Psychic location independence: optimizing life in spite of where you are

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Most of us cannot go somewhere on the ground where all our people and our perfect lifestyle exist. We must find that psychically — call it our “global niche”.

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Is that a pain cry? What we want to hear about death

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Can grief-illiterate Americans grieve in public — and out loud? Restricting who we talk to about death can cut us off from people unafraid to hear about it, perhaps those even able to console us.

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Ring my bell: finding resonance with hybrid creatives

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What comes first, the hybrid self or the hybrid life? Are our most resonant peers made or born?

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Rolling stone: how are you shaped by the places you’ve been?

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If nowhere in the world is home, all the world is home. Happy syllogism or rootless predicament?

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Remix culture: cross-pollinating with our pluralism

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Where we come from counts, and by bringing what we uniquely have to offer, we cross-pollinate the culture.

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Monster brawl: when Gagaism meets totalitarianism

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Lady Gaga urged the Czech audience to get up and dance on the 21st anniversary of the Velvet Revolution. But totalitarianism lives on in Prague.

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Expat Harem editors on The Crossroads TV with Martin Anthony

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Anastasia Ashman and Jennifer Gokmen interviewed by Istanbul’s TV 6 News about foreign women in modern Turkey, making Tales from the Expat Harem, and other cultural crossroads.

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Passion plays: defending our identity and a future that looks like us

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Most of us would agree that passion fuels our aims better than discipline or elbow grease alone. Passion’s dark side — anger — may be the best defense of our identity, and a future that looks like us.

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Most affecting: 1 year later

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We’re celebrating a full year of camaraderie among cultural creatives, globally mobile progressives, and explorers of identity.

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