Repatriation Blues: Why you might struggle and how to cope with it?   Expats are good at preparing for their next exciting post, whether it’s in Burundi or Boston, Nice or Nigeria. They’ll study the language, learn about the work ethics of doing business, find the best place to live, the best schools for their […]

We are continually adjusting our identity throughout our lives to change our beliefs, our relationships, interests and our accomplishments, as we make new friends, change jobs, move house, grow older…. When we move to a new country, however, there is a sudden and distinctive break with those situations and people who were important to our […]

U.S. President Barack Obama’s words in reaction to Tuesday’s brutal and ruthless attacks in the center Europe’s democracy, in Brussels: “…..what happened today is another reminder that the world must unite. We must be together regardless of nationality, or race, or faith…” This exactly is where the conference Families In Global Transition – FIGT- which […]

Last week I had the privilege to facilitate a workshop at Shell’s Outpost The Hague for expat partners from employees as well as Shell employees. Since quite some time it was on my mind to creating a flyer for expat partners. This workshop was the right inducement to give words to my services on good old […]