The culture shock of COVID19 and lockdown life I originally published a shortened version of this on LinkedIn on 9th April 2020 [x_blockquote cite=”Mary Shelley, Frankenstein” type=”center”]“Nothing is
Cultural adaptation Original article published 6th November 2012 Updated several times and republished 1st July 2019 Further to my generalised article about culture shock, I decided to expand
Expats and emotional overwhelm Emotional overwhelm is a recognised and very real condition. It’s the state of being caught up in too many emotions all at once; when
How culture shock benefits you Commonly experienced by travelers, expats and exchange students, “culture shock” describes the impact of moving from a familiar culture to an unfamiliar one.
Culture shock and reverse culture shock If you’ve never experienced culture shock, try imagining that you are Alice in Lewis Carroll’s books, ”Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and ”Through
“I am an expat child and I don’t like it” Originally published as two articles in October 2012, now condensed into one with tips on how to help
It’s not ‘culture shock’! Now that I have been in the midst of ‘Culture Shock’ for 8 months – I can confidently say we need to change this
Kids experience culture shock too On the whole, most children are more resilient to change than adults. However, culture shock can strike children in its own special way. Depending
Coping with culture shock Culture shock can be debilitating. As I mentioned previously, culture shock tends to hit the non-working partner harder than other members of the family.
Coping strategies for culture shock Expat parents and children can experience culture shock on more than one occasion. The obvious time for culture shock to strike is when