To honor AAPI Heritage & Mental Health month this May, I’ve created the “Tame the Tiger” program. This program was custom made for children of high-pressure backgrounds, such as immigrant families or “Tiger Parents,” to reconnect with self-love & unconditional worthiness. WHAT IS THE TAME THE TIGER PROGRAM? This is […]
Summary: Reflections on ways I’ve realized I’ve grown, and how 2022 was one of the biggest years yet. It’s been a loooong time since my last post. Thank you for still being here if you’re reading! I’d been sharing on social media and within my private Facebook community Acceptsians: Self-Acceptance […]
Summary: guest post by Dr. Isabella Raquel of Balanced Medics! Thank you for sharing so vulnerably <3 If you are interested in contributing guest posts to this blog or swapping, please contact me HERE. I have this fear of failure. So deep rooted that it’s like an organ inside of […]
Summary: This past year I vowed to take a Heart Sabbatical – to intentionally stay single in order to get to know myself better and not risk falling into the trap of caretaking & nurturing a partner instead of myself. This involved not actively search for a partner despite my […]
meditation retreat
Summary: my epiphanies and realizations from my 21-day silent meditation retreat in Thailand. I just finished a 21-day silent Vipassana meditation retreat at Wat Chom Thong, a Buddhist monastery near Chiang Mai, Thailand, and my mind is blown. I had never really meditated before, and I chose to throw myself […]
Summary: How to balance “Ambition” vs. “Laziness”? As 2021 comes to a close, I’ve reflected that this year has been way less “Doing” and more just “Being” as I’ve tried to purge old cultural conditionings of Achiever mindsets. Though I knew cognitively that our innate Worth isn’t tied to what […]
Summary: The story behind my life’s calling to help women and my “Shame-Free Sex Ed” course…it all started in a shady college dorm room with a flashlight and a plastic speculum… (part of my college Brown University’s “FemSex” Female Sexuality Workshop, which CHANGED MY LIFE)!! I always view my life […]
name change multiple roads
Just a quick update that after several times of taking too long to explain my original website name (“LTNoM(a)D“), I decided to change the URL/domain to “Dr. Tooni.” It fits better anyway, and I feel more settled in this new identity. I had been torn about what to focus on […]
enough bryce
Summary: General life update after my month+ detox from screens and biz, on worthiness and being “enough.” I chose to detox from social media and online hustles for over a month, both to adjust to my new job in telemedicine and because I was feeling exhausted and even resentful of […]
internet scam phone
Summary: This month’s travel mishap – I fell prey to an internet scam by a “Paypal tech support.” Last month I finally mustered the courage to go back on the nomad road. I moved cross-country from NY to Las Vegas. It’s been a forever dream of mine to explore out […]
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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 20: What IS Success?! How to Detox from Achieveritis (i.e. After Tiger Parenting) - Accept THEN Achieve

My presentation I've given in 5+ countries on how to detox from over-achieving for the sake of your mental health. You'll learn: -a fresh perspective on success -how to feel better & finally good enough NOW without needing to change anything in your external world -tips for filtering out what YOU authentically want for your life -tips for honoring your family AND yourself too, finding middle ground & having more peaceful relations Video version of this webinar here: Tame the Tiger Program:
  1. Ep 20: What IS Success?! How to Detox from Achieveritis (i.e. After Tiger Parenting)
  2. Ep 19: The Myth of Productivity (for Mental Health Month!)
  3. Ep 18: Guest Dina Schmid on Overcoming Fear of Using Your Voice
  4. Ep 17: What Almost Drowning in Bali's Ocean Taught Me
  5. Ep 16: Guest Faye Lawand on Nervous System Regulation
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