Overcoming the Expatriate Stress of Mental Overload

As long as everything goes as planned, our intuitive mind does most of the work. It recognizes patterns we have encountered in the past and lets us adjust our behaviour accordingly. All without us having to put in much conscious effort. Living overseas, however, means that we are constantly confronted with behaviour that simply doesn’t fit into the patterns we…

3 Types of Stress Expats Have to Learn How to Deal With

Culture has evolved in the process of natural selection, in order to enable human beings to adapt to the challenges of different types of environments. Without culture, humans would’ve never been able to develop the igloo or the kajak and without these tools, living in freezing environments like the Antarctica would’ve been impossible. However, when we are talking about ‘adapting’…