Returning home after a long trip, it's easy to have a much better appreciation for where we live and to feel inspired to make some changes. My return home after 3 weeks in China and Hong Kong is no different. I'll be sharing insights and inspiration over the next week or so, but first, tips for how to land back on your feet at home.
The first thing I did upon my return was to mop the floors. No kidding. After a 13 hour flight and being up for 24 hours, I got home and found that the pet sitter had left the back door open during the day and the inside of the house had been overrun with all the local kitties trying to get some extra snacks. So there was mud... and paw prints.
Once that was finished though, I set out to get settled as quickly as possible, here are my tips:
I saved looking at email and calling friends to announce my arrival until the following day. The first day back was just for me. What do you do to help settle back at home after a long trip or even a day at work?