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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!
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.
It’s Re-Entry Reality Monday! This week’s interview is with Carrie Niesen, SPS’s Re-Entry Reality Intern. Carrie has not only experienced re-entry, she wrote her Master’s Thesis about it! You’ll get to hear more about re-entry from Carrie in our March 12 Re-Entry Reality virtual event.
It’s Re-Entry Reality Monday! Leslie Forman is the perfect example of someone who has re-launched themselves after being abroad – twice. In this podcast, Leslie talks about her re-entry experiences after living in Chile and China, shares a simple strategy she used to survive reverse culture shock, and describes the importance of acknowledging how you’ve changed as you re-negotiate life back home.