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Teaching in Thailand: 5 Reasons I Decided Not to Renew

Teaching in Thailand: 5 Reasons I Decided Not to Renew

Posted In: Bang Bo Teaching
In all fairness, I didn't do too much research into what it's like teaching in different parts of the world. There were blogs that I read, but I also didn't want biases to affect my decision. I will go into detail later about what's it like teaching in Thailand: 5 reasons I decided not to renew in just a moment. I researched the various programs that I wanted to obtain my TEFL certificate, but that was it. I'm not sure why I went with this approach, but it all worked out perfectly. Thailand was a great introduction to[...]
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7 Self-Care Tips for Traveling Solo with Anxiety and Depression

Posted In: Moments
I haven't been forthcoming throughout the years regarding my struggle with depression and anxiety. Depression has been a consistent theme throughout my life while manifesting into severe weight gain as well as hermit-like tendencies. I would appear and disappear as quickly as the sun would rise and set. At first, I thought, maybe this is just me being an introvert. However, in actuality, it was a bit of both: depression and anxiety. Often I would become anxious at the thought of being in a room filled with people while susta[...]
One Graduation, Frantic Funeral, and the Last Minute Move

One Graduation, Frantic Funeral, and the Last Minute Move

Posted In: About
Life punched me in the face in 2016. It jerked me out of my senses. A smoothly paved road is easy to handle. We've all had life punch us in the face at some point. I was looking at one graduation, frantic funeral, and the last minute move. It's not the smooth road that challenges us and creates the character that will bring out the best in us. It's the road that curves, twists, and has massive potholes that have the potential to break our ankles that move and shifts us. Not all of what happened was unexpected. I[...]