I love discovering spirit in all shapes and forms and sharing about it through stories from real life.

Can you share a little with me? “Chotto chodai”

Finding Yoyu when you are depleted. My secret energy source and how to ask for help when no one is around to give it. I don’t remember why I chose to walk instead of taking a taxi. Maybe habit. Or, maybe I knew I couldn’t face the taxi driver and give him directions without crying.…

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Gamifying your Plant-based Diet with Two Simple Habits

Gamifying your Plant-based Diet with Two Simple Habits

Finding Yoyu at mealtime – how two simple habits help me gamify meal prep and maintain variety and balance in our plant-based diet. My sister says I have a weird way of chewing. I chew to a certain beat and move the food from left to right every four beats until it’s time to swallow.…

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Time and taking what’s yours

The other day I was talking with one of my friends about space issues. Outer space vs. inner space. I shared about how my struggle with finding a sacred space all to myself in our tiny condo led me to the sacred space within my own heart and spirit. It completely shifted how I show…

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Through persistence comes strength – 継続は力なり

During my first year in Japan, back in 1992, a dear friend taught me a Japanese saying. He wrote it on a piece of paper and tacked it to his wall. The saying was short and easy, and I’ve never forgotten it. I remember his handwriting, the paper, and even the color of the wall.…

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About the Author:

Hi! I'm Marci. When I'm not writing, building websites, or coaching clients, I love walking the streets of Japan and discovering spirit in all shapes and forms. Here on the blog, you'll also get a peek into what it is like to live with and care for my Japanese father-in-law who has Alzheimer’s. Enjoy!

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