Moving abroad is a complex undertaking. It requires coordinating many aspects of your life and restarting this life in a new environment. You have to think about visas, taxes, packing your goods and moving them from one location to the other, closing up various things in the current location, find a new apartment, help your […]
Many of us when moving homes focus deeply on the logistics, packing, shipping, closing contracts for the internet or other utilities. And that is true not only during an international move. But so many of us forget to look after our mental well-being during this time.
Introversion is not a disease. But those who are introverted know that being that way can pose some challenges in today’s world. There is a tendency to reward primarily extrovert behaviours, such as the ability to quickly build rapport with multiple colleagues during a networking event, express your emotions openly or socialise in a work […]
It seems like these days extroverts rule the world – would you agree? Everyone seems to attend 50 networking events per year, make speeches at TedTalks, record YouTube videos or run their own companies…
My wish would be for everyone to accept that psychotherapy is not just for “lunatics”. It’s surprising how many times I still hear the “Why would I go to a therapist, I’m not crazy, am I?!” They choose to go to a coach instead, but it turns out that the deep emotional challenges that they […]
And we’re down to the last, most active stress-reducing strategies group. Let’s fight! Let’s take action to lead happy and fulfilling lives abroad!
Stress – ooh this scary word that everyone denies. Stress can show itself in various forms – running around like a headless chicken, shouting at people, venting, crying. But it can also come out in the form of backing down, detaching yourself from the situation, acting like nothing happens. Although it does.
We experience stress in situations when we are faced with something challenging, where we don’t believe we’ve got enough resources to deal with it. These can be situations that are threatening, challenging or very emotional.
Are you thinking about moving abroad? Are you in the process of moving? Have you moved recently? Do you want to know what to expect?