Magical thinking: reaping results of our invisible ties

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When we invest in relationships and work in tandem with others our results can seem like magic. Sometimes even black magic.

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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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Creatives surviving & thriving abroad: lowering barriers and raising your game

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Technology and the times both lower the barrier for writers abroad, and raise our game. Now we’re producers, directors, engineers of content.

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Awkward greetings: the intercultural social dance

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Trying to assimilate to the greeting norms of another culture leaves us bumping heads and stepping on toes.

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Unlikely associations: is it a sell-out to socialize with insiders?

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Sometimes this expat has felt like a duplicitous sell-out for socializing with people she normally would not.

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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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Being grounded is overrated: getting distance from the inner you

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By putting some distance between me and my center of gravity, I have room to be in a wider orbit around the inner me.

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