The Kokoro Files

The Kokoro Files: Erin Niimi Longhurst

The Kokoro Files tells the story of everyday people and their connection to Japan. No matter how far away some travel, they will always feel a sense of identity within the Land of the Rising Sun. For Erin Niimi Longhurst, this connection is something she’s felt throughout her entire life.

An author, blogger and cook, Erin has built up a reputation for her Japan-centric content. I had the pleasure of chatting to her about the inspiration behind her lifestyle book, Japonisme. Read on to learn about how Erin’s relationship with her grandfather helped her create the book and why Japanese philosophy can be good for mental health. Continue reading “The Kokoro Files: Erin Niimi Longhurst”