The sounds of a location are something that often hum in the background. A base track playing to our lives. Yet when we move the new sounds can continually remind us we are far from home.Read More
Choosing a neighborhood is partly to do with practicalities, and partly to do with your own preferences, all of which are different for every person or family.Read More
Moving globally may be a great career move for you, or an opportunity for your global adventure, but your child may be viewing the move from a less positive perspective.Children’s concerns over leaving friends, loved ones or the home they have known are best acknowledged and supported.
This weekend I was reminded of a great way to do that.Read More
It seems self-evident, but in reality, those about to transfer are often working with incomplete information, cross cultural confusion and unrealistic expectations.With that in mind, here are our 3 essential strategies that will make any relocation far, far easier.Read More
We know that exercise improves mood and increases energy. We know that being in nature elevates mood and decreases feelings of stress. Sudden changes in our experience of the weather may lead to us limiting our exercise or decreasing our time in nature and if we are feeling down that will create a downward spiral.Read More
International travellers and expats often face a higher risk of ill health. The illnesses are different than those at home. Our immunity to infections from other regions tends to be low, as we may not have faced them before.Read More
Sleep is critical to brain functioning. It is vital for good memory and learning processes. We need our memory and learning ability to be at top capacity especially while working in another culture.
If you are travelling often or moving across time zones sleep habits become very important. We can check these under three different headings – environmental, behavioural, and psychological.Read More