Monthly Archives: January 2012

Read My Body


Body Language and Gestures: What did I say? What are ‘they’ saying? Growing up, I can remember  my mother telling me not to slouch, not to walk with my head down, and not to stretch my arms above my head … Continue reading

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When You Sleep


When I first arrived in Rio, I experienced the most acute case of culture shock, I thought, in the history of mankind. I didn’t speak any Portuguese or know anything about the geographical layout of the city, about the transit, … Continue reading

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