How to deal with culture shock

Experiencing culture shock is part of the international life package. It doesn’t mean that one is weak or not an experienced expat: it can happen at any assignment, after every change and move, and after repatriation. It is very normal and it happens when we realize how different our life is now compared to before. […]

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The Life Stages

When facing a major change in life like an international move – or any other change in our personal or professional life – we go through similar stages someone faces when having a serious illness, loss of a loved one or divorce. The so called ‘Change Stages’ illustrated by the Norwegian sociologist Sverre Lysgaard back in 1955 […]

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