Reverse Culture Shock & How To Adjust

Reverse Culture Shock: experienced when returning to a place that one expects to be home but actually is no longer, is far more subtle, and therefore, more difficult to manage than outbound shock precisely because it is unexpected and unanticipated (Expactica, 2017). For a great deal of us, staying where we are familiar is safe,... Continue Reading →

Learning How To Climb My Mountain

I was sitting on the floor of my cramped one-room, four-person office alphabetizing stacks of mail when I received an email that would completely change my life.  My phone buzzed with a familiar tone notifying me of usually useless, end-of-the-semester evaluation emails, course assessments, and graduation reminders.

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