The Thing You Are Trying to Avoid

Is most likely the thing you should be focusing your energy on. Often we choose to complete the tasks that don’t really mater much and so we are left feeling empty. Luckily, it is usually easy to find the things you should be doing. They are the things you are trying...

Learning the Sanshin

In my last two posts Learning Something New and Finding the Time vs Making the Time I discussed why we should be happy about the time it will take to learn something new. I also mentioned that I would be starting to learn the Sanshin. A traditional three-stringed...

Common Japanese Phrases and Words

Regardless of whether you are starting to learn Japanese or plan to visit Japan for business or vacation, you have start  learning somewhere. One of the best places to start is with some of the most common Japanese phrases and most common Japanese words. First, if you...