You’ve done it. The dream became a reality: you have officially moved abroad!
The first wave of exaltation finally starts to wear off, and you consider buying a return ticket.
Before you do, however, read those five tips to help you through those moments of homesickness:
Find your community. Doing so will help you to connect with your culture. You will also quickly find new friends and will start to feel better about your circumstances.
Learn a new skill. Find a course or a new hobby. Focus your energy on learning, and you will quickly forget about being far away from home.
Call your friends/family. Make sure you stay connected to them so that you won’t have a sense of losing something.
Exercise. Follow an exercise routine. You will clear your mind and stay positive.
Accept the culture of the country where you currently live. Remember, you are the guest. Be respectful of others and their customs. Treat the differences as an opportunity to learn something new and grow.