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    I love this. I’m still angry about what they did to Deok-mi i HPL.

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    Jang Hyuk be stealing spotlight left and right with his fan alone.

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      I was watching a clip of some show, I think it was Happy Together and there was an actress on there and I am kicking myself for not remembering her name.

      She said that she and Hyuk are friends and she is the artist of the fans that he uses in those series and My Country gave her a ton of exposure.

      As if I need another reason to like this dude. Just how effing cool is her.

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A character you love but most people hate?

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    Jin-a from Pretty noona

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    Jin-woo from Alhambra.
    There are probably many others, but he is the most recent case that I remember immediately.

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    Lee Hwa Shin
    Choi Ban Do

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      Eh? I thought many people love them. Or at least ended up liking them by the end of the drama. Though I’m instantly in love with both characters from the very start.

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        Hmm I don’t know… Too many people refer to LHS as the jerk, and too many people were waiting for CBD’s redemption for most of the show while from my point of view he did nothing wrong…

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I think I want to be spending more time watching more dramas and do other stuff so I might decrease my DB activity. Or maybe not, it depends. But I might still comment very late or not at all on the Recaps. I was a lot enthusiastic about everything drama related that I wanted to do other than simply watching them but it has decreased, what with all the stuff happening in my life and all the things I have to do.

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    Seriously the amount of dramas I want to watch are a lot.

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    I’m feeling exactly the same way.

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      Trying to get a lot of things done can be tiring. I think I might be feeling burnout from all the stress. It’s best to not overthink things. Should just do things if feel like it or don’t if not. Sometimes you don’t have time (or will) to do all the things you want to or need to.

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        That’s so true. I’m feeling overwhelmed by the things I need to do that I need to focus on accomplishing them on a daily or weekly basis. I still want to spend time watching dramas just because it’s my happy pill. I think that I just need to do it at a pace that I’m comfortable with for a change.

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Black Dog episode 8

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Psychopath Diary Decoration 😂

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Stove League Episode 7:

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Crash Landing on You: Episode 5





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Psychopath Diary: Episode 12




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    They are right. Usually not so nice people keep claiming that they are veryyy nice and kind. Well but I know all this is supposed to be a joke in the show 😅

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Psychopath Diary Episode 11





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Also it’s my Birthday. Just turned 24.🎂

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Looks like I can’t do a lot of gifs after all. Turns out I have too much to do. Studying, reading, watch dramas, comment, not to mention short out family problems. Sigh, I tried I really did I swear.

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    It’s okay, Amy! Don’t worry so much about it! Drama experience should be fun and stress-free 😉 Your family and studies are important too and must take first priority 😊☺️

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    No worries , Amy ! It’s okay !

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I decided to finally ask my mother to tell me everything she knows and to clear out any confusion I might have. I told her some of my problems and asked her what she intended me to do. There are some things complicated to explain at least here but anyway. But in short 1st to 4th std I will have to teach all subjects but some schools make an exception so they might give me any subject to teach. Now that is definitely true for 5th to 7th. I will be assigned any subjects. I can\’t choose. They might even give me drawing, craft or computer classes (this last thing at least I can do). It\’s only from 8th to 10th (which is what I wanted to/have to do B.Ed for) that there is specialization. Where I will teach my specialization and one other subject, for me which would be Specialization – English and the other subject being History cause that\’s what I learnt in B.A along with sociology.

So as a solution my mother came up with this plan (this isn\’t the exact conversation of course but yeah it\’s kind of what happened)
1. Teach in a private school which will have 1st to 4th std – She already told me that I should apply at two places one of which included my own school where I studied. So I should do it as soon as possible. But then she said if I don\’t want to then I can at least finish my B.A (yup I definitely have to do that) we can see about the teaching part in April instead.
2. Take the teacher\’s eligibility test (TET)-
My Mother: Most private schools won\’t make a big deal about the exam for 1-4th but for 5 to 7th Std it\’s necessary so you should definitely do that. You can do that alongside doing B.A. Or at least finish B.A before you take the test if you don\’t want to do it now (which means I have to do it while I will be teaching instead, but I don\’t know what to think about that). Cause you have only 3 chances at this exam. I will make sure to help you prepare.
4. Do B.Ed too- So now even though I have done D.Ed I can do B.Ed, which is what I wanted to do anyway so that is good. But (here comes the tricky part for me considering how hard D.Ed. was) externally along with teaching the primary classes of course. (Mom: Also continue with taking tuitions. Me internally: Of course why not? Ugh. Sigh)
5. Do M.A too- Okay with that too I guess cause I will learn more of English Literature anyway. (Me: What now should I have to do M.Ed too? Mom: No I did it and it was useless. Me Internally: Thank God I thought she might actually make me do that too)

