Tag Archives: Learning

The Truth About Learning Languages

langHas learning a language always been one of your personal dreams?  It is for a great many people. I’m a big fan of languages and I have quite a few friends who speak at least one language other than their own.  I also have quite a few other friends who have tried to learn a language without much success.  So, over the past few weeks, I’ve made a point of talking to my friends about the process of learning a language.  I combined what I heard with my own experiences, and here’s what I’ve learned. Continue reading

First Impressions of a MOOC

neverIn a recent FLYODI post, entitled MOOCs and MOODLES and Modules – Oh my!, I discussed some of the recent developments in online learning.  I also mentioned that I’d soon be participating in a MOOC — a Massive Open Online Course — and that I’d provide my impressions of the course.  I’ve now finished week one. Continue reading

Logo for FLYODI.com

Happiness Insights from 2000 Seniors!

happyI really love writing for FLYODI.  Since FLYODI often focuses on happiness and how to achieve it, I constantly get to read, think, talk and write about happiness. And of course, thinking and talking about something, like happiness, tends to be a self-fulfilling prophecy, as I discussed in my recent post entitled, The Mechanism of a Dream LifeContinue reading