Mindful Expat, with Dana Nelson, Ph.D.
About This Show
Mindful Expat is a weekly podcast show designed for those living abroad to provide you with weekly guideposts for emotional wellbeing and resilience in your international life and to help you make the most of your inner and outer journeys. Living abroad presents us with unique challenges, but also equally unique opportunities for personal growth and development. Psychologist and expat counselor, Dana Nelson, Ph.D., shares insights on emotional wellbeing for overseas adventurers and brings you interviews with experts on topics related to intercultural relationships, Third Culture Kids (TCKs), mindfulness, self-compassion, emotional resilience, self-care, and personal growth.
Most Recent Episode
ME39: Reframing Self-Care: Having Empathy for Your Future Self
What you’ll hear in this episode: • How self-care is really having empathy for your future self (and what this really means). • A fun Seinfeld clip to illustrate this concept (in the inverse) • Some ideas for what this type of self-care might mean for you. Resources Mentioned in Today’s Episode: • I mentioned our wonderful New Year's episode, featuring all of the past year's Mindful Expat guests, sharing their self-care tips! Be sure to listen in for some great ideas to add to your own self-care repertoire. • Here are a couple of articles on this same topic that you might enjoy: - Thought Catalogue article: “This Is What ‘Self-Care’ REALLY Means, Because It’s Not All Salt Baths And Chocolate Cake,” by Brianna Wiest (mentioned back in episode 37). - Atlantic article: “Self-Control Is Just Empathy With Your Future Self,” by Ed Yong (obviously very relevant!) Stay in Touch! To make sure you don’t miss future episodes of Mindful Expat, you can subscribe to the podcast through iTunes, Stitcher, or your favorite podcasting app. To receive monthly summaries of podcast episodes and stay up to date on other announcements and resources, sign up for the Mindful Expat Podcast Newsletter! (When you sign up, you’ll also receive a free m
Episodes of This Show
Dec 21 2017
Dec 15 2017