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...
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...
Becoming an Expat: What to Expect

Becoming an Expat: What to Expect

Thinking about becoming an expat? I started on my expat journey the moment I moved from the little town I grew up in to the capital of Chile. But, the first time I started travelling was when I was when 30 was on the horizon (I was actually no more than 28). I decided...
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...