Life Is Not An All-You-Can-Eat Buffet… Stop Treating It Like One

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) When you start getting really into self-development content, something very interesting starts to happen. You start to hear the same message everywhere. Across different podcasts, books, articles, posts… even if they’re from wildly different fields….

The One Key To Learning A Language

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) One of the most common questions my ESL students ask me is this: “I want to improve my English… how should I go about it? Should I watch movies? Read books? Buy a grammar guide? What…

How Writing Can Heal Your Heart

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) I’m not a professional writer. I write this blog for fun, in my free time, and I don’t expect to get any return from it other than the fulfillment of helping ESL learners and fellow…

The Agonies Of A Translator

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. Try the exercise at the bottom after! 🙂 ) How much time can you spend agonizing over two words? The answer may both surprise and amuse you.  If you are or know a translator, you will know that this time can go up to…

3 Things You Can Learn From Free Online Webinars

(ESL learners – click on the bolded words to see explanations and notes. 🙂 ) This week, something odd happened. Amidst a schedule jam-packed with classes, social appointments, and to-dos, I actually found some free time. So what did I do? I lay on the couch and stared off into space. Then I clicked around…