Me: Why do I have to do so many things? Mother: I sure you can do it.

So assuming I can do all that (most of it in just a few years):
What about my Social Anxiety considering I can\’t even talk properly to people? I need time. Mom: You will manage. (Okay I will have to learn to do things without worrying about that anyway)
Me: What about the students? Won\’t it be a problem for them? Mom: You don\’t have to go out of the way for teaching small kids it\’s really easy. See you are good at English and they don\’t get teachers who did B.Ed like you who are also good at English so you\’ll easily get in.
Dad: What\’s the big deal about teaching lower classes. Subjects are so easy. You don\’t have to do much. Eh this is nothing.
(Me internally, of course: By that Logic wouldn\’t it be easier for me to teach higher classes cause I have to teach English and History only. And as you both say I am good at English right? Plus History? My favorite of the social science subjects)

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    Hi amy. I totally get your frustration. Choosing careers and pursuing them is tough as mostly they don’t end up being the way we wanted them too(I am going though the same struggle). I read your OT post too and I can tell that out of all of this anxiety might be your biggest issue rn. And that is exactly what is trigerring these other concerns too. All these concerns are valid but your anxiety is making them bigger. While I would recommend you to get help, I know how that’s tough because we usually think that anxiety is sth we can handle on our own. I’d say go with the flow, get your B. A and B. ed done, you can later see if you’ll need an M. A. or not. You may not need that. I know many of us think that our parents are always right because they have more experiences but there is a generation gap between us and them so it’s equally probable that what was easy for them, isn’t for us and what was manageable for them and they thought was the right way, won’t work for us.

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      Yes, you are right anxiety has always been my biggest problem. Not to mention in front of people I am extremely shy, even in front of relatives forget strangers. In the house, I will talk out loud but in front of literally, everyone else I spoke mostly softly. Of course ever since junior college where I had friends, in D.ed college where I had to force myself to talk things have changed here and there but it is still a problem. Even a simple thing like going to a store for buying things has posed a problem. I worry about going and say no when my parents ask me to go buy something. There is only this one store close to home that I took time to get used to and started by going there with someone, I am now confident walking in and out easily. I actually have waited for people to notice me and ask what I want instead of simply saying excuse me as I have started to do now. Even all that depends on the situation. I sometimes surprise myself at what things I get done or how I have confidently talked without worry. My problem is very extreme. So you can see why it was hard for me to do D.Ed at all. Things are becoming better this year and especially in the past few months. But still…

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    I’m not sure what the situation is like in your country, but maybe you could ask some professors at your university, or even better, teachers working at school, for advice on teaching careers. Parents know you best and love you, but sometimes it’s good to also get an outsider’s opinion.

    As for being shy, I relate. Teaching actually made me a more confident and outgoing person! At first I was nervous, but since I planned all my lessons well beforehand I started to relax and enjoy myself. Give yourself time to grow. You’ll make it. 😊

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    Are you more outgoing and does it cause you less anxiety working with children? Otherwise, as a former teacher of both young children and older children, I would say I found that I found it harder to work with younger children. I think everyone is different in terms of what ages feel easier or harder. What was true for your mother may or may not be true for you. Also, as a parent, I sometimes know what’s best for my child, but sometimes my closeness to her blinds me to the actual reality πŸ™‚

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      No that’s the thing, I am an introvert. For me, younger children would be harder to teach. Even if they might be easy to handle (though I am not sure about that, compared to older children, that is). I wrote about it all a few days ago in the open thread.

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