Any big change involves some risk -- but not changing is risky, too! Just ask the company that used to make vinyl records, or the transportation firm that thought those new-fangled horseless carriages were just a fad. Some people have a high risk tolerance. Would you be comfortable packing a few … [Read more...] about Change = Risk + Ambiguity
What Kind of Expat Are You?
As you navigate the road toward expatriation, you'll have lots of questions. It's an exciting, energizing journey, but you'll also find roadblocks, detours, big boulders in your way, and lots of obstacles. An expat coach can help you prepare for your move, and can help with your adjustment to life … [Read more...] about Coaching – A Great Resource for Expats
Guest Post by Mike Henry As I write this, the movie Eat, Pray, Love is hitting the cinemas in the United States. I am sure most people are already familiar with the story. The book's author, Elizabeth Gilbert, is frustrated with her life in the United States and decides to take a year off … [Read more...] about Living in the Land of Love
Guest Post by Barbara Diggs Lucky is the expat that has no lingering guilt associated with his or her decision to live abroad. But, I think, rare is that expat also. Maybe you feel a bit guilty about how living abroad will affect your children, or you worry about the feelings of loved ones … [Read more...] about The Flip Side of Expat Guilt
Guest Post by Michelle Garrett Moving overseas was one of the best things I could have done. I am frequently asked by the British ‘why do you stay in Britain?’ as if I’m half crazy. They say it like that because of the weather. My short answer is that I live in Britain for love: my husband is … [Read more...] about Do I Regret Moving Overseas?
It's been a while since I've done any kind of list, so I thought I'd give you a look today at some of the expat blogs I follow, and that you might find helpful, too. [ad#Google Adsense Double] Empty Nest Expat. Currently living in Prague, the blogger describes herself as "an American expatriate … [Read more...] about 9 Expat Blogs to Follow