Work Permit: Diagnostic and Drama

You’ve arrived to the new country where your spouse has a position. The boxes are unpacked, the children are enrolled in school — it’s time for you to tackle that paperwork and get your work permit.

Then you’re told this country doesn’t allow accompanying spouses to get work permits. WHAT?!

This may feel like a complete disaster. Your career has been derailed, you’re stuck professionally, and you can see the future you dreamed of going up in smoke. But is it really a disaster? Or are your emotions simply racing ahead, sirens blaring, ready to declare an emergency?

I had exactly this experience myself. And as you can see, I survived. It wasn’t the end. I wasn’t stuck. If you’d like to learn how I saved myself by evaluating and taking control of my emotions, then listen up!

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