Finding Yoyu

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...

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...

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...

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...

Sleep Disturbances and the Day After

Living with someone who has Alzheimer’s means, I sometimes don’t get a full night of sleep. My father-in-law, or Otosan as I call him, is usually a good sleeper. Most...

Establishing boundaries and protection around my energy and business with the help of Shield Bug

Shield bug helps me remember the importance of establishing boundaries and protection around my energy and business. I'm not saying this from a place of fear. I am fortunate to...