The life of a Third Culture Kid therapist
76 My cat passed away. And so much remains
Trigger warning: pet loss This last week has been full of grief, transition, joy and (as always with me) reflections on how my story informs how I'm experiencing this current chapter of life.
75 A Christmas Walk and Talk
Let's take a few minutes together - join me on my winter walk and let's talk about how you are doing, what Christmas can bring up for TCKs and how even a walk can bring up self-consciousness!
74 A walk towards belonging
How do you know you belong? Walking through our landscapes can become one way towards a deliberate intent to belong, as Rachel explores here.
73 A conversation with Tanya Crossman - the TCK ACEs research
One of my favourite people to talk "TCK" with is Tanya - she is so knowledgeable and generous with her insights. In this conversation we are talking through observations arising from the recent research she conducted with Lauren Wells around TCKs and ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences). ACE scores have so much to indicate around future physical and mental health outcomes for TCKs through their adult lives, so it's an important study for all of us who are TCKs or who are working with TCKs. And it was so good to connect over our mutual care for this wonderful community.
72 A language app and the hope it brings
I discovered a new language app this week - and it's a bittersweet revelation...
71 Ambassadors of our Stories
The stories we tell - how do we act as ambassadors of our countries, and our Selves?
70 Money as Identity
Our beliefs and values around finances is a great indicator of identity - how we spend our money tells us about our priorities and preferences. Walk with Rachel through your own financial story in this episode.
69 My Home Story
Sharing some of my own story in this episode - how moving into my current home has invited a whole new challenge around expressing self in this space!
68 Comfort or Stuckness
Do you know what your comfort zone is? Third Culture Kid comfort zones can look very different from other people's... and what about if you have never had one at all? Rachel ponders all this, and also how we distinguish comfort from something a lot of us dread... stuckness.