Have you ever wondered if your friends were sincere when they asked you how you were feeling in the morning, if your colleagues were actually interested in why you looked more tired than usual ? If you have, I believe you would be right. Indeed, this is a question we ask and are asked once or several times a day. It certainly is the most common way of initiating a conversation, even before speaking about the weather… Continue reading When You Say “How Are You?”, Do You Actually Mean It ?
Whether you are learning a foreign language or expressing yourself solely with your mother tongue, you all have come across these idiomatic expressions which we all use at times. Today, I wish to list some of them along with the enriching lessons they can teach us. Continue reading Idioms Teaching Valuable Lessons
I could say a lot more about English, but my job is not to convince you. I love English for its beauty as a language and for all the knowledge and personal growth it has given to me. Yet I would not look to persuade you. There are tons of great languages to learn. You only need reach out to them ! Continue reading Which Languages Should You Learn in 2020
You may not need to be convinced to learn a foreign language, since most of you probably are familiar with the benefits of bilingualism. I figured, nonetheless, that I would remind some of these benefits to you today and try to get you to make the effort of spending at least 10 to 15 minutes a day learning a second language, whichever one it might be. Continue reading Bilingualism & Why You Should Learn A Foreign Language
I believe we should all strive to be as independent as possible from one another. The more you know, the fewer are the odds to be manipulated or influenced in a way which you might regret. Continue reading What Is Independence ?
If you read the various meanings of love in the Merriam Webster Dictionary, you should soon realize that this small 4-letter word has the potential to mean many many things. A mother and father can feel love for their children, a strong friendship between schoolmates or colleagues may be called love and sexual attraction is also defined as love. As love is a much more confusing concept nowadays, compared to a time when divorcing wasn’t part of getting married, I have decided to share my point of view with you. Continue reading What Is Love ?
My Dearest Mad-Readers, As I couldn’t sleep last time, I had the idea to write this article : there was at least one positive aspect to my insomnia. I believe there always is something positive hidden (sometimes with a lot of dedication) behind something negative (it’s actually called a blessing in disguise). Don’t you ? Alright, so here is a list of things you could … Continue reading What You May Do When You Cannot Sleep
One of my biggest concerns regarding our society is that students aren’t being taught how to properly organize themselves in school, when methodology actually is the door we all need to open in order to achieve all our dreams (and so much more!). Continue reading Why Do TO-DO Lists When Systems Are So Much Better ?
Curiosity is a healthy addiction, and sugar isn’t. But do you ever warn your kids about sugar ? Do you ever tell them that evil sweetness is just as ravaging as putting your nose where it doesn’t belong ? (If you do, please don’t say it here, it wouldn’t serve my point.) Continue reading Why You Should Always Strive To Be Curious
In the end, conditionals are like social media. They are a fabulous tool we use poorly. Are you with me to right this wrong ? Continue reading Let’s Stop Using Conditionals ?