Are you feeling lonely and missing your tribe? Esmée Chengapen starts a support group for expats in Luxembourg this week. This might be exactly what you need to make the days a bit brighter.
CSL is delighted to introduce the fresh, young and dynamic writer, Juliet Gartside. We are grateful to have Juliet join our team with her first article giving us the crucial details about a service that offers anonymous help when you need to work through a low point and talk to someone in order to feel a little less alone. Share this article with everyone you know. Use Juliet’s words to make a difference to someone who might be struggling.
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.
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.
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.
Our brilliant expat counsellor on overcoming the challenges of the expat cycle.
A serious topic that is not much talked about. But there is help available if your child self-harms.
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.
February – the month of love… and heartbreak. What to do when your child has a break-up? Lynn Frank of Passage examines the issue.
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.
What you need to read this January: Lynn Frank’s words of wisdom on coping with the blues: