Resilience

The term “resilience” means “act of rebounding,” and comes from Latin resiliens, present participle of resilire “to rebound, recoil,” from re- “back”+ salire “to jump, leap”. It has its origin in science and technology, meaning the capacity of a material to resist deformation from external forces, its ability to absorb energy when deformed, and release… Read More Resilience

Morire

Era riverso nell’acqua, la tavola galleggiava poco lontano e il kite disegnava una macchia rossa e gialla sulla superficie scintillante del lago. Un infarto: questa dicono sia stata la causa del decesso, Allora ho pensato a Massimo, morto mentre scalava l’Annapurna, a padre Lello, annegato durante un bagno al ritorno da un congresso nella sua… Read More Morire

How being bilingual can help keep your brain in good condition

How being bilingual can help keep your brain in good condition by Steffanie Zazulak March 21, 2017 (PEARSON ENGLISH) Learning and understanding a new language is one of the most challenging things that your brain can do. But as well as the advantage of acquiring another language, it appears that the effort of giving your… Read More How being bilingual can help keep your brain in good condition