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Great White People Book Club: stumbling on our false cosmopolitanism

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Global thinkers must navigate and find a way to bridge worlds that might make only a sinister kind of sense.

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Decomposing self: misplacing your most valuable expatriate possession

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Life abroad can test our sense of self. Realizing we’re part of an adventuress continuum can restore it.

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Social media as self actualization: how has it launched you?

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As social networking renders overseas professional women visible and relevant, it’s a powerful tool of self-actualization.

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Spirit of the season(ing): counterculture recipe for family harmony

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Around our holiday table in 1979, my fractious family were gifted with a sudden ability to perceive each other as the loveable characters we truly are. The secret ingredient: an unseen substance in the stuffing.

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expat+HAREM becomes an archive

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expat+HAREM is now an evergreen neoculture discussion archive. GlobalNiche.net is our new, hands-on life-work initiative to put into practice expat+HAREM theories. Join us there!

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Debating what-not-to-do in Istanbul

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After seven years in this heavily visited megalopolis, I even the score on what not to do in Istanbul. Among the surprises: don’t drink the tea.

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New year’s evolution: our metamorphosis chooses us

New year’s resolutions are often based on what we already know, yet surprising facets of ourselves are evoked by novel situations. Our metamorphosis chooses us. This is especially true in the blogosphere.

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The Global Niche muse: out of place and mistress of her domain

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A whimsical pioneer woman peering out from her own personal compass is the muse for GlobalNiche‘s work-life initiative, embodying creative self enterprise for the global soul.

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Evolution of a global niche: or, how to use an identity crisis to your advantage

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What comes after cultural disenfranchisement? After Expat Harem, the book? After expat+HAREM, the community site? A slideshow charting the evolution of a spin-off project, GlobalNicheGlobalniche.net

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