“Hon’ne” and “Tatemae”

Via "Hon'ne" and "Tatemae": A Basic Explanation For Westerners, By a Westerner. I got turned onto this blog by Irina and I'm really glad I visited. It is well written and interesting. (WAIT – You Guys Haven’t discovered The Unpopular Poplar!!??!!) https://youtu.be/cdMgKD-_nlQ I think we all have our private and public persona. There are things … Continue reading “Hon’ne” and “Tatemae”

Depressed again. Naturally! Pt. 5 What works for me.

There are positive things you can do, things that will make life better. Everybody has something in life that gives some joy. Even depressed people. One thing that does it for me is music. https://youtu.be/gr_eVcCAUXo Gimme the beat boys and free my soul. I wanna get lost in your rock and roll And drift away … Continue reading Depressed again. Naturally! Pt. 5 What works for me.

Depressed Again… Naturally!

My earliest clear memory of elementary, school, kindergarten, is of being ignored and friendless. I didn't know why that was. It just was. I walked the playground alone. I doubt I could have named half the members of my class. We all have a self-image that tells us who we are and how to act. … Continue reading Depressed Again… Naturally!