Megan grew up in 6 countries before she was 18 and continued travelling and living abroad, she now helps others with intercultural transitions.
Having lived in 10 countries and 5 U.S. States, Megan is no stranger to global mobility and navigating change. She currently lives in the U.S. but travels frequently for work as an English teacher and independent education consultant.
After completing her undergraduate degree, she decided to move to Europe. She hopped around a bit in her 20's from Austria to Greece and from Hungary to Poland. Megan completed a Masters in Europe and began her teaching career there.
When coming home...
- Emotions Megan faced - Paradox. Happy on many different levels, scared, frustrated and scared.
- How her thinking changed - Different stages of life. Friends had moved to all over the world.
- Biggest Stress - A sense of belonging in the community and in friendship circles.
- How Megan supported herself - Self reflection on her identity, having realistic memories of your travels.
- 4 Lessons learned from travel and reverse culture shock
- Reflect - Self reflection to understand who you are.
- Reframe - Sometimes you have to reframe your story so it resonates with others.
- Reconnect - to a new community.
- Reinvent - Reinvent what you have to be to fit into your community.
- Advise to herself for returning home - be gentle with yourself.