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Perpetrator of abuse

Abuse victim

Self-condemnation

Perpetrator of abuse

Fumie Miyamoto

Perpetrator of abuse

Types of abuse experienced
Physical abuse
・Psychological abuse

Experienced Social Issues
・Social withdrawal
・Sense of guilt
・School refusal

Without feeling affection for my own newborn child, I grew irritated, which eventually led to abusive language and violence.
“Hatred springs up even when it's my own child... Why?”
I spent days in unspeakable pain battling with anxious and fearful thoughts about the future.

Under such circumstances, I found a method that allowed me to see oneself more objectively which helped me understand the judgment of good and evil within myself. Through this, I was able to clear away the negative assumptions I had about myself and realize a whole new perspective on the world around me.

My hatred towards my child disappeared first and then the love for my child came naturally.
At the same time, my husband, who had been mentally ill, regained his vitality, and my child who had stopped attending school, began to enjoy school on his own accord.

After transforming into a family filled with love and laughter every day, I participate in team activities because I wants to tell mothers who are worried that they can't love their children that there is always a way out.

Naomi Yokohashi

Perpetrator of abuse

Types of abuse experienced
Psychological abuse

Experienced Social Issues
Social withdrawal
・Disease
(Autonomic imbalance、Spinal hernia)
・Anxiety
・Chronic complainer
・Step family

My parents divorced right when I was born. After my mother remarried, I became part of a new stepfamily where the birth of my stepbrother made me lose my place in the family.

Due to my mother's selfish actions, I was forced into experiencing a major shift in my environment which led me to a constant feeling of despair and anger.
Even as an adult, I was enraged by even the slightest of unjust situations, became a massive complainer, and forcefully asserted my own correctness to everyone.

However, when I found a way to balance my mind and objectively understand the reasons for my uncontrollable impulsive anger, I was freed from my endless suffering.

From my own experience, I am convinced that all incidents and accidents in the world can be ended by balancing the mind. I am now working to spread this message to the world.

Abuse victim

Mie Kanameda

Abuse victim

Types of abuse experienced
Psychological abuse
・Neglect

Experienced Social Issues
Dependence
・Sense of guilt
・Anxiety
・Divorce
・Suicidal ideation

As a child, I was severely abused by my mother and spent my life in extreme anxiety and fear, losing the ability to trust anyone all together.
Even when I became an adult, I continued to live a life of constant fear, unable to trust anyone and feeling nothing but emptiness towards everything.

During this painful time, I was discovered the ultimate self-mental management method and learned that there is always a "mechanism of abuse".
With that understanding, my resentment towards my mother disappeared and I was able to understand my mother’s love for me before she passed away.

Before I knew it, I was able to trust people from the bottom of my heart and the fear that I had carried all my life disappeared.
I understood that the reason for my transformation was because I was able to understand and regain my mother's love.
From this experience, I am convinced that no matter how miserable life is, understanding the why can help you escape from the difficult world you are in.

Currently, with the most reliable of team members, I work to carry out my mission to realize a society without abuse.

Maya Soga

Abuse victim

Types of abuse experienced
Physical abuse
・Psychological abuse

Experienced Social Issues
Bullying
・Disease(Cancer)
・Eating disorders
・Divorce

I grew up in a prison-like environment where I was under constant surveillance by my mother.
I was not allowed to express my own opinions, and when I went against my mother's will, I was physically punished. This led me to be constantly afraid of committing any sins, and I carried this mentality well into adulthood.

Within this tough time, I was able to gain a completely new perspective, to understand that the relentless surveillance from my mother was due to a certain incident in my mother's upbringing. By understanding this, I was able to forgive my mother and escape my constant fear of committing a sin.

Afterwards, my father apologized for being complicit with my mother and not being able to protect me from the abuse. Knowing that my father had also been in pain, the confliction and contradiction I felt towards him disappeared and I felt myself healing.
Now, with my own experience, I am convinced that abuse can end, and I am working with my colleagues to make this a happen.

N.Y

Abuse victim

Types of abuse experienced
Psychological abuse

Experienced Social Issues
Self-condemnation
・Disease
(Kawasaki disease)
・Divorce
・Misconduct

Raised by an abnormally overprotective and over-interfering mother, I experienced a suffocating childhood where I felt like a crippled bird in a cage constantly being watched.

