Writing by Resty

Freelance Writer and Web Developer

Month: March 2017

Why I decided to pursue a TEFL over a CELTA certificate

If you want to change things, it requires braveryI’m making my way through an online TEFL course. I know I said in an earlier post that I wanted complete the CELTA course, but I have a good reason: I am impatient.

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Answering the question, “Why do I blog?”

“It just happens to be the way that I_m made. I have to write things down to feel I fully comprehend them.”- Haruki MurakamiThere are billions of people in the world, and a lot of them blog for a variety of reasons. Some write to earn a living, others to make friends, but everyone for unique purposes. Here is why I blog.

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Scaling down to what’s important, preparing for a vacation to Europe

Those who would travel happily must travel lightI leave to Europe in 2 months. I get to visit Spain, Italy, and France, which has always been a dream. I cannot wait to go.

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Plans change for the better, preparing to travel abroad

The journey is greater than the destinationI’m obsessed with travelling. I can’t stop thinking about going overseas and living in another country like Japan or Korea. But, in order for that to happen, I need to prepare.

I have a lot to accomplish before leaving. I also need to shift goals around because things have changed. I will no longer buy a computer. Instead, I will save to buy a laptop, which I probably won’t do until I start working abroad. I still plan on running a half-marathon in June. I still plan on working out every chance I get.

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Taking steps towards teaching abroad

Add headingI just applied for the CELTA certification program, which will allow me to go through a month-long program where I will be able to learn how to teach children in other countries how to speak English. They’ve standardized the process, and I think this is an excellent way to travel and earn money at the same time. There are plenty of opportunities out there, I just need to pursue some of them.

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I decided to travel abroad to teach English

The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only the first page-2My desire for wanderlust has never been more exuberant than now. I’ve been thinking of ways that I can travel and still make enough money to pay down my student loans and live comfortably, and I finally decided to pursue a job abroad teaching English.

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Overcoming challenges as a new vegan

You are what you eatI’ve been a Vegan for two months and eight days, and, while challenging, I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. I overcame many challenges, and now I’m much stronger than I was both mentally and physically.

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Minimalism and valuing what is most important

you-have-succeeded-in-life-when-all-you-really-want-is-only-what-you-really-needMy life is cluttered with too much stuff. I find myself easily distracted, constantly tidying up, and never on task for more than 30 minutes. I need to go through a physical and mental detox of all things that don’t matter. I need to become a minimalist.

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Dreaming Of Traveling The US In A Van

memories-are-a-lot-easier-to-carry-than-stuffThe life of “van dwellers” looks intriguing; purchase a tiny home on wheels, trick it out with the bare necessities, and head out for several months up to a few years travelling from city to city, sleeping at Wal-Marts, and experience the life of a modern traveling nomad. I want to do it.

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