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Daniel Coll

Show BioHide BioWebsiteInstagramBritish journalist, media specialist and educator living in Tallinn, Estonia. MCIJ, MRPS

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When the fight for better marketing gets personal

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When you find yourself out of work for the second time in less than a year, for reasons that were easy to fix but at the time out of your control, you can do one of two things. You can keep treading the mill, keep taking the same risks and watching the same mi... More »

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The price of happiness

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You know you’re getting old when you start referring to young people as ‘The Kids Today’, it’s a slippery slope that admittedly can have some great scenery along the way, but comes to an anticlimactic end in a comfortable chair, slippers and daytime TV.... More »

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The 10 most secluded places in Estonia

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Getting away from the chaos and buzz of the city, far from the madding crowd and into the depths of nature is proven to have significant positive effects on your health. From lowering stress levels, blood pressure and heart rate, to the added benefits of clean... More »

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How to avoid the stress of big city life

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City life can be exhilarating, vibrant, life-affirming and full of opportunities. A life in the city can also push our minds and bodies to their very limits, with catastrophic results over time. The metropolis is a recent development in the history of the huma... More »

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How does nature heal stress?

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There are few things in life as relaxing as sitting at the edge of lapping waves on a warm Mediterranean beach of an evening, taking a slow stroll through an orchard in summer or picking berries or mushrooms in the luscious green forest. More »

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Estonian history: A chronicle of resilience

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Winter is coming, goes the now infamous catchphrase from a certain hit TV series, and this country prepares instinctively. Heating systems are fired up, tyres changed, winter clothes unpacked, hot chocolate bought in, stouts put on tap and the glogg tanks refi... More »

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Estonia hosts the EU Presidency in the usual casual style

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The Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European union is now well under way, and so far there have been no major glitches. ERR News went along to Tallinn Creative Hub (Kultuurikatel) on Thursday, to the Informal Meeting of Justice and Home Affairs Minis... More »

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Cheer up, Estonia! At least we don’t live in Stanley

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We British love a good moan. We moan about our jobs, our government, the food down the local pub, Europe, the French, the traffic and the price of bread; but above all we love nothing more than a good moan about the weather. There’s a perfectly good reason for... More »

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8 Essential ingredients for a long and stress-free life

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There is little doubt that life is more stressful now than ever, with our work life balance not being as many of us would wish for and day to day pressures on the increase. The sobering reality of a stressful life is that of its premature end as a foregone con... More »

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Why I love Estonia’s terrible customer service

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The customer service culture in the UK is something we Brits love to hate.The sickly sweet, corporate scripts that spotty teenagers spit at you from behind the glossy counters; the insincere enquiries into whether you’re enjoying that 10 quid microwaved lasagn... More »