I empower, educate and advocate for women and minorities through my art and coaching, while traveling nomadically. I help others also follow our hearts and live true to themselves, no matter what others say!
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Ep 24: Guest Jen Randall MD on Quitting Medicine to Paint - Accept THEN Achieve

Guest Jen Randall MD shares her journey of leaving clinical medicine to paint and pass on the baton to med students.
  1. Ep 24: Guest Jen Randall MD on Quitting Medicine to Paint
  2. Ep 23: Using Community to Hack People-Pleasing
  3. Ep 22: Guest Sen Zhan on Finding Ourselves as a Third Culture Human
  4. Ep 21: Guest Chris Cheung on Mindfulness & Relationships
  5. Ep 20: What IS Success?! How to Detox from Achieveritis (i.e. After Tiger Parenting)
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