Are you waiting for great things to happen to you, or are you CREATING great things?

I believe in creating your life and achieving your dreams, and not waiting for life to just happen to you. Instead of having excuses ”I’m too old, I’m too busy, it’s too complicated, …”

Sure, but you have a choice.

You can continue to focus your thoughts on the difficulties in your life, OR, you can realize that you have the power to change your life.


Instead of waiting for life to happen, make it happen.
Instead for waiting for a change, create a change.

Create a vision for yourself and your life and pay attention to all the opportunities that come your way that is in line with your goals and dreams.

Here’s how it works for me:

I live my dream life and travel the world, doing what I love and helping others to create their dream life and feel at home in a new country easily.

It’s a process, a path, a direction that I create for myself. I never wait around, but I take action.

Currently, I’m living in Canada for several months. I created the following video highlights for you, and a nice newbie if you scroll down to the end.

  • How to meet people and get invited.
  • Create new changes in your life.
  • How to make friends in a new city.

How do you make friends in a new city?

Being surrounded with people that give you energy and motivate you, will help you achieve your dreams and goals. Especially when you’re abroad, you want to avoid feeling lonely. Meeting people is crucial to feel connected, feel like you belong there.

HOW do you make friends in a new country? I’m so excited to show you how you can easily walk through and create those amazing friendships abroad.

Using all these ingredients I have met amazing people and made friends all around the world, and so can you.

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Rachel Smets

TEDx Speaker, Author, Culture Trainer at Rachel Smets at Rachel Smets Coaching
To help expats anywhere in the world, I wrote the book 'Living Abroad Successfully: What, When, Where, How', an Amazon's Bestseller.Also, author of 'Awaken Your Confidence: 15 People share their Journey to Success'.
As an expat myself, I have been living and working in various countries, speak 6 languages, and experienced many challenges that I learned to turn around into new opportunities.
Workshops in cultural diversity and keynote speaking is what I enjoy doing.
I love to inspire people and help them to become their best selves! Life changes, and so can you!

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