Did You Know? Different traffic whistles in Mexico mean different things

Mayhem prevails in many Mexican cities during rush hours. The traffic in some big cities rarely seems to let up, or slow down, as vehicles jockey for the best position before becoming ensnarled in a tangled web of blocked intersections and jam-packed avenues. Even thirty years ago, a standing joke (pun intended) in Mexico City […]

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Adjusting to Mexico: Transitional anxiety – Part 3, an overview

Business in Mexico Part 1 provides an Introduction and Interpersonal effects. Part 2 – Intrapersonal Symptoms During the time that I have been living in Mexico, I have worked with many international families. They were in Mexico City mostly as a result of the husband’s work transfer. The contact with these families, however, usually came as […]

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Adjusting to Mexico: Transitional anxiety and interpersonal effects – Part 2

Business in Mexico Part 1 provides an Introduction and Interpersonal effects. Part 3 – Overview Moving to a foreign country makes enormous demands upon our psyche. Not only do we have to deal with the stress of leaving home, we also have to struggle to find the way to live within a country whose culture, society, […]

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Adjusting to Mexico: Transitional anxiety and interpersonal effects – Part 1

Business in Mexico As many international families can attest, adjusting to life in Mexico City or other major city in Mexico is a unique challenge. Some families, unfortunately, do not fare too well. In this article, some of the more common symptoms of a difficult personal and social adjustment to Mexico will be discussed. These […]

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