5 Tips for Finding Your Purpose

5 Tips for Finding Your Purpose

The novelty of living abroad has worn off. You gave up your corporate job years ago, and after years being a devoted partner and parent you are asking yourself, “What just happened?!” You’ve lost your confidence and you feel like you are wandering. You are...
Lack of Purpose is Life Threatening

Lack of Purpose is Life Threatening

What is so bad that it puts your happiness, relationships, and health at risk? A lack of purpose. Compare that to people with a strong purpose in life who, on average, have better sex, sleep better, and are less likely to become depressed. I will take one order of...
What is “Good Enough”?

What is “Good Enough”?

I can´t stop thinking about this article from Tim Urban, where he illustrated a life in weeks. Here is what a 90-year life looks like using boxes: What is so powerful about this is that it smashes the illusion that we have endless years ahead, instead it drives home...
Stop Fear from Holding You Back

Stop Fear from Holding You Back

Did you fall victim to the “cat vs cucumber” craze on YouTube earlier this year? You sit back in your chair and giggle uncontrollably at how scared the cat is over something as harmless as a cucumber. You get such a kick out of how the cat thinks that this harmless...
Happy Hour Doesn’t Always End with Happy Results

Happy Hour Doesn’t Always End with Happy Results

“They speak of my drinking. But never my thirst.” Scottish proverb. In this week´s episode of Expat Happy Hour, I had the pleasure of speaking with Annick Ina, founder of Hello YOUniverse and author of the book Soul Superstar about the hidden realities of mixing...
Wasting Time

Wasting Time

In college I had a meeting with a guidance counsellor that changed my life, but he has no idea it did. I scheduled an appointment with him during his office hours, with the hope to decide which internship would be the best move for my career. I talked about my...