September 2021

How to use meditation when moving abroad. 🧘

5 steps to using meditation to relax when moving abroad. In 2006 we were back in Tokyo for a short period. How quick was that move?!  ….only for a school year, YES, just over nine months living in Tokyo. Having two toddlers and my husband working until almost midnight created daily stress affecting my life.  […]

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Amsterdam experience. Third Culture Kids and my sons 🚸

How to surround Third Culture Kid with other children to feel a sense of community? Time flies! And in less than two years, in 2003, we were heading towards Amsterdam! With two sons, no job for me, but a lovely area to live in, we arrived in The Netherlands. What made the difference for us in Amsterdam? Ultimately,

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Moving mama abroad. THIRD TIME IS A CHARM🍀

Moving mama abroad. Three ways to take advantage of your time after having a baby abroad. Filled with energy In 2001 we moved to Frankfurt from Brussels. What was the best experience in Frankfurt…? Our second boy was born! Yay!. Baby Daigo arrived. Another challenge… hahaha having a baby in a country neither you nor

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Working mama abroad. GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE WORK. 👩‍💻

Three clear benefits to work while abroad: connections, professional fulfillment & personal balance. After having lived in Japan for two years, we moved to Europe. This time, Belgium. Belgian life was so easy, so fulfilling, and Belgian people are so sweet and welcoming.  Feeling supported and having connections gave me confidence and motivation to get

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Tokyo Life. A BIG SHOCK IN THE BIG WORLD 🗺️

How to adjust when just married and just moved to a Tokyo Life. After marrying Toru in 1997, we moved to Tokyo. I arrived at the new apartment in Meguro very excited and willing to start my married life. Although I was never married before, Toru was his second time, so I relied a lot

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