Lessons From India: It’s All About Perception

Perception, in my experience, has never, ever resembled truth. How many times have I been angry with my mother or a friend, or even a partner, because of my perception of a certain situation? Too many to count. Because at the time I’m 100% certain…




Lessons From India: Control and Letting Go

The other day a fellow student on the course here said I was assertive, I agreed. But later another student said I was a control freak. Shit! I know I like things done a certain way (my way) but I never considered myself a control…




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Lessons From India: Facing Difficulties

We all face difficult situations in life- challenging jobs, difficult people, financial hardships, family issues, periods of stress, worry, sickness, etc. From these hard times we become much stronger individuals, and as such difficulty is a necessary requirement for personal growth. Day to day difficulties Here…




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Lessons From India: Patience

Growing up in a fast-paced environment, I want everything to happen now, or at least, when it’s supposed to. So when the bus is late, plans get changed, the professor doesn’t turn up, lunch is delayed, the wifi isn’t working, it’s too hot, you’re too hungry,…




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Lessons (Ramblings) From India Series

Thought I’d given up on the blog ay? No chance! It’s been a crazy busy summer- in June I worked as a teacher-trainer and led two English summer camps, had an amazing time (and a couple of breakdowns but won’t go into that, ha). Then…