How Are You Doing? Enough With The Small Talk

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Cerrato Mom

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How are you doing?

How often do we get asked this question on a daily basis. How often do we ask others this question?

How often do you start to answer and then realize the person asking does not want the meat and potatoes – so to speak – of how you are doing? They want the classic ‘I’m good’ answer. They want the appetizer, not the entree. In some cases, for some, maybe the appetizer is enough to fill your stomach, but it will not sustain you.

Food analogies aside, it’s a very quick back and forth. More like a simple way to say hello and acknowledge someone’s presence. But what if when we asked someone how they are doing we were really making the effort and taking the time to connect with them on a deeper level and get past the superficial?

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How To Think In A Different Language

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Yuhakko 语학子

One of the most noticeable aspects of getting better at a language is starting to notice your thought-process switching to your target language.

This evolution doesn’t come all of a sudden but rather slowly after months of study in said language.

Yet, some people cannot seem to think in their target language despite learning it for years. Why is that?

I believe there are a few reasons behind this but luckily, those can be arranged and fixed with just a bit of work on yourself. I recommend start with the below 3 actions:

1. Listen to dailytopics

Your life is full of daily actions, repeated over and over. From getting your coffee in the morning, to taking the train, to being annoyed at a certain mail you get, to being happy for a small action, all the way to getting ready to go to bed at night.

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