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Introducing myself and my journal

About Me:
Hello! Hola! Salut!
My name's Jo. I am an English teacher and have been for the last 10 years. I'm lucky enough to have lived and worked all over the world. I feel very grateful to have a job I enjoy which allows me to travel the world.
At the moment I am living and working in Colombia. It's a wonderful, diverse country full of friendly and positive people. My Colombian students are the best i've ever had!
I speak French and Spanish and feel that with these 3 languages I am fortunate to get to communicate with people all over the globe. If you prefer to write to me in French or Spanish, that's not a problem.

My Passions:
travel, languages, music, walking in the countryside, photography,

My Challenges:
using my time productively, balancing work and the rest of life, living on the other side of the globe to so many people i love

My Vision for the Future:

My Areas of Expertise:


jacollura's picture

Hello and welcome!

Hello Jo, and welcome to World Pulse! I see you are already a volunteer listener. We are happy to have you and your language skills!
Best wishes,
World Pulse Online Community Volunteer

milliej7's picture

Thanks Julie! I am happy to

Thanks Julie! I am happy to be back and i'm looking forward to being a listener again. It seems like a greta way to start 2014.

Susan K.A.'s picture

Welcome to you, Jo!

Dear Jo,

Welcome to World Pulse! It's nice to see your smiling face and to read a bit about the journey that has led you here. I'm glad to know you're enjoying your stay in Colombia so much (despite missing your loved ones around the globe) and having fun with your students. They're lucky to have you!

You may have already seen the Getting Started guide, but if not, here's a helpful guide in getting started networking with others at World Pulse:

Best wishes for continued happiness with your work and life in general!



"I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness the astonishing light of your own being."

milliej7's picture

Thanks Susan! I love your

Thanks Susan!
I love your HAFIZ quote - but i'm going to need to do some research, i've never heard of HAFIZ before.
Here's to reflecting one another's light in 2014...

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to Worldpulse community!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.

Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you.


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