Being Home Sick
You have not been away from home much and now you are heading off to college. You know you have heard of others quitting school, coming back home and just getting a job to ease their minds. Do you want to be the next coming home? The following are some ideas, tricks, and tips just in case you are feeling home sick and ways to cure your self.
Calling and talking to whom ever you miss the most will make you feel good inside. Hearing actual words and realizing that you are missed as well, does make you feel wanted and more confident about your self while you have to be away from home.
This allows yourself to express your need to let someone know you care releases stress with in you alleviating some stress about being away from home.
Have your local newspaper delivered to your dorm room / mailbox at the college. You will be able to read about all the happenings in your hometown, and keep up on current events.
Go home once a month for the first five or six months - just over night on the weekend. You will slowly notice that nothing much will change while you are away at school, and you may even notice that you feel more at home 'away' at your dorm as you make friends and new acquaintances.
Students that get homesick will generally feel better as time goes on, and as your schedule gets more hectic, you will with for home as a stress relief!