Expats: Three things that will improve your mental health

Talley Sjoberg Varney is featured in this week's Spectacular Slovakia.

How to handle a new life in a new country? American T. S. Varney talks about mental health and more.How to handle a new life in a new country? American T. S. Varney talks about mental health and more. (Source: Pexels/Nina Uhlíková)

What does it take for people to embrace a new life in a whole new country? On this episode, School counsellor Talley discusses this kind of challenge, doling out plenty of valuable advice.

She also reassures listeners that grief and anger are normal feelings. But if these feelings persist, people can easily feel disconnected from the outside world. In such circumstances, there is absolutely no shame in seeking a professional counsellor to get some guidance.

T. S. Varney gives some tips on where to find some help and what to do to improve your mental health and mitigate culture shock. Here are three tips to stick to: Find your tribe, recreate yourself, and enjoy Slovakia.

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