We all know that being bilingual makes things easier – communicating abroad or watching a movie without subtitles – but there are other advantages to being able to speak more than one language especially when it comes to your health. While recent research found that bilingualism could delay the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, a new study […]
Kuwait is in the process of passing a bill which if approved will mean that expatriates living in the country no longer have access to the public health care services. The idea behind this is to lessen the strain on the governmental budget in light of the drop in international oil prices. Nearly 3 million […]
Living and working abroad presents a whole host of opportunities, but what is often forgotten or overlooked are the challenges you will inevitably face. We all know that stress, relationship problems and mental health issues are difficult to deal with and can affect work performance. An expat not only has these issues to deal with […]
With Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve around the corner, we’re in the midst of the holiday season. The holiday season equals family dinners and holiday parties and if you’re really lucky, a few champagne toasts to your good health. If the upcoming festivities hasn’t made you giddy enough, let me draw your attention to a […]
When the clocks go back an hour, the days immediately seem darker and shorter. For most of us it’s hard to get up in the morning when it’s windy, rainy and dark outside. We all know that feeling of wanting to stay in bed with Netflix or a good book. While it’s common that most […]
It’s getting colder outside, jumpers, winter coats and scarfs have been pulled out of the closet and the sounds of constant sniffling and coughing can be heard wherever you go. It’s that time of the year again when the common cold reigns and nobody seems to be able to escape its mighty grip. I thought […]
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