The Global Nomad's Guide to University Transition

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Chapter 4: Fish Out of Water
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"... you off balance, but it personifies all you have had to deal with up to that point and you feel you just cannot take anymore. - homesickness and How to Beat It - What do you do when homesickness hits? Homesickness is tough to avoid – not just for international students but all students. ..."
"...What do you do when homesickness hits? homesickness is tough to avoid – not just for international students but all students. Many domestic students are also far away from home, maybe for the first time. homesickness is an expression of grief. You are grieving over your losses. Domestic students share many of the same losses ..."
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"... a feeling of uneasiness or discomfort. For most of us, especially women, it is manifested in a good cry and generally feeling blue. How to beat homesickness: ▪ Plan a time when you don’t have to be anywhere for a while ▪ Put your favorite music on ▪ Look at your photo albums and ..."
"...it right rather than trying to beat it back and be on the losing end of things. By allowing yourself to openly grieve you are validating all the joy and good things from home. They are worth being sad over. Then take a deep breath and move on. Overwhelming homesickness may come back a few more times and you can give in to it again, but if it hangs around without letting go despite your efforts to deal with it, then think about talking with someone who can help, whether it is an upper-class student, an advisor, a friend, ..."

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"...Roger never came out of it during his entire second semester. He tried to keep busy and not have to deal with it because the more he reflected on it, the worse it got. He experienced homesickness for the first time in the second term. He did not seek the help of a mental health counselor but relied on phone calls to his parents. Roger now admits that he made the mistake of closing himself off as to ‘what’s next?’ and wasn’t mentally prepared to come ..."
"...Transition and Entering stages to have really good days interspersed with down days, blue days with happy days, wildly exciting days with it-couldn’t-get-any-worse days. The grief versus depression we discussed in Chapter 4 is still an issue that hangs around in the Entering phase. Fluctuating emotions and bouts of homesickness still ply you even though things are beginning to settle and take shape in your life. Although you have the desire to settle in, it is still a stressful time. It is important to continue to pay attention to taking care of yourself and preventing stress from building up ..."

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"...relative or well-liked family friend visit your student for the weekend activities. This popular weekend is scheduled in the fall and comes right about the time your student will most likely be dealing with the lows of the dip in the curve during the transition stage. The pangs of homesickness will be intense and the “fight or flight” phenomenon may be exacerbated. ..."

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