The Culture Shock of Living Abroad — Is It Good for You?

Photo by David Amsler.

The phrase “culture shock” describes the impact of moving from a familiar culture to an unfamiliar one. It’s often experienced by travelers, expats and exchange students and is wrapped up in the surprise of a new environment, new people and new way of life. Culture shock can be tough, including initial anxieties about separation from not having close contact with important people in your life. This infographic from Work the World takes a deeper look at what culture shock is and how it can actually benefit you when you see the process through.



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