Moving to a foreign country gives you a stronger sense of self.
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While past research shows that challenges like divorce and job loss can lower your self-clarity, Adam’s study suggests that “transitional experiences that are seen as positive and exciting can lead to a clearer sense of self.”
This opportunity doesn’t come along every day, but if you’re given the option to relocate to another country (even temporarily), it may be a chance worth taking. Moving to a different state could have similar benefits, Adam says.
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