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Homesick or Heresick: Dealing with Being Away

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.

New beginnings and strong endings

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.

Back to School – Stress or Excitement ?

Going back to school after the long summer break can be a stressful time for parents and children. Lynn Frank from Passage shares some useful tips on how to make the transition easier.

And then it’s time to move on again: the expat cycle

Our brilliant expat counsellor on overcoming the challenges of the expat cycle.

KJT: Children who Self-harm

A serious topic that is not much talked about. But there is help available if your child self-harms.

Trailblazing spouses

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.

Helping your child through a relationship ‘break up’

February - the month of love... and heartbreak. What to do when your child has a break-up? Lynn Frank of Passage examines the issue.

For better or worse: Love in a foreign land

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.

January Blues

What you need to read this January: Lynn Frank's words of wisdom on coping with the blues:

Tips to help you enjoy Luxembourg during winter

Forget SAD-lamps, excessive vitamin D intake or mindless exercise - this is the City Savvy guide to coping with, and possibly even enjoying, Luxembourg's long dark seasons.

Expats and Mental Health: Why Identities Change 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.

Looking back to move forward: 2017

Joanna Gilbride-West encourages you to use the start of a new year as an opportunity to reflect on the one passing.

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