Posts in Thrive
What Does it Mean to LIve Authentically? Moving Abroad after Divorce

Life happens, and unfortunately divorce happens too. While some people allow this to totally destroy their worlds, others take it as a chance to dig deeper, and find the most authentic version of themselves. What does living authentically mean for Rebecca? Here’s what she has to say about bouncinb back, and moving on after divorce.

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Why Retreats Are Important: What I learned from my First International Retreat

Have you ever been curious about taking a retreat? What about embarking on an international retreat for the first time? Taking a retreat is an amazing opportunity to meet new people, reflect on your journey and see a new place. Aisha shares her experience on why retreats are important and what she learned from her first international retreat with LMDES.

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Starting Over in a New Country in your 30's, Interview with two-time expat Christina

Christina moved to Spain in 2015 after leaving a successful career in the (corporate) fashion industry. She was in her 30’s, which again shows there’s no specific age to move abroad. She spent 2 years here, then decided to return home. Now she’s back. She’s starting over in a new country. (Again!) What made her leave? And why in the world did she come back?

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Remote Work in Spain, Exclusive Interview with Business Analyst Christine

“Go slow! You’ll get farther, faster, healthier and happier!” Ever wonder what it’s like working remotely in Spain? Want to try remote work? Meet Christine, a business analyst from Atlanta and based in Barcelona! Hear all she has to say about working remotely in Spain!

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Black in Spain: Beauty Standards and Exoticisms

As a black person living in a country like Spain where the population is largely homogenous – at least in outward appearance – it’s not an uncommon occurrence to find out that you’ve instantly become a walking museum exhibit. For many, you’re one of the few chances they have to get an up-close look – or touch – of this rarely-seen specimen that is a black person. Does that mean it’s ok for someone to breach your personal space for a rub of your skin or a grab at your hair? No. But it does help explain why it’s happening. 

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