Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness
Alternative therapy

Nutritionist in Paris: Are Yoga Gong Baths and Alternative Therapy the Way to Wellness?

Tempted by alternative therapies? Our no-nonsense nutritionist advises how to keep an open mind while watching out for claims that seem too good to be true.
where is home

Where is Home When You Have Moved Your Family 20 Times?

Where is home — for the countryless, the homeless, exiled, expatriates, nomads, pilgrims or refugees? Is it about where or more about what, how and whom?

Post Holiday Stress Paradox: Would We Get Anything Done Without It?

Over your relaxing holidays, you felt optimistic about the future, empowered to tackle the inevitable challenges ahead with less stress: then BAM! La rentrée hits and you’re back in a whirl of obligations. You can learn how to manage and recover from stress by listening to your body.
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.
French Healthcare system

American Mom in Paris: Cracking the French Healthcare System

How does the French Healthcare system work? What did my husband and I learn about our health coverage when we had to resolve our older daughter's hearing issues? We learned A LOT about how to ensure our family is covered when faced with any health concern.
motherhood

The Motherhood Diaries: Master Juggler of Home, Family and Work

Balancing motherhood, work, and social life is an ongoing challenge. Try these helpful tips to switch between roles while making the most of each moment.
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.
barriers to success

Monster Under the Bed: Is Fear Standing in the Way of Your Success?

Understanding your fears, managing your fears, and being willing to push past them to new, exciting, and rewarding opportunities is what results in a life you can truly enjoy.
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.