#99 Shannon and Elizabeth on Self-Compassion in Language Learning


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Language Hacking Podcast co-hosts, Shannon Kennedy and Elizabeth Bruckner catch up and talk about how this last year has been a time of learning, and building self-compassion and resilience in both language learning and life.

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Episode Overview

Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • Moving your body and language learning to help with anxiety and other negative emotions
  • Putting yourself out there with positive energy and being open to connection
  • The power of being quiet and observation before jumping in
  • The art of being interested in other people and being of service to others
  • Touch and tactile learning
  • Sneaking in language learning in unexpected situations
  • Keeping an index card with a list of tools and an action plan for difficult moments
  • Mindfulness practices and language learning
  • Re-reading your favorite books in another language
  • 12-step meetings and using them for language learning
  • Art and music therapy

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy

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