How To Deal With Homesickness
Every first-school season comes when students, as well as parents, are very excited about the new school year. But not everyone feels the same way. For the kids who go to school near their home, it's lucky to see their parents and relatives often, but for those students who have to go to school far away from home, that's a bad thing. These poor kids always have to deal with homesickness, having to take care of themselves, spending with budget money, everything, alone. So, how can you feel less homesick and focus on your studies? This article will be really helpful for such people in cool ways that anyone can apply.
You don't have to be ashamed of feeling homesick. This feeling occurs in almost all students who are away from home. You absolutely have the right to miss home for someone but not your family. But remember, this will more or less affect your education. So, even though you have the right to be homesick, do your best to moderate your efforts to achieve your bigger goals. Fighting for your future!
Don't stay in your room all the time
It's easy to understand that feeling homesick is uncomfortable. That will make you become bored with the new environment, not interested in any other activities. You will also just want to be in your room all day without going anywhere, doing nothing. But you know what you're doing is only making this situation worse. The longer you stay in the room, the greater the homesickness. When you don't keep yourself busy and find joy from other things, you will easily get tired of negative thoughts and it will also affect your study. Your parents don't want that, right? Let's start off with a small trip with friends. Going out to eat new things or sometimes doing shopping online will also help you a lot. But for a student, there is not enough finance, right. Take advantage of coupons, codes, promotion codes or discount codes!
For college students, it is obvious to hear rumours of fun, drink all night, go out and not care about anything. It can be called YOLO - ‘you only live once’ lifestyle. But you know, rumours are just rumours. Consider before joining any fun. Here, we do not intend to prohibit or tell you not to participate in any party. Consider whether these parties are really necessary for you, whether they are suitable for your lifestyle or your finances. Once you have answered these questions, it is up to you to make your own decision. You should know that education is your responsibility, no one can help you in this matter. If you fail a subject, who will repeat it for you? Nobody.
Another way to reduce homesickness is to keep yourself busy. One of the most useful ways I do it is to go to the gym. Exercising in your free time will both help you get rid of homesickness, and help you have a healthier and more enduring, not to mention you will have a better body. Who wouldn't want me to have a strong and strong physique, right? So why not use this time to do that? Go to gym or workout at your room are both available. Your parents will be really surprised to see that their children can be independent, study well, and can take care of themselves!
One thing we always advise students to do is to feel positive all the time. Avoiding negative thoughts, maintaining a positive state of mind will make you more loving and less homesick. Think about it, if you are a positive person, you will think 'ok, I'm just temporarily away from home to go to school and try for a brighter future, then I'll be back with my family, my parents, his grandparents and brothers and sisters in happiness and pride '. So when you think positively, everything becomes so simple, you will be able to use your energy to do other useful things than just lying on your pillow and crying in nostalgia.
Ask for help
But, when you've tried your best but homesickness is still too great, what should you do. Do not hesitate to ask for help when needed. In each university, there will be a room called a psychological counselling room. You're always welcome here even though sometimes you just come to cry because you miss your family. You don't have to feel ashamed or insecure about coming to this room. Face it bravely and get ready to move on to the next step. But if you don't like such places, having a friend by your side is essential. Friends are people we feel closer to and more open to talking about. Talk to someone you feel confident enough, they will help you through any difficulties.
Discover everything around you
Having a friend is indispensable in every human life. If not, this life will be very boring. Let your friend explore interesting things around you to feel busier, less worry, homesickness is always ready to invade your mind. Go a lot, learn a lot, read a lot and experience a lot. Later, when you look back, you will secretly thank this time away from home for giving you a paradise that you can not get back.
Keep in touch
Keep in touch with the family at all times. Staying in touch here means asking to inquire about your family's life changes while you are not around. But that doesn't mean you have to call often and constantly. This, when it becomes too limited, it will make you more homesick.