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Siblings Personality Handbook: Middle Child

Siblings Personality Handbook: Middle Child

The world’s first handbooks on siblings personality types help you discover secrets to friendship, work and romantic relationship. Know thyself with this book, and bring your self-knowledge to another level.

Since the dawn of time, mankind has sought an answer to one big question: Who are we? In search for clues to that question, we have developed the world of personality types. From blood types to birth dates, we see ourselves categorized in many different ways. Sometimes they are helpful, other times not. However, we are far from complete, and that is why we need another personality type—siblings personality. Since family is so instrumental in shaping our personality, siblings types are quite a good indicator of who we are. For instance, if you are the eldest child, you tend to be more caring, responsible, stable and so on. This is helpful not just in self-understanding, but also in interpersonal relationship. You can apply this personality type to your friends, bosses and lovers, so that you can understand how fundamentally different they are from who you are. That way, you can handle your relationship in a better way.

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Siblings Personality Handbook: Single Child

Siblings Personality Handbook: Single Child

The world’s first handbooks on siblings personality types help you discover secrets to friendship, work and romantic relationship. Know thyself with this book, and bring your self-knowledge to another level.

Since the dawn of time, mankind has sought an answer to one big question: Who are we? In search for clues to that question, we have developed the world of personality types. From blood types to birth dates, we see ourselves categorized in many different ways. Sometimes they are helpful, other times not. However, we are far from complete, and that is why we need another personality type—siblings personality. Since family is so instrumental in shaping our personality, siblings types are quite a good indicator of who we are. For instance, if you are the eldest child, you tend to be more caring, responsible, stable and so on. This is helpful not just in self-understanding, but also in interpersonal relationship. You can apply this personality type to your friends, bosses and lovers, so that you can understand how fundamentally different they are from who you are. That way, you can handle your relationship in a better way.

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Siblings Personality Handbook: Youngest Child

Siblings Personality Handbook: Youngest Child

The world’s first handbooks on siblings personality types help you discover secrets to friendship, work and romantic relationship. Know thyself with this book, and bring your self-knowledge to another level.

Since the dawn of time, mankind has sought an answer to one big question: Who are we? In search for clues to that question, we have developed the world of personality types. From blood types to birth dates, we see ourselves categorized in many different ways. Sometimes they are helpful, other times not. However, we are far from complete, and that is why we need another personality type—siblings personality. Since family is so instrumental in shaping our personality, siblings types are quite a good indicator of who we are. For instance, if you are the eldest child, you tend to be more caring, responsible, stable and so on. This is helpful not just in self-understanding, but also in interpersonal relationship. You can apply this personality type to your friends, bosses and lovers, so that you can understand how fundamentally different they are from who you are. That way, you can handle your relationship in a better way.

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Simply Zen

Simply Zen: Vegetarian Cooking to Satisfy the Soul

One vital aspect to the Zen sect of Buddhism is monks’ adherence to a strictly vegetarian diet. Eating neither meat nor fish, monks also avoid ingredients like garlic, onion, leeks, and chives. As a result, the food prepared in Zen monasteries is healthy, low-calorie, accentuates the most subtle of flavors, and can even be eaten to help detox the body. The recipes contained in Simply Zen can all be made in three easy steps, leaving cooks with beautiful, healthful dishes that can be enjoyed as a regular meal or presented to guests. 

The activities undertaken by the author Aoe have been introduced on various media abroad.

Publicity updates:

- Article on army.mil regarding temple cuisine tasting event held at Zama army camp

- Article on Asahi Shimbun international edition 

- Aoe went on air on MINESTA on Radio Nippon (11 Jan, 2013)

Simply Zen featured on HANAKO magazine (edition 24 Jan, 2013) and Weekly Diamond magazine (edition 19 Feb, 2013) 

- Aoe's activity has been featured on NHK program (14 Feb, 2013)

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Social Media Revolution

Social Media Revolution

Mass media of the past followed a strict top-bottom pattern of distributing information, with the masses relying upon mass media for news and data. However, as social media outlets continue to increase in popularity and prevalence, the traditional top-bottom pattern has been reversed, with users being the ones spreading information to the masses. With social media expanding rapidly in the United States, it is likely that it will overtake traditional media outlets in the coming years.

Social media blogger and journalist Tachiiri investigates how social media in the United States is revolutionizing the media industry, and provides predictions for how it will effect Japanese users and industry alike. Though his analysis, Tachiiri provides a number of measures we should take to prepare for the upcoming global waves of the social media revolution.

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Solar Plants in Outer Space

SPACE-BASED SOLAR POWER STATION

Due to the disastrous accident at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant caused by the 3.11 Tōhoku Earthquake and tsunami, energy reform was needed to avoide dependence on nuclear power. The author suggests that we can tackle this energy shortage with Solar Power Satellite (SPS) construction. SPS is a satellite that can deliver the electricity generated from the solar cell panel to the earth by converting it into microwave. The field of SPS is the key tool with high expectation for the survival of mankind in the coming future, where Japan’s first-class techniques can lead the whole world. A pioneer who has spent most of his life on both domestic and international projects on SPS research, the author illustrates its possibility and hopeful future. It is a must-read, especially for those in disaster-hit Japan, as the nation attempts to stand up once again and take a step forward in space.

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Song

Song

Beautiful watercolor illustrations accompany poetry by Shuntaro Tanikawa on the transience of life itself.  But rather than a bittersweet message, his is one of hope and empowerment that child and adult alike will find enjoyment and inspiration in.

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Spoil Yourself Today

Spoil Yourself Today

This is not a book about making your dreams come true, or becoming the most attractive person in the world.  This book is about how to reframe your day to day life to make each day something worth treasuring.  By simply changing your state of mind and your habits, you will begin to see how much happiness is available to you in this life.

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SQ

SQ
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Start Here and Now (A New Edition)

Start Here and Now (A New Edition)

A long awaited new edition has finally comes out. A relationship bible that has saved 500,000 raeders so far is restored a new voice and released for today’s people—all we need to change lies in between. 

As the common saying goes, appearance is often deceiving. That’s true with interpersonal relationship. The root cause of our troubles lies in the basic misconception that people exist individually, the minimum unit of existence is one person. Well, actually, we only exist in between. It always takes two people to exist, and we run into interpersonal problems, because we fail to see ourselves interwoven in the mesh of relationships. It can be tricky, because we are taught that we are individuals. However, with this knowledge, we tend to hurt or annoy others, and as a result, become unhappy ourselves. Open your eyes to the truth, and start seeing a pair as the minimum unit of existence. That’s the necessary start for you to improve your relationship, life at large.

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