A new lyricism: forging an expat persona

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An American in China discovers her new expat persona — lyrical, and feisty — offers the freedom to redefine who she is and what she wants to be.

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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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SUM-it UP: mine yourself for purpose & profit

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You add up. You make sense. See yourself as the complete package that you are.
You’re a GOLD MINE of opportunity.Tap into it today.
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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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Virtual reality: meshing our networked lives

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Chatting with an Internet media theorist and online psychotherapist whose interests include ‘mixed reality’, globalization and cultural theory.

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Cultural jet lag: the effect of occupying multiple personas

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“Iranian by birth, French by citizenship and American by residence” is how my grandfather encapsulated 10-year old me. What does that make my daughter?

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What’s a global niche? The long answer

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To become the global citizens we truly are, we need to find our place in the world — a psychic solution to our global identity crisis. We call it psychic location independence.

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Strategic love: the embassy of intercultural marriage

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If marriage is the smallest unit of a community, then cross-cultural couples are ambassadors, peace-makers, and change-agents.

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