Learning a second language is an extraordinary and immensely rewarding experience. As part of the process, you learn and embrace new cultures, perspectives, and ways of thinking. Many of our coordinators, including myself, are learning a second language and we want to provide you with some tips we have found helpful throughout our language-learning journey that may help you in starting, or improving, your own.
While in college, it’s easy to get into the habit of choosing quick, easy, and cheap meals that don’t require much prep time from you. It can also be easy to use unhealthy foods as rewards for getting through a stressful week or a hard exam. Although this can be a great motivator at times – make sure to use this motivation tactic sparingly as these easy fixes can lead to decreased motivation and productivity. Turning around your eating habits could greatly enhance how productive you are when it comes to your school work.