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 Bodies BodyTools

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
BodyDuring encounterMindTools

Breath Counting

Find a quiet place where you can sit or stand without disturbance or physical danger. Lower your eyelids or close your eyes completely. Take three deep breaths and relax your body as you exhale, then begin breathing naturally. When you inhale, keep your mind at ease.…
February 15, 2016