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Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge #9-2, Carrying Her

March 7, 2021

[ Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge ] Consultations will be available to discuss your challenges and worries faced in daily life involving family, relationships, anxiety, stress, grief & loss. The first 2 sessions are free of charge.  Contact us at the address below for any questions or to reserve your 60-minute zoom session. Email: info@honolulumyohoji.org Guided by the hope of St. Nichiren, we continue to work towards a peaceful society.  Honolulu Myohoji Mission collaborates with Psychologist Dr. Yukari Kunisue, a trained and experienced therapeutic life coach, to offer a safe online space: Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge     Ekidoo, the monk who stood by while the other helped carry a young woman debated what…

Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge #9-1, Carrying Her

March 4, 2021

[ Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge ] Consultations will be available to discuss your challenges and worries faced in daily life involving family, relationships, anxiety, stress, grief & loss. The first 2 sessions are free of charge.  Contact us at the address below for any questions or to reserve your 60-minute zoom session. Email: info@honolulumyohoji.org Guided by the hope of St. Nichiren, we continue to work towards a peaceful society.  Honolulu Myohoji Mission collaborates with Psychologist Dr. Yukari Kunisue, a trained and experienced therapeutic life coach, to offer a safe online space: Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge     The following tale is a famous Buddhist parable about two monks and a woman. The traveling…

Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge #8-2, The Power of Vulnerability

February 28, 2021

[ Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge ] Consultations will be available to discuss your challenges and worries faced in daily life involving family, relationships, anxiety, stress, grief & loss. The first 2 sessions are free of charge.  Contact us at the address below for any questions or to reserve your 60-minute zoom session. Email: info@honolulumyohoji.org Guided by the hope of St. Nichiren, we continue to work towards a peaceful society.  Honolulu Myohoji Mission collaborates with Psychologist Dr. Yukari Kunisue, a trained and experienced therapeutic life coach, to offer a safe online space: Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge     When I first read Brene Brown’s book The Power of Vulnerability and listened to her TedTalk…

Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge #8-1, The Power of Vulnerability

February 25, 2021

[ Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge ] Consultations will be available to discuss your challenges and worries faced in daily life involving family, relationships, anxiety, stress, grief & loss. The first 2 sessions are free of charge.  Contact us at the address below for any questions or to reserve your 60-minute zoom session. Email: info@honolulumyohoji.org Guided by the hope of St. Nichiren, we continue to work towards a peaceful society.  Honolulu Myohoji Mission collaborates with Psychologist Dr. Yukari Kunisue, a trained and experienced therapeutic life coach, to offer a safe online space: Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge     Brene Brown, a social worker and author of The Power of Vulnerability expressed interest in the…

Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge #7-2, Unwanted Gifts

February 21, 2021

[ Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge ] Consultations will be available to discuss your challenges and worries faced in daily life involving family, relationships, anxiety, stress, grief & loss. The first 2 sessions are free of charge.  Contact us at the address below for any questions or to reserve your 60-minute zoom session. Email: info@honolulumyohoji.org Guided by the hope of St. Nichiren, we continue to work towards a peaceful society.  Honolulu Myohoji Mission collaborates with Psychologist Dr. Yukari Kunisue, a trained and experienced therapeutic life coach, to offer a safe online space: Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge     The previous story about the Buddha’s unwanted gift is something I wanted to share with a…

Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge #7-1, Unwanted Gifts

February 18, 2021

Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge Consultations will be available to discuss your challenges and worries faced in daily life involving family, relationships, anxiety, stress, grief & loss. The first 2 sessions are free of charge.  Contact us at the address below for any questions or to reserve your 60-minute zoom session. Email: info@honolulumyohoji.org Guided by the hope of St. Nichiren, we continue to work towards a peaceful society.  Honolulu Myohoji Mission collaborates with Psychologist Dr. Yukari Kunisue, a trained and experienced therapeutic life coach, to offer a safe online space: Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge     The following story is a famous tale from the Buddha about choices.   The Buddha, also referred to…

Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge #6-2, The Secret of Happiness

February 14, 2021

Dr. Yukari’s Zoom Lounge Consultations will be available to discuss your challenges and worries faced in daily life involving family, relationships, anxiety, stress, grief & loss. The first 2 sessions are free of charge.  Contact us at the address below for any questions or to reserve your 60-minute zoom session. Email: info@honolulumyohoji.org Guided by the hope of St. Nichiren, we continue to work towards a peaceful society.  Honolulu Myohoji Mission collaborates with Psychologist Dr. Yukari Kunisue, a trained and experienced therapeutic life coach, to offer a safe online space: Dr. Yukari’s Zoom Listening Lounge     Whether it is in Lakota, English, Hawaiian, Chinese, or Japanese, say the words of gratitude “thank you”…

Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge #6-1, The Secret of Happiness

February 11, 2021

Dr. Yukari’s Zoom Lounge Consultations will be available to discuss your challenges and worries faced in daily life involving family, relationships, anxiety, stress, grief & loss. The first 2 sessions are free of charge.  Contact us at the address below for any questions or to reserve your 60-minute zoom session. Email: info@honolulumyohoji.org Guided by the hope of St. Nichiren, we continue to work towards a peaceful society.  Honolulu Myohoji Mission collaborates with Psychologist Dr. Yukari Kunisue, a trained and experienced therapeutic life coach, to offer a safe online space: Dr. Yukari’s Zoom Listening Lounge     When I was living in a town on the East Coast, I attended a small gathering at…

Tengai Morimo – a grain of rice (2)

February 9, 2021

It is believed that as the eldest son of a village headman, Tengai’s consciousness as a person of a locality perhaps grew stronger during his studies in Tokyo. When he returned to his hometown at the age of twenty-two, he immediately began activities for its development. He actively participated in such undertakings as the advancement of agriculture and the promotion of river improvement, assumed various posts and at the age of twenty-seven he was elected as a member of the assembe, from his character he gained the confidence of people and began numerous enterprises. His mejor undertakings included the Iyo railway and the Ehime news company. His rising-dragon-like life did not continue…

Dr. Yukari’s Listening Lounge #5-2, Molting

February 7, 2021

A Japan-born client in her late 20’s told me her story:  “I was a good student in school and my hard work often rewarded me with good grades. My teachers and parents were also very proud of me. When I was 21, I was even selected to receive one of the most prestigious scholarships awarded to those coming to the United States. Later, I received my master’s degree in macro-economics at one of the Ivy League schools. I was also very lucky to find a junior economist position at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. After the initial training period, I was also assigned to work in African countries.” To…