One-way signs by MJhawar

A serial expat reflects on how her expatriatism has changed through place, and over time.


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Ex-Soviets don’t smile. They’re not being rude, it’s just the body language of their region, writes an Azeri transplanted to a British suburb.


Wings by SKoehler

The neo-Nazi movement is strong in Prague and as a mixed breed Asian woman, my hugely tattooed shoulders give me some street cred.


Post image for Is GlobalNiche for me?

Feel like a fish out of water, surrounded by the ‘wrong’ culture?
Juggling all your different worlds, family, friends, work, countries, languages, timezones?
Disadvantaged by where you are, out of touch with important things happening elsewhere?
Losing ground in your profession or education?
Trouble keeping favorite parts of yourself a daily presence?
Invisible and wish the world would notice you?
Stuck and yearn to reinvent yourself?

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Post image for The in-country expat: handling radically different regions

Without leaving your country, you can become an expat. When I left my hometown in Québec province I found myself wading through Canado-British culture.


Post image for Links of interest: wanderlistas and meanderthals in nomadtopia

Looking at the latest labels for who we are, what we do and how we live.

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Post image for What you leave behind to live more fully: attachment, impatience, expectations

I had to leave behind a feeling of security, of what I should have, the house and the husband and the car and the 2.5 kids.


Post image for At home in the body: the key to being at home in the world

Moving our bodies makes us all the ways we hope to be alive in the world: focused, calm, vital, flexible and connected to our emotions.

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Not getting hired, promoted, asked to speak, invited to participate? Not getting read, funded, selected, noticed? You’re not being recognized. Here’s how you can change that.

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Wild Bill's by B.Murphy

Risk-taking is in the blood of this Scot-American woman: bear wrestlers, sword swallowers. What role does risk play in the way you experience the world?