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Columnists > Sally Hilton
Posted by: SallyH on Tuesday December 20, 2016 (01:37:36) (1094 Reads)
Homesickness is a very common experience for expats in general, but more so during the festive period. For many of us, this time of year tends to revolve around family and friends, and is grounded in tradition and local customs. When we are abroad, and especially if we are in a location that doesn’t celebrate the season in quite the same way we are accustomed to, the feelings of missing home can escalate. more ...
Posted by: SallyH on Wednesday November 16, 2016 (23:36:01) (6440 Reads)
Research shows loneliness is on the rise in general, but for expats we can find ourselves struggling with loneliness more than most. Loneliness is not the same as being alone (although it can be). Loneliness is what happens when we don’t get as much satisfying social contact as we want. more ...