Flourish In The Foreign | Black Women Living & Thriving Abroad

Flourish In The Foreign | Black Women Living & Thriving Abroad

"Flourish In The Foreign" celebrates, elevates & affirms the stories & voices of Black women who live & thrive abroad while exploring living abroad as a pathway to wellness. Hosted by Christine Job. Listen to these incredible Black women share their journey abroad, tips on staying abroad, and insights they've gleaned from the intentional cultivation of life abroad.

Episodes

January 9, 2023 40 min

This is the sixth and LAST episode of a SPECIAL mini-season all about Building A Business Abroad. In this episode, Christine answers YOUR questions about starting a business. If you want to submit a question for the next Ask Me Anything episode submit it here (https://www.speakpipe.com/FlourishInTheForeignAskMe). This mini-season will cover how to get started, give you some clear business ideas, hear from people who have already do...

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This is the fifth episode of a SPECIAL mini-season all about Building A Business Abroad. In this episode, Christine chats with Danielle Desir Corbett about launching and monetizing a podcast. This episode is pt. 2 of How She Built This, listen to part 1 here. This mini-season will cover how to get started, give you some clear business ideas, hear from people who have already done it and give you a basic framework to BET ON YOURSELF...

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This is the fourth episode of a SPECIAL mini-season all about Building A Business Abroad. In this episode, Christine walks you through how to build your business. Based on the Build A Business Abroad guide, this episode will help you through the process of having an idea to having a business. This mini-season will cover how to get started, give you some clear business ideas, hear from people who have already done it and give you a ...

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This is the third episode of a SPECIAL mini-season all about Building A Business Abroad. In this episode, Christine shares why and how entrepreneurship can be a pathway to wellness for Black women & WOC. She also discusses the importance of building a business on a foundation of wellness.

This mini-season will cover how to get started, give you some clear business ideas, hear from people who have already done it and give you a ...

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This is an episode swap with Acquania Escarne of The Purpose of Money podcast and the Millennial Wealth Builders podcast. Be sure to check out Financial Wellness abroad, in which Acquania shares her insights on building wealth while living abroad. 

Jannese Torres-Rodriguez is a nationally-acclaimed Latina money educator, writer, business coach, and host of Yo Quiero Dinero Podcast. She became an accidental entrepreneur after a job ...

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This is the first episode of a SPECIAL mini-season all about Building A Business Abroad. This mini-season will cover how to get started, give you some clear business ideas, hear from people who have already done it and give you a basic framework to BET ON YOURSELF and build a business that will help you pursue a FLOURISHING life abroad. This episode is a rebroadcast of "Build A Business Abroad Pt. 1" and a compilation that ...

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December 11, 2022 63 min

In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, listen to part 2 of past podcast guests sharing their personal experiences of being a mother abroad.

 

This Episode Covers:

  • Raising Her Daughter in Italy (Season 2, Episode 7)
  • Reflecting on Motherhood as a Retiree in Spain (Season 1, Episode 55)
  • Raising Her Daughter in Budapest (Season 1, Episode 45)
  • Writing & Publishing Travel Books for Black Children (Season 1, Episode 27)
  • Raising Bira...
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    December 10, 2022 78 min

    In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, listen to past podcast guests share their personal experiences of being a mother abroad.

     

    This Episode Covers:

  • Moving to Honduras with a Teenager (Season 1, Episode 4)
  • Raising Children in Hong Kong (Season 1, Episode 2)
  • Raising Sons in Jordan (Season 1, Episode 9)
  • "Slowmading" Around the World As A Single Mother (Season 1, Episode 12)
  • The Differences Between French & American Ch...
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    This is an episode swap with the Picky Girl Travels the World, hosted by the lovely Adalia.  Be sure to check out Adalia's episode of Flourish in the Foreign: https://www.flourishintheforeign.com/posts/adalia 

    Kenna Williams discusses the life she's created for herself in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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    November 29, 2022 69 min

    In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, listen to past podcast guests share their personal experiences being pregnant and abroad.

