Useful Links

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The Other Day...

This link will take you to my hobby writing site. Short essays on the joys and frustrations of a life in Japan as an often bemused foreigner. I find writing provides a much needed catharsis, especially true when I am taking myself too seriously. Take a look.  www.theotherday.co

Mindfulness Training in Tokyo...

Patrick Mitchell runs mindfulness courses in Tokyo. He is an experienced group mentor and runs regular programs throughout the year. Mindfulness training has been shown to be effective in reducing stress and anxiety, especially when combined with a CBT course focused on psychoeducation and coping strategies. Tokyo Stress Reduction

Sex Addiction...

With the ubiquitous nature of the web, and its integration in our daily lives, one unfortunate element is that access to online porn has become readily available. It can be the introduction to a slippery slope eventually leading to personal issues that need to be resolved through counselling and effective support in a twelve-step programe. Dr. Patrick Carnes, a leader in the field of sex addiction since 1983, offers hope to addicts and insight to recovery. www.sexhelp.com

Tokyo English Lifeline...

Anonymous and confidential support. Get in touch with TELL if you need to talk to someone about an issue you are having. It does not always have to be a dire need. If you are feeling low and simply need to talk it out, the Lifeline is a terrific place to start.TELL Japan

Men Without Masks

Craig White has long been associated with the brotherhood of Man through sports coaching, mentoring and through Men Without Masks - a retreat programme that seeks to bring diverse groups of men together in an environment of trust, respect and brotherhood. Be excited to see this! www.menwithoutmasks.com