Moving overseas with children – emotional preparation When you’re planning your overseas move and there are children involved, the planning is so spectacularly complicated that it’s almost impossible
How repatriation affects you Everybody knows about experiencing culture shock when you visit a country with different customs, cuisine or language. But sometimes the worst culture shock of
What is your comfort zone? Your comfort zone refers to the set of environments, boundaries and behaviours with which you are comfortable, without creating a sense of risk.
Paradise lost Clara describes her reluctant expat experience and how she dealt with the issues she encountered. An expat in St Lucia We lived in St Lucia from
Quotes that focus on perspective and perception Perception and perspective are subjects we looked at this week in relation to the Reluctant Expat articles. Perhaps these quotes will
How to feel positive about a move abroad In a previous post, I looked at what can happen if one partner doesn’t want to make the move overseas.
What if you don’t want to move overseas? Not all overseas relocations are a welcome and exciting experience. Sometimes the news of a potential posting causes your heart
Inspirational quotes If you feel overwhelmed, here are five quotes to help you feel more positive. The healthy and strong individual is the one who asks for
Not all expat kids are happy Previously, we looked at how to recognise that your child is unhappy. After identifying that your child is unhappy in their new
“I am an expat child and I don’t like it” This Google search term led a young reader to ‘Expat Child’, which was a shock, and gave rise