Season 4, Episode 5. Expat & life coach Julia inspired me with her blog post, "How to feel at home while you're abroad." Although "home" can seem like it's something that just exists, separate from us, home is actually a feeling created actively by an individual.
Julia and I map out various strategies that have worked for us to make us feel at home, no matter where we are in the world. We cover creating friendships, building routines, and even decorating your own apartment or house to make it feel more like your own.
One thing we forgot to mention: pets! Especially as we're all spending more time in our own four walls amidst a global pandemic, having a pet to keep you company can make a huge difference. It's no wonder so many expats bring their pets with them when moving abroad!
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Read her blog post mentioned in the episode, "How to feel at home while you're abroad"
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