Ways to move through Reverse Culture and Re-Entry shock

6 common things people to do help them move through reverse culture and re entry shock.

Traveling – it leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller.
— Ibn Battuta

Ways to cope with moving home.

Its that common feeling so many face, after returning home from the trip of a lifetime you arrive back home and, as if in a blink of an eye, it feels like your entire life has changed.

Initially there is that excitement phase of seeing family and friends moves pretty fast and all of a sudden you thinking to yourself ‘what next?’ For sure everyone around you is asking ‘so, what are you going to do now?’

After working with and speaking to travellers who had experienced this feeling of Reverse Culture shock, I found a common theme of things they do to integrate back into their home country. Of course with everything, there are pros and cons, take what you like and leave the rest. The 6 most common things, that I have found, people use to move through reverse culture shock are.

6 things you can do to move through reverse culture and re-entry shock

  1. Plan the next big trip.
  2. Get back into routine.
  3. Talk to family and friends.
  4. Get involved with the community and attending events.
  5. Move cities.
  6. Seeking professional help


Abby Lewtas

Hi I'm Abby, Adventurer, Life coach, Speaker and Blogger.

After a successful sporting career I now love sharing what I have learned from my adventures and traveling the world.

I believe in turning into your adventurous life through your intuition and the little nudges from the universe.

Lets share the adventure. xo