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Fri, Jun 05


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Jess Song: Navigating Emotional Triggers

In this session, we will talk about understanding emotional triggers and how we cope with it. Jess Song of Back to Self ( will open up the conversation.

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Jess Song: Navigating Emotional Triggers
Jess Song: Navigating Emotional Triggers

Time & Location

Jun 05, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT

Zoom - Link sent after registration


About the Event

As we live in this isolated time, some of us may find ourselves getting emotionally triggered more often. Emotional triggers may come from what we feel vulnerable about, but how do we navigate them or how have we learned to cope with it? How often do you talk about it?

We are bringing on Jess Song from Back To Self to open up a conversation and bring us to a journey of understanding our emotion and feelings.

Bring a cup of tea, find your quiet space away from your close quarter, and open up Zoom to chat with us!

Event Details

Where: Zoom virtual meeting (Link will be sent out once you register)

5:00 pm - Intros

5:10 - Understanding emotional triggers and reactions

5:30 - How did we learn to cope as Asian Americans?

6:00 - Wrap up & Resources

About Jess Song:

Jess spent 10+ years incorporating counseling and emotional development frameworks into non-profit and education programs for underserved / immigrant / 2nd generation / trauma-surviving youth (and the adults working with them).  She focuses her curriculum on emotional language, core values, communication/advocacy, and healthy relationships. 

Jess founded Back to Self to help shift how we approach our emotional selves through journaling, aiming to provide perspective-shifting frameworks in an affordable, practical, and applicable way. She invites a much-needed dialogue on the relationship between culture, community, identity, and the impact intersecting worlds have on our emotional and mental well-being.


Once you register, you will get a Zoom link from us on the day of the event.

If you can’t attend this session, we will have ongoing weekly sessions around different topics for COVID-19 and more throughout the month of May. 

Here are some more Mental Health Resources for AAPI Community

50% of the proceeds goes to #GetUsPPE, a community that raises funds to get PPE (personal protective equipment) for the medical workers that are facing a severe shortage of PPE. 

If you'd like to attend this session but need some financial assistance, email and we'll try our best to help.  

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  • Donation (50% to GetUsPPE)

    This ticket reserves you a spot for the event in addition to supporting Rock The Boat Podcast production and donation to GetUsPPE.

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