Did you just come back from a semester or a year studying abroad? Have you been back for a while but still feels a twinge when you think about your Erasmus experience? Have you heard about the Post-Erasmus Depression and think you might be infected? This article is made for you!
I’ve spent a year in Bergen, Norway and I have been back to Paris, France for an endless 5 months now, and here are a few tips I have collected so far from my own experience of a depressed-yet-happy Erasmus student.
1. Re-discover your city and/or your country
You’re back from an adventure abroad, in a different country, a different culture and with people that are different, it means you have now new eyes and a new way of seeing things. What better idea than to re-discover places you thought you knew like the back of your hand? You will then realise that you don’t need to go that far to see wonderful things. As Marcel Proust rightfully wrote, « The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. » Lire la suite « How To Get Over Your Erasmus Experience Once You’re Back Home »