For what it’s worth I have found there is some commonness in the severity levels of events and how we humans respond to them.
One scale said that the following events stressed humans more than others (Laid out in order of their severity):
- Death of a loved one.
- Major illness or injury.
- Job loss.
I, for one have suffered all these traumas and I’m certain there are those among you who have suffered some or all as well.
I mention this scale because I am convinced that few people appreciate what a trauma ‘moving home’ is. Greater still would be moving home to another country.
This is where ‘South Africans Moving to Ireland (SA2 Eire)’ features. I am most grateful for the people who founded and manage this site. To say nothing of those that populate it with their stories and requests.Continue reading Trust Yourself, You Did The Right Thing