Welcome to Home Therapy with Anita Yokota! Join Anita and her expert guests as they uncover how to make living spaces work for you emotionally, functionally, and aesthetically. From tackling clutter to embracing imperfection, Anita dives into authentic discussions with a therapeutic touch. Tune in every Tuesday for DIY ideas, design recommendations, and insightful conversations. […]
When my girls were itty bitty, I would set a calendar alarm for late March early April just as the summer camp registrations were opening up. I was so proud of how organized I was. If I only knew. LOL. Because, now that the girls are older, it’s way more challenging than one calendar entry. […]
If you’ve ever pulled into your driveway after a long day only to suddenly realize you’re there but you don’t recall the drive home, then you know the power of our brains to dip into autopilot mode. The exact name is highway hypnosis. It’s when our brains carry out tasks automatically without fully engaging the […]
There is nothing that can prepare you for writing a book, shooting 18 homes during the pandemic and all the behind the scenes work it took to finally be here in this moment. The debut of my book Home Therapy is finally here! Cue stadium noise level of cheers! Feeling allllll the feelings allll at once! Talk […]
As a marriage and family therapist home visits were a regular part of my practice. These visits were meant to be a time when clients could share their hardships in the safety of their own space, but I quickly noticed something. I often knew what they were going to say before they’d even said it. […]
Creating spaces that feel custom-tailored to the people who live there is the best part of my job, and Project Homecoming has been no exception. This design transformation was about creating a memorable space where family could get cozy and connect.
You know me. I LOVE a comfy corner with the perfect chair to curl up in. In my new book, Home Therapy, (which you can pre-order here!) I call these cozy little spots “pause places,” and they’re important tools to build a better relationship with yourself and your environment. By creating a pause place in […]