Self Pep Talk.
Tell yourself it’s OK. Breathe. A lot is happening. There is a lot of change. A new city, a new apartment, a new social circle starting. A new vibe, a new way of living. A lot has to change. A lot will.
Change is good, but man, it is SCARY. I’ve done this before. YOU’VE DONE THIS BEFORE. Beijing was harder…you knew no one. No points of reference, no language skills, no clue. You fumbled around, you ran into walls, you persevered. And you got there. And you did it totally alone.
Now you have to do it again, and yes, it’s different, but you’ll manage. BUT IT ALL FEELS OVERWHELMING. Yes, but again, calm down, breathe. It can’t be as bad as you think.
Stop. Breathe. Reread. It can’t be as bad as you think.