“What makes expat life so addictive is that every boring or mundane activity you experience at home is, when you move to a foreign country, suddenly transformed into an exciting adventure. When abroad, boredom, routine and ‘normal’ cease to exist. And all that’s left is the thrill and challenge of uncertainty.”
– Reannon Muth
Sound familiar? Or maybe you aren’t feeling all that romantic yet about having to leave the familiar and face the unknown.
Maybe you’re struggling to be yourself, to know yourself or to find yourself in this new and uncertain place.
I’ve been there!
As an expat partner, I’ve experienced first-hand the dueling sensations of freedom and isolation. Is it an adventure or a test? Is it an exciting new chapter or a terrifying exercise in obscurity?
But then it hit me. The only thing that changed was the view. I was still me. Still smart, creative and analytical. Only now I saw mountains out my window instead of the ocean.
The same is true for you.
YOU have changed locations, but you kept your gifts, your passions, your possibilities. And now, you’ve got a whole new audience to dazzle, a new stage from which to shine.
If you’ve been feeling restless… If you are struggling to find your new purpose in this new place…