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The teaching part...

THAILAND | Saturday, 14 Mar 2015 | Views [369]

My more recent posts have been of the philosophical, life-pondering variety despite my initial intentions of sharing my experiences teaching in Thailand. So, I’ll dedicate this post to a recap/wrap-up :) My teaching experience is winding down ... Read more >

Tags: experience, gratitude, happy, love, teaching, thailand, thanks


...and remember to smile

THAILAND | Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | Views [416]

Over the last two weeks, I learned a lesson that I will carry with me for the rest of my life. The source of this revelation stems from the often-unrecognized wisdom that is stored in youthful minds. A twelve-year old student of mine taught me a life ... Read more >

Tags: free, happiness, holidays, smile, teaching, thailand


36 Hours in Laos

THAILAND | Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | Views [413] | Comments [1]

Things in Thailand are different than in the Western world. There is a common saying: “Mai pen rai,” which means “no worries/not a problem.” This saying is used quite liberally here, so much in fact that in order to assimilate ... Read more >

Tags: calm, lao tzu, laos, nong khai, peace, slow pace, sunsets, thailand


Saturday - A new day

THAILAND | Saturday, 8 Nov 2014 | Views [369] | Comments [2]

Teaching in Thailand has no doubt been interesting. I do not know what other word to use as the overall experience is overwhelmingly positive, but Thais just do things differently. For starters, I thought I was coming here to teach English, but I learned ... Read more >

Tags: body, introvert, love, mai pen rai, mind, spirit, teaching, thailand, trees


Friday - An awakening

THAILAND | Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | Views [365] | Comments [1]

I came to Thailand for a reason. Packing up and leaving all I know for a foreign land after a quarter life crisis may seem somewhat impulsive, but my decision was no doubt purposeful. So, why have I come here? Spiritual enlightenment seems too grandiose ... Read more >

Tags: body, learning, mind, spirit, teaching, thailand



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