When I was in junior high school, I tried to rebel against my mother, but even that was not enough to stop her abusive over-interference over my life. I began to lose my sense of self and lose all my hopes and dreams in life.

My first marriage ended in a divorce due to my husband’s betrayal. I thought maybe the second time around I would be able to grasp an ideal marriage. However, I again discovered my husband's betrayal. Before I knew it,
our marriage was hanging by a thread, my parenting to my child was going poorly, and I felt like my life was in complete despair. But during this time, I discovered a new way of thinking.
While trying to understand this new way of thinking, I learned that my mother's behavior was psychological abuse and that I was trying to live my mother's ideal life which was the root cause of my suffering.

From there on, my marriage changed dramatically, and I got to live the family life that I always wanted and was released from the painful days of the past.
Now, while enjoying the freedom that I wanted most, I am working every day to convey that everyone can change their life with their own hands.

Rie Ishii

Abuse victim

Types of abuse experienced
Psychological abuse

Experienced Social Issues
Bullying
・Self-condemnation
・Disease
(Mitral regurgitation)
・Sense of guilt
・Suicidal ideation
・Family breakdown

Born with a congenital disease, I felt like I was the only one with a disability. I could see that my mother treated my brothers differently and I grew up in an environment where I felt very little love from my mother.
My father who I trusted, betrayed the family by revealing that he had a massive debt problem. As a result, our family separated. This left me with no emotional support and a heavy cloud over the family. I began to be bullied at school and started thinking about committing suicide.
I became estranged from my family and experienced a very lonely and miserable life.

While despairing over my life, I discovered a way to balance my mind, which helped me to lose my preconceptions about my parents and understand that the root of my problems was due to my difficult past.

Afterwards, I reunited with my father, who I had cut off from my life for decades and was able to make up for the love that I had lost for him. My congenital disease even started getting better as I learned how to balance my mind.
I learned to trust in all human relationships and am currently engaged in various activities as a member of Team NOAH.

Yukiko Harada

Abuse victim

Types of abuse experienced
Psychological abuse
・Neglect

Experienced Social Issues
Self-condemnation
・Domestic violence
・Co-dependency between parent and child
(Adhesion in a relationship between mother and child)

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Because my mother was often sick, around the time my sister was born, I was left in the care of my father's parents. This left me feeling unwanted as a child.
With the situation I was thrown into, I have lived with a grudge against my mother for over 40 years.
No matter what I did, I felt like my mother rejected me and only loved my sister and brother. I felt alienated and alone even within my family.
There were also constant family quarrels which made me uncomfortable around my family. Everyday felt like a burden to live.

During that time, I was taught to take a bird's eye view of things, something that I had never thought about. This perspective completely turned my life around.
I was able to understand that contrary to my beliefs, my mother had always cared and worried about me. Knowing this, I was able gain a peace of mind and feel comfortable at home with my family.
Now, I happily live with my mother, spending our days filled with love and happiness.
I’ve always felt alienated and lonely, but now with the firm feeling of belong, I feel the greatest joy in being able to do worthwhile activities with my colleagues.

Abuse victim
DV in front of children

Miyuki Maruyama

Abuse victim:
DV in front of children

Types of abuse experienced
Psychological abuse
(DV in front of children )

Experienced Social Issues
Bullying
・Self-condemnation
・Disease(Asthma)
・Dependence
・Sense of guilt
・Developmental disorders
・School refusal
・Social withdrawal

With my father being an alcoholic, I grew up in an environment with constant verbal abuse and violence.
In addition to the unsafe home environment, I was bullied at school and spent my childhood without having a place where I felt safe.
As I grew older, I worked extremely hard to prove my worth to others, but in the end, I was never able to fulfill my own desires for self-approval. Even after marriage, my relationship with my partner was not great and my child developed a handicap that made it so that he rarely attended school. My life was miserable.

During that time, I learned a new self-mental management method that completely freed me from my suffering.

Now, my husband has become the number one person who understands me, and my child has found what they want to do in life.
Currently, as a palliative care specialist nurse, I strive to care for my patients, my family, and other medical staff, while also working as a member of Team NOAH spreading the message across the country.  

