• Education,  Musings

    Officially Teaching Starting Today

    YES! That is right! One of the bold moves I have done this year is to start teaching again. It was back in 2013 that I went back to school to take up Professional Education and then took the board exam the following year. My first formal teaching experience was in Vietnam in 2015. After that, I went back to focusing on working online. It has been years since I taught kids. Though I have frequent training and workshop events for adults, I missed teaching in a classroom setting especially with kids. I always believe that teaching is my gift and such should be pursued as a vocation and not…

  • Taking JLPT
    Education,  Musings

    Just Got Back from Taking JLPT

    As of the moment of writing, I am nursing a headache and I am very sleepy. My mind and body are totally exhausted after taking JLPT (Japanese-Language Proficiency Test). I took the N5 level which is the beginner level to be exact. Attended a language school earlier this year but because of my time constraints and budget (I currently live far from the city proper), I had to stop. I took the exam even though I wasn’t able to finish my studies because I already registered and paid for it. There were times I tried doing self-study but my time and my mind weren’t in the right place. I have…

  • Education

    Understanding Metaphors

    When observing existence, many comparisons become apparent. However, some of these comparisons may appear unlikely depending on the recipients. A metaphor is an example of two things that would not usually exist alongside one another. The easiest way to think of metaphors is to view prior cases. When someone says that ‘life is a highway’ they do not mean that life is a highway. Life is an adventure where you travel until the inevitable end. Along the way, there are many sights to see and things to experience. With this said, life is something intangible and experienced. Since this is the case, it is unlikely that each highway in existence…

  • Education

    5 Tips to Improving Cognition in College

    Learning engages students in various cognitive processes. Their brains are constantly engaged in acquiring, understanding, and retaining knowledge through senses and experiences. While some students find it easy to learn and retain knowledge, others encounter challenges in this area. Scholars and scientists have come up with approaches that can boost cognitive skills in students without straining them. Here are a few: 1) Nootropics SupplementsThe Best Nootropics are either natural or derived from natural resources. They hardly have any effects on the users. These supplements are aimed at enhancing the performance of the brain without harming the cells. Nootropics drugs also boost memory, attention, and creativity and are stress resistant. Students…