Posts tagged how to live well abroad
4 Tips to Stay Productive and Time Manage like a Boss

Each time our phones buzz, beep or make a sound, we get a tiny, but noticeable shot of dopamine that makes us feel excited and hype. This feeling is addictive: who doesn’t like opening their social media platform only to find a slew of shares, comments, and likes? Here's how to tune out the world and make the most of your time! 

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Slow Living in Spain: 4 Things I've Learned

There I was walking barefoot along the beautiful coast of Bolonia, enjoying  an empty beach with views of Africa in the distance, and all I could think about was the fact that I hadn’t gone on my run for the day. When I expressed this regret to my Spanish boyfriend, he reminded me, once again, that the purpose of a vacation is not to be productive, and to be present is essential.

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5 Things I’ve learned about the U.S. since I’ve left the U.S.

I’ve learned a great deal since I made the decision to move abroad. I’ve learned that Google maps is no match for cities older than the U.S. I’ve learned that the ten years I spent navigating the NYC subway system equipped me with the ability to decipher virtually any subway system in the world; and most recently, during a meal in Portugal that left me nothing short of breathless, I learned that Anthony Bourdain is always right.

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24 Small Things You Can do Today That Will Have a Big Effect on Your Mood

Life happens. This we know. At times it seems like we're simply trying to keep our heads above water with the doggy paddle we semi-learned as children. We fall into routines, habits, and cycles that in the larger scheme of things may not be the best. When we start living life on auto-pilot, and push spontaneity, wonder and creativity to the backseat we run the risk of falling into a dark, monotonous, and boring hole. If you've been feeling a bit "blah" lately, this article is for you. 

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How to Practice Minimalism While Living Abroad

We currently live in a society where we are bombarded with the desire to constantly buy more, have more and consume more. Being surrounded with endless options every day, often comes with a desire to have it all. Embracing and practicing minimalism helps us to feel happier, healthier and more grateful for what we do have. It’s time to break down some simple ways to start incorporating minimalism into your everyday life.

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