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My view of the Muslim community

I wrote this in the middle of Ramadan, the Muslim holy month that involves 30 days of fasting and religious observance. Here I  give my overview and thoughts after a few months in a Muslim country. When I first applied for a job in Kuwait, I thought to myself “I haven’t a breeze where Kuwait is”; I…… Continue reading My view of the Muslim community

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What’s life like for Irish teachers in the Middle East?

At the age of 22, I began my career as a guidance counsellor in a secondary school in Ireland. I had an amazing first year in this sector, but I wanted to travel, while still gaining experience. A job offer for a guidance counsellor position in the Middle East was the perfect opportunity, and I’m…… Continue reading What’s life like for Irish teachers in the Middle East?

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A step towards positive thinking: Being grateful.

  I believe that being grateful can attract good things into your life. But it can be difficult to “think positive” when you are having a bad day or things just aren’t going the way you want them to. In the last two week’s I’ve started listing in my head what I’m thankful for every night.…… Continue reading A step towards positive thinking: Being grateful.