Tag Archives | Mental Health

My Expat Life: A Catalyst for Self-Discovery

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Hi there! Today I am really excited to share an interview with my husband about his expat experience. I only speak for myself when I write here, so it’s really nice to have an opportunity to hear more from […]

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Expat Life

“How I Go to the Woods” by Mary Oliver

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Today, I just want to share a poem I love, and some photos to go with it. I love Mary Oliver’s poetry, and feel that she expresses so much of what I feel and think about the world. If […]

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Health

A Simple Meditation Technique for Beginners

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here.  Do you meditate?  It has become widely accepted that meditation is a great way to reduce stress, improve focus and restore internal balance. I know that lots of people would like to be able to meditate, but find it […]

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Spring Cleaning My Life

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Well, can you believe it’s almost May? This fact feels kind of amazing to me. Summer is on its way! We have no idea what this summer will hold for us– will we get a new job? Move to […]

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Expat Life: Let’s Talk About Loneliness

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. This post is for my expat friends, the people who dream of becoming expats, and the ones who want to better understand the experiences of the expats they love. I think everyone knows that becoming an expat– moving overseas […]

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Expat Life

10 Ways to Get Yourself Out of a Funk

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. We all have our rough times, when we feel stuck, depressed or just discouraged. I am prone to this, particularly towards the end of winter, or when I have overextended myself socially. Sometimes, it’s a creative paralysis– I don’t […]

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Mental Health

The Family Meeting: Building Harmony and Cooperation

I may receive a commission if you purchase something mentioned in this post. More details here. Today I want to talk about something we have been doing about as a family for several years now, that has made life more harmonious and stable, despite a lot of difficult transitions. We began having weekly family meetings […]

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Family

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