I’ve gathered some of my best insight on teaching in Korea that could help prospective teachers and any newcomers. These six tidbits are pieces of information I wish I had had prior knowledge of beforehand myself! Enjoy.
The newest Netflix series that has everyone talking is “13 Reasons Why.” And for good reasons too! It’s become a conversation starter for teen suicide, a tragedy that plagues this world. I did a bit of a retrospective look through my own lens, but I also dissected the story to identify the three strongest lessons to be learned from all of this. There are many more than just these three, but I felt they were the most vital ones to bring to the forefront of the conversation.
It’s no joke that Koreans consume copious meat and seafood. Aside from rice, it’s almost guaranteed that the meal will somehow incorporate animal flesh. Here’s my guide on eating meatless in this type of environment and things you should remain aware of in order to maintain a healthy and balanced diet.
“In this moment all I could do was stare at my biological mother and father and see them only an arms length away from my mom and sister and soak in all of the glorious energy. And in this moment, I felt an unwavering strength as I basked in hope, acceptance, and love.”
Learn some valuable tips from someone who has been in your shoes! No seriously, these are all things I wish I had known my first month here.
We all want to live with purpose, am I right? Well then take charge of your life! 2017 is waiting for us. It’s waiting for us to be at the forefront of the movements that mean the most to us. We can inspire positive change if we believe it can happen. Here are 5 inspiring documentaries to help get you started for the New Year.
For those interested in hearing about how the reunion went, I urge you to read this article. I apologize for not being able to write this sooner, but times have been busy and I needed to let it all sink in before outwardly sharing.
Are you wondering what your life will look like after 3.5 months of teaching abroad? Well, your life won’t look exactly like mine and I’m sure you’ll learn different things and draw your own conclusions, but here’s an idea of where your emotional state may be a couple months in. I’ve also woven in advice and words of encouragement here and there to help you adjust.
I feel like it’s either one way or the other. People are either extremely interested in stepping foot into North Korea or completely against this absurd idea. Read more to find out which stance I’ve taken.
Being a part of the EPIK e-Press team also means vlogging! After countless computer problems and facing numerous technological issues, I’ve finally been able to get this video edited and live on YouTube. Please excuse my unsteady camera hand, but most of all the poor quality! One of the technological issues had to do with conversions and formats and blah…