3 Alternative Meditation Styles That Don’t Require You to Sit Still

CONVERSA 3 Alternative Meditation Styles That Don't Require You to Sit Still

Most of us think of meditation as sitting still and practically falling asleep, right? But there are alternative meditation styles that don’t require you to sit like a statue on your yoga mat — which face it, for some of us, sitting still and clearing our minds to nothing just doesn’t work. Meditation is simply … Read more

Why your self-care routine should include meditation

CONVERSA Why your self-care routine should include meditation

Self-care is a necessity, especially since we live in a world of accelerated connectivity and information overload. This is why it’s more important than ever to include meditation in your self-care routine. Meditation can help clear your mind from noisy thoughts, boost happiness, and even train your brain for higher learning potential. Here are some … Read more

Need to improve your focus? Here are 3 ways meditation can help

Need to improve your focus? Here's 3 ways meditation can help

With so many distractions in the world, it’s more important than ever to stay focused. One way to improve your focus is to slow down — and one of the best ways to do that is with meditation. Meditation isn’t just sitting down and zoning out. It’s actually a great way to zero in on … Read more

How to Start a Daily Meditation Practice

CONVERSA Covers How to Start a Daily Meditation Practice

Starting a daily meditation practice is one of the best ways to become more mindful and grounded while also reducing stress and anxiety. It can also help you train your brain to reach peak performance, which helps you boost your learning potential. Even if you don’t meditate the typical way, creating a meditation habit can … Read more

To Be vs To Have: Battle of the Verbs

CONVERSA To Be vs To Have- Battle of the Verbs cover

The Spanish verbs ser (to be) and tener (to have) are two of the most frequently-used verbs in the language. If you have recently taken up Spanish, you may have noticed that you kind of have to use them from day one: ¡Hola! Soy Miriam y tengo 14 años (Hi! I’m Miriam and I’m 14 … Read more

5 Ways Meditation Can Help You to Learn a New Language

CONVERSA 5 Ways Meditation Can Help You to Learn a New Language

Meditation has a lot of mental and physical health benefits, but did you know that it can also help you learn a second language, like Spanish? Learning a new language requires practice, discipline, and skills. But learning a language is actually only 20% skill. The other 80% is mindset.  The mind plays a fundamental role … Read more

Online Activity: Conjugate Spanish Verbs in Present

CONVERSA CONJUGATE SPANISH VERBS IN PRESENT

As you can see in this online activity, verbs can belong to three different categories, and it depends on their infinitive form: -ar, -er or -ir. These are the three conjugations in Spanish. If you know the infinitive form of a regular verb in Spanish, then you can conjugate it. And what’s the difference between … Read more

Video: Spanish-English false friends

CONVERSA Spanish english false friends

When you are learning a new language, there are always false friends that make things a little more complicated. So in this post we are going to talk about them and see some examples. It’s not easy to learn all of them as a vocabulary list. You just have to practice with them individually, in … Read more