When you're far from your loved ones it's easy to feel lonely and look for comfort in whatever ways you can find it. One bad decision after another led to a meltdown in the Thai islands feeling completely helpless.
I spent four hours at Zira Spa and came out totally understanding why the spa has 100+ 5 star reviews on TripAdvisor. Over four hours, I received a body scrub, a reflexology foot massage, an aromatherapy hot oil massage, a Thai herbal compress massage, and a floral jacuzzi soak for only 4,500 baht (USD 135). From [...]
Moving to Thailand and going through a company to find a teaching position sounds like a good idea until you arrive and see what's really about to go down. The program said we wouldn't be placed in major cities, which made sense because the major cities aren't the places where Native English Speakers (NES) are [...]
This is the first time in 17 years that the month of August is not filled with anticipation for a new academic year. It's the first time I am not purchasing new pencils, new folders or new binders. It's the first time I did not anxiously wait to receive my class schedule. It's the first [...]
I want to start by saying that 13TH by Ava Duvernay is an amazing documentary, but I mean, when it comes to Duvernay, the woman behind Selma, we don't really expect anything less. The documentary starts out by explaining the 13th Amendment, which was the amendment that formally abolished slavery, but there was a loophole. The loophole [...]
Everybody knows that I romped around Europe for four months without a care in the world. I never let anything stop me. I didn't let fear consume me, I didn't let anxiety cripple me, I just did what I felt was right and I was happy I did so. But a conversation with my co-worker about their fear [...]