TCKs face many potential challenges from finding themselves to choosing careers to battling depression. What if there was one simple way that could help you successfully navigate all of these? There is. Keeping a journal could change your life.Read more "A journal could change your life"
Is religion the answer? If religion works for you, that’s great. It is a powerful instrument of belonging. But if it doesn’t, that’s ok too. Religion is a personal decision that shouldn’t be rushed for the sake of belonging because there is a price to pay.Read more "Is religion the answer?"
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?’ …Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about […]Read more "Be a beacon of light"
Sounds like the wrong message to be promoting in general, but for some Third Culture Kids (TCKs), this is exactly what they need to hear. One-size does not fit all when it comes to life sense.Read more "You owe the world nothing"
Third Culture Kids (abbreviated TCKs or 3CKs) (sometimes also called Global Nomad) “refers to someone who [as a child] has spent a significant period of time in one or more culture(s) other than his or her own, thus integrating elements of those cultures and their own birth culture, into a third culture.” – From WikipediaRead more "Introduction to Third Culture Kids"
Suppose a foreigner asks, “What is the difference between Republicans and Democrats?” One could reply that Republicans are pro-rich, pro-business, pro-religion, and advocate smaller government while Democrats are pro-equality, pro-regulation, and advocate bigger government.That is a mouthful, and it is not necessarily accurate. Perhaps a more useful and concise reply is that Republicans are elitists […]Read more "Elitist Republicans, egalitarian Democrats"
I was reading a National Geographic article about Bhutan and its struggle to modernize when I thought of this question. What the king is doing is remarkable. Rarely in all of history has an absolute monarch simultaneously opened his country up and voluntarily given up power to the people. Clearly, he believes in the benefits […]Read more "No country remains unscathed by globalization"