Journaling: Make Life Braver.

You HAVE to journal. Yes you. It engages you in your life, making everything more exciting. And if life starts to get too exciting, you already have this calm and faithful habit to help you work things out. Journaling is a natural metabolizing process for our thoughts, and therefore your wildest dreams. In fact it´s kind of weird…Read more Journaling: Make Life Braver.


Oh, the Places You´ll Go…

I teach at a bilingual private school in Bogotá, Colombia, and a short while ago I was opening up new preschool material with another American expat, who was living abroad for the first time.  Among the books was Dr. Seuss's classic: Oh The Places You´ll Go. Somehow my young friend had made it all the way to 24 without…Read more Oh, the Places You´ll Go…

Why Tortoise Beats Hare: The Advantages of Gradual Success

Have you ever been asked how you accomplished something and answered, "I don´t know, it must have been luck!" I haven't. Why? Because every time I've accomplished anything I've put in the hours, dealt with rejection, re-strategized and put in more hours before crossing the finish line. And if I had to, I´d do it…Read more Why Tortoise Beats Hare: The Advantages of Gradual Success