>Smurfs in the living room

>The presence of smurfs in the living room was reported this morning. The little blue creatures were seen dancing, racing, playing football and sunbathing. Books were removed and a whole shelf was taken and transformed into what will be known as the new Smurfvillage. -----------------------The Smurfs, or "les Schtroumpfs" in French, are those little blue …

>To kiss or not to kiss

>The first thing that really struck me in Belgium was "la bise". For those who don't know the French term, “la bise” is the kiss that Belgians do when meeting each other. For an expat, this may be really awkward, not to mention confusing & even a bit vexing. Imagine: Girls kissing each other. Teachers …

>A venit primavara!

>"Un sut in fund e un pas inainte.""Tot ceea ce se intampla, se intampla cu un motiv." "Ramai pozitiv si incearca sa iti pastrezi zambetul pe buze, sau macar in inima."Sunt cateva din sfaturile si incurajarile pe care le-am primit in ultima vreme. Si incerc sa le urmez. Un spirit care ramane pozitiv, merge inainte.De …

>Stepstone: Burnout looming over every fifth employee

>According to a survey conducted by StepStone:19 per cent of European specialists and executives suffer from burnout symptoms caused by stress on the job Stepstone, Duesseldorf, Mai 2007. About 19 per cent of the European specialists and executives are feeling distinct physical and mental symptoms of exhaustion which they attribute to stress at their workplace. …