     

    This Episode Covers:

  • IVF Journey in Singapore (Season 1 Episode 28)
  • Pregnant in Kenya & Guinea (Season 1 Episode 27)
  • Pregnant in France (Season 1 Episode 20)
  • Having A Baby in Hungary (Season 1 Episode 45)
  • Having A Baby in Atlanta vs. Having A Baby in Hong Kong (Season 1, Episode 2)
  • Deciding To Have...
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    November 28, 2022 55 min

    In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, listen to part 3 of this three-part series where Christine shares her experiences with healthcare in Spain and her reflections on past podcast guests' experiences.

     

    Watch the original IG Live 

     

    Episode Credits:

    Christine Job-Creator & Host

    Zachary Higgs-Theme Music

     

     

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    November 27, 2022 55 min

    In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, listen to part 2 of this three-part series where past podcast guests share their personal experiences and reflections on the healthcare systems they have encountered abroad.

     

    This Episode Covers:

  • Healthcare in Japan (Season 1, Episode 51)
  • Healthcare as a Retiree in Barcelona (Season 1, Episode 55)
  • Healthcare in The Dominican Republic (Season 2, Episode 3)
  • Healthcare in Taiwan (Season 2, Ep...
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    November 23, 2022 51 min

    In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, listen to past podcast guests share their personal experiences and reflections on the healthcare systems they have encountered abroad.

     

    This Episode Covers:

  • Healthcare in Madrid, Spain as an Auxiliar de Conversacion (Episode 1)
  • Comparing the Healthcare Systems of Honduras, Kuwait, China & Mexico (Episode 4)
  • Healthcare in Iceland (Episode 7)
  • Healthcare in Lebanon, South Africa, and the ...
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    This is an episode swap with the Global Chatter podcast, hosted by the lovely Amanda Bates of The Black Expat.  Be sure to check out Amanda's episode of Flourish in the Foreign: https://www.flourishintheforeign.com/posts/amanda

    Change strategist and transformation coach, Solonia Teodros discusses what it meant to be Ethiopian-Taiwanese-American in the 1990s and how she dealt with being the different kid, especially in Asia. She...

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    This is an episode swap with the Blaxit Global podcast, hosted by the lovely Chrishan Wright. 

    This episode features Esther Milanzi who is an author and writing coach, currently based in Bali, Indonesia. Esther grew up in North Carolina and took her first international trip when she traveled to South Africa to meet some of her family for the first time. Since then, she's traveled to Thailand, with her sister where she ultimatel...

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    October 10, 2022 54 min

    In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Christine shares how "soft life" can (and should) be a business philosophy you should adhere to as you build your business abroad. Original IG Live

    This Episode Covers:

  • Soft Life as a Business Philosophy
  • How Soft Life Can Make You A Better & Happier Entrepreneur
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    September 16, 2022 25 min

    In this episode of Flourish in the Foreign, Christine shares her thoughts on the "Soft Life" discussion, especially in the move abroad/ex-pat space. Hint: Just because you live abroad doesn't mean you live a soft life.

    This Episode Covers:

  • What is Soft Life?
  • Can Living Abroad Create A Soft Life?
  • How You Can Create A Soft Life By Moving Abroad
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    In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, Lisa shares her story of returning to the US after over a decade in Asia.

    This Episode Covers:

  • Backpacking Europe in the '90s
  • Living and Working in Japan
  • Living and Working in China
  • Getting Married Abroad
  • Getting Divorced Abroad
  • Being Pregnant in China
  • Repatriation
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  • Moving Abroad with Intention Guide
  • Movin...
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    In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, Deborah shares her story of working in international development, living in Haiti, Venezuela and Ecuador, raising children abroad and so much more. 

    This Episode Covers:

  • Working in International Development
  • Working in Haiti
  • Living in Venezuela
  • Living in Ecuador
  • Raising Children Abroad
  • Preparing Children for University Abroad
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    In this episode of, Flourish in the Foreign, Victoria shares her journey of expatriation from the United States in 2014, to live in a small Italian countryside village with a desire to embrace a simpler life after having built and expanded a boutique communications company based in Texas.

    This Episode Covers:

  • Being A Digital Nomad
  • Moving to Italy
  • Pregnancy Abroad
  • Motherhood Abroad
  • Building A Business Abroad
  • Dating Abroad
  • How Choosing the...
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