Many are required to travel to a foregn country for growth or due to studies. Certainly, life can’t be stopped due to the hesitation to adapt to a foreign culture even for a three month work trip.
1- Know yourself
You must learn how comfortable you are in a place. And instead of feeling cultural shock , you can change yourself to that environment to live a more happy life there.
2- Be socially active
You can talk with people back home, expat groups, colleagues from work, and even locals. It will help you to manage stress and confidence in talking with others.
3- Be more sensitive to yourself
In the race to adapt yourself to the changed environment, you must not ignore your physical comfort. So, don’t go for binge eating or alcohol abuse.
4- Be optimistic
Instead of taking everything in a wrong way, why not take it in a positive way. It will also help you rmenatlly and affect your mood . So dont judge certain things and be an objective observer and more open to accept the people.
5- Explore more
Be an explorer and take yourself to the most amazing experiences of travelling to a new city. Afterall, that’s why you took the pain to leave your comfortable environment and visit these new places altogether.