I coach Expat Partners to live a fulfilled life so they can flourish in their own unique way!

Since 2009 I help Expat Partners with their careers.

Expat life can be really nice but stressful at the same time.

Knowing that your own career is on hold (for a while) is frustrating for many Expat Partners. 

You are at the right place if you are an Expat, living in another country, and you want to get back to work again.

The past 3 years I am living and working in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. 

Let me listen to your story so I can help you in the best possible way.


This is what one of my clients says:

I interacted with Heidi to plan about my career in the Netherlands (as an expat partner). Until I met Heidi, I was almost convinced that homemaker takes the most out of me and I can never go back to work which I used to enjoy more. Thanks to her guidance, motivation, inspiration, and support. She really changed my view and within few weeks I became confident that I can go back if I want to, and also whenever I want to. She was very informative and energetic during our calls and ensured that my CV and LinkedIn profile are updated with most recent information. She also ensured that my profile looked professional, suitable and at the same time attractive for my job hunt in the Netherlands. The outcome of all her sincere and dedicated efforts is my current job, which I am most happy about! But for Heidi, I would not have achieved it at all. She is a good mentor and guide for an expat partner, and provides the correct input! I strongly recommend her as the career coach for expat partners.

New Expat Friends…not again!

Geschreven door Heidi Los

Not again…. Making new Expat friends, as Expat Partners do a lot, can be exhausting and make you tired.

After several moves you get tired of getting to know new people.
Too tired to go out there, say ‘HI’ again and again…. 
You really don’t want to talk to new people even if you know you should.

If you are in the same International school for years, saying HI to new people can be overwhelming too. Families come and go in that kind of environment. 

This is why Expat Partners are not into new contacts or friends


  1. Miss your old friends, you just said goodbye…
  2. Have enough friends (all over the world)
  3. Don’t have the time to make new contacts
  4. Are busy organizing life in the new country
  5. Are chatting with your old friends who are spread out over the world
  6. Fear the moment of saying goodbye to your new friends in the future

And last but not least you:

  1. You are tired of the move



You probably recognise this very well. 

The list of being tired can be bigger.
If you’d like you can add reasons why you think you are tired about making new friends.
Most Expat Partners know they have to keep investing in new friendships.


Should you invest in making new friends, or if you wish: new contacts?
There are many reasons why you should invest in your social network, over and over again.


Expat Partners need a real life social network!

This is why. 


  1. first of all sooner or later need real life friends around you
  2. need them just to vent and exchange your experiences in the new country
  3. want friends to guide you through life. They will give you new (useful) insights
  4. are stronger together
  5. perhaps need your friends network if you want to find a (volunteer) job
  6. might want to help your new friend in case of emergency
  7. maybe find a beautiful life-time friendship, here and now

I have been to that state, too, myself. I didn’t want to make new friends. 
My bucket was full, but I’ve learned I could not live without friends close to me.
It took me a while to realize it, but once I had set aside my resistance it opened my eyes and I found fantastic new friends in the end.

As an Expat you can do the same and make new friends soon….why not today? You can say ‘HI’ to at least one new person.

You live in the now, so make the now count. Click here if you want to read more about living in the now. 



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