Posts in Thriving
Understanding Cultural Norms while Abroad

Are you having trouble understanding culture norms while traveling or living abroad? Today we are diving into our top tips for how to have more insight into situations that happen as you visit different places around the world.

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Making Mistakes, but Just Wanting to Move on

One of the most frustration aspects of practicing a non-native language is how your mistakes can often be honed in on while your point is overlooked. In terms of having successful communication, I believe it’s often best to recognize mistakes but also move on.

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Life with Visitors is Different

Try as I may, I simply can’t live out my ‘normal life’ when I have visitors! It’s not an inherently bad thing, but certainly something we all need to recognize and come to terms with in our own ways. Thus, I’m sharing some personal insights on the topic.

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Coming to Terms with "No Pasa Nada"

When I first arrived in Spain I was enamored with their laid-back “no pasa nada” attitude but as time has gone on it’s become more difficult to embrace. Today I’m fessing up to the ways in which I’ll never “be no pasa nada” and why.

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