Positive Thinking

Positive Intelligence and You: Why It Matters and How to Build It

Are you quick to react negatively to stress? A Professional Certified Coach in Paris explains how practicing positive intelligence can help improve our well-being, relationships, and work performance.
Sacha Lajer-hypnotherapist in Paris

Meet Sacha Lajer: a Hypnotherapist Debunking Myths and Transforming Lives in Paris

Longtime expat and certified hypnotherapist Sacha Lajer explains how hypnotherapy can be a powerful tool to transform your life.
practicing gratitude

Be Your Own Coach… Practicing Gratitude to Be Happier

Coach Joanne Archibald says that practicing gratitude is a proven way to boost your happiness all year long.
coach yourself

Learn to Be Your Own Coach… Using the Wheel of Life

A Paris-based life coach teaches us the first step to overcoming challenges is learning how to coach yourself.
coping

Coronapeinlichkeiten! What Happens in Confinement Stays in Confinement

An author in lockdown finds a novel way of coping with the aberrant, guilt-inducing behavior we're all experiencing during Covid-19 confinement.
books

Books to Keep You Company and Transport You Far Away

An avid reader describes how books can help you navigate challenging moments in life, providing comfort, connection and escape when we need it most.
solo lockdown

Boosting Your Spirits in Solo Lockdown

An American alone in Paris offers her tips for getting through a solo lockdown while keeping your mood lifted and your connections strong.
sos help

SOS HELP: A Hotline in Paris Offers Free Support in English

Sometimes the most exciting places in the world can be the most daunting, especially if you’re facing the new challenges alone. SOS Paris is an English-language telephone hotline in Paris run by volunteers where you can talk to someone when you're in need.
bipolar disorder

Bipolarfly Effect: Confronting Mental Illness With Brutal Honesty

After coming to terms with her own mental health issues, fashion blogger Kirsti Alexandra Reid decided to publish a novella that recounts her journey of discovery, acceptance and treatment of her bipolar disorder.
thrive as an expat

7 Steps to Thrive as an Expat in Unknown Territory  

Moving to a new country can be a challenging experience. This thoughtful advice will help you thrive as an expat while staying true to yourself.