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It's Time to Say Good-bye 断捨離 With native lang

Have you heard of the Japanese word "danshari" 断捨離? It refers to an art of making your life light and comfortable by cutting...
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Feb 28, 2015 22:09
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Why Are You Apologizing?  なぜ、謝ってる? With native lang

There are some stuff that a lot of Japanese people believe are unique only to Japan. It's just like I wrote about the Japanese &qu...
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Feb 26, 2015 19:17
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@ The Reality of the Existance "Tatemae" in Japan 日本に「建前」があるという現実 With native lang

I've been reading a book called "Dogs and Demons" in both English and Japanese. The author is an American who lived in Japa...
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Feb 22, 2015 17:49
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@ Negative Feelings Could be a Source of Power 負の感情が、力になることだってある With native lang

A lot of people seem to not like the word "jealousy." They often say, "jealousy sucks!" I wonder if they do...
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Feb 19, 2015 17:45
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@ @ Actions Speak Louder Than Words  不言実行 With native lang

When you are trying to put your ideas into action, do you tell your friends or anyone else? Several decades ago in Japan, a lot of Jap...
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Feb 13, 2015 21:29
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@ @ Can Words Hurt People? 言葉で人は傷つく? With native lang

I don't think there are many people who intentionally try to hurt others. Rather, most people are probably trying not to hurt others...
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Feb 9, 2015 22:49
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@ Two Voices Inside Me Often Conflict Each Other 自分の中の二人 With native lang

I've been thinking about how to express a contrasting opinion to someone who is a typical Japanese person. It's actually very ...
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Feb 3, 2015 20:58
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Which Looks Rude With or Without ~ 失礼にならなければいいけど、、、 With native lang

Have you noticed the fact that Japanese people nod a lot when they are listening to you and even lecturers? A TV program was trying to...
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Jan 28, 2015 11:23
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I'm in a Fit of Jealousy 嫉妬に駆られている自分 With native lang

Recently, I've started thinking about my English ability seriously. One of the reasons is that I've got some people who asked me ...
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Jan 26, 2015 18:42
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I Have a Question about English 質問です!

How are you, my friends? Here is a thing I have been wondering about the difference between two ways to say. I received a mail ma...
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Jan 21, 2015 10:18
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@ @ Preconceived Ideas 先入観って。。 With native lang

Yesterday, I met a lady around 30 years old at my kimono school. I was lucky to have tea with her and my instructor for a while before th...
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Jan 17, 2015 14:41
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@ I Have Some English Questions for You. 質問があります

I've decided to study English from the ABCs for some reason. And, I wake up at 5:30 every morning and focus on grammar for 30 minutes...
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Jan 16, 2015 08:00
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@ What Is the True Delight of English?  英語の本当の楽しさってなに? With native lang

Yesterday, there was something that caused me to think about what I want from studying the English language. When I was talking with a...
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Jan 14, 2015 15:13 Thoughts
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@ @ About "What if"   「もしも、そんなことが起こったら?」 With native lang

There are a lot of "what ifs" in this world. Some are funny-haha, but some are negative. I've basically tried to not ma...
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Jan 10, 2015 11:49
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@ I Have a Question For You About Our Languages. 英語と日本語についての質問 With native lang

I think that most of you speak both English and Japanese. I am no exception, even though my English needs practice. Now, I have a que...
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Jan 4, 2015 18:49
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@ Happy New Year, My Friends!   あけましておめでとう! With native lang

Hello my friends! 2015 has started and I have been feeling so refreshed. I wonder if everyone, no matter who they are, or what sit...
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Jan 1, 2015 23:17
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It's finally a morning of an New Year's Eve in Japan! With native lang

It's finally a morning of an New Year's Eve in Japan! I'm glad that I am ready to get into the new year 2015, as I've ...
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Dec 31, 2014 11:47
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I Should Shut Myself Up!  ダメよ、ダメダメ! With native lang

I had a bonen-kai with two ladies last night and I went to Izakana, then a bar after that. Bonen-kai is a Japanese-year-end party amon...
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Dec 28, 2014 12:05
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@ About 2014  2014年という年 With native lang

It was a bit of a complicated year for me in 2014 because I was involved in a difficult relationship problem for quite a while. But, I wi...
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Dec 24, 2014 14:14
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I'm In an Angry Mood Today  私は今日、怒ってる With native lang

Yesterday, I had lunch with some of my friends. One of them started talking about her irritation. Her dad has been in a hospital and ...
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Dec 19, 2014 09:22