Handling Expat Homesickness: Find Connection and Prosper Abroad

Handling Expat Homesickness: Find Connection and Prosper Abroad

Homesickness is often thought of as a longing for the familiar comforts of home—the taste of a favorite dish cooked by your mum, the smell of a childhood bedroom, or the familiar faces of loved ones. But what about expat homesickness? For many expats, homesickness...
Empowering Expats: Navigating Burnout and Setting Boundaries

Empowering Expats: Navigating Burnout and Setting Boundaries

We face a unique set of challenges as expats. As an expat psychologist deeply immersed in the experiences of navigating the many demanding roles of their expat life, it’s essential to shine a light on the critical aspects of recognizing expat burnout and...
Loneliness as an Expat: Finding Authentic Connections Abroad

Loneliness as an Expat: Finding Authentic Connections Abroad

Moving abroad is an exhilarating adventure filled with new experiences and opportunities. However, amidst the excitement, there is often an underlying loneliness, the need for connection and a sense of belonging. Especially as an expat you’re often trying to...
What our emotions have to teach us

What our emotions have to teach us

As women we get so used to having to take care of people we forget how to take care of ourselves, and more importantly, don’t stop to express and take in what our emotions have to teach us. So how do we fair when it comes to managing emotions as an expat? We...
My Experience as an Expat with Culture Shock

My Experience as an Expat with Culture Shock

What does it take to build a new life in a new country and the cultural adjustment as an expat woman? What does it take to go from finding your feet to thriving? I’m a love pat. I met my husband in Chile while he was travelling around the world. We stayed...