When the alarm clock rings in the morning, do you groan and turn over wishing it were the weekend or some other day OR do you jump out of bed excited and enthusiastic by what the day holds for you?
We moved abroad to support our partners and their international career; a wonderful opportunity to experience life in different countries and cultures and perhaps exciting, challenging and very positive but also sometimes overwhelming and isolating? What was your experience of your transition process? How easy was it to adapt, and how does your experience compare to the experience of the people who contributed to my survey?
Moving abroad is a time consuming occupation for the accompanying partner. Just the sheer logistics of a move, settling a family into a new home and school, getting to know the local area and building a new network of friends can leave little time or space for the partner to think about themselves, their personal [...]
Picture yourself sitting on the plane, packing done, goodbyes said, all that is left to do now is to start your new life – abroad! How are you feeling? No doubt a mixture of excitement, anticipation, perhaps even a small element of fear? After all this is a new start, there may also be an [...]