School Survival


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The Importance of Mental Health in a Broken School System

You've probably felt it—that heavy weight on your chest, the constant stress, the gnawing anxiety that never really goes away. Maybe you don't even recognize it as a problem anymore because it's just part of your daily life, thanks to the broken school system you're stuck in. Let's face it, school is supposed to be […]

Why Self-Care Matters When You Hate School

You wake up and the first thought that hits you is, “I don’t want to go to school today.” It’s not because you’re lazy or because you didn’t do your homework. It’s because school feels like a prison. It’s a place where your creativity gets squashed, your spirit gets crushed, and your voice gets silenced. […]

Why School Dress Codes Are Ridiculous

You walk into school and the first thing you see is a teacher with a measuring tape, scrutinizing the length of a skirt. Your day hasn’t even started, and already you’re being policed. That’s what school dress codes are—another layer of control, another way to remind you that you’re not really in charge of your […]

How to Survive the School Day When You Hate Every Minute

You wake up with that sinking feeling in your gut, dreading the monotonous day ahead. School feels like a prison, a place where creativity goes to die, and you’re stuck in a system that doesn’t care about who you are or what you need. You’re not alone. So many teens feel this way, and it’s […]

How to Deal with Parents Who Don't Get It

You’re sitting in your room, staring at the walls, feeling like you’re trapped in a box that’s getting smaller every day. Your parents just don’t get it. They don’t understand why school feels like a prison, why every day is a struggle just to get through. They throw around words like “responsibility” and “future” like […]

Democratic Schools: Where Your Voice Actually Matters

You’re sitting in a classroom, staring at the clock, counting the seconds until you’re free. But what if there was a place where your voice actually mattered? A place where you weren’t just another number in the system, but a real person with real opinions? Welcome to the world of democratic schools. At a democratic […]

Why Teachers Can Be the Worst Bullies

You walk into school every day with a pit in your stomach, bracing yourself for what’s coming. You’ve got enough to worry about with the pressure of grades, fitting in, and figuring out who you are. The last