4D Human Being Podcast

EP18: Shifting Identity: Adapting your identity in a new (and foreign) community

October 20, 2019 Season 1 Episode 18
4D Human Being Podcast
EP18: Shifting Identity: Adapting your identity in a new (and foreign) community
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4D Human Being Podcast
EP18: Shifting Identity: Adapting your identity in a new (and foreign) community
Oct 20, 2019 Season 1 Episode 18
4D Human Being
In this episode Katie Churchman and Penelope Waller discuss the challenges, changes and joys that come from moving abroad.
Show Notes

There are many benefits to moving abroad: you may get to embrace new opportunities, perhaps learn a new language and experience the sights, sounds, traditions and flavours of a very different culture. 

However, moving abroad also comes with its challenges.

In April 2018, Etna International asked 500 expats: ‘has your sense of identity changed since living abroad?’, ‘do you like yourself more?’ as well as other questions related to the psychological impact of settling into a new culture. The survey revealed that 35% of expats surveyed said their sense of identity had changed

So, in this episode Katie Churchman and Penelope Waller discuss the challenges, changes and joys that come from moving abroad.

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