Before I used to think that being able to accomplish things on my own and being self-sufficient were a sign of strength; however, I am glad I recognized the need to be connected to others and that by holding myself accountable to other people I am helping myself and others more effectively.
Here are five lessons learned —so far— from starting an accountability group overseas. Read More
Living overseas makes us stronger and wiser in different levels. Though it is usually the challenges that help us grow the most. No country, I assume, comes without its own set of challenges. Living as an expat who is constantly on the move is part of it.
In this month’s interview with American photographer and designer Monique Kovacs Nathan, we will talk about how leaving behind a promising career in California helped her find a new purpose to help disadvantaged children in Nepal and how spending time to cultivate her passion for creativity was a gift she would forever treasure. This is her story. It is sure to inspire you. Read More
It is not easy to leave behind your career, your colleagues as well as your financial independence when you follow your partner to pursue their career around the world. However; one of the privileges of living a nomadic lifestyle is that it enriches your life in a myriad of ways that have nothing to do with what you do for a living.
So how do you get to meet other interesting people when you’re not working a 9-5 pm job? Here are five ideas on how to get to know other expats outside an office environment. Read More
Indian entrepreneur Nausheen Shaikh shares her story on how gratifying it is to pursue your passions when you live overseas and the opportunities this lifestyle brings.
Her love for handmade paper designs started from an early age. It wasn’t until she moved to Jordan that she had the opportunity to pursue it on a daily basis. Read on to find inspiration on how creativity can be very fulfilling but how it can also connect you to others as well. Read More
From researching the world’s oceans and their ecosystems to changing her career to holistic nutrition and health coaching, Lizzie Alexander has not only transformed the most important aspects of her life, but she is now helping others to do the same whilst living in Amman, Jordan. This is how she did it. Read More