Rocking Your “Otherness”: The Creative Benefits From Living Abroad

Reblogged from The ExPat Returneth.

I am digging myself out of a ton of work so I am reblogging some of my guest posts that I really enjoyed writing and sharing.  I blogged this earlier this fall over at Larissa Reinhart’s ExPat Returneth on how my experiences abroad have helped me be more creative and learn to live in my own skin.

Fall semester junior year I woke up one day to discover my crew had all applied to be somewhere else for spring semester and my ex-boyfriend lived on my ceiling. Scrambling to cope, I found myself in Vienna, Austria learning German, living with the Countess and having my otherness blast off my skin like neon in the darkness.  Read More.

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