Archives for May 2014

You are NEVER too old to learn a language!

As Director of The Language Learning Institute and a teacher of French, I am often told by adult learners, “I would love to learn another language, but I am too old. I don’t think I can do this.” These declarations come from people who speak English beautifully! I have always been of the opinion that Continue Reading …

What is the Cinco de Mayo all about?

Many of us recently celebrated Cinco de Mayo, the fifth of May. As a Spanish speaker, I was constantly asked, “What exactly is Cinco de Mayo?” to which I could only respond, “I’m not quite sure.” Because I am one who likes to be in possession of the facts, I was compelled to do some Continue Reading …

The Wonderfully Amazing Brain…Did you know???

The brain has likely been one of the most under-appreciated organs in our body. In the past, we have heard about the effects of stroke, traumatic brain injury, and emotional trauma and the havoc all of this can play on the brain. Similarly, we have heard about heart health andliver health, healthy digestion, pancreatic health, Continue Reading …