Mosquitoes & alcohol-What’s the connection?

In many parts of the world, a cool tipple outside brings with it the risk of a mosquito bite. But what effect does the booze in your blood have on the insect itself?....Continue Reading

Are you a victim of ‘linguistic racism?’

Not everyone who speaks English is treated the same way. What happens when accent discrimination creeps in to our conscious and unconscious – and what do we do about our biases?...Continue reading

Taking a holistic view to life

When adulting hits you hard, you are often busy making a life: work, bills, deadlines, food, internet. It’s an endless cycle of getting through the day, one by one. And it can end up in an unhealthy lifestyle— stress eating, wrong decisions, bad habits, arguments. Toxicity not only goes through the body but also in... Continue Reading →

French word of the day – Bonjour!

Bonjour les amis! I know for a fact that it's very important and useful to say 'Bonjour' before striking up a conversation in France. This little word can open many doors for you… Continue reading... Bon week-end!

Five senses? We possibly have 33…

When we think of human senses we think of eyesight, hearing, taste, touch and smell. Yet we have always known that we are capable of sensing much more than this. Exactly what, however, is still subject to ongoing scientific research. Neuroscientists are well aware that we are a bundle of senses...Continue reading

A positive outlook in life

When you wake up each morning you have an important choice to make. You can choose to have a good day, or a bad day. It seems simple, but it is so easy to let negative thoughts invade your mind...Continue reading

Interesting lines from ‘Mindset-How you can fulfil your true potential’ by Dr Carol S. Dweck-Part 2

“So let’s see. If you’re successful, you’re better than other people. You get to abuse them and have them grovel. In the fixed mindset, this is what can pass for self-esteem” “This is something I know for a fact: You have to work hardest for the things you love most” “The fixed mindset makes you... Continue Reading →

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