Why you should start learning Spanish this year

A challenge means a small progression every day. Read on to find out why learning Spanish is a fantastic investment. Ultimately, testing yourself is what makes life fun and rewarding, and remember: you are what you do every day The language in vogue in the UK has undoubtedly shifted from French to Spanish. No longer […]

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Grit: Do you have it?

So let me start off by saying, I just finished the book Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth and it’s a must-read. Duckworth cut her teeth as a grit psychologist working with the military academy Westpoint, in the US. It’s an almost unimaginably intense and competitive environment. The central question they […]

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Hero’s Journey Diagram

This is visual material to support the idea behind my podcast series. It is about finding motivation and the hurdles we have to overcome. It is based on the idea of Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell and pulls together threads as diverse as Luke Skywalker, Neo from the Matrix, Harry Potter and […]

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Do you have these limiting beliefs?

My background is in both early and adult education, so I can tell you from experience, limiting beliefs are built early and stay with us right through life. When I was teaching languages to adults, the number one thing they would say on the first day was “I’m terrible at languages”. Maybe you’ve said this […]

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