#079 | Lina Vasquez on Holistic Language Coaching

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Holistic language coach, Lina Vasquez, talks to Benny Lewis and Shannon Kennedy about growing up multilingual, holistic language learning, and how personal development impacts how you learn languages.

Lina really understands herself as a learner, and knows how to play to her strengths. She uses her knowledge of psychotherapy and positive psychology to help people understand themselves better, so they can approach learning in a way that will be both effective and enjoyable.

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Some of the topics brought up during the interview are:

  • Growing up bilingual
  • Deciding when to dabble and when to deep dive with a language
  • What holistic learning is and what holistic language coaching looks like
  • Incorporating meditation into language learning
  • Quick tips for implementing a more holistic language learning approach
  • Mindfulness practices for language learners
  • Using your strengths and personality to design your language learning routine
  • Building your self-esteem and confidence by getting to know yourself
  • Indirect ways personal development impacts your language learning
  • Mental blocks that get in our way of our overall development and how to break through them
  • Lina’s personal strategies for learning languages

Podcast theme: “A New Beginning” by Shannon Kennedy