What do you like least about teaching?

You probably have a lot of questions about what it means to be a teacher. You may be wondering if it’s a right fit for you. Is teaching challenging? The answer is yes. If you were to ask me today, after 3 years of teaching, What do you like least about teaching?, I’d say teachingContinue reading “What do you like least about teaching?”

Life’s beauty, life’s goodness, & life’s mystery

It’s been a busy week for me. So I decided to reuse an old post and turn it into a slideshow. I had fun creating it. And the final product turned out beautiful! I hope you enjoy! How was your week? Your amiga, Andrea p.s. – Would you like to see more posts in theContinue reading “Life’s beauty, life’s goodness, & life’s mystery”

He has the formula to being memorable

“If you could have one superpower, what superpower would you choose?” she asked. I thought about it for a moment. What would you have answered? I was expecting the usual interview question like “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” or “What makes you the best candidate for this job?”. Out of all interview questions I’veContinue reading “He has the formula to being memorable”

You know you can do better

She crumpled the paper without a care. “I don’t like it,” she said. Just like she crumpled the first paper, she crumpled the next. You are right if you guessed that those crumpled papers ended up in the trash. My friend crumpled her drawings every time she didn’t like them, in our high school artContinue reading “You know you can do better”

You can spend your time worrying about a problem or

I wanted to answer the phone call. However, I was scanning groceries at the self checkout. Me: Do I answer, finish checking out, or multitask? 🤔 I decided to finish checking out, and then return the call. Turns out it was a very important call, and as much as I was grateful for it, IContinue reading “You can spend your time worrying about a problem or”

Do you remember what you wished for—

when you saw the shooting star or after you blew out your birthday cake candles?  Do you remember what you wished for after you tore the dandelion from the ground or when you tossed a coin into the fountain? I’m asking you this because I saw a candle that said A Thousand Wishes at BathContinue reading “Do you remember what you wished for—”

If we were having coffee, what would you tell me? I would tell you that

When Grief made itself comfortable in a chair during dinner, I would’ve told you: Hope does not exist. (Someone once told me that hope doesn’t exist. Because, according to them, it can’t be measured.)  Do you believe in hope? The thing is, Hope has so many definitions. Someone else shared this quote with me: HopeContinue reading “If we were having coffee, what would you tell me? I would tell you that”

Be always for learning

I love starting my sentences with the word “and”. But there’s some grammar rule that goes like this: Thou shall not start your sentences with “and”. Oh, really? So you can imagine my disbelief when I heard an English professor say, You can start a sentence with the word “and”. Me: You can?! How didContinue reading “Be always for learning”

The secret ingredients to positivity might be

your favorite beverage, a joyful moment and your latest accomplishment. Did I get it right? What are the ingredients of your positivity? If you’re having trouble finding the good in your day lately, here’s an idea that’ll bring you joy and appreciation: the happiness jar. You don’t even have to call it the happiness jar.Continue reading “The secret ingredients to positivity might be”