I thought I could sufficiently compartmentalize my professional skills and emotions. But I realize I was not prepared for the impact during and after the assignment. I can still remember myself shaking while interpreting.

Winnie Heh (賀永中) - Board Member. Career and Performance Coach. Career Advisor @MIIS

Taking Off: Three Benefits of Traveling

As interpreters and translators, we are exposed to a variety of life situations. If you have been in this profession long enough, perhaps you have encountered specific cases in which you have felt extreme happiness and fulfillment about the job you do. I certainly have.…
December 29, 2016
Stress Affects our BodiesBodyTools

How Stress Affects our Bodies [Infographic]

In times of “stress”, there is a cascade of neurological and hormonal messages that occur that prepare the body to react, bypassing rational thought. Sharpened mental focus Liberation of fat and glucose for fuel (delivered efficiently by excited cardiovascular system) Increased heart rate, blood pressure…
March 18, 2016