I like your face.

When I was teaching in Thabo I had a lot of time to think, and like most young 20-somethings I thought about myself. It got old. I got bored. It didn’t take much time for me to realize that inspiration and growth can once and a while come from ruminating over old topics, but normally comes from connecting with others. It’s the words of advice that make you see a situation from a new angle. It’s a quirky comment that triggers a creative idea. It’s a story told with such pizzaz that you lose all sense of place. It’s a kind gesture that makes your finger tips buzz. It’s a conversation that unwinds dangerously late into the night. So I’m changing my tune a bit. I’ll still be writing about myself (I’m not entirely ready to loose my stage!) but I will also be highlighting the people that have been fueling me during this Thailand experience. From friends to fellow teachers, shop owners to residents, backpackers to expats. I can’t ask you all to fly to Thailand so instead I’m going to introduce you to them here so that you can hopefully learn a little something too!

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Connection is key. Hence this project. Listen to an amazing TedX talk by Brene Brown, where she talks about the power of connection and vulnerabilities role in making it authentic. 

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