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July 27, 2018

Listen about Vicarious Trauma on Houston Matters

On Houston Matters: Sean Fitzpatrick, PhD, LPC, Executive Director, The Jung Center and Graciela Zozaya, Language Solutions Advisor, MasterWord Services, interviewed by Craig Cohen about Vicarious Trauma on Houston Matters. You don’t always have to...
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July 13, 2018

Boost Sales, Productivity & Safety through an Effective Language Strategy

Did you know that over 70% of customers are more likely to buy a product or service if information is available in their language? Read the following infographic to understand...
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July 12, 2018

How to become a Preferred Interpreter

Imagine an Angie’s List or Yelp registry for Interpreters. What would the key elements be? Would doctors rate interpreters on sensitivity in end-of-life family conferences? Would judges and social workers...


Our wellness tips and tools help interpreters and other language professionals recognize, prevent and cope with vicarious trauma that they may experience in their work.

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May 3, 2017

“I can’t meditate!” If you’ve ever said or thought this, this article is for you.

One of my most valuable yoga lessons came from a beginner class, where the instructor said to all the First-Time Yogis, "When I hear people say, 'I can't do yoga,'...
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March 1, 2017

Long hours in front of a computer? Then… you should know this!

Too close to the screen, not good for the eyes.Hunched over, bad posture, back pains.Leaning forward, bad posture, leads to hunched back. Linguists spend a lot of time in front...
December 29, 2016

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...