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

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

Finding Yoyu when you have no time. The perspective shift I rely on when I feel trapped in the “I don’t have enough time” loop. 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…

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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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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 of our problems at night center around who is in the bathroom and who is waiting to get in. Unfortunately, a few nights ago, Otosan had…

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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 get a peek into what was like caring for my Japanese father-in-law who has Alzheimer’s. Or, learn more about my upcoming book, Finding Yoyu.

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