24 May 2024
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Expats and mental health: Stuck in Sweden?

Lysanne Sizoo on the pain of international partners torn between love for their children and troubles in their relationship.

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Community Expat Support General Counselling

Expats and mental health: Finding the fun in failure

YLC mental health expert Lysanne Sizoo looks at the topic of failure; the fear of which looms large in every expat’s life.

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Community Expat Support Swedish Culture

The YLC top 5 ways of getting ’round Jante-lagen

Ever felt like the odd one out – and that it is not appreciated? Then chances are you’ve been ‘Janted’.

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Community Expat Support General Counselling

Expats and mental health: YOUR questions answered

Read the articles and find you have questions of your own? Why not drop us a line?

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Community Expat Support General Counselling

Old age and Abroad: Dealing with parents ‘back home’

Lysanne Sizoo looks at the feelings of guilt that follow from parental expectations and our own life choices.

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Community Expat Support General Counselling

And then it’s time to move on again: the expat cycle

Few expats know in advance how long they will stay, as extensions are not unusual, nor are sudden changes of plan.

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Expat Support Family Parenting

Parenting in a foreign land – Part 2

Lysanne Sizoo looks at multilingualism, schools and some typical character traits of so-called Third Culture Kids (TCKs)

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Community General Counselling

Alone, Abroad: Dealing with Loneliness

Many expats experience a period of loneliness and isolation when they settle in a new country. In this article, Lysanne Sizoo, our mental health expert, looks at three underlying reasons for loneliness and the ways in which we can break out of the isolation. In this article, I will be describing three kinds of loneliness […]

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Community Couples Counselling Expat Support Family

‘Two’s Company…’: Handling your in-laws

Dealing with the in-laws can be confusing and confounding and the cause of many arguments around the dinner table. In part 2 of her ‘Love in a Foreign Land’ articles, Lysanne Sizoo explores three ways in which you can help each other to create more tolerance and understanding, whilst also setting clear and constructive boundaries. […]

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Essentials Expat Support Health

Healthcare in Sweden

Healthcare in Sweden is comprehensive and affordable, but may operate very differently from your home country. Lysanne Sizoo provides the YLC guide to visiting a doctor in Sweden. You may also like Children’s Healthcare in Sweden Emergency Contact Information List of Hospitals and Emergency Clinics in Stockholm   Healthcare in Sweden is offered both privately […]

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