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Expat Life: Culture Shock May Be Inevitable But Pain Is Optional


At one point or another new expats will get a “lecture” about “Culture Shock” as it is explained in this video: Not every expats experience that sequence of emotional reactions and saying this is “normal” is not removing the pain … Continue reading

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Who Needs Cross-cultural Training ?


Scoop.it – Global Leaders This article posted in  www.expatica.ru is giving a great overview about cross-cultural training Expatriate failure is defined in literature in a variety of ways, with intentions to leave listed prominently Anne Egros‘s insight: Tailoring cross-cultural training programmes to the … Continue reading

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7 Most Common Thinking Errors Expatriates Make


I am going to focus mainly on people moving abroad or expatriates going back home but the theory applies to anybody experiencing  emotional stress when moving to unknown environments. During  big life changes, we experience stress, overload, or threat and often lose control of … Continue reading

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Graduation Day In America From An Expat Perspective


We have been living for just 11 months in an affluent small town in New Jersey too far from New York City to be international. If I want to go to the City it takes me a good 90 minutes by … Continue reading

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Transition Fitness For Expats: 5 Facts To Know For Embracing Healthy Eating


 Do you know how to lose weight and stay fit during transitions ?   Are you confused by contradicting information about dieting versus healthy eating ? Do you have difficulties to adapt to new foods when moving to a new country?  … Continue reading

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For Expats It’s Summertime but The Leaving Is Not That Easy!


♫.Summertime and the living is easy… Yes it is time for the majority of expats to move to a new destination either as a first experience abroad or for veterans like me managing move # 12 from Brussels, Belgium to New … Continue reading

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Expat Women Confessions


When I first heard about the new book “Expat Women Confessions – 50 Answers to Your Real-Life Questions about Living Abroad” launched today May 5, 2011 by the founder, and the director of  Expatwomen.com and book author Andrea Martins, I thought … Continue reading

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