Teach More

When I was preparing to become a teacher, I thought for sure I was gonna be bad at it, because I didn't know how I could possibly connect with kids, I don't even know how to talk to them. I had friends that would automatically change their voice and their behaviour when they were talking... Continue Reading →

10 Healthy Habits

So when you hit 30 and already your back is killing you, your knees crack when you get up and stuff starts hurting with no apparent reason, you're thinking it's time for a change. You are no where near the end of your life and you can't spend another 30 years with this situation going... Continue Reading →

Romania celebrates International Jazz Day

I promised I would get back to you with a list of jazz events for International Jazz Day in Romania. Unfortunately I only found a few, apparently this year the local administrations weren't as interested in organising the usual events they had in the previous years for JazzDay. So here they are - click on... Continue Reading →

Teacher Struggles

Despite the popular belief, a teacher's struggles have nothing to do with teaching. We already know how to teach. We've studied years and years of psychology, pedagogy, class management and all the modern methods available out there to be fully prepared to teach and serve. Unfortunately we were never prepared for the real struggles. And... Continue Reading →

I put the Tea in Teacher

Ever since I was small I was used to have a cup of tea in the morning and one in the evening. We somehow always had some kind of tea in the cupboard because we lived near a forest and there were lots of medicinal plants you could find and my mom used to pick... Continue Reading →

THE GRIT FACTOR

I only came across this term last year. We don't have a word for grit in Romanian. Not exactly. But as soon as I heard it, I knew that was the element that I've been trying to describe all these years when I was talking about myself and my journey. It's the against all odds,... Continue Reading →

Romanian Jazz Festivals

It's Jazz Appreciation Month! I have prepared for my Romanian readers and also for the foreign readers who plan on visiting Romania, a list with, in my opinion, some of the best Romanian jazz festivals you can join, together with some very promising newer festivals. Not all the sites are updated yet, not all the... Continue Reading →

Jazz Spots in Bucharest

April is Jazz Appreciation Month. April 30 is International Jazz Day. Last year I hosted a JazzDay blogging event, celebrating the entire month, sharing music and articles about jazz concerts. You can find my Jazz Appreciation Month playlist here. This year I'll try to catch as many concerts as I can to celebrate as I... Continue Reading →

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