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Well-being. Well-learning.


For New Year’s resolutions or even weekends, our attention often turns towards self-care and well-being. If it’s physical well-being, we promise ourselves to work out more, eat healthier, consume less alcohol or sweets. Spiritually, maybe we want to read, meditate, or pray more. Finally, for emotional well-being we long for human connection: we want to spend more time with our loved ones, to invest more into new relationships ...

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How to fuel your learning with passion


Calathea, Begonia Maculata, Anthurium, Monstera Adansonii, Monstera Deliciosa, Peperomia, Ficus Tineke, Golden Pothos, Scindapsus Pictus Argyraeus, Tradescantia Zebrina, Caladium, Impatiens… If these words immediately trigger an image for you, you must belong to the plant lovers club. However, if you’re not particularly passionate or knowledgeable about plants, this might sound like a foreign language. That’s probably why my colleagues were very impressed. During our weekly call, when I ...

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Why you should learn (Swiss) German, even if you don't have to


Maybe you're one of those "lucky" expats living in Switzerland, that don't have to learn (Swiss) German, neither for professional nor for personal reasons. Are you relieved that you don't have to bother with that and grateful that you can fully work or socialize in English/another language? Or maybe you do need to learn the language but you're frustrated with the process. Either way, here ...

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Love German. Find beauty in the language


Learning a language is such an intricate, fascinating journey. The first time we acquire a language, our native one, it all happens so natural, simple, and early in our life, that we barely remember anything about it. However, learning a second (or third, or fourth) language is often a much more energy- and time- demanding process. And there are a variety of reasons that can make this experience a very ...

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