Mental Health Spring Cleaning

Just as our physical surroundings can become cluttered with junk and dust, our minds can accumulate stress, negativity, and mental clutter over time. But fear not—mental house cleaning is here to save the day!

It’s International Happiness Day

Culture offers frameworks for giving meaning and purpose of life. What is the relationship between culture and happiness? What influences it?

A Towline for the Trailing Spouse

When managers are sent on an expat assignment, support is given to them, but what about the trailing spouse? A happy home means a happy worker.

The Currency of Interpretation

Is smiling universal? How do we judge others who do not act like we do? There are two sides to every interpretation.

Happy New Year! Enter the Dragon 2024

What do Bruce Lee, Martin Luther King and John Lennon have in common? They were all born in the year of the Dragon. 2024 is the year of the Dragon.

It’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day

National Girls and Women in Sports Day honours the influence that sports and athletics have on the lives of women. Kathrin Switzer broke the barrier to an all male race by competing in the Boston marathon in 1967. She paved the way for many girls and women.

Food meets culture

What we eat, how we eat and when we eat is deeply rooted in our cultural traditions. Here are some key aspects of the relationship between food and culture because you can't have one without the other.

One size fits all

Sometimes, we don't realize that we are encountering a cultural difference and apply the same size fits all approach. Read on to find out why a CV in German is not the same as a CV in English.

Welcome to my new blog

Here is where you will get all the insights on how to be a savvy intercultural communicator. It is a minute worth your time.