We have been in your shoes and we are here to support you.

Active Action workshops, webinars, consultations, and virtual workshops are tailor-made to raise cultural awareness, provide emotional well-being support as well as assisting with rebuilding and rebranding the professional identity.  We are here for you to successfully work through the challenges Internationals, Re-pats, LovePats, and Expat Spouses/ Partners face…

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Active Action Workshops, Webinars, and Virtual Workshops

Active Action provides workshops, webinars, and virtual workshops that are tailor-made to raise awareness and successfully work through the challenges Internationals, Re-pats, LovePats, and Expat Spouses/Partners face in order to have a smoother transition and adaptation into the host country.
Part of retaining highly skilled international employees is addressing the challenges they and their family members face.

The next step is to provide solutions that will allow Internationals and their loved ones to feel comfortable and welcome.

The Spouse/Partner plays a key role in a successful relocation assignment and there is a need to focus more on relocating Spouse/Partner.

Active Internationals

The body and mind connection – Your Expat Tool Box – how does relocation influence our mental and physical well-being? Physical Activity and its benefits are one of the most important go-to tools for Internationals. This workshop emphasizes the healthy habits that have a profound influence on the relocation experience. Physical activity, a positive mindset, mindful practices, a healthy lifestyle, taking control/action of life are all interconnected.

Your International Life – Cultural Awareness

In order to thrive as Internationals, it is necessary to address the challenges, to raise awareness, to acknowledge the reasons behind these challenges, and finally, to focus on taking action: implementing solutions and tools. The Culture of a host country plays an important role in every transition, adjustment, finding balance, as well as creating fulfilling lives in order to thrive in Denmark. Therefore, Cultural Adjustment Awareness and cross-cultural experiences are crucial. It is important to define and become familiar with the adjustment stages as well as addressing the feelings of belonging and doubleness in order to have an easier time settling in during the transition. Equally important is also to nurture your International Identities and learn how to manage the expectations that often accompany the move.

Through group and individual exercises and tools, the participants learn how to get through challenges faced by Internationals when stepping out of comfort zones and into the unknown new host-country culture. This workshop teaches Internationals how to regain balance after the stress of moving. Before shifting into gear, we need to acknowledge, address the changes and challenges, and then take action.


 Your Personal Power 

Regain Your Personal Power workshop focuses on the impact expectations and stress have on our emotional and professional well-being. We define what stress and expectations are, and give tools to diminish their impact. The aim is to recognize situations that may trigger us to feel disappointed or stressed and have the knowledge and tools to overcome such challenges. 

The workshop is also dedicated to learning about emotional resilience, physical well-being, and how we can diminish stress levels through healthy and purposeful habits, physical activity, and breathing exercises.  

This workshop introduces hands-on solutions and tools to take away and apply in everyday life situations.  

Facilitated by Active Action – Kathy Borys Siddiqui and Career Explorations – Anita Ehrhardt

Unleash Your Talents: Personal Branding

Unleash Your Talent Personal Branding is a value-packed, hands-on, dynamic workshop that focuses on Internationals and their professional identity aims, the importance of personal and visual branding in today’s world. In order to be visible and stand out, you have to have a presence in the digital world. 

During this interactive workshop, we will focus on Passion meets Purpose, how to define yourself, and which direction you would like to go in order to pursue your professional wants and needs. Defining the power of a personal brand and why the image is important. We will discuss how to create and sustain a personal brand and how it can boost your professional identity.

Additionally, this value pack also includes a professional headshot session by Celine Martin Pedersen.



Unleash Your Talents: Create Valuable Content 

We live in a world where being present online is a necessity. Today it is not enough to have a LinkedIn account, we have to be visible. This workshop is designed to enhance your content creating skills. We will learn and discuss how to create various types of valuable content. Together we will also practice creating and posting content that is aligned with your Personal Brand. 

The aim of this workshop is to provide you with knowledge and skills so that you are comfortable with creating content and posting it online. 

Unleash Your Talents: ABC’s of Networking and Active LinkedIn

Networking is fundamental in Denmark. This workshop explores the ABC’s of Networking, what does it really mean to network and how to make it work for you. As Internationals, you often will face the reality of having to reinvent or enhance your professional identity. Using networking and LinkedIn as branding tools can be a great opportunity to emphasize skills and talents. The focus of this workshop is also on creating and maintaining an active LinkedIn profile. Together, we will discuss and learn how to be visible.


