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Yumiko Satoさん: Discover Japan
ハンドル名Yumiko Sato さん
ブログタイトルDiscover Japan
自由文In this blog I share my thoughts on Japan and its culture, based on the questions my American friends have asked me over the years.
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  • BLISS #5 Hospice Music Therapy in Japan
  • In this episode of BLISS I speak with Hisako Nakayama, a music therapist, in Hokkaido, Japan. She has been working at hospices for
    15 years and advocating for music therapy through a NPO organization called “Wa Harmony”. Her work has been featured in the N
    HK news this year. In the interview Nakayama talks about many […] [続きを読む]
  • BLISS #4 Hope for Cancer Patients
  • There are only about 1000 oncologists in Japan (while there are over 14,000 of them in the U.S), and Noriyuki Katsumata, M.D. is o
    ne of them. He is the professor of the department of medical oncology at Nippon Medical School. Several years ago, a book written
    by a famous radiologist named Makoto Kondo became a […] [続きを読む]
  • BLISS # 2 Beyond Sadness
  • “Children can overcome their parents’ cancer. It’s not something that will cause them pain forever,” says, Kaori Osawa, a social worker at Tokyo Kyosai Hospital. She is the director of “Hope Tree,” a NPO organization helping cancer survivors and their children. Her passion for her work comes from her personal experiences: She was diagnosed with […] [続きを読む]
  • BLISS will Start Next Week!
  • Bliss, my new podcast, will start next week. I’ve been preparing for it for the last 6 months, and it’s finally ready! In the
    first episode I speak with Dr. Jun Chiba, a medical doctor in Yokosuka city, Kanagawa Prefecture, where more people are able to sp
    end their last days at home than any other […] [続きを読む]
  • New podcast, BLISS, will start next month!
  • I’m starting my new podcast, Bliss. On this show I’ll invite guests from healthcare and social welfare communities to discuss
    various topics ranging from music therapy to spirituality. The show will be in Japanese, but I’ll write a summary in English and
    share it with you on this blog. The show will start next month! […] [続きを読む]
  • 4 Best Things to Do in Tokyo
  • Have you ever wondered what locals do when visiting a new place? My hometown is Tokyo, and I’m often asked that question. Today I’ll share with you the four best things to do in Tokyo. 1. Harmonica yokocho(ハーモニカ横丁) Kichijouji (吉祥寺) is my home, and Harmonica Yokocho lies at the heart of it. It was originally […] [続きを読む]
  • Happy New Year!
  • Have you had a restful holiday season? I’ve spent much of the holiday at home, following the Japanese new year tradition: cleaning, cooking, and reflection. I hope you’re staying warm. My goal for this year is to start my podcast, Bliss. The show will be in Japanese, but I’ll write a summary of each show […] [続きを読む]
  • BLISS: New Podcast
  • I’m starting a podcast called Bliss. On this show I’ll invite guests from healthcare and social welfare communities in Japan t
    o discuss various topics ranging from music therapy to spirituality. Last month I’ve started a crowdfunding campaign to fund the
    project. The site doesn’t have language support, but if you’re interested in supporting the project, […] [続きを読む]
  • 【New Book】Heart of the Dying
  • “Heart of the Dying” (POPLAR Publishing Co., Ltd.) By Yumiko Sato 1/10/2017 (Release Date) I’m happy to announce that my second book “Heart of the Dying (Shi ni yuku hito ha nani o omounoka)” will be published in January, 2017 (The book is in Japanese). Since returning to Japan three years ago I’ve met many […] [続きを読む]
  • Story of Mutsu: The rescued dog
  • Meet my dog, Mutsu. He was abandoned when he was about 1 year old. While running through a forest road near Mutsu City of Aomori,
    he happened to find me. Curious and adventurous, he enjoys exploring! I just started a new blog called “Story of Mutsu” to sha
    re his story and encourage people to adopt […] [続きを読む]
  • Sakura in Hirosaki City
  • Hirosaki is a city in western Aomori Prefecture known for its beautiful castle and cherry blossoms. The city holds a Sakura Matsur
    i (Cherry Blossom Festival) every year from April 23 to May 5. Read moreFiled under: Aomori [続きを読む]
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