Career, Family, Forgiveness and Guilt, Health, Language, Life, Self-Growth, Self-love, Uncategorized

How to Follow Through

Some Things Are Easier Said Than Done Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com I have been on this whole self-improvement kick for a while now. My husband and I plan on starting a family this year and I have it lodged in my brain that I need to be a better person… Continue reading How to Follow Through

Family, Language, Life

Another Language Failure

A Silent Trip with the In-Laws Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com To all those who are struggling with your second language, I feel you! I stepped up my language learning game recently. Doubling my study time and branching out my resources after researching and writing about hitting intermediate plateaus. My motivation… Continue reading Another Language Failure

Family, Language, Life, Marriage, Uncategorized, Writing

You’re Projecting Your Own Insecurities

The Best Motivational Insult Comes from an Enemy Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee or my blog at put-into-words.com I have always been a big fan of the anti-villain. Their depth of character and rich back stories add spice to our favorite books and films. Empathy is the key, I suppose. I feel sorry… Continue reading You’re Projecting Your Own Insecurities

Language, Writing

No Longer a Writing Hypocrite

A Teacher That Writes Follow my writing journey on Instagram @putintowords_withlee For years, I taught writing, encouraging students with phrases like, "Don't be afraid!" "Let your voice be heard!" or "We learn from our mistakes!" In my mind, I really meant what I said, after all, they are students, and children. Mistakes wouldn't make or… Continue reading No Longer a Writing Hypocrite

Language

You’re Married, You Can’t Learn

How Marriage Has Become an Unexpected Roadblock to Language Learning  I have tried to let it go, to move on and brush it off. The offense I feel is uncomfortable, like when you feel itchy after hearing someone has lice- not rational, but present. Because it is now unbearable, I will bear my soul. The… Continue reading You’re Married, You Can’t Learn