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Meet the Polyglots: Incredible People Who Can Speak Many Languages

They say no man is an island. Indeed, we rely on interaction with our fellow humans to survive modern life. Communication is key to a lot of what we do every single day, from saying ‘hello’ and ‘pass the salt’ to ‘I love you’ and ‘I need your help’. With that in mind, it’s no ...

A graphic of many polyglots saying hello.

Meet the Polyglots: Incredible People Who Can Speak Many Languages

They say no man is an island. Indeed, we rely on interaction with our fellow humans to survive modern life. Communication is key ... Read More

Sabrina Clarke, a student of candle making at Centre of Excellence.

Candle Making Changed My Life: One Woman’s Sweet-Smelling Journey to Independence

Scent can be a powerful evocation; a memory, a feeling, or even a fresh start. Candle making certainly offered just that to ... Read More

Sara Jones, the CEO of Centre of Excellence, the EVAs award-winning eLearning business.

Centre of Excellence Wins Internet Industry of the Year Award At The EVAs

Centre of Excellence is delighted to report that the judging panel at the Enterprise Vision Awards (the EVAs) selected our ... Read More

Three children reading unfinished books by authors writing children's books.

Writing Children’s Books: Here’s How I Published Two Books In One Year

Many authors will tell you that, besides your amazing story idea, deadlines and goal setting are two of the most important tools ... Read More

Concept art of a man practising memorisation and mentalism.

Mentalism: The Art of Memorisation, the Memory Palace and Memory Manipulation

The most common synonym for mentalism is mind reading. But actually, the art of mentalism is so much more than that. From ... Read More

Portrait of a seal taken by Scott Duffield that has been selected as finalist for the Outdoor Photo of the Year 2021.

Seal of Approval: From Digital Photography Course to Outdoor Photo of the Year Finalist

When you embark on transformational learning and personal development, you can expect to become knowledgeable or even an expert ... Read More

A woman on the phone hoping to start a business.

The Essential Tools You Need to Start a Business: A Step-By-Step Guide

So, you want to start a business? You have an idea, the drive and ambition, and you’re willing to carve out the time to hit the ... Read More

Digestive Detoxing: How to Make Ginger Tea

Even though it fuels and nourishes our bodies, many of us are guilty of taking for granted the incredible processes that aid ... Read More

How Sacred Geometry Informs This Artist’s Incredibly Beautiful Sculptures

Nikki Ella Whitlock was intuitively and subconsciously harnessing sacred geometry in her artwork before she was even aware that ... Read More

An Examination of Extreme Weather; From Tornadoes to Tropical Cyclones

Since the dawn of time, humans have been forecasting the weather and long-term climate changes. Often, it’s just to avoid ... Read More

Single White Rock in the surf on the beach representing mindfulness for pain.

Mindfulness for Pain Helped Me Manage My Chronic Illnesses After a Horrific Trauma

We have all experienced pain in life — physical and emotional. Pain is our body’s way of alerting us to something that is not ... Read More

A woman in the woods with an owl, one of the correspondences of Lilith.

Was Lilith the First Feminist in Folklore?

Gloria Steinem. Beyonce Knowles-Carter. Laverne Cox. Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Simone Biles. Emmeline Pankhurst. Malala Yousafzai. In ... Read More