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

I got my haircut at the Embassy!

Did you know there is a hair salon in the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo? Perhaps it is common to embassies all over the world but it was news to me. I had the unique opportunity of getting my haircut there last week! I was there to help with a series of videos the Embassy has…


Rice Paddy Symphony

Did you know that rice paddies are noisy at night? I’ve been here at my in-laws in August and heard the frogs but this is my first time to visit in June. The paddy is full of tadpoles and within the last few days, the green tree frogs (Miyama Aogaeru) started to croak. I didn’t…


Moonset and Birdsong

On my way home yesterday I was listening to an episode of Entrepreneur on Fire, a great daily podcast by John Lee Dumas. His guest, Sandra Singh, shared a quote and I knew immediately it was the new one for this week. “Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn…

Heart-centered Insight | Buid your website with Marci at marcikobayashi.com

There is this website I really like. Can you make my site look just like it?

Yes and no. Sure, I can imitate just about any site out there… but I probably won’t. Copying another website is stealing someone’s design and more importantly, I want to make sure the website I build for you is a reflection of you. For this, we need to tap into some heart-centered insight. For me,…


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!