Kaori Yanagisawa

Abuse victim:
DV in front of children

Types of abuse experienced
Psychological abuse
(DV in front of children )

Experienced Social Issues
Bullying
・Diseas(depression)
・Sense of guilt
・Anxiety

When I was young, I grew up watching terrible domestic violence from my parents and grandparents almost every day.
Growing up in that environment, I began to seek tranquility and peace and hate the family which I was born into. This led me to a life of deceit and suffering.
From that suffering, I began to seek a better world, exploring and becoming a master of the spiritual world.
Even though I was able to build up my status and honor as a spiritual professional, I suffered from a never-ending sense of emptiness. When seeking the truth within myself, I encountered a new dimension of thinking,
MIROSS, which has completely changed my life.
The feeling of emptiness eventually turned into a sense of fulfillment and the estrangement I felt towards my family was replaced with a feeling of gratitude.
Now, to tell as many people as possible about my experience, I work as a MIROSS Academy certified lecturer to teach people the self-mental management tool that changed my life.

Self-condemnation

Masako Teramoto

Self-condemnation

Experienced Social Issues
Bullying
・Power harassment
・Disease(depression)
・Social withdrawal
・Sense of guilt
・Unemployment

I spent a very lonely and difficult childhood where I was constantly being told by my parents that I was no good and being bullied at school.

Even after becoming a nurse, I still faced bullying and power harassment at work. One day, one of my patients committed suicide when I wasn’t watching. This experience left me with a huge sense of guilt which caused me to quit my job and not leave my parents’ house.

At a period when I kept blaming myself for the incident, being indebted to my parents, and just being afraid to work again, I learned how to balance my mind.
This allowed me to understand that I was bullied by those around me because I blamed, tortured, and denied myself. I felt as if the curse from my heart was lifted.

Soon after learning to balance my mind, I found a job, met a partner, got married at the age of 40, and was blessed with a child. Suddenly, I was able to grasp the things that I had never imagined achieving.

Currently, with my desire to help people who have had similar experiences as me, I support team activities all over the country.  

Yoko Nakata

Self-condemnation

Experienced Social Issues
Disease(Depression)
・Dependence
・Sense of guilt

Ever since I was a child, I was not very good at talking with people and couldn't express my thoughts very well. I felt like no one understood me and I always felt alone.
Even as an adult, I felt lonely in my relationships with friends and in society. Every day I blamed myself for who I was.

Through self-mental management, I learned why I had such a difficult life, and realized that the root of my suffering was because I was strongly reprimanded by my mother for my careless words and actions when I was a child.

With that understanding, the darkness that had lasted for years cleared, and I stopped blaming myself and began to feel the joy of expressing myself.

In addition, I have had the opportunity to participate in activities as a member of Team NOAH and transform my life into something that I can enjoy to my heart's content. I love being able to challenge things that I have never experienced before with my friends and colleagues.

Naoko Matsudo

Self-condemnation:
Developmental disorders

Types of abuse experienced
Neglect

Experienced Social Issues
Bullying

From the time I can remember, I couldn’t do the same things as the children around me, and I had no choice but to imitate others.
I felt that I was below average and didn't know how I should live my life which left me in a constant state of worry.

As an adult I encountered the self-mental management method and discovered that characteristics of "Asperger's Syndrome" were a perfect match to me.
After that, remembering being loved by my parents, I got married, gave birth, but I felt like my ability to raise my child was worse than other parents.
However, once I understood myself, I was able to create a world where people around me understood me, and life became a lot easier.

Currently, I am working on team activities with my friends because I want to convey my experiences to people who are poor at communication like myself.  

Yoko Ito

Self-condemnation:
Developmental
disorders

Types of abuse experienced
Psychological abuse
・Neglect

Experienced Social Issues
Power harassment
・Disease(Panic disorder)
・Sense of guilt
・Developmental disorders
・Divorce
・Family breakdown
・Mother-in-law problem

Growing up, my parents were very busy with the family business and childcare was not prioritized. Therefore, I spent a very lonely childhood without feeling much love from my parents.

Even when I tried to get rid of loneliness through marriage, with miscarriages, issues with the mother-in-law, and panic disorders, things ended with a divorce.
After that, I tried not to look at things that were inconvenient and lived a consistent life by learning about the spiritual world. However, my anxiety did not disappear, and my heart was not satisfied.

When I finally reached a dead end and was about to give up on life, I learned a new way of looking at things which changed my life.
I was able to realize why there had been so many problems that I couldn’t bear in my life and was finally released from the long suffering.
Now, I've met friends who I can freely expose myself to which has improved my life drastically.
Currently, I participate in team activities because I want to tell people who are living with inexplicable frustration and despair that it will be okay.  

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