This week I welcome Johanna MacGregor who writes the popular blog: The Tokyo Chapter . In this episode we discuss life in Japan as a mother, finding your own identity living in a different culture and we also answer some listener questions at the end.
We talk about
Johanna’s life so far and how she came to Japan (then left and came back), what she did before becoming a mum and her Japanese language learning experience.
Life in Tokyo as a mum- tips for life in Tokyo & how the blog came about
Being imperfect, lowering expectations and how Johanna manages to handle everything and strive for balance. The importance of giving yourself permission to do something for you
Cultural identity, future plans, mistakes and it is okay to change to direction
Mentioned in the podcast along with several readers/social media followers in the question and answer session the following services and people were also mentioned.
Elizabeth Glibert, author of Big Magic and more
Hashtag Authentic Podcast
Yoshikei Meal Kit Service
Jo Bendle, Business coach
Find Johanna here
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