Amy Yuki

Reflections on healing trauma, writing, and books by Tokyo-based memoirist
Amy Yuki
Hi. I'm Amy

Hi. I'm Amy

I'm a blogger and a memoirist.

Reflections on healing trauma, writing, and books by a Tokyo-based memoirist

I worked hard to keep everything looking good from the outside. I did well in school, went to college, and got a good job. I thought I’d done everything right, but, then I got sick.

At first, I kept doing all of the things that I was supposed to do, which made me worse. Eventually, I had to drop everything.

I figured out how to heal in a way that works for me, but it meant facing my childhood trauma.

I believe that sharing our stories is how we heal and connect with each other.

Will you join me?

A Breath of Fresh Hair

I didn’t feel much like blogging last week plus it felt like it was getting too time-consuming. I wasn’t planning on blogging any time, soon, actually, but I find that I’m craving it today. I don’t have any particular focus for this post, just updates. Last week, I had appointments …

Considering Everything, It’s a Miracle Things Turned Out As Well As They Did

Monday has become my social media day. That includes blogging. Did you know that Monday is the best day to post to WordPress? That’s what I’ve read, anyway, and maybe coincidentally, maybe not, I get the most views on Mondays. Last week, I did some more research into nurturing an …

A Letter to LA

LA, I’m not sure where to reply to your comment. I know that WordPress doesn’t email comment replies unless you have that turned on, and I don’t know if you check back for comment replies, but I do know you read this. Thank you so much for your lovely words. …

Implosions At Media Companies

I read somewhere that passively consuming social media causes depression and anxiety. Someone did a study. Did you really need a study to tell you that? That same article said that when people don’t passively consume social media, but actively participate by posting and replying themselves, their anxiety and depression …