A large part of Identity is tied up with ‘belonging’. I often hear people talk about feeling comfortable where they ‘fit in’, they mention places where they ‘belong’ or ‘feel at home’. So how do you know where you belong?
You might think identity is something that comes from within, but copying and assumption have a huge influence in how we see ourselves.
Describing an encounter with depression during her family’s expatriation to Houston, USA, Laura J Stephens’ memoir will strike a chord with displaced souls everywhere.
Ever since my imagination was captured by a children’s western running on Irish TV in the early eighties, I wanted to be a cowboy…
Approaching the three-year mark of our Canadian posting this expat’s reached an impasse…
It’s a big confusing world out there and belonging means someone’s got your back. But what happens when you try to join a group that’s not your own?
When you move to a new country the heady exhilaration of discovery is addictive. Your senses are sharper, you’re fully alive – you’re a nomadic ninja, travelling the world, living on your wits!