How to be a Mindful Multitasker

Fast-paced modern life often requires multi-tasking, which can leave me feeling off-balance and pulled in too many directions. When I start to feel that way, I think back to Kyoto.

“I love the way they are able to marry the efficiency of multitasking with the grace of mindful living.”
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10 Easy Ways to be Worry-Free

In my journeys to Kyoto, I always take the time to visit one of the oldest temples in Kyoto and meditate. In a busy life, it can be easy to get swept up among the to-do lists, swim lessons with my daughter and morning meetings. Often, an hour of meditation feels out of reach.

“I wanted to share with you a few of my favorite easy ways towards a more worry-free day.”





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Small Changes Make a Big Difference

After the countdown, the ball drops, there’s a big celebration, and the next morning, we wake up to a brand new year. It’s a chance to start fresh with a clean slate. Thinking about making big changes on January first can be a bit daunting. So instead of making new year’s resolutions that seem impossible to keep, I’m focusing on small things that can lead to a big difference.


“do wonders for your body, mood and relationships”
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10 Life Lessons from a Japanese Monk

Before I began traveling to Kyoto, it often felt like every day was “busy.” It seems like everyone these days feels rushed and preoccupied, but so often that means lots of activity with little movement.

“On my last trip to Kyoto, a Buddhist monk inspired me to make small, but transformative changes in my life.”
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