The Dalai Lama's English may be 'broken' and simplistic in the traditional sense of the word, yet he is able to talk about things like neuroscience, quantum physics and psychology, and capture the attention of his audience. Is he fluent in English?
On the day of the UK's component of the European Parliament Elections I was interviewed live for a Hungarian news channel called HirTV. It was a very interesting experience to see how a brilliant news reporter works live and what sort of linguistic and other challenges one has to overcome in split seconds, when in front of the camera. Here's what I said - and what I didn't have time to say ...
"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."
Now, at a time when technology is changing everything around us, Collisions is a salient message about how the past continues to reverberate across the generations.
I was asked to contribute to a soon-to-be-published book on how to grow your reputation, by internationally recognised marketing expert Timea Kadar. My piece will be a case study on how to start an event.
I hosted, organised and attended a fantastic 2-day training event on language coaching with Gabriella Kovacs, internationally accredited language coach, business communication trainer, teacher trainer. My mind is still buzzing as it was a mind-blowing experience full of new and never anticipated insights into my own language teaching practice. It's time to re-define who I … Continue reading Language coaching, teaching, training – re-defining what I do
"What people think of as the moment of discovery is really the discovery of the question." Jonas Salk
You don't know what you don't know. All you can do is stay open. There's dimension of things we have no idea about and if we're closed, we may miss an important point, and important lesson.
To wind down after a busy and long day, my husband and I love watching films based on true stories and also documentaries on Netflix. The one that had the most impact on me was probably Heal. It features stories from spiritual leaders, physicians and those with chronic illnesses, revealing the powerful connection between mind, body, soul and health.
2018 was full of ups and downs, challenges and successes, surprises and disappointments, sad and joyous moments, and the occasional overwhelm. I've not really had any goals or plans that I stuck to. I let most things evolve spontaneously, went with the flow and listened to my intuition. My highlights from 2018: Seeing my clients … Continue reading What a year it’s been …