Time To Think

I think we often need time to think. We need to give ourselves the space to let our minds wander. For me, coming to the end of my university degree, I’ve time and space to decide what I want to do next and what I want my path ahead to look like. Sometimes, when we’re [...]

A Hard Day’s Work?

For me, studying languages, everything can be "work" - listening to music, watching Netflix, reading, podcasts.  However, this can be a double-edged sword. It's good because I can be passively "working" throughout the day and don't have to be in my "office" as such. But at the same time, it blurs the lines between what [...]

Loving The Plateau

In many areas of our work, we can reach a plateau. We get stuck in a rut. We know we're working hard, but it feels like we’re not moving forward. For me, it's the dreaded “intermediate” level plateau when studying languages. You can advance quite quickly through beginner's level, but on reaching the intermediate level [...]