Becoming sick or injured while traveling or living internationally can be an upsetting experience. Here are a few tips to help you prepare before traveling.
With thumb and forefinger she wipes the tears welling up in her eyes. . .
There are many "Movers and Shakers," and not just those who harvest olives. . .
I talk and teach a lot about “trauma-informed care.” Trauma-informed care basically means care (provided by anyone) informed by the knowledge of the science of what trauma does to the brain and body as well as the nuances of what this might look like emotionally and socially. This approach shifts away from the question of “What’s wrong with this person?” to a ...
I’ve found myself in a new season of life. One characterized by wings, wrestling, tears, and blessing.
Culture affects everything. I know this, but even after living in three countries besides my passport country, I am caught by surprise at what culture impacts. For example, recently I was reminded that the concept of corners is cultural.
What is something new you’d like to try this year? Visiting a new country? Starting a new hobby? Joining a new group? Starting a new relationship? Learning a new skill? Stepping into a new career? Or stepping into your current career in new ways?
I have just recently started to feel like I’m catching a glimpse of the “other side” of my loneliness after six long months here in my native-born country. My heart has been aching with loneliness: "New Situation," "I'm Different," "No Friends."
Traveling can be a fun and exciting experience, but nothing will ruin a trip faster than getting sick. Here are a few tips to help you remain healthy while traveling.
Gift-giving is a custom many cultures have in common. Giving is a universal language that communicates love, grace, and gratitude. Whether you are the one giving or receiving, gift-giving invites into vulnerability and humility, into openness and acceptance of what you have to offer and what others have to offer you.