Ep #4 | My Re-Entry After Abroad Story & Why I Started SPS

Hey Re-entry Relaunchers! Here’s Episode 4 of the Re-Entry Relaunch Podcast. Each week I share quick tips and insightful interviews to inspire you as you find your next global adventure after being abroad.

Today I’m sharing my re-entry story, to give you some insight into why I started SPS. In this 6-minute episode, I share:

  • What scared me about going home after being abroad
  • The one thing I couldn’t stop thinking about after returning “home”
  • Why I initially thought I was winning at re-entry
  • What I got wrong about re-entry
  • How unresolved re-entry affected my relationships, career decisions, and general happiness
  • Why my #1 coping strategy stopped working
  • The questions I started asking myself
  • How I made peace with re-entry and why I no longer dread it
  • Why I started SPS

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About the Author: Cate Brubaker

Cate Brubaker, PhD is the author of the Re-Entry Roadmap creative workbook and founder of SmallPlanetStudio.com. A former expat and current part-time nomad, Cate has worked in international education for 20 years.