Why Language Learning Should Be Your Top Resolution This Year
It’s not that weight loss is a bad goal. It’s just that you’re way more likely to stick to this one — and reap the many side benefits that go along with it.
How Learning A Language Helps You Stay Mentally Sharp As You Age
Concerned about dementia and other mental symptoms of getting older? Bilingualism could be the solution.
Jargon Watch: The Secret World Of Medical Slang
Or, how to tell what doctors and nurses really think of you … and each other.
Why Do So Many People Smoke Cigarettes In Europe?
You’re not imagining it: cigarette smoking in Europe really is more prevalent than in the U.S. So stick that in your pipe and smoke it!
Bilingual Jobs: How Mental Health Interpreters Make Tough Talks Easier
Discussing mental health can be a challenge, but it’s even more difficult when your therapist doesn’t speak your language. That’s where mental health interpreters come in.
6 Questions With Fitness Queen Jillian Michaels
We spoke to personal trainer, wellness entrepreneur and ‘Biggest Loser’ star Jillian Michaels about what it really means to discover your motivation.
Rare Syndromes Experienced By Tourists And Travelers
Traveling inevitably involves some unpleasant moments sprinkled in with all the excitement — but what if those negative experiences became your whole trip? Here are four different psychological syndromes that are induced solely by wanderlust.
6 Questions With Fitness Queen Jillian Michaels: Transcript
As part of our ‘6 Questions With’ series, we spoke to personal trainer, wellness entrepreneur and ‘Biggest Loser’ star Jillian Michaels about what it really means to discover your motivation. Here’s the full interview.
How To Talk About Mental Health In 6 Different Languages
‘Self-care’ has become a major buzzword in the U.S. amid a burgeoning movement to destigmatize mental illness. Do other cultures discuss mental health as openly?
Bilingual Jobs: How Nurses Use Language To Improve Care
Nurses are a source of comfort and aid for the sick and injured, but they have to be able to communicate. We spoke with a nurse to learn how she uses her foreign language skills on the job.
Bilingual Jobs: How Medical Interpreters Help Heal With Language
Can patients get the care they need if they don’t speak the same language as their doctor? This interpreter is making a difference by breaking language barriers.
Do Other Countries Believe In The Tooth Fairy?
These baby tooth traditions from around the world are just as wacky as ours!
Train Your Brain: The 4 Best Methods To Improve Mental Function
Do you want to keep your brain strong, fit and active for a long time? Here are our top picks for the most effective brain training methods!