7 Truths To Help You Survive Your Partner’s Job Loss Abroad

Exactly a year ago, Peter lost his job. His European office closed a few weeks before Christmas. The whole family was in shock.    Back then, I wrote an article to share their concerns and offer … [Read more...]

Expat: Can’t Keep Up? One Way To Take Care Of Yourself

Expats often don’t take care of themselves. It’s a shame because we need it most due to the emotional turmoil we’re going through when relocating abroad. A few weeks ago I talked about the 3 … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Need to Talk to Other Expats

When I left France to live abroad, I did not know anything about culture shock, expatriate grief and third culture kids. But I had a clear idea in mind: I would immerse myself in the local culture, … [Read more...]

Facing Natural Disaster As an Expat: Lessons Learnt From the Eye of the Storm

Hurricane Sandy has now gone. But it has left behind the traces of its wrath: devastation. In New York City, Angela, recent expatriate to the United States is still shocked. She came from Spain … [Read more...]

The 3 Keys to Resilience

We’ve seen previously what resilience is and why it matters. You’ve assessed your own resilience thanks to the Al Siebert Test. We've then outlined the risk and protective factors fostering … [Read more...]