There are weeks like this one when you are really firing on all cylinders and it is easy to beat yourself up about not having done X, Y or Z but the bottom line is that 80% is normally good enough and certainly better than […]
So what is the big deal about praise? Praise pleases people. The bottom line is (ultimately) that we all feel better about what we are doing if someone notices – somehow it makes it more worthwhile. Praise shows appreciation and that makes a big […]
When I ‘walk the talk’ with the sharp entrepreneurs who are incorporating their language learning into her fitness regime, I’ll often hear “Oh this is cool, it’s like having my personal walking dictionary”.
You know how it is – you keep meaning to “do something about your English” but find yourself reaching for your English novel, thinking “Well it’s better than nothing”. It is.
As promised in my blog ‘Venturing out of my Comfort Zone‘ I will be sharing the teaching reminders I gained from teaching German to three English speaking expatriates in Berlin recently. The first blog post in this series talks about empathy and being on the same page/wavelength as your […]
I am not sure about you but I love meeting other women that have set up their own businesses, I think it is the contrast of discovering talent and shared challenges and successes, that appeals most. I can honestly say that nothing makes my day more than […]
So you’ve decided that it’s time to get fit – but what are you going to wear? Well, thankfully, if you’re not a fan of super-clingy Lycra show off wear, there is now plenty of really fashionable fitness wear that doesn’t expose every inch of wobble […]
The rain has already been and gone, no more registrations please. This is ideal if you can appreciate the balance of learning a language with movement, it makes learning English soooo much more effective. So no matter how rusty your English is, …