Name/Alias - Mali Phonpadith
What is your favorite breakfast food?
Two eggs, over medium, avocado and when available, Lao sticky rice. (simplicity & a staple from childhood)
What was the most recent compliment you’ve received and savoured?
("You are showing me that my vulnerabilty and transparency are about showing my strengths and not my weaknesses")
What was your childhood nickname?
"goody two shoes", "teacher's pet", "ThuThu" (Lao term of endearment because I was a chubby baby) & "Nang Naw Kham" (girl with the golden crown, a nickname my grandmother gave me)
When was the last time you cried, or wanted to cry, with happiness? (When my grandmother and mom saw me on television and then on cover of a magazine and they told me how proud they were of me for my hard work and sacrifices to get to this point)
How old is your inner child? (7 years old)
What is your passion?
(I am most passionate about having Life and helping others see its beauty and value. My greatest interests are: writing, poetry, genuinely connecting with people and nature, music, sharing emotionally through creative expressions, and cooking)
If happiness was the national currency, what kind of work would make you rich? (Exactly what I am choosing to do now: helping people SOAR. (See, Own, Articulate, and Release their unique gifts, talents and purpose into the world)
What’s the one most important thing to get done today/ this week/month?
(Learn something new, Grow & Expand by doing something I am uncomfortable doing, and Share the wisdom of our experiences)
What sound do you love?
(Ocean waves, rain drops, musical instruments playing, and uncontrollable laughter)
What are some of the first things you do in the morning?
(Take in several deep breaths, say my gratitudes and affirmations for the day, stretch, EFT tapping, meditation & take a warm shower before my morning coffee or tea and breakfast)
What is something you learned in the last week?
(Give and Love beyond the people in my closest circle, extend my love & compassion and give to those who are in need even if I don't know them)
Seen anything weird lately?
(Beautiful meteor shower up in the Shenandoah valley from on top of a mountain)
(hanging out with my inner child)
What’s one the best decision you ever made?
(To choose ME. To uncover my gifts, talents and passions and to live my purpose by helping others do the same and SOAR)
Make ______, not war:
If you could have anyone’s singing voice, who would it be?
Do you want to bring sexy back?
What Inspires You?
LIFE & PEOPLE WHO CHOOSE LIFE
If you could offer a newborn child only one piece of advice, what would it be?
You are BRILLIANT and no matter what happens, what others tell you, what challenges come your way, remember you have the light of truth inside you and you are the light that makes the world brighter just by your existence.
Which shoe do you put on first?
I place the righ tfoot shoe on first.
If six year old you was here right now, what would you say to him/her?
SHINE & KEEP SHINING!
What final thoughts would you like to share?
"We have everything we need already inside of us. We must accept our uniqueness, truly value our gifts, and decide how to best use them for a greater purpose." Mali Phonpadith
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