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Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joint family in America we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

A Comprehensive Guide For Expats: Navigating Loneliness Abroad

Working your dream job in another country is an incredible lifetime achievement. However, behind the wonderful experience of living in a foreign land, there’s a challenge that many people don’t talk about often. Living for an extended period in an unfamiliar place leads to loneliness. If mishandled, the isolation could affect an expat’s well-being, leading…

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International Health Insurance

Which Are The Best International Health Insurance Providers

Identifying which international health insurance provider will give the right options for you and any family is essential when moving abroad.  There are some excellent options from which to choose and many are very affordable, especially when compared to options in the US. But which international health insurance companies are the best fit for you?…

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health insurance

Health Insurance For British Citizens Living Abroad

  It is estimated that as many as one in ten British-born people live outside the UK and around 400,000 people a year have emigrated from Britain for the past ten years.  Whatever the reason for moving abroad access to healthcare and health insurance is a priority.       This article was written for…

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Expat Health Insurance In The US

Expat Health Insurance In The US

  Moving to the US to live or work is an exciting time and also can be full of challenges.  Expat health insurance in the US is a major consideration as it can be expensive and is vital to provide security to you and your family.  International Citizens Insurance, global insurance consultants, set out how…

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January blues

6 Tips For Expats Looking To Ward Off The January Blues

Blue Monday was a term coined by psychologist Dr Cliff Arnal in 2004.  He worked out a formula to show how the third Monday in January is the most depressing day of the year. It takes into account factors including the average time for New Year’s resolutions to fail, the bad weather, debt, the time since…

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Mental Health

Young Expats Struggling The Most With Mental Health – Is Social Media The Cause?

Research by AXA has revealed that as many as two in five (41%) young expats aged 18-24 are negatively impacted mentally by social media and tech addiction. AXA – Global Healthcare has reviewed the Mind Health Index, looking at how young expats are affected by social media. The research found that those who report a negative…

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How To Handle A Prescription Medication Misdiagnosis

Discovering that you have been misdiagnosed and prescribed the wrong medication can be a distressing and challenging situation. Misdiagnoses are unfortunate but not uncommon in the realm of healthcare, and addressing this issue promptly is crucial to safeguard your health and well-being. In situations like these, consulting with healthcare professionals who can provide accurate and…

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expats at higher risk of substance abuse

What Makes Expats At Higher Risk Of Substance Abuse?

Nowadays, many people choose to go expat for better job prospects. This is not at all surprising since many countries might offer a better quality of living than your home country. But regardless of all the benefits, there are also some downsides. All the changes that come with relocating abroad can cause a lot of…

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Accessing Healthcare When You Retire Abroad

Retiring abroad is a major decision and one of the key issues if we are to get the best out of life in retirement wherever we are is access to good quality healthcare.  The accessibility of healthcare should be one of the key factors in the decision on where to retire. There can be a…

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coping with expat depression

7 Tips for Coping With Expat Depression

  It is widespread for expats to lack the proper mental health care coverage abroad. Some locations even lack access to mental health professionals and institutions for everyone, not just expats. And even if you end up in a place where counseling is available, like a school in case you are studying abroad, it’s most likely only going…

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