How I Travel with Depression and Anxiety (and how you can too)

Note from Cate: Something every returnee wants is to be their authentic selves after returning home. For some, that means being open and honest about depression and anxiety, and how mental illness can make travel, living abroad, and re-entry more challenging. As Amanda illustrates in today’s guest post, neither has to stop you – or … Read more

Re-entry After 30 Years Abroad

Note from Cate: I’ve had returnees ask me if re-entry HAS to be hard. As Jonathan’s story shows, it doesn’t! I like to highlight lots of different re-entry experiences because so many factors influence each returnees’ journey. In this article, Jonathan shares his experience returning to England after living abroad for 30 years, how his … Read more

An Activity To Help Returnees Bloom

Note from Cate: Today’s post is from Bayta, one of our Re-entry Roadmap Facebook group admins! (If you’re not part of our free Facebook group yet, come over and join us.) Bayta has not only gone through re-entry herself, she helps others navigate the ups and downs of returning “home.” In this article, Bayta shares … Read more

Arriving Well is FREE today & tomorrow!

Hey everyone! As many of us gear up to go offline to celebrate holidays this month, I’ve got some great news…

Arriving Well: Stories about identity, belonging, and rediscovering home after living abroad is FREE today and tomorrow (Dec 12 & 13)!

New Travel Journal & Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale

This post contains affiliate links, meaning, if you click through and make a purchase or sign up for a program, I may earn small commission. This is at no additional cost to you. Hey everyone! BIG NEWS!!! The two new projects I recently mentioned are now live and ready for Black Friday/Cyber Monday! Get these amazing … Read more

We’re Meeting to Share Re-entry Programming Ideas – Join Us!

Get your calendar out! Next Wednesday (October 24) at 12pm EST I’m going share some ideas for improving your study abroad re-entry programming. I’ve invited two study abroad professionals, Ali and Alida, to share their ideas, too! We’re going to talk about 1) how you can reach more students in re-entry (something most everyone finds … Read more

Missed my #NAFSA18 Poster Session about Re-entry After Study Abroad?

I presented a poster about re-entry after study abroad at last month’s NAFSA international education conference in Philadelphia and had such a great time! Not only the poster session but meeting people in person who’ve I’ve only known online, hanging out with former and current Re-entry Roadmap Mastermind participants, and meeting lots of new people. … Read more

Help for “Leaving Season” and Re-entry (Repatriation)

Leaving season is quickly approaching! Re-entry after living abroad is HARD and my mission is to help returnees navigate the re-entry transition with confidence, connection, inspiration, and ease. Here’s what I’ve got for you: How prepared are you to thrive in re-entry? Take this quiz to find out! Feel like re-entry has dampened that spark … Read more