A Day You’ve Never Been To (For Students Beginning The School Year)

A great way to look at the first day of school!

john pavlovitz

BusKids

I’m not sure how you’re feeling today; probably that weird mix of great excitement bubbly energy and extreme nausea. You’ve probably got some new clothes, new school supplies, a new bestie, and maybe even a new attitude toward this year.

You also likely have some of the old stuff too; the same annoying fears, insecurities and worries that you usually carry around. It’s all the stuff that makes you uncomfortable and nervous and sad on days like this. You may feel like you’re the only one who feels this way, the only one who has this kind of internal storm, the only one who focuses on their flaws—but I promise you that you’re not.

And because I care about you, here are a few things you can and should do today as you begin this school year:

Breathe.

Relax and realize that no matter what this year brings, it will be great because…

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