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Welcome back! These articles will to help you ride the re-entry and reverse culture shock rollercoaster. Be sure to join our Re-Entry Relaunchers Unite! group on Facebook for upbeat, action-oriented reflection and support as you create a global life you love at home and abroad and find your next global adventure!
After traveling alone for eight months in 2011, you can imagine how excited I was to be back home among family and friends. But it was very frustrating for me to not be “happy” when I was at home. It felt like something was wrong with me for not being satisfied with the experience being over.
Today’s Re-Entry Reality is a little different. I’m delighted to share this guest post by Jaimie Farel, who writes about her experience helping her best friend through re-entry. Jaimie is a marketing professional in Minneapolis, MN and alumna of Gustavus Adolphus College. She hopes to travel to England, Sweden, and one day, Spain with her friend Katie.
It’s Re-Entry Reality Monday! Jessica Plaunt is a mechanical designer for a winch and crane company, but her true passions are traveling, salsa dancing, and Spanish speaking. She shares her Re-Entry Reality after living in Spain.
It’s Re-Entry Reality Monday! I’m delighted to share Missy Gluckmann’s Re-Entry Reality today. Missy and her Melibee Global team have created a fantastic re-entry resource and are cooking up a bunch of other neat things. Missy is also a SPS faculty member.
It’s Re-Entry Reality Monday! Dale and I talk about travel, intercultural learning, and re-entry all the time in our work with DaleTrekDek.com. Since Dale lived abroad for several years as a kid, I wanted to get his take on re-entry.
I’ve got another Re-Entry Reality podcast for you! Sabrina Ziegler is an intercultural trainer who just returned to Vancouver, Canada after living in Ireland, the Netherlands, and Germany for the last eight years. In this podcast, Sabrina talks about re-entry as she’s currently experiencing it.
I’ve got another Re-Entry Reality podcast for you! In this podcast, Seth shares how taking the Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI) helped him prepare for his second re-entry experience, why literature is a fantastic re-entry resource, and why re-entry is like a French crepe.