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Expat Women: Motivational

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Take Control of Your Life by Taking Control of Your Time: Beverley Hamilton
Take Control of Your Life by Taking Control of Your Time
Beverley Hamilton
 
Life is all about choice; the choice to work or not work; the choice to get married or stay single; and the choice of whether to stay home, expatriate or repatriate. But did you take the time to make these choices consciously...?
 
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6 Ways To Build Your Resiliency Skills Abroad: Dhyan Summers, MA, Licensed Psychotherapist
6 Ways To Build Your Resiliency Skills Abroad
Dhyan Summers, MA, Licensed Psychotherapist
 
More and more people are writing about the need for resiliency in expat communities. Human Resource Managers are specifying ‘resilience’ as a new criterion for overseas selection. Schools are bringing in special educators to teach parents how to enhance their children’s resilience. But what exactly is resilience and why is it so important that expats are resilient?
 
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Expats: Think You Don't Need Routines? The Importance Of The Other R & R
Expats: Think You Don't Need Routines?
The Importance Of The Other R & R
Marie Brice
 
We all know how important rest and recreation are as expats. Yet we often underestimate The Importance of the other two R's: rituals and routines. As an expat, you probably visibly gag at the thought of routines – after all, isn't that why you are where you are and not back at home doing what you always did?

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Living Without a Net: Getting Help, Far From Home: Sean D Truman, PhD LP and Susan Bernstein
Living Without a Net: Getting Help, Far From Home
Sean D Truman, PhD LP and Susan Bernstein
 
The experience of moving and living overseas is, as all expats know, a compelling and even seductive event... There are times, however, when our coping mechanisms break down, and it becomes difficult if not impossible to make the adjustments that are necessary to do well...

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The Pyramid of Expat Needs: Elizabeth Abbot
Pyramid of Expat Needs
Elizabeth Abbot
 
Living and working in different cultural or multicultural environments adds layers of complexity to your life and work – a curious twist that can unsettle your sense of who you are, affect your confidence in how you operate, and empower you to grow...

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The 10 Commandments of Courage By Margie Warrell
The 10 Commandments of Courage
Margie Warrell
 
Here is a quick motivational pick-me-up to for you to kick-start your thinking, thanks to sought-after speaker, Margie Warrell. Commandment one: Trust yourself – no matter what happens, you can handle it...

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How To Overcome Expat Withdrawal (Repatriation) By Heather Carreiro
How To Overcome Expat Withdrawal
A Repatriation Article

Heather Carreiro
 
After living abroad, moving back to your home country can be even more of a shock than learning to live in a new country and culture. So much of how we define ourselves while living and working overseas is wrapped up in being an expat. Our friends back 'home' think of us as...

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Embracing the Pain and Power of Change
Embracing the Pain and Power of Change
Nona Jordan
 
Living overseas can be a constant barrage of new and exciting experiences. However, even the most savvy and confident of women can get thrown off balance during the unexpected changes that life throws their way, resulting in painful body aches and/or emotions...

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Didn't Go Your Way? Dealing With Disappointment
How Do You Deal With Disappointment?
Margie Warrell
 
Life doesn't always go to plan. Sometimes things don't work out as we want. Sometimes people let us down. Sometimes our hopes, dreams and expectations crash to the ground with a thud...

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The Expat Pursuit of Happiness
The Expat Pursuit of Happiness
Piercarla Garusi
 
Why is it that expats go abroad? From my experience, it seems that one of the reasons why many people become expatriates is that they were not happy, or as they often describe it, they were "restless" at home...

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Reinventing Yourself: 5 Steps To Creating A Better You
Reinventing Yourself
5 Steps To Creating A Better You
Kim Seeling Smith
 
As expats we are forced to reinvent almost every aspect of our lives when we choose to pick up, pack up and pluck ourselves down in another country. We have to negotiate a new country, a new culture, a new house, start new jobs (or life without a job), enrol our children in new schools...

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Leading An Extraordinary Life
Leading An Extraordinary Life
Debra Fentress
 
In our lives we all make choices on a moment to moment basis. Most of the time, we go through life doing the same routine in the same way. Even when we "try" something new, we do it the same way we've done everything else. What would happen if you decided to do something in an extraordinary way?

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Living Courageously In An Economic Crisis
Living Courageously In An Economic Crisis
Robin Fay McNair
 
How much fear is too much? In the past eight years there has been an epidemic of fear in just about every walk of life. When one looks at or feels this fear collectively one would think that we should just stay home and quit doing anything altogether. But wait a minute - is that the only option?

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Is Perfectionism Condemning You to a Life of Immaculate Mediocrity?
Is Perfectionism Condemning You to a Life of Immaculate Mediocrity?
Margie Warrell
 
Do not get me wrong, I have no bone to pick with perfectionists; particularly not those who might find themselves operating on my heart, building my home or fixing my car's brakes... But...

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Women In Transition
Women In Transition
Dhyan Summers, MA, Licensed Psychotherapist
 
Today's woman faces multiple possible transitions in her lifetime: multiple job and/or career changes; international lifestyles; marriage and/or remarriage; the integration of blended families; motherhood; illness; loss of significant relationships; early retirement; widowhood and more. Join Dhyan as she explains to us Schlossberg's "4 S System" for transition coping ...

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Eliminate Your Negative Talk And Get Moving
Eliminate Your Negative Talk And Get Moving
Rebecca Wells
 
At any stage in life you can encounter feelings of self-doubt and lethargy. Although moving and living abroad can be extremely exciting and often a positive step to make in life, it can also bring with it new challenges that test you to your limit and can leave you doubting your capabilities. Read Rebecca's five-step process...

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Divorce & You
Divorce & You
Nicola Baume
 
As a divorce coach working with people all over the globe I come across the same worries over and over. Although every relationship is different and every separation is different, these are three things you can do now to get yourself on track and in control...

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