Homesickness: not always so much about missing the home we chose to leave, but about feeling temporarily exhausted by being an incomer in a new home that we have not yet made our own. Lysanne Sizoo is here to help.
September is traditionally a time of new arrivals in the international community. Our mental health expert Lysanne Sizoo looks at the relationship between good endings and new beginnings.
Visiting family back home can be heaven or hell. Lysanne Sizoo, looks at the feelings of guilt – both healthy and unhealthy – that follow from parental expectations and our own life choices.
Our brilliant expat counsellor on overcoming the challenges of the expat cycle.
If ever there was a description less befitting the hard work of a partner accompanying their loved one on a foreign adventure it has to be the ‘trailing spouse’. City Savvy’s mental health expert Lysanne Sizoo explores the stereotypes and the reality.
Lysanne Sizoo, psychotherapist UKCP reg., considers the issues faced by expats when either one or both halves of a couple are in a foreign country. Part 1: At home or abroad.
This week City Savvy’s mental health expert Lysanne Sizoo discusses how our sense of identity is challenged when we move to another country… and how we can use it to our advantage.
In this article Lysanne Sizoo looks at the pain of international (ex-) partners torn between…
Contrary to popular belief research shows that returning home can actually be harder than leaving. Lysanne Sizoo on the unforeseen difficulties of saying Äddi to Luxembourg.
Lysanne Sizoo tackles the thorny issue of in-laws in all its complexity.
Lysanne Sizoo on the ways that internationals connect with each other and how they can keep their friendships happy and healthy.
Barack Obama, Christiane Amanpour and Reese Witherspoon, all so-called ‘Third Culture Kids’, have done very well for themselves. With good and aware parenting, our youngsters can get the very best from the experience of being raised in a country that is not their parents’ own.