Feeling Sad After A Joyful Trip?


Vacations are mostly positive experiences, which, unfortunately, end up with a return to the conventional routines. It causes the post-vacation depression, which is not a serious concern but decreases the productivity of certain people significantly. The post-travel blues is easy to overcome, though.

#1. The fear of commonness

We fear the ordinariness of our common duties. The mental pressure makes us feel our life is imperfect, which causes the fear of commonness. To deal with this, you should apply some changes to your daily routine and your life in general. You can add some elements of your trip to your life. Finally, get a new haircut like those offered by the good barber shops in NYC. Reassess your daily habits and think of what you can change. Looking for new opportunities will open up much thinking space for your mind.

#2. Enjoy the experiences you’ve had

You should appreciate your memories rather than sadden your return to daily life. Be grateful to yourself about the vacation you have had. The way you think about something changes the way you feel. Whenever you notice that you are mourning your daily life, try thinking about your positive experiences as an occasion to enhance your productivity.

#3. Re-adjust to your normal life in advance

For further traveling, it is essential to prepare yourself for the vacation blues. Schedule your days at home during the last days of the vacation. Try giving yourself a few days to acclimate and return to work in the middle of the workweek, so that you have fewer days to work before the weekends. You can also bring some home reminders to your traveling destination. It fairly facilitates the transition to the daily life.

Don’t get offended by people who don’t understand your post-vacation sadness. Luckily, they don’t experience this feeling.

This is a guest post by Jessica Carter.