Have you ever tried dieting only to fail and find you have gained actually more than before? “If I had known that I’d gain more, I wouldn’t have started it in the first place”. You feel disappointed, guilty and it seems … Continue reading Book Review: The Willpower Instinct by Kelly McGonigal
As my profile in this blog says, I am a Japanese, born and raised in Japan. You’re probably wondering why is this guy writing a blog in English. Well, there are many reasons why, but maybe one of the biggest … Continue reading Why I like learning English
On 26th January, one of the major cryptocurrency exchanges Coincheck was hacked and NEM almost worth of $400 million was stolen. At late night on the same day, Coincheck had a press conference to make a public statement. I had … Continue reading What Coincheck theft taught me
In your country, do you have four seasons? I live in Japan, a country with distinctive four seasons. In spring, we enjoy seeing cherry blossoms blooming, and in winter we do winter activities like skiing and snowboarding. I was born … Continue reading Living in a country with four seasons
What would you do if you were to live on $2 a day? Nearly one billion people in the world lives on $2 a day today. Can you imagine what it would look like? It would be so difficult to … Continue reading What would you do if you were living on $2 a day?
There are many things you should do in life. Go to a good school, get a good grade, and get a good job. Get promoted, save money, buy this and that. Are those shoulds really making your life more meaningful … Continue reading Too many Shoulds
It seems that the death of 24-year-old woman from working for too many hours at Dentsu, a major ad agency in Japan, didn’t alarm Japanese companies to change their working culture enough. Another death was caused because of too much … Continue reading Why do Japanese work so much?