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Love Your Expat Life

Aug 4, 2022

Do you squirm at the idea of ‘doing nothing all day’? Or is this your cup of tea?


Personally, I would not describe myself as someone that’s very good at relaxing. My husband is the ultimate chillaxer. 


When people describe him they say he is relaxed and cool– the exact emotions I want to cultivate this...

Jul 28, 2022

What’s the cost of not getting what you want?

This is what sometimes few of us think about when we postpone taking the detour and stay on the highway of our lives, recycling the same old habits, patterns, and behaviors that we so desperately wish we could change.

Yet, often, those detours are worth enjoying…...

Jul 21, 2022

This week, I invite you to craft your own definition of home, especially if you feel homesick. 

Start by saying this affirmation:

Being homesick is not a problem to fix, but an emotion to allow. 

And, I’m sure this question pops up sparingly throughout many conversations you have with your friends or new...

Jul 14, 2022

Today, we’re going to focus on how to gain our energy back by connecting with the people we love the most. 

But, let’s be honest… when we think of summertime we think of vacations. And, when we think of vacations, a not-so-fond memory of a vacation that went wrong may pop up. You know, the one where Aunt Sally...

Jul 7, 2022

Recently I spoke to a friend that had managed to stay fit through his Iraq posting…

He told me that he saw three types of habits developing among people he shared the compound with: 

1- becoming a hunk,

2- a drunk or 

3- a chunk. 

I saw this over and over with me and with others moving around the world. 

It’s easy...