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...
Forging Your Own Professional Path as an Expat

Forging Your Own Professional Path as an Expat

Simply being an expat leads you to forge your own path even when it comes to expat employment opportunities. That path can be linked to you personally and through your career. But what happens to that path when it comes to your career? What were you doing before you...
Expat Essentials: Nurturing Roots and Embracing Change

Expat Essentials: Nurturing Roots and Embracing Change

Expat adaptation and embarking on a new life abroad as an expat is an exciting yet challenging journey. As an expat psychologist and helping over 400 expat women and their challenges in expat life, I have a wealth of expertise. But, for those starting their journey I...
Culture, Language, and Friendship: The Expat’s Dilemma

Culture, Language, and Friendship: The Expat’s Dilemma

I’ve always been fascinated by human behavior and how people react, act, think, and feel. It’s a puzzle. Even now. I’ve met so many people and I’ve worked with so many people, but still amazes me how we react under given circumstances or under...
The Challenges of Expat Life: A Psychologist’s Perspective

The Challenges of Expat Life: A Psychologist’s Perspective

There are so many emotions and phases we go through living abroad, let alone the challenges of expat life. As an expat psychologist, I see a lot of common and shared problems. In this blog post, I want to share my perspective as an expat psychologist on some of the...