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Restlessness, Rootlessness, and Resilience in Expat Life

Restlessness, Rootlessness, and Resilience in Expat Life

Restlessness, Rootlessness and Resilience in Expat Life The following is a brief commentary written by Leigh Matthews, Australian Psychologist and Founder of Therapy in Barcelona,  in response to the story “Restlessness, Rootlessness and Resilience” by Morag Makey in the wonderful and enlightening collection of expat women stories “#Living The

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Tools for Making the Most of Expat Life in Barcelona: Part I

Tools for Making the Most of Expat Life in Barcelona: Part I
Tools for Making the Most of Expat Life in Barcelona: Part I By Leigh Matthews You arrive in this marvellous city where the mediterranean sea meets modernista architecture and palm trees line gothic lanes. Hola Barcelona! The first phase of culture shock in Barcelona begins. The honeymoon.Read more

Expat Life in Barcelona

Expat Life in Barcelona

“It is a bitter-sweet thing, knowing two cultures. Once you leave your birthplace nothing is ever the same.” ― Sarah Turnbull, Almost French Living in Barcelona offers so many opportunities, but also offers many challenges. Isolation. Seasons of grief and loss. Feelings of anxiety or depression. Homesickness. Frustration and stress. 

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