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One of the greatest gifts I’ve received from my writing is experiencing the connection that can be forged between two people based entirely on the words that they write. It never ceases to amaze me. Several weeks ago I received an email from Elie over at Expat Backup. Her tagline is ‘aid workers need assistance, […]

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Last month, some of you Adventurers may recall that I wrote about Julia Simens’ insightful book Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child. While interviewing Julia I had asked a few questions about how she went about writing her book. As someone in the early throes of trying to write a book, I can tell you that […]

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  Whew. Finally. This is it. The last in the five-part series I’ve written on Emotional Resilience in Expat Life: FACTORS for the Emotionally Resilient Expat. I laid the foundation in Parts I through III by covering a range of key concepts: identity development, emotional resilience, transition phases, change model, emotional & social intelligence and […]

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I’d been away from Twitter for a few days and was over there checking things out. Suddenly I saw a hot new tweet from my fun friend Jack over at Perking the Pansies. Jack (who retired early and lives in Bodrum, Turkey with life partner and talented new pop music composer Liam) had just tweeted and […]

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As promised, here is part ii of Part IV in our series on Emotional Resilience in Expat Life. Along with part i last week, we’re looking at ways to engender emotional resilience to help us weather the changes and transitions we face. I can’t believe that we are getting to toward the end of this […]

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I was going to share Part IV of the five-part series I wrote on Emotional Resilience in Expat Life, but because it ran a little long, the great folks over at I Am Expat made the good decision to break it into two parts when they published it. So today you get Part i of Part […]

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Adventurers (aka regular followers) know that over at I Am Expat I’m in the midst of a five-part series on Emotional Resilience and Expat Life. This week was Part III: Emotional/Social Intelligence & Optimism. Throughout Parts I through III, I’ve been laying the groundwork by explaining key concepts as they relate to expats: emotional resilience, […]

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Today I’m interviewing Julia Simens, newly published author of the outstanding book Emotional Resilience and the Expat Child: Practical Tips and Storytelling Techniques That Will Strengthen the Global Family.* I’m going to come right out and tell you that I think highly of this book. I believe Julia has written a very important work that will […]

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I’ve been working on a five-part series on Emotional Resilience in Expat Life, and a couple days ago the second article, on Transitions & Change, was published on I Am Expat. As mentioned previously, emotional resilience is generally defined as being able to deal with and adapt to whatever challenges, setbacks and unpleasant curve balls […]

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Well here we go. As mentioned briefly in an earlier post, I’ve been busy working on a five-part series entitled ‘Emotional Resilience in Expat Life.’ The first article, ‘Identity and the Expat’ debuted today on I Am Expat. I’m sharing it with you here on my blog because I believe that emotional resilience is important to […]

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