Feb 24, 2022
Is change happening to you? Or with you?
In this episode, my guest, Ania Krasniewska Shahidi, asks us these important and powerful questions. Because there is a real difference between them, isn't there?
Are you frustrated with being assumed to be “along for the ride” with your expat spouse? Are you frustrated with...
Feb 17, 2022
Many of us knew from a young age that we wanted a life that was different - one full of travel, adventure, exploration, and challenge. And an expat life fits all those qualifications, for sure!
But if you're like me, and you've been living this life for a while, you may be discovering that you don't feel like...
Feb 10, 2022
When you’re the “accompanying spouse” in an expat life, your choices may feel quite limited. You may not be able to work, earn your own money, or have your own professional identity. For some, this feels very limiting.
Feb 3, 2022
You've arrived to the new country where your spouse has a position. The boxes are unpacked, the children are enrolled in school — it's time for you to tackle that paperwork and get your work permit.
Then you're told this country doesn't allow accompanying spouses to get work permits. WHAT?!
This may feel like a...