So you’re back from your holidays and you feel that something is not right, that ou are in the wrong place. Feeling a bit down and moody? Looking at the bright side of things, that probably means that you had an amazing summer. On a not so happy note, you might be suffering from post-vacation blues, a mild short-term depression very common both in children and adults when having to face the return to their daily routine.
Don’t worry, no need to rush to the shrink. Taking a few steps to change certain typical post-holiday attitudes will make the transition to work and “normal” life a bit easier.
By the way, did you have a good holiday? What did you do?
A few useful words…
Blues: a feeling of depression or deep unhappiness
Moody: Unwilling to talk or be sociable. It can also mean temperamental or changeable
Shrink: Slang for psychiatrist