Author Archives: Anne Egros, Expat Life, Career & Executive Coach

About Anne Egros, Expat Life, Career & Executive Coach

Zest and Zen is a blog about Global Leadership, Intercultural Communication, Expat Life, Health, Nutrition, Change Psychology

How To Free Yourself To Grow


  I read this article from the blog “Zen Thinking” :  you only lose what you cling to  and it suggested to me that there is no concept of loss if there’s no act of clinging,  leading to another idea that … Continue reading

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How to breakup with your old self after a major life transition


Significant life transitions, such as moving to a new city or a new country, becoming a parent or retiring, can be exciting, exhilarating and giving you a chance to grow.  Yet transitions, even positive ones, can also be stressful and … Continue reading

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The Opposite Principle


 The Opposite principle is illustrated in an episode of the TV show Seinfeld, when George decides to do the opposite of everything he usually does, because his life sucks. When he begins to do this, his luck changes and everything begins … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Nordic Walking


Modern lifestyle, with its lack of everyday physical activity and exercise training, predisposes people to chronic diseases such as diabetes. In this article discover the multiple benefits of Nordic Walking.  This is the first article of this new blog dedicated … Continue reading

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Is Expatriation an Addiction?


The last few decades has seen more and more people taking up a corporate expatriate posting, with all of the benefits and challenges an expatriation can bring. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.communicaid.com After 25 years of expatriation, experiencing very different … Continue reading

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Global Leadership: Fitting in, without giving in


Adapting your leadership style to a different cultural setting can be tough, especially when the new setting demands a style different from how you would normally and comfortably behave at home. So how do you adapt your leadership behavior across … Continue reading

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5 Ways Your Brain Is Tricking You into Being Miserable


Everyone wants to be happy, but the biggest obstacle to that is the mushy thing inside your skull that you think with. Source: http://www.cracked.com               The brain is designed to put more weight on … Continue reading

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