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Christopher O’Shaughnessy, Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-Between

Christopher O’Shaughnessy, Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-Between

    Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-Between  Everyone’s got a story to tell. If your story involves growing up among different cultures – either moving between them or having them move around you – then read this book. Growing up and transitioning cross-culturally can present unexpected challenges and bestow surprising skills. This is a book of adventures that helped me identify some of those challenges and realize some of those skills. Hopefully it can help you too – which is important because you’ve got more to contribute to the world than you realize. WEBSITE:...

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[New release] Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures In-Between…

[New release] Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures In-Between…

NEW BOOK FOCUSES ON VALUABLE ROLE TCK AND CCK TEENS PLAY IN AN INCREASINGLY GLOBAL SOCIETY The world is moving closer and closer to the TCK and CCK experience, says international speaker Chris O’Shaughnessy. “TCKs and CCKs are like previews of coming attractions! They’re uniquely placed to play a very powerful role in shaping society on a global level.” In this, his debut book, O’Shaughnessy covers themes of transition, identity, cross-cultural communication, conflict resolution, and turning life’s challenges into strengths. ARRIVALS, DEPARTURES AND THE ADVENTURES IN-BETWEEN by Christopher...

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Latest release! Psychologist believes schools can play a key role in helping TCKs flourish

Latest release! Psychologist believes schools can play a key role in helping TCKs flourish

Moving – house, schools, countries – is one of life’s greatest challenges. An analysis of more than 800 meta-studies in education by Professor John Hattie of the University of Melbourne (the largest such analysis in educational research history) shows that moving harms learning outcomes. A highly mobile lifestyle also challenges the parents and teachers who are tasked with caring for their cross-cultural charges. But parents and school staff can only do so if they adequately support themselves in the process. Safe Passage, by child psychologist Douglas W. Ota, offers hope and a three-part...

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Douglas W. Ota, Safe Passage

Douglas W. Ota, Safe Passage

Safe Passage, by Douglas W. Ota Safe Passage: How mobility affects people & what international schools should do about it Moving is one of life’s greatest challenges. The largest study in educational research history demonstrates that moving harms learning. But moving not only challenges students. The experience of lost identity extends across the lifespan, also affecting parents and school staff. Firmly grounded in psychological theory and cutting-edge neuroscience, Safe Passage maps the challenges and charts a course for individuals, schools, and accrediting bodies to navigate them....

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[expat resource] The best expat blogs from Spain

[expat resource] The best expat blogs from Spain

InsidersAbroad.com, a quarterly e-zine dedicated to English-speaking expats in Spain, France and Italy, recently shared their favourite blogs by expats in Spain. Included on the list are two authors featured here on Expat Bookshop: Matthew Hirtes, Going Local in Gran Canaria and Simon Harris, Going Native in Catalonia. If you enjoy reading blogs that reflect on (expat) life in Spain, take a look at InsidersAbroad.com’s favourites here – and find the follow-up list here. Another of our favourites is Nick Snelling, the founder of www.culturespain.com and author of numerous Spain-based...

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[book FAQs] The making of Pixie the donkey

[book FAQs] The making of Pixie the donkey

Emmanuelle Payot Karpathakis has written two charming storybooks to help young children deal with relocating, whether nationally or internationally. In Pixie’s New Home and Pixie’s Holidays, Pixie the donkey is the central character who tries to understand the emotions that come about during the family’s move. At Expat Bookshop, we’re always curious to step  inside an author’s head. For example: Why did this relocation coach decided to write stories for young kids? And why a donkey? What was Emmanuelle’s favourite childhood character? So we were thrilled...

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Christopher O’Shaughnessy, Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-Between

Christopher O’Shaughnessy, Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-Between

    Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-Between  Everyone’s got a story to tell. If your story involves growing up among different cultures...

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Douglas W. Ota, Safe Passage

Douglas W. Ota, Safe Passage

Safe Passage, by Douglas W. Ota Safe Passage: How mobility affects people & what international...

 
 
Robin Pascoe, A Broad Abroad

Robin Pascoe, A Broad Abroad

  Broad Abroad: The Expat Wife’s Guide to Successful Living Abroad Comforting and irreverent,...

 
 
Robin Pascoe, A Moveable Marriage

Robin Pascoe, A Moveable Marriage

  A Moveable Marriage: Relocate Your Relationship without Breaking It Canadian journalist Robin...

