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A pit in my stomach…have I done the right thing?


Moving to another country was filled with many emotions, but for me excitement and anxiety were at the top of the list.  It was a slow build of excitement/anxiety in my belly as I moved toward the big day. Why do you suppose we experience anxiety when we are voluntarily moving?  Is it fear of the unknown or just excitement mixed with fear of change? For me I believe it was a bit of all that mixed with a sense of responsibility for our son and the huge change we were including him in.  It reminds me of the feeling [...]

A pit in my stomach…have I done the right thing?2018-04-18T23:00:00+00:00

There’s no place like home?


In November of 2005, I left the United States and moved to London.  I can still remember the site of my house in Massachusetts getting smaller and smaller out the back of the taxi window on that early chilly morning.  Although I had been excited and motivated to move, I suddenly had a feeling of dizziness. As we were driving away from my Massachusetts ‘home’, another part of me was seemingly still inside that yellow house, struggling to catch up with the changes my body was making.  It was as if ‘me’, or aspects of ‘me’ were still in that [...]

There’s no place like home?2018-03-12T16:16:18+00:00