10 Ways to Beat the Expat Blues. Yes, They are Real.

Wait, how can someone have the blues when they get the opportunity to live abroad? That seems a little absurd, right? It turns out that many people are on an emotional rollercoaster within the first two weeks of living in a new country.  The good things is there is a lot of support out there […]

Words from Lao Tzu on Taming the Ego

True Words are not necessarily beautiful. Beautiful words are not necessarily truthful. One who is achieved does not argue, and one who argues is not achieved. One who knows the deepest truth does not need segmented information. One who knows vast amounts of information may not know the truth. One of deep virtue is not […]

Your Basic Guide to Traditional Chinese Medicine

•No, you do not have to use needles •Yes, it does work. It has been proven to help reduce pain and symptoms of auto immune diseases, as well as utilized in cancer therapy and various other mental health problems. •It is not to replace emergency medical care. So if you get into a car accident, […]

Tai Chi – Scientific Studies to Inspire Your A$$ to Move Slowly

  Tai Chi versus brisk walking in elderly women Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA http://ageing.oxfordjournals.org/content/35/4/388.long Outcomes:  A short style of Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) was found to be an effective way to improve many fitness measures in elderly women over a 3-month period. TCC was also found to be significantly better than brisk walking […]

Let’s Talk About It – Domestic Violence

  Domestic Violence in a family has a major influence on a persons life. It is never good to experience and most of us who have parents who have been through it, have a lot of work to go through. It is also most difficult to understand why and how it happens because it seems […]

Women in El Salvador are Punished for Having Miscarriages

These are only some of the people seeking refuge in other countries. Threats of being imprisoned for half of your life doesn’t exactly make you feel like you live in the best place in the world, doesn’t  make you feel free, or even human for that matter. This is just one of the reasons why […]

An American Moves to Luxembourg

I have been in Luxembourg for about 4 weeks now. It is said that every girl must  experience living abroad at least once in her life, and now, here I am. Why  Luxembourg? I will explain another time. For now, here are a few things that I have learned since arriving: •A lot of people think […]