How Counseling with an Expat Psychologist will Support You

How Counseling with an Expat Psychologist will Support You

At the time you moved abroad, you may have been fulfilling your biggest dream. You may have planned everything you possibly could have to prepare for this significant transition. Still, you came to find that no amount of planning could have ever prepared you for how...
3 Reasons to Stop Comparing to Other Expats

3 Reasons to Stop Comparing to Other Expats

Living abroad, it is almost inevitable that we start comparing to other expats. In our expat journey, we may ask ourselves… How can she have so many friends as I’ve been trying for so long, and nothing has happened? Why did she get a promotion if she is a...
Navigating Covid Fatigue and Reentry Anxiety as Expats

Navigating Covid Fatigue and Reentry Anxiety as Expats

After more than one year, navigating the stress that covid fatigue has brought us, we finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. Yet this light can blind us. That’s called reentry anxiety—the stress of coming back to everyday life. Expats had to deal with...
7 Things Expats Are Tired of Hearing (and what to say instead)

7 Things Expats Are Tired of Hearing (and what to say instead)

Learn what are the things that all expats are tired of hearing over and over again. If you’re an expat, I’m sure you are going to relate. And if you’re a friend, family or co-worker from an expat, please bear in mind and not say these seven phrases...
Stop Toxic Positivity Living Abroad

Stop Toxic Positivity Living Abroad

Toxic Positivity is a reality in our expat life. Phrases such as “Why can’t you just be happy?” or “At least you get to live abroad” are far from having a positive effect. On the contrary, it can be damaging because it disregards our...
Three Types of Loneliness and How They Impact Expats

Three Types of Loneliness and How They Impact Expats

Most of us can identify with what loneliness feels like. Whether it is a brief period of isolation or something more prolonged, a lack of social interaction can lead to mental health complications, such as depression and anxiety. Loneliness is especially a challenge...