Expat Emotions…Am I Hardhearted?

I’m sitting here at my dining room table, looking out onto a yard that has suddenly become my yard. I’m being bombarded by all the typical expat emotions. A couple of months ago the bright green garden was just a photo in an email. That’s the funny thing about...

A Love Letter to Japan

Dear Tokyo, Well, first, before I even write this I guess I should actually say “Dear Japan,” right? Because for that first year we were in Yokohama. And also, having lived in Yamaguchi all those years ago makes me feel like you and I have a longer history than just...

Expat Life: Living In the Middle

Photo by Jack Finnigan on Unsplash We’re moving soon. Right now I’m in a canyon of in-between. Desert wildflowers and brambly bushes compete for space with rattlesnakes and scorpions along the banks of a bubbling stream from which hawks swoop down...

Mindful Mornings Support Group for Mothers

Are you ready for a different way to wake up? The Mindful Mornings Support Group for Mothers is a non-therapeutic communal support and learning space for mothers in Tokyo. Why? In my work with individual clients and in providing workshops in mindfulness, I...

Mindfulness for Real Life – FREE Webinar

https://youtu.be/1PNzDZWWudk ABOUT THIS WEBINAR This webinar was hosted live on January 29, 2019. If you’d like to have access to the webinar recording, please complete the registration form here. Webinar Take Aways: Understand the basic concepts of...

Three Must-Have Goals for Expats in the New Year

Whether you’re staying put or off on another adventure, these 3 New Year’s goals can make all the difference in your expat life. This year is one of the big years for us. Three and a half years into our life here in Tokyo and we’re now heading into another...

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