Amy Yuki

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

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 …

I’m Trying To Be My Own Friend, but I Keep Letting Myself Down

Back when I was single, a friend of mine sent me one of those ten-question memes. You know the kind; “What’s your middle name?” etc. This one asked, “Who’s your best friend?” For the first time, I had no problem answering this question. I wrote, “I am my own best …