Declutter

de·clut·ter (diːˈklʌtə) verb.   1. to remove unnecessary items from an untidy or overcrowded place 2. to simplify or get rid of mess, disorder, complications in life, etc.   des·tra·lhar   maybe you should declutter too Lê este artigo em Português aqui.     Every year now I choose a word – sometimes, two – […]

Consistency

con·sis·ten·cy (kən-sĭs′tən-sē) noun.   1. agreement, accordance, or harmony between parts; compatibility 2. (Physics) degree of density, viscosity, or firmness 3. the state or quality of holding together and retaining shape 4. reliability or uniformity of successive results or events 5. conformity with previous attitudes, behaviour, practice, etc   con·sis·tên·ci·a consistency is not constant Lê este artigo em Português aqui.   Learning a language takes consistency. But it is unrealistic to think that consistency is linear, immutable… always the same. It is not. If it was, that would be […]

Mistake

mis·take (mĭ-stāk′ or mɪˈsteɪk) noun.   1. an error or fault in action, opinion, or judgment 2. a misconception or misunderstanding   er·ro what to do with mistakes? Lê este artigo em Português aqui.   I make a lot of mistakes. Everyday. Some are big, others huge, and some are smaller. All my mistakes have made me lose […]

Imperfect

im·per·fect (ɪmˈpɜːfɪkt)  adjective. 1. not perfect; characterized by defects or weaknesses 2. not complete or finished 3. (Grammar) of a verb form that expresses an uncompleted or ongoing action im·per·fei·to(a) You are. I am too. And as obvious as this may be, we tend to forget that we were all born imperfect. You are imperfect when you conjugate verbs in the present while talking about the past. I […]