In this post I break down the missing key ingredients and steps to take for anyone struggling with belonging as an expat.
Expat life can be a recipe for identity crisis or profound self-growth. This is the path that Patti, an American expat, has been on since moving abroad in 2017. The experience has helped her realize that she is happy being away from the US.
Why is it that alongside feeling a sense of relief and familiarity from visiting home we can also feel like we're a foreigner in our own country? Read about the three reasons why you're suddenly feeling out of place.
You've probably experienced some kind of culture clash in your attempt to live a normal life in a foreign country. You know, those moments when you get so annoyed with the little things that people do that make no sense to you. Find out what these moments can teach you about what you need for a happy life.
Let's face it. We'd all rather stay in our comfort zone. Expats are no different in that regard. Starting a new life somewhere else is of course bold but culture shock is something that will hit all expats to a different degree. Learn how to move through culture shock and take your time in adapting to a new culture.