Transformations with Jayne

52 EpisodesProduced by Jayne Nakata

The number one podcast for women living in Japan. Jayne Nakata, creator of "Jumpstart with Jayne" and the "The Women in Japan Mastermind", interviews women from all walks of life, living in Japan and making it work. 日本に住んでいる女性のため、No.1ポッドキャスト!中田ジェーン、ニュージーランド出身、16年間福島県在住。日本に住んでいる女性を中心にして、子育て中でも、田舎住まいで… read more

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Episode 49: Interview with Louise George Kittaka

July 7th, 2019


 The Transformations with Jayne Podcast will be taking a break until after the summer holidays! The next new episode will be in September. 

This …

Episode 48: What do you do when you just want to quit?

June 30th, 2019


This week is a solo episode, discussing those blue or down days we all have and some of the things I've been doing to get through them. Yes, I too …

Episode 47: Interview with Helen Otori, White Rose CCC

June 23rd, 2019


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This week I’m interviewing Helen Otori, from the UK and a resident of Japan for 30 years. She now runs her own …

Episode 45: Interview with Elizabeth Ralph

June 9th, 2019


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This week I'm talking to Elizabeth Ralph about how we can improve our money mindset. Everyone can get a lot of benefit from this, even if you are not a business owner. 

Episode 44: What's life like if you are only in Japan for a short time?

June 2nd, 2019


I'm talking to short term resident Kimberly today. I was touched that she reached out to me to be on the podcast and it was very interesting to hear her perspectives as someone who is still fairly new to Japan and …

Episode 43: Time to do a quick check in with yourself

May 26th, 2019



In this week's episode I'm talking about how we can "recalibrate" as we head towards the halfway point of the year.
Mentioned in this episode:

Jayne's Sumo wrestler snood! 

Victoria Close's jewelry brand:

Episode 42: Interview with Laura Marushima (日本語サマリーあります)

May 20th, 2019


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We talk about:

How Laura came to be in Japan.

Japanese school PTA insider information

Why she …

Episdoe 41: Why "Mini Upgrades" are as good as "Big Upgrades" (日本語サマリー)

May 12th, 2019


Join the Transformations with Jayne Podcast Club here!

Jumpstart with Jayne is open for registration until May 16th, sign up here.

Shout outs to Stacy and May on this episode! 

Today I'm talking about  #miniupgrades, …

Episode 37: Annie Peguero is in the house! (日本語サマリー)

April 7th, 2019


Annie from The Freedom Core Podcast and I did a join episode this time, you can catch the video over on my Transformations with Jayne Facebook page.

Today we talk about: 

What Annie does down in Okinawa

How we can …

1 Year Anniversary Episode!

March 31st, 2019


This month we are celebrating the 1 Year Anniversary of the Transformations with Jayne Podcast! 

You can take part by joining the Anniversary Celebration Team! 

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Episode 35: Hate cooking? Jasmine Shea is here to help. (日本語サマリー)

March 24th, 2019


This week I'm talking to Jasmine from Your Dinner is Planned (YDIP).
We discuss: 

How Jasmine went from corporate HR to writing cook books and creating YDIP.

Her tips for enjoying healthy food and cooking more

Episode 34: Emilia Bergoglio: Be the change you want to see (日本語サマリー)

March 17th, 2019


 To join the "1 Year Anniversary Celebration Team" for the Transformations with Jayne Podcast, please sign up here:

Emilia Bergoglio is a PhD student in Neuroscience …

Episode 33: Playing small? (日本語サマリー)

March 10th, 2019


A solo episode today, it's the anniversary of 3/11 here in Japan. 

Today I'm  talking about "Playing Small". 

To get Tara Mohr's book "Playing Big"

Episode 32: Interview with Erinn from Off on a Whim(日本語サマリー)

March 3rd, 2019


 To find out more about joining the Women in Japan Mastermind, please check out the information here.

We talk about:

Life in Wakayama prefecture

How Erinn came to start her online jewelry business 

How she came to be in …

Episode 31: Be the change you want to see (日本語サマリー)

February 24th, 2019


Today I'm talking about being the change you want to see. 

