Tag Archives: Health

Stress Management: Three Simple Strategies to Avoid Burnout


Burnout is a psychological term for the experience of long-term exhaustion and diminished interest. A lot of people make the confusion between burnout and other mental health problems such as depression. Burnout is not considered as a mental illness by … Continue reading

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Do You Work Too Hard ? Some Cultural Perspectives


Do you think that the number of hours you spend at work is related to well-being , happiness and better health ? I came across an article from us.cnn.com comparing the number of hours spent on work and well-being, putting in … Continue reading

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Zest or Zen? How To Get A Balanced Expat Life ?


Do international workers really live a more stressful life today compared to the 20th Century ? I think expat families are under higher pressure to perform than 10 or 20 years ago just because they cost 3 to 4 times … Continue reading

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How To Deal With Emotional Eating While In Transition?


  I am not talking about the  few pounds or kilos you usually gain after overeating for one or two feast meals at Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Eve. What I am talking about is a long-term approach to both weight … Continue reading

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Desperate Ex-Career Expat Wives: Do Not Patronize Them!


I can relate very well with many expat women who are feeling upset when, after  arriving in a new country, someone tells them  that it is “normal”, it is “just” culture shock, if they don’t fall in love with their … Continue reading

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Is Building Self-Esteem a Cultural Thing ?


Global Leaders have to be aware that employees perceive bad news differently and the way to cope is very cultural. During bad economy, people handle stress and fear of failure with various strategies. Regarding self-esteem, there is a huge difference between Westerners and Asians for example. So International leaders, be aware how you deliver feedback: without cultural sensitivity,you are at risk of putting people self-esteem down and demotivate employees, the last thing you need during a recession. Continue reading

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