Living your best life workshop

Living my Best Life workshop is a creative, insightful, dynamic and engaging workshop which focuses on passion meets purpose! This workshop allows Internationals to take a closer look at the possibilities they have, and to take action. 

First, we will focus on and outline values, skills, passions and goals. 

We will share and exchange experiences of transitioning and living in Denmark, address expectations and learn how these can have a profound effect on your living abroad experience. 

 Awareness is key, therefore, it is crucial to learn how to manage expectations and have a smoother adjustment. 

Finally, during the Vision Board part of the workshop we will zoom in on your positive vision of your life and the future. This is a creative process which taps into your sources of energy, visualisation capabilities, motivation and allows you to envision the life you desire. 

Interviewing and Pitching Workshop

Interviewing & Pitching: from love-hate to love-love Workshop is a hands-on, value-packed opportunity to improve your ability to communicate and highlight your skills with ease. This workshop offers Internationals the chance to work with a TEDx speaker coach as well as raise their awareness regarding expectations.


This workshop is facilitated by Active Action – Kathy Borys Siddiqui and Speaker Coaching Diaries – Ioana Lăzărescu


Photo: © Ard Jonsma | Still Words Photography

Photo: © Céline Martin Pedersen | Celine Martin Photograoher

The Power Within – Expanding Emotional Resilience and Managing Expectations

The Power Within workshop will focus on the impact expectations have on our emotional and professional well-being. During the workshop, we will define what expectations are, and share tools to diminish their impact. The aim is to recognize situations that may trigger us to feel disappointed or anxious and have the knowledge and tools to overcome such challenges. 

The workshop is also dedicated to learning about emotional resilience, physical well-being, and purposeful habits. Emotional Resilience is how individuals cope with change and especially unexpected change – a topic we all had to embrace during this past year. The Power Within workshop introduces hands-on solutions and tools to take away and apply in everyday personal and professional situations.  

Balance during Uncertain Times – Mental Health and Well-Being

How do we bring back balance into our lives during these strange times of uncertainty? In this workshop, we will tackle a number of topics such as Stress and Anxiety, Well-Being, and Purposeful Routines. We will discuss Stress and how to manage it. The focus of this workshop will also be to clarify what is stress and what is anxiety and how participants can recognise the symptoms. Together, we will pinpoint what Well-Being is exactly and how the participants can have more of it in their lives by using the PERMA Model. Finally, we will acknowledge the important role that routines and an active lifestyle have when it comes to well-being. 

Your Life by Design – Reshaping your Goals & Beliefs 

Your Life by Design workshop concentrates on taking a closer look at the participants’ goals and beliefs and seeing the benefits of refreshing and/or reshaping them. In order to do so, we need to clarify what Thinking Traps are and how to manage them. It is equally important to understand why Limiting Beliefs stop Goal Achievement and how using the growth mindset can enhance goal achievement. The participants will explore the strategy of setting goals and defining what success vs. failure means to them. One of the takeaway tools that this workshop will provide is preparation to create a Goal Mind Map. 

30 minutes of physical activity

In order for anyone who is moving abroad, relocating, re-patriating or participating in an exchange program the Culture Adjustment Phases are the foundation of Aware Internationals and should always be discussed before proceeding with other International/ Expat topics.

The aim of Active Action workshops as a series or as single workshops are to use pro-active solutions, to focus on taking action in order to create a thriving environment for the Internationals, Expats, Re-pats as well as the Danes.

In order to activate the participants, physical activity is incorporated into the workshops. Physical activity has an enormous influence on the body as well as the mind. It can be used as a powerful tool to enhance and enrich our lives.


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What we do

Active Action supports companies, organisations, and institutions in order to increase attraction and specifically retention. Through our workshops, programs, and consultations we provide the tools which enable Internationals, their families, the employers and communities to find mutual understanding and solutions. Active Action is all about smoother transitions, acknowledgement, raising cultural awareness and providing solutions for each International and their families, for the employers and employees, for the municipalities and organisations welcoming newcomers.

Our services, packages, and workshops are tailor-made to fulfil the individual needs of our clients.


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