We don’t all live in a musical where nuns sing about us and teenage boys dance around flashy cars. That said, whatever your situation in life there is probably a song written about it. Expatriate life is no exception – with a new culture, language, friends, job, there are many emotions that can, and have [...]
An increase in global mobility has seen more children being born or raised in countries that neither of their parents are from. These so called “third culture kids” often struggle to identify themselves with one nationality or culture. What is a third culture kid? The term third culture kid (TCK) describes “A person who has [...]
Receiving proper medical treatment can be hard in your own country. It is even harder when you’re an expat who is already dealing with the stress of living abroad. To avoid dissatisfaction and ease the process of trust building, patients should remember that differences between them and their doctor are possible and try to show [...]
Reverse culture shock describes the feelings of confusion and frustration someone may experience returning home after time abroad. It is not easy to get over it because no one expects not to fit in at home anymore. Even though you rationally accept that life at home didn’t freeze the moment you left, to actually see [...]
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