This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

Voice to Word BLOG

Womyn by Alysha Brilla

By |November 28th, 2014|

This video – Womyn by Alysha Brilla –  is the title song of her second album by the same name. I recently heard the Canadian singer-songwriter, who hails from Kitchener, at a wonderful house concert is east Toronto. I didn’t know then but Alysha […]

How Coaching Influences the Brain – A Neuroscience Perspective

By |November 27th, 2014|

Coaching influences the brain, not only changing how we think and feel, but also encouraging the brain to change itself physically. The new buzzword, neuroplasticity, refers to this flexible quality of the brain and its ability to develop new roads, so to speak, allowing […]

The Relationship between Spelling and Pronunciation

By |November 26th, 2014|

What is the relationship between spelling and pronunciation?

I recently saw an article about the pronunciation of the word PHO, a popular Vietnamese noodle soup. Based on the spelling, most Canadians and Americans tend to pronounce the word as FOE (rhyming with the word NO.) […]

The relationship between how you stand and success

By |November 26th, 2014|

Are how you stand and success related? The influence of posture, gestures and facial expressions is powerful and largely unconscious. This very fundamental form of communication goes back to our beginnings when language was non-existent. The oldest part of our brain still tunes into […]

Homeless immigrant youth – Study finds cultural clash with parents is the top reason

By |November 26th, 2014|

Some facts about homeless immigrant youth in Canada:

Nearly 2 out of 3 have origins in Africa or the Caribbean.

Over 1 in 3 identified as LGBTQ.

Over 25% identified as being a parent.

Over 50% report some level of religious or faith identity.

Family conflict was cited by […]

Both Sides Now – A Canadian Classic by Joni Mitchell

By |November 13th, 2014|

Both Sides Now is a Canadian classic, written and performed by Canadian musician, singer songwriter and painter, Joni Mitchell.
Joni began her professional career performing in small Saskatchewan nightclubs in the early 60s, later moving to Toronto where she became popular, and then on […]

Training and Performance – The Influence of Observation and Meausrement

By |November 13th, 2014|

I found the following article interesting because of the relationship it draws between training and performance. Two points made in the article are relevant when we think of language training. One is the positive effect of observation on performance. The other is how measuring […]