My Appreciation Journal: Day 91

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for feeling rested despite getting very little sleep last night. I am grateful for the warm sun today that lifted…

My Kobe Beef Birthday Meal

Kobe beef is often prized as one of the best meats in the world. As such, I feel that it deserves its own post rather than embedding it in one of my travel posts 🙂 On the second to my last day in Japan I decided to go for kobe beef and had my hotel…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 90

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for a wonderful class full of great teaching and great learners. I am grateful for the sunny weather today. I…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 89

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~ I am grateful for arriving to class safe and sound. I am grateful for the beautiful sun that brightened the way up the…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 88

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~  I am grateful for my friend who bought me the little Totoro~ I am grateful for my friend who offered me a place…

My Unlawful Landlord: Part II

It was this past summer when, all of a sudden, in the quiet of the night, my landlord started banging on my door/walls and yelling at me to stop using the shower. To make things worse, he would also text and call me to stop using water because apparently the sound of water travels and…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 84+85+86+87

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~  I am grateful for my friends who offer support at this time when dealing with my landlord. I am grateful for my family…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 81+82+83 & Notes

Note: It has been difficult to keep up with the appreciative energy I need to write my journal entries this week because of the stressful issues with my unlawful landlord, on top of other things. I have had some moments of deep appreciation and gratitude, but I found that they vanished too quickly in face…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 79+80

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~  I am grateful for being able to move back to my suite yesterday. I am grateful for my friend who got me a…

My Asia Adventure: Second Day (Tokyo Station)

My friend told me that breakfast was included in the room price. I did not remember this option when I booked the hotel, but agreed to meet at the dining hall anyway. I was up quite early and was still in a comatose state when I collected some items and started eating. It was not…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 78

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~  I am grateful for my lazy day today. I am grateful for a friend who asked me what are my needs today (he…

My Appreciation Journal: Day 77

I want to focus on me: I want to be stronger. I want to love and be loved. I want to be blessed. I want to be successful. I want 幸せ (happiness)~  I am grateful that I am able to move back soon. I am grateful for receiving kindness from people today after a dark…