If you are interested in joining my online Women in Japan Mastermind, that will be starting on March 13th, 2019 (English). This is for someone who is looking …

Episode 30: Interview with Cat Nakamichi(日本語サマリー)

February 17th, 2019


This week's episode is sponsored by the Women in Japan Mastermind for women who want to live their best life and be the change they want to see!  This mastermind gets underway on March 13th, 2019. Find out more by …

Episode 28: Getting closer to your craft with Tia Haygood (日本語サマリー)

February 3rd, 2019


Tia Haygood is a Tokyo-based photographer who has helped over 200 Japanese and International- owned businesses in Japan with her own business, TopTia Photography. She’s skilled in event, portrait, product and food …

Episode 27: Harumi Suzuki: Making the most of your life, where ever you live

January 27th, 2019


 I'm excited to introduce you to Harumi Suzuki. First she was a fan of the podcast, now she's a student of my coaching course and appearing on the podcast herself! You can find out about the next round of Jumpstart with …

Episode 26: Thoughts become things

January 20th, 2019


In today's episode I talk about some examples of how thoughts become things.

Join the wait list for the next round of Jumpstart with Jayne here

Mega Clothes Swap in Tokyo Midtown on March 9th, 2019

Look out for …

Episode 25: Word of the Year and "Problems" vs "Opportunities"

January 13th, 2019


First episode of 2019! Today is a solo episode! 

Today's episode is sponsored by "Jumpstart with Jayne", my 6 week course with live group coaching …

Episode 24: Top 5 lessons from 2018

January 1st, 2019


The first episode for 2019!!

This episode was recorded at the end of 2018, I hope you will enjoy hearing about the things that made the year go really well. 

You can join my online free training on January 6th here:

Episode 23: End of 2018 LIVE Christmas Party (日本語サマリーあります。)

December 17th, 2018


This episode is sponsored by the "Jumpstart with Jayne" online course! Sign up for our free "Start 2019 Right" training here to hear more about it:
The training is …

Episode 22: Interview with Tamiko Kelly

December 9th, 2018


Tamiko Kelly is the founder of Sleep Well. Wake Happy and the creator of The Feel Like Yourself Again Baby Sleep Solution. As a certified sleep …

Episode 21: Interview with Mr Nakata(日本語のサマリーあります)

December 2nd, 2018


Koichi is my husband and one of my biggest supporters. I was very lucky to meet him 16 years ago when I was sent to Iwaki as an English teacher and he just happened to be in the class I was teaching. Fast forward 16 …

Episode 20: Interview with Gizem Sakamaki (日本語サマリーあります!)

November 25th, 2018


Gizem Sakamaki is the face behind Foodie Tours Japan. Gizem is Turkish, born in Germany, married to a Japanese. She has been living in Japan since 2015, after falling in love with Japan during her Work and Travel Year …

Episode 19: Sarah Furuya

November 18th, 2018


Sarah arrived in Japan in 2001. For one year. Since then she has built a home and business in Tokyo with her Japanese husband. She is a Life Coach, Executive Coach and Facilitator who has worked with entrepreneurs, …

Episode 18: Phil from Sports Therapy Liverpool

November 11th, 2018


Today's episode is Phil MacDonald, one of Jayne's first friends in Japan.

Phil is a fully qualified level 5 sports therapist based at the Climbing …

Episode 17: My biggest learning from attending BBD Live

November 4th, 2018


In this episode Jayne talks about:
How she came to be able to go to California
How she built her support network
Top take away from Business By Design Live with James Wedmore
How she overcame her introversion to make the …

Episode 16: Interview with Catherine O’Connell, Catherine O’Connell Law

October 24th, 2018


Catherine O'Connell was born and raised in Christchurch, New Zealand, with a Kiwi Dad and Aussie Mum and three brothers. She started out in tourism before going into law. Catherine left the Corporate world in March 2017 …

Episode 15: An interview with Helen Iwata 日本語サマリーがあります!

