Dec. 29, 2022
Shortly after moving to Berlin, Marlene faced a series of serious challenges: housing insecurity, job insecurity, visa insecurity, health and mental issues, relationship difficulties, and financial problems.
Nov. 10, 2022
Keltie Maguire is a Clarity Coach who moved from Canada to Germany several years ago. We talk about the sticky subject of home: how to define it, how to create it, and how to make a place feel more like it.
Dec. 16, 2021
Grief isn't something reserved for tragedy and death. Grief has a much wider spectrum, and people living abroad have some unique challenges with some of its forms.
Nov. 18, 2021
Most German public health insurances cover mental health therapy. It's a wonderful thing, but like all things in Germany, there is a lot of paperwork and bureaucracy required to find a therapist, get the therapy approved, an…
June 24, 2021
This season finale, we're marking the occasion by diving into a touchy topic: I collected your stories of times German people of authority have made you cry.
June 3, 2021
Psychologist Gabriela Encina talks about the unique effects life in Coronavirus Pandemic era has had on expats, like family separation, social isolation, and a harsh interruption to their integration process.
April 29, 2021
Anna works as an expat coach specializing in TCKs and CCKs. She gives us a crash course on what they are, followed by a deep discussion of how to best prepare for a move abroad as a family.
April 8, 2021
It's not easy being a mom. It's not easy living abroad. When you combine both things, things can get really, really tricky.
Jan. 14, 2021
An American in Germany struggling to process current events from afar sits down with Tara, an Iranian in Germany who has had a couple years' head start on processing unrest back home from far away.
July 23, 2020
Germany was supposed to be a temporary stop on a longer journey of living abroad for Natalie, from the UK, and her husband Conrad, from Germany. Then, months before their wedding, Natalie got diagnosed with cancer.
April 9, 2020
Katie Rössler is an expat couple's counselor. Working with couples in person and online, Katie helps her clients navigate the tricky waters of miscommunications, conflicting expectations, and more.
Nov. 21, 2019
Gabriela talks us through some of the tips that have helped her and her clients as they navigate expat loneliness and strive to feel more connected in their new home country.
Nov. 7, 2019
This week, we're diving into the nitty gritty of imposter syndrome, or the deep feeling and/or fear of being a fraud. MAN does expat life intensify the experience of imposter syndrome!
June 27, 2019
Although she's always struggled with anxiety, Gyo has found ways to continue challenging herself as she adjusts to the new culture.
April 25, 2019
This week's guest is fresh out of a challenging phase in expat life, and she sits down to chat about what it felt like, what pressures got to her, and what helped her keep going.