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5 Reasons to Learn a New Language Later in Life

One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.” ― Frank Smith

Learning a foreign language can seem like an intimidating task.

However, the process of learning a language is just as enriching as mastering one. Studying a language not only gets you closer to being bilingual, but has life changing benefits you might not expect. Culture is deeply embedded into language, and by exploring that, you are exposing yourself to having a more enlightened, diversified worldview.

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How Retiring at an Older Age Prolongs Your Life

The trouble with retirement is that you never get a day off.  -Abe Lemons

The desire for a long and happy retirement is universal.

The freedom of enjoying the simple pleasures of life after years of hard work seems to be the bright light at the end of a long tunnel. However, it is becoming more and more common to see people continuing to work past the typical retirement mark. In many cases, it’s not even financially necessary. So why are they doing this?

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Coffee & Your Health: Friends or Foes?

We can all admit it: we just want some good justification for that second  third cup of coffee of the day.

I come to you with (mostly) good news.

Coffee is a stimulant, meaning it speeds up our nervous system. This contributes to the invigorating energy boost it gives us- it get things going.  Continue reading Coffee & Your Health: Friends or Foes?

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