 
 
Robin Pascoe, Homeward Bound

Robin Pascoe, Homeward Bound

  Homeward Bound: A Spouse’s Guide to Repatriation Like the move overseas, the move home...

 
 
Paul Allen, Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Paul Allen, Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Moving to a new country is certainly not as hard as it may seem, but it does take a concrete...

 
 
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[book review] Specialist in expat counselling chats about emotional resilience

[book review] Specialist in expat counselling chats about emotional resilience

Vivian Chiona, psychologist and founder of online counselling services Expat Nest, recently picked up a copy of Linda A Janssen’s The Emotionally Resilient...

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“The Emotionally Resilient Expat” reminds expat author to choose to be optimistic

“The Emotionally Resilient Expat” reminds expat author to choose to be optimistic

It’s always interesting from both a professional and personal perspective for one expat author...

 
 
Author Lindsay de Feliz on being courted by a Dominican… and other things

Author Lindsay de Feliz on being courted by a Dominican… and other things

In an article on The Displaced Nation, Lindsay de Feliz’s Dominican Republic based memoir What About...

 
 
Reviews of some of the latest expat books…

Reviews of some of the latest expat books…

Blogger Dounia Bertuccelli recently reviewed The Stress-Free Guide to Studying In The States: A Step-by-Step...

 
 
Five of the best expat books about “the global family”

Five of the best expat books about “the global family”

The latest version (March/April) of Global Living Magazine – “a luxury lifestyle magazine for...

 
 
“A truly remarkable character, and it’s only right that her story is told”

“A truly remarkable character, and it’s only right that her story is told”

Read the full review of Passage to Persia on ExpatArrivals.com here.This is what writer Kim Ciftci...

 
 
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Christopher O’Shaughnessy, Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-Between

“Arrivals, Departures, and the Adventures In-Between” (Summertime Publishing 2014) is a book of adventures that helped Chris O’Shaughnessy identify some of challenges and realize some of the skills of being a TCK .

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[New release] Arrivals, Departures and the Adventures In-Between…

NEW BOOK FOCUSES ON VALUABLE ROLE TCK AND CCK TEENS PLAY IN AN INCREASINGLY GLOBAL SOCIETY The world is moving closer and closer to the TCK and CCK experience, says international speaker Chris O’Shaughnessy. “TCKs and CCKs are like previews of coming attractions! They’re uniquely placed to play a very powerful role in shaping society on […]

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Latest release! Psychologist believes schools can play a key role in helping TCKs flourish

Moving – house, schools, countries – is one of life’s greatest challenges. “Safe Passage”, by child psychologist Douglas W. Ota, offers hope and a three-part remedy to international organizations and their students.

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Douglas W. Ota, Safe Passage

“Safe Passage: How mobility affects people & what international schools should do about it”, by Douglas W. Ota, helps international schools better navigate the challenges faced by their students.

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[expat resource] The best expat blogs from Spain

Insiders Abroad shares their favourite blogs by expats in Spain. Included on the list are Matthew Hirtes (Going Local in Gran Canaria) and Simon Harris (Going Native in Catalonia).

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[book FAQs] The making of Pixie the donkey

Emmanuelle Payot Karpathakis, relocation coach and author of “Pixie’s New Home” and “Pixie’s Holidays” (Summertime Publishing) answers some FAQs.

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[book review] Specialist in expat counselling chats about emotional resilience

Vivian Chiona, psychologist and founder of online counselling services Expat Nest, reviews “The Emotionally Resilient Expat: Engage, Adapt and Thrive Across Cultures” (Summertime Publishing (2013) by Linda A Janssen.

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Robin Pascoe, A Broad Abroad

Comforting and irreverent, encouraging and practical, Robin Pascoe’s “A Broad Abroad” (Expatriate Press Limited, 2009) is an honest account of the challenges of following a partner’s career overseas.

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Robin Pascoe, A Moveable Marriage

“A Moveable Marriage: Relocate Your Relationship without Breaking It” (Expatriate Press Limited, 2003) by Robin Pascoe looks at modern-day marriage when it hits the road.

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Robin Pascoe, Homeward Bound

“Homeward Bound: A Spouse’s Guide to Repatriation” (Expatriate Press Limited, 2000) by Robin Pascoe helps spouses and their families create new, meaningful lives when they repatriate.

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