How do you pick yourself up after a bad experience abroad?

I went to Au Pair in Italy before my year abroad starts in September but unfortunately, it didn't work out & I returned to the UK feeling pretty bad and disappointed & my confidence has taken a turn for the worse in terms of how I feel about going on my year abroad. I was wondering if anyone has had a similar experience? or any advice as to how to pick oneself up after a bad experience abroad?

This question was asked on 28th June 2015 and has been read 2740 times.

  • Global Graduates · 7 years ago


    We have some fantastic articles on about dealing with challenges on a year abroad and turning the experience into something positive.

    This article about overcoming a job loss is brilliant, as is this piece about doing a year abroad with a mental illness. This one about handling an unprovoked attack is also fantastic.

    What the articles have in common is a spirit of defiance and positivity and all have gone on to have a wonderful year abroad.

    The TYA Team

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