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Jul 23, 2018

As soon as the summer arrives, it is the perfect time to start booking yourself a great holiday and an adventure. If you want to succeed in staying fit and healthy while on your travels you will have to avoid eating far too much food and drinking too many beers. To keep fit on holiday […]

I realized this week that when I wrote “Things I Have Learned Since Moving Abroad”, I didn’t really touch on all the points why I struggled so much that first year — and maybe I need to clarify. You see, I had no idea that moving to Canada could trigger depression because no one talked about it. I’ve since found out that expat depression is an incredibly common mental health challenge associated with the stresses of global relocation. In fact, I found that our recent move to Calgary triggered my depression again. Isolated and lonely, again, I knew I had to do something — so here’s what helped.

Aug 14, 2017

Pounding Headaches. Mood swings. Fatigue. Sugar cravings. Mind Fog. These are just some of the lovely symptoms you deal with when cutting sugar out of your diet. Sugar withdrawals are actually a thing. And even though we didn’t consider ourselves unhealthy, we realised throughout this process that we had possibly been over-indulging in sugar — […]

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