Grumpy Expats with Alison Trainer

Grumpy Expats with Alison Trainer

What is the grumpiest you have ever been? I mean reeeeaaaaallly grumpy. All of that pent-up anger needs to be unleashed somewhere, before it is unleashed on someone. There isn´t an App for that, but there is a Facebook group. In this week´s episode of Expat Happy...
Managing Stress and Avoiding Burnout

Managing Stress and Avoiding Burnout

“I’m a workaholic, so I ignore the signs of fatigue and just keep going and going, and then conk out when I get home. It can be pretty stressful. — Keke Palmer” Sound familiar? If not, then maybe it sounds like your partner? Like it or not, relentlessly...
4 Ways to Beat Expat Loneliness

4 Ways to Beat Expat Loneliness

Our need to connect is so strong that when we feel socially rejected, the place in our brain lights up in the same area that does when we experience physical pain. We are simply hardwired to connect with others. But you don´t need me to tell you about brain research...
Authentic and Effective Networking – with Marijo Bos

Authentic and Effective Networking – with Marijo Bos

When you think of networking, does it feel like something you “should” do, but you either don´t feel like it or don´t know where to start? You imagine yourself sending out random LinkedIn requests to strangers or awkwardly introducing yourself at a cocktail party....
Community and Triangles Abroad

Community and Triangles Abroad

You know the feeling you get when you hear a word in another language that doesn´t exist in yours, but it is what you have been searching for to finally describe your experience? Schadenfreude comes to mind. Or perhaps dépaysement. This feeling of understanding and,...
Stop Cheating Yourself

Stop Cheating Yourself

Failing to do what it takes to be deeply satisfied is stealing. You rob yourself, your family and community of the best of you. Your rob us of your strengths, talents and potential to make a positive impact in the world. It is time to stop cheating yourself and so...