Bella's Table

Bella’s Table

Intrepid Indian American business owner Bella Sangar interviews a diversity of bad-ass female business owners and thought leaders.

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 15: Re-activating Your Voice and Inner Power

We’re all just recovering from being told to shut up repeatedly as children

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 14: Not Sex Work, Not Not Sex Work, But A Secret Third Thing (featuring Yurie Collins)

A chat about Japanese hostess bars, the women shamed for working there, and how biracial identity plays into dating

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 14: Living with the End in Mind with Dr. Kathy Zhang

How often do we take the time to reflect on what matters the most at the end of our lives?

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 13: You Can Never Go Back Home

Youngmi Mayer chose not to cut off her family, despite the childhood trauma… but why?

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 13: Breaking the Chain of Shame and Secrecy from Your Story with Nancy Barrows

Rather than letting her shame define her, this guest turned her pain into power

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 12: Taking My Bussy Back To Saipan with Roberto Santos

Youngmi talks to Roberto Santos about how “pride” encompasses his ethnic background as well as LGBTQIA+ advocacy.

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 12: Being the One to Find the One with Allana Pratt

What if the key to finding the one starts with finding…ourselves?

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 11: I Bet You Did NAZI That Coming! with Roger Mayer

You think your family history is complicated…

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 11: Prioritizing Your Health, The Ultimate Act Self Love with Chantel Soumis

When your wellness is in question, how will you respond?

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 10: Bossam (The Act Of Kidnapping A Woman For Marriage) with Ippun Mayer

This week, Youngmi speaks with her mother, the woman behind the name of the podcast

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 9: Yes He Tried To R-Word Me But Also He Does A Great Kermit The Frog Impression (Featuring Lucie Pohl)

Youngmi chats with Lucie Poh about the two times she was sexually assaulted

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 10: Rebuilding a Relationship with Yourself

We often hear about how important it is to “love ourselves”—but what exactly does that mean?

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 9: Finding the Courage to Pursue Your Joy with Nova Han

When it comes to finding our purpose what’s our guiding compass?

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 8: I Need Friends That Are Smart Enough To Kill Me (featuring Jenny Arimoto)

A look at how death is perceived in Asian families, versus American families

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 7: My Abortion IS Funny—IT’S FUNNY!

Host Youngmi Mayer shares her personal experience, to normalize all reactions to abortion

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 8: How to Make an Impact by Being Me with AdaPia d’Errico

Being you is not only more than enough—it’s exactly what makes you perfectly qualified to make an impact

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 7: Uncover Who You Truly Are with Asmaa Methqal

Is intuition enough to get you to walk away from a thriving six-figure business? Maybe it should be

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 6: Fatti Cazzi Tuoi! (Mind Your Dick!) (with Vanessa Lavorato)

Youngmi talks to Vanessa Lavorato about how so many people with trauma find comfort in the abusive familiarity of restaurant service

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Hairy Butthole Ep. 5: I Can’t Stop Thinking About My Baby Dying (Featuring Alex Pemoulie)

Youngmi talks to Alex Pemoulie about postpartum depression and her obsession with the death of her children

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The Yes I Kan Podcast Ep. 6: Risking Your Way to an Extraordinary Life

Sometimes we need to take that big risk to create the life we want