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030- A Personal EFM Story, Pursuing my passion

The Big Purple Blob PODCAST

Release Date: 10/20/2021

68 Responding to CONFLICT: at Work and at Home show art 68 Responding to CONFLICT: at Work and at Home

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Conflict- we all face it.  Do you respond with anger? resentment? try to push it aside?  Is there a better way to manage this when you have to face it in two arenas? Fae Frederick shares her insights on the best ways to respond to conflict. Dr Fae Frederick, of Online Therapy, Int., Counseling Physchologist EFM offering mental health support services for EFMs, FSOs and other expats.  Behavior Expert Sharoya, Fae and Parent Wellness Coach Susie talked about conflict, honoring the curiosity and taking the time to discover your own values and what is important.    ...

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67- Cultural Adaptation with Expert Viviana Premazzi show art 67- Cultural Adaptation with Expert Viviana Premazzi

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Viviana Premazzi, the Cultural Adaptation Genius, joins The Big Purple Blob for some insight into culture and how we can adapt, respect, include, and preserve it.   Viviana's website:   Find Viviana  on Linked IN: Work with Susie at:  

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66- Mental Health in the Foreign Service show art 66- Mental Health in the Foreign Service

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The Big Purple Blob welcomes Dr. Fae and insights into Mental Health.  Join Susie and Fae as they discuss the realities of diplo-living.  Dr Fae Frederick, of Online Therapy, Int., Counseling Psychologist EFM offering mental health support services for EFMs, FSOs and other expats.  We talk about three parts of the system we live in (individual, family, community) and how they impact mental health.

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65- Moving Mindset, Get Your Head Around Your Next Move show art 65- Moving Mindset, Get Your Head Around Your Next Move

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"Moving is soooooo hard. It's just so much work."  Or...is it? Jennie and Angi talk about the overwhelm that can happen and what YOU can do about it to feel stronger and maybe even slightly less stressed this summer.  These are the REAL stories of EFMs ready to offer support- Angi & Jennie are both moving overseas (again) next month. Jennie- https://www.Expatmom.com Angi- http://www.teenlines.com

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64- The GOOD Goodbye- How we help our TCKs show art 64- The GOOD Goodbye- How we help our TCKs

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The Good Goodbye - In this episode, Katie and Jennie will share how to help your child say goodbye to the people, places, and things that matter to them, and why it matters in your globally mobile life.   Resources   How to support your child when they really don't want to move again   - Parent coaching with Jennie to help navigate the  transition and feel better faster    - Virtual tutoring with Katie to help your child feel confident in school no matter where you live in the world.    by Lauren Wells - A practical guide to processing grief with third...

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63- Independence vs. Returning Home at age 22 show art 63- Independence vs. Returning Home at age 22

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Young Adulthood in 2022 comes with some different expectations and challenges compared to what we had growing up.  Parents today are facing "Failure to Launch" concerns when kids return home or aren't ready to claim total independant living. How are we teaching our TCKs to think about being self-reliant, understanding finances and making their own way in the world?   Susie works with parents: Angi works with Teens & Parents:  

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62 Getting Teens School Ready During Summer Break show art 62 Getting Teens School Ready During Summer Break

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Summer break often brings in temptations to leave all thoughts of school and academics behind.  Katie and Sharoya share some great ideas for staying on track while not getting too caught up in academic pressures.   The Big Purple Blob Resources: Ep. Ep.003     Online Tutors Wyzant - Expert online tutors  Ambassador Academics - EFM tutors    Academic Resources Khan Academy - A free academic platform for children from Kindergarten - 12th-grade Lexia -  A paid platform for developing reading  Outschool - A variety...

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61 Living Life ON HOLD: Waiting for a decision from Post show art 61 Living Life ON HOLD: Waiting for a decision from Post

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How do you manage life when waiting to hear what Post will decide about your future?  This is a struggle many of us face.  Join Angi (Life Coach for Teens) and Susie (Wellness Coach) to hear how they make it work. Work with Susie directly here. Get support for your teen here.

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60- Let's Talk Postpartum w/an Expert show art 60- Let's Talk Postpartum w/an Expert

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Join Ingrid and Susie to talk about wellness after the baby is born.  For Expats who aren't surrounded by the support of their hometown and familiar faces postpartum challenges can be overwhelming.    Ingrid Hanifen,   Susie Corcz-Brown    

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59- Raising Confident Multicultural Kids- Third Culture Parenting show art 59- Raising Confident Multicultural Kids- Third Culture Parenting

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Sharoya Ham and Angie Collins, two brilliant Moms, who share their wisdom on building confidence for your kids through experiences and open communication.  

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