October 14th, 2018


Helen Iwata, president of Sasuga Communications K. K., helps business professionals communicate with clarity and confidence in the global workplace, so that they can enjoy greater success and happiness.

In this episode …

Episode 14: Interview with Heather Minowa (日本語サマリーあります)

October 7th, 2018


Heather Minowa is an American mother of two who has been in Japan for nearly 12 years. She educates people on how to use doTERRA essential oils safely and effectively. She is a mandala artist and a world traveler. Her …

Episode 13: A new level a new devil (日本語版は最後にあります!)

September 30th, 2018


On today’s episode I’m talking about:
Upgrading my podcast!
How my interview with James Wedmore from the Mind Your Business …

Episode 12: Post Summer! How are you going?

September 19th, 2018


Hello! How are things going post summer vacation?

Lot's of things to catch up on so this episode is one of those solo episodes!

Episode 11: Transformational Talks with Tina Koyama

September 6th, 2018


Tina Koyama is a Holistic Life and Wellness Coach for women, and a 2017 graduate of The Path of Self Love School. She guides women to let go of …

Bonus Episode: Japan and NZ, This is How WE Do It.

August 13th, 2018


How do you do it?
Spending time in NZ and Japan with my family.
On this episode I talk about:
1) Getting my husband on board with it
2) Getting support from my home country people
3) Planning in advance to make it happen

Bonus Episode: Talking about Loneliness

July 31st, 2018


I've really noticed the topic of loneliness coming up. We are suffering from this more than ever. How do you combat loneliness?
Today I talk about:
Our summer trip to New Zealand so far
How one person is combating …

Bonus Episode: Making a "dream" come true

July 10th, 2018


In this bonus episode, you can hear how I manifested something completely amazing!

Episode 10: Interview with Sarah Bull

July 4th, 2018


Sarah Bull has been a Japanese-to-English translator since graduating from the University of Queensland’s MAJIT program (Master of Arts in Japanese …

Episode 9: Interview with Patricia Nakao of Tabitabiya

June 20th, 2018


Patricia NOEL is from France. She has been living in Tokyo for about 21 years and is married with two girls.
Ever since coming to Japan she's been teaching French as a Foreign Language. This is the job she's always …

Episode 8: Interview with Lindsey Sawada

June 6th, 2018


Today Lindsey and I are talking about being in Japan, being a Yogi, building a business when Japanese is not your first language and other fun things!

Instagram @sawadalindsey

Bonus Episode : Just ask

May 29th, 2018


In this bonus episode, I'll be talking about something super exciting that happened to my family recently because we asked.
It turned into a 3 days whirlwind of fun.
If you'd like to watch the episode of tv you can …

Episode 7: Interview with Victoria Close

May 24th, 2018


Victoria is the owner, designer and wearer of all hats at Biku Designs, a jewelry company that uses recycled kimono to give them a new lease of life. …

Episode 6: Interview with Johanna MacGregor

May 9th, 2018


Johanna MacGregor writes the popular blog: The Tokyo Chapter. In this episode we discuss life in Japan as a mother, finding your own identity living …

Episode 5: Money Blocks with Marianne Siegmann

April 25th, 2018


This week I have the loveliest guest ever! Marianne Siegmann is from The Netherlands and is a money mindset and EFT coach. Marianne came to my Real Japan Retreat last November so we had a chance to meet and person. She …

Episode 4: Transformation Talk with Sophie Lion Poulain

April 11th, 2018


Sophie is joining us for this talk from France. She has experienced expat life living in the USA for 10 years, and now she works as a business coach and super networker. Have a listen to hear how her life changed after …

Bonus Episode!

April 8th, 2018


Bonus episode for your Monday morning!!

Episode 3: Interview with Jacqui Miyabayashi

March 28th, 2018


Jacqui Miyabayashi is a long term resident of Japan who helps expat women find their place in the world. We discuss the importance of community, …

Episode 2: How do you use a "Word of the Year"

March 15th, 2018


In this episode we talk about those "words of the year" and how you can apply them to your daily life!

Episode 1: Are you living the Dream

March 5th, 2018


Are you living the dream? Am I? Listen and find out!

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