Beyond Culture Shock

August 6th, 2014 | Posted by Somesh Valentino Curti in Expat Interesting Articles - (Comments Off on Beyond Culture Shock)

9 August 2014, by Somesh Valentino Curti Moving to a foreign country has an emotional impact which can be more or less strong according to our own way of reacting to it. Some people are immediately enthusiastic about the country they moved to and adapt to it smoothly. Others, after a difficult initial period, overcome …
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 20 of May 2014, by Somesh Valentino Curti “I am alive!” We should always carry this awareness with us as a background melody for each moment of our lives. It gives life a deeper meaning and value. Unfortunately, we often forget this simple fact and begin to take our presence on Earth for granted. It …
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31 March 2014, by Somesh Valentino Curti Sexuality is a very important part of our lives: it is the core of our energy, a source of creativity and a mirror of who we are and how we relate to each other. If we suffer in this area, it also affects the rest of our life …
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26 February 2014, by Somesh Valentino Curti “I have no power”, “I don’t know if I can do it”, “I cannot make decisions”, “I am afraid to expose myself”, “I don’t know how to deal with this situation”, “I don’t love myself” etc. These are some of the phrases that my clients frequently repeat during …
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My name is Somesh Valentino Curti, I am a psychologist working for expats and Italians facing difficulties in their life in The Netherlands. In this page I present a series of interesting and inspiring video about life, society and relationship. Date: 20/6/2018 Title: “The practice of surrender” Description: Video by Francis Bennett, spiritual teacher My comment: Beautiful …
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30 July 2013, by Somesh Valentino Curti Working as psychologist in Amsterdam I often meet people who have relationship issues: long-distance relationships, mixed couples and mutual adaptation, migrant couples struggling to reinvent themselves. The therapeutic environment is a good point of view to watch what is happening to these expat couples and has prompted me …
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Yesterday I was a guest of Radio Pizza, a radio for Italians in the Netherlands. We talked about expat life, psychology and relationships. If you’re curious, you want to listen to a nice show and good music … here you have some audio files. The show is in Italian 1) Introduction, What is Expat Therapy …
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21 January 2014, by Somesh Valentino Curti When I was studying psychology at university, I did not imagine that later on as a therapist I would have to face a problem called “happiness.” This mysterious thing we call happiness seems to be a must-have for everyone and, whether we achieve it or not, we are …
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9 December 2013, by Somesh Valentino Curti In my work as a psychologist in Amsterdam, I often help and support people with anxiety disorders: panic attacks, chronic agitation, stress, psycho-physical tensions, insomnia, etc. All these conditions are becoming more and more frequent and, indeed, very present in our daily life. They are no longer alterations …
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28 October 2013, by Somesh Valentino Curti After writing about long-distant relationships and migrant couples, I dedicate the third chapter of the “Expat Couples” series to mixed couples, where the two partners do not come from the same country. Global couples Photo by Flickr user Dustin J McClure Mixed couples are one of the outcomes …
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