expat life

Reasons why you should become an expat

To make the decision to move to a new country can be difficult, but there are many good reasons to become an expatriate and potential benefits for your health.

Tips for First-Time Expats

Moving to another country can be a challenging experience, but these tips will set a first-time expat on the right track to a wonderful life abroad.

The Emotional Rollercoaster of Expat Life: Leaving Home

Source: The Rebecca Project Link to original article It has been a difficult few weeks. In preparing to leave Sydney and return back to San Francisco, I felt like a hot mess. I was a hot mess. And that’s okay. I knew what to expect (this isn’t my first go round) and I’ve been much kinder to myself and more open about my experience. Those actions have made things easier to process. Nevertheless, it has still been hard.The emotional stages an expat passes through as they prepare to relocate is best described as a rollercoaster. Plenty of twists and turns and peaks and drops and being turned upside down, and all of it is lived at a frenetic pace. It can be overwhelming: you’re leaving behind one life to start another. You’re giving away your possessions. You’re fare-welling your support netwo...