“Who Am I, What Matters, What Am I Good At” Kingston’s Journal #26

Teaching includes teaching yourself who you really are Recently I watched an interesting Youtube video that was about the advice an older person would give to their 20 something self. He compared this life stage as akin to running a series of experiments to answer 3 questions rather then trying to get the most prestige …

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Persistence or a Waste of Time? Kingston’s Journal #22

Whether you're giving it your all or beating your heading against the wall, sometimes the line is blurred. https://youtu.be/m6kDpO3TV_0 Darn near 2 months ago, I talked about how I felt burnout from the monotony of teaching English in Thailand. I still feel that boredom and unhappiness. I've been trying to block out these feelings or …

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Always Engage on Your Terms: Kingston’s Journal #20

In any conflict, you want the odds to be on your side. https://youtu.be/82Djb-5UM7k I got some interesting comments from one of the students at my school on my YouTube Channel. The details of it are irrelevant for the topic of this post, the point is, I've discovered I'm not fully mature yet. I was going …

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What is Comfortable Must Be Discarded: Kingston’s Journal #19

Rick Grimes "Don't look back, just keep walking." I remember two and a half years ago when I was an accounting intern in Rome, NY. One of the supervisors was talking to me about how work at the federal government doesn't pay the most, but its "comfortable." At the time I was still dead set …

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