Episode 9 – Shiawase No Michi



…and happy April Fool’s Day!!!

No, for the record, we are NOT changing show format, nor are we going to a Japanese-only show either. Nor is our listener base 85% Japanese, (it’s actually mostly American, though there are a good number of visitors from Canada, Europe, Australia, and other places too, including Japan).

Anyway, here are this week’s show notes:

Show Notes:

What is all this talk of o-hamani? Japanese cherry blossom viewing, of course.

And if you want to understand what I’m talking about in this week’s episode, here are some Japanese language study resources for you.

This week we discuss a Lifehacker.com article dealing with 10 annoying types of people, and how to deal with them!

A good resource for those experiencing anger management issues, thanks to a psychology counseling center.

The Guardian tells us how to deal with Internet trolls.

And… the rising cost of humor, according to the Huffington Post.

Music beds courtesy of Music Alley from Mevio

Thanks to artist: Brian McRae

And the Free Music Archive

Thanks to artist: ZeroV,  and Sunsearcher