Having culture shock is natural if you move to a new country where you may need to adjust to a new culture, language, and customs.
The symptoms are varied and you may feel sad, anxious, irritated, isolated, or frustrated, but culture shock usually does not last that long. Each person experiences culture shock differently, and in the same way, each person has different ways to cope with culture shock.
What are the best ways to deal with culture shock?
Although culture shock is unavoidable, the more prepared you are, the more comfortable the transition will be.
1. Learn the language
2. Keep an open mind
3. Be patient
4. Know as much as possible about the culture and current events
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