The Stages of Cultural Adjustment – Part 1 of 3

Article published on EASY MILANO – August 1, 2016 When thinking about and planning to move to a new country, the number of logistical preparations to take care of can seem endless.  Especially if you are moving not just by yourself, but with a partner and children in tow.  Sorting out housing, schools, cars, documents […]

Intercultural Relationships – Sometimes It Doesn’t Work Out

You fell madly in love with an Italian man, someone who wasn’t like anyone else you had ever met.  You quickly realized you could see yourself with this person in a permanent way.  You decided you were willing – happy – to leave your own life behind and move across the world to be with […]

Anxiety and The Ex-pat

What is anxiety? The word has become so common in today’s lexicon, and more people than ever before suffer from and seek treatment for anxiety, making it one of the most prevalent mental health issues of our time. For example, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders are the most common mental […]