Challenges of Learning from Home and How to Face Them

Challenges of learning at home and how to face them Conversa

Learning from home can have really awesome benefits. It can be inexpensive to not pay for courses, and you can practice on your own time. If you’re catching on quickly, you can go at a more accelerated rate. On the other hand, if you need more time and practice, you can go slower. However, there […]

3-Step Mindfulness Exercise Before Practicing Spanish

3-Step mindfulness exercise before practicing Spanish

After a long day of work, taking care of family, spending time with friends, and doing other hobbies that you like, sometimes learning a language can start to feel like a chore. Even if learning Spanish is something you want to master, it’s easy to get to a place where you feel tired, unmotivated or […]

Why Mindset Matters

Why mindset matters Conversa

The way we see the world around us can have a direct impact on our mood. You’ve probably noticed that when you have a pessimistic attitude towards your day, your mood tends to get worse. On the other hand, when you have a positive attitude, your mood improves. Did you know that your mindset can […]

Learn with a Growth Mindset

Learn with a growth mindset Conversa

The way you view yourself, your goals and your challenges can actually affect your ability to learn. The idea of a growth mindset vs. a fixed mindset first originated in Carol Dweck’s 2006 book titled Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In it, she talks about how you can adjust your mindset in order to […]

Learn About What Interests You

Learn about what interests you Conversa blog

One of the main reasons why someone stops learning a language is because they got bored of it, or they became frustrated that they weren’t reaching the milestones they wanted. It’s common to feel overwhelmed, and that’s a sign to change your mindset. Learn about what interests you, and you’ll keep your motivation. Focus on […]

Surprising Things that Happen When You Learn a New Language

Surprising things that happen when you learn a new language Conversa blog

Everyone has a different reason to learn a new language. Maybe you want to communicate with your coworkers or clients better, or maybe you like the way it sounds. You could want to make new friends, or even have the desire to travel around the world. Whatever your reason may be to learn a new […]

The Problem with Multi-Lingual Multi-Tasking

the problem with multi-lingual multi-tasking Conversa blog

Nowadays, it feels like we are always multi-tasking. You might find yourself on your phone while watching TV, scrolling while in class, texting at dinner, or listening to a podcast while writing a paper. It’s common to multi-task, but there’s a big problem with multi-lingual multi-tasking: it doesn’t work very well when you’re first learning. […]

Add More Spanish to Your Daily Routine

Add more Spanish to your daily routine Conversa blog

Just because you don’t live in a Spanish-speaking country doesn’t mean you can’t add Spanish to your daily routine. You can add as much or as little Spanish as you want! The more you practice on your own, the better your speaking, reading, writing and listening skills will be. Taking Spanish classes online is a […]

5 Amazing Benefits of Practicing Meditation

From companies like Google implementing the practice into employees’ work routines to wellness junkies practicing it every day, meditating has become increasingly popular over the past couple of years.  With people recognizing the benefits of meditating, more people are doing it, through whichever means they prefer. But what are the benefits of practicing meditation? Here […]

Mind Exercises You Should Do Every Day

It is important to be physically active. Regular exercise offers many benefits to your overall health including weight loss, lower blood pressure, and increased energy levels. But, just as you should workout your body each day, you should also exercise your mind.  Research shows that by strengthening your brain, you can boost your intelligence and […]