What should you do when you disagree with local politics or you’re negatively impacted by local legislation? Find out what questions to ask yourself so you can take action that leads to peace of mind.
To make the right decision, I advocate relying both on your intuition and your logic. Relying on only one or the other can lead to trouble. In this blog post I explain why.
Most expats I meet know what they don’t want but struggle to know what they do want. In this blog post, I share strategies for how to know what you want so you can decide where/whether you should move.
Do you think settling down equals a boring life, especially after you’ve lived abroad? Here’s why you’re wrong
Settling down after having lived abroad may seem like being doomed to live a boring life. I used to think that way, too, but after 2 years as a deeply fulfilled repat, I’ve realized how my thinking used to be off.
There are definite stages that expats go through when they’re stuck in the “stay or go” dilemma. Here’s how you can move through these stages.
Some decisions are harder to make than others. When you’re struggling to just *know* what the right decision is – to stay or go – then read this to discover what may be making it hard for you to know what to do.
After years of living abroad it can be very difficult to know where you should settle down to find that elusive feeling of home and belonging. Here’s my framework for how you can go about making sure you make the best decision for yourself regardless.
Repatriation is stressful no matter how you cut it. But there are things you can do to reduce the stress of adjusting to a new life and increase your chances of feeling satisfied that you decided to repatriate. Here is what has helped me have a successful repatriation.
Not feeling tied to anywhere is a big challenge for expats, and particularly for those expats who don’t necessarily feel that “this country/city/town feels like home so that’s where I’d want to settle down”. Here are the lessons I’ve learned that have taken me from confused to clear on where I should settle down after years of living as a serial expat.
In this post I break down the missing key ingredients and steps to take for anyone struggling with belonging as an expat.
Feeling like you don’t belong as an expat has its roots in a mindset often shared by locals. Learn what this mindset is about and how you can recognize it so you can overcome painful feelings of not belonging while living abroad.
Find out how you can deal with anxiety around an uncertain future when it’s preventing you from deciding whether to stay or go, looking forward to what’s yet to come and living a fulfilling life.
It’s a very common expat relationship problem where partners disagree on whether to stay or go. Here are steps you can take to solve your shared dilemma.