What is homesickness?
 The feeling of missing home.
 The distress or impairment caused by an actual
separation from the ...
How can I deal with these feelings?
 Do something you enjoy- plan a trip
 Keep busy-go to the gym everyday
 Understand ...
I’m homesick what can I do at
Lakeland College to help me
overcome this?
 Contact the Wellness Coordinator on either camp...
What is culture shock
 “ Culture shock is the personal disorientation a
person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar w...
What resources does Lakeland
have for people who are going
through culture shock
 Go see the Wellness Coordinator on eith...
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  1. 1. What is homesickness?  The feeling of missing home.  The distress or impairment caused by an actual separation from the specific home environment or objects.  These symptoms may range from mild to severe.  Occurs when one travels and may be overwhelmed by unfamiliar environments or foreign cultural contexts.  It is especially common in students • Wikipedia: 2013
  2. 2. How can I deal with these feelings?  Do something you enjoy- plan a trip  Keep busy-go to the gym everyday  Understand that change can be stressful  Do something about it- go talk to someone  Reflect- why are you homesick?  Eat and sleep as well as possible  Make your new residence feel like a home  Be positive! Change is hard but it can be great! • Wikihow: 2013
  3. 3. I’m homesick what can I do at Lakeland College to help me overcome this?  Contact the Wellness Coordinator on either campuses  Melissa Rothwell at 780-853-8434 (Vermilion)  Nadine Konyk TBA (Lloyd)
  4. 4. What is culture shock  “ Culture shock is the personal disorientation a person may feel when experiencing an unfamiliar way of life due to immigration or a visit to a new country, or to a move between social environments, also a simple travel to another type of life.” • Wikipedia; 2013
  5. 5. What resources does Lakeland have for people who are going through culture shock  Go see the Wellness Coordinator on either campuses  Find something that reminds you of home like authentic food  Join one of our many clubs  Get informed on your new environment go visit the SA office and learn about what student life at Lakeland is all about  Create a new club!

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