Therapy For Expats Living Abroad

Although I love living abroad, being an expat has been challenging. I've now lived in India, Morocco, and Ecuador, and after almost five years of expat life, I decided to start a therapy journey. I have transitioned a lot during my time as an expat. Those transitional seasons have not been easy because of the many challenges I struggle with regarding my relationships with others, my marriage, and becoming a new mother. I am happy to share this post, including my experiences, the therapy group I work with, the process, and more. If you want…

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[VIDEO] 3 Reasons Why You Should Learn a Language Before Moving Abroad As An Expat

Learning a language before moving abroad is crucial because it allows you to communicate effectively with locals, engage in daily activities, and integrate into new communities seamlessly.Language proficiency fosters cultural understanding, leading to more meaningful interactions and a deeper appreciation of the host country's customs and traditions. It can also enhance personal safety and reduces potential misunderstandings or miscommunications.I believe language skills also improve employability prospects, as many employers value multilingual candidates in an increasingly globalized job market. So, do yourself a favor and learn a language if you plan on traveling and/or moving abroad.…

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[VIDEO] What Traffic In India Is Really Like From The Perspective Of A Foreigner | Driving, Getting Sick, Tuk Tuks, And More!

https://youtu.be/L-xS9kCsOAc People ask me about traffic in India ALL the time, so I figured I would share my opinions about it today from the perspective of a Black American expat. I got so sick a lot when I rode around in cars in India due to motion sickness intensified by the style of driving you to see in India. The potential idea of getting sick is not fun to think about if you plan to move to a new place like India. Although I did not drive, I wish I did because doing so would…

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[VIDEO] 10 Habits I Picked Up While Living Morocco and India

Greetings! Living abroad as a Black American expat has truly been a transformative experience for me. I started the journey by not really being comfortable with my lifestyle and I even wanted to quit expat life altogether at one point. Then I started to work on actively changing my mindset to really allow me to learn and grow from my time abroad versus just taking and being worried about what I was solely getting out of every experience I had. In today's video, I am sharing 10 habits I picked up while living abroad. I've…

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An Expats Journey Living in India and Morocco

I was recently on a podcast where the interviewer asked me some good questions. I shared my story as a Black American expat who has lived in India and Morocco in a way I never have before. Today, I am unpacking my expat journey even more to give you a chance to learn more about me and hopefully envision a new way you can travel and work abroad one day. Check out the Adventure Calls podcast here. Table of Contents BEFORE I BECAME AN EXPAT Before we begin, let me briefly share what my life was…

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5 Things I’ve Experienced As A Black Woman Living Abroad

I am a Black American Expat who has lived in both India and Morocco. My identity is something that stands out wherever I live and I have had some very interesting experiences because of it, which we will discuss in this post. Although these are experiences I have personally had, I know there are plenty of other black women and women of color who have similar stories. It's safe to say that these experiences have shaped who I am and allowed me to grow! If you can relate, feel free to leave a comment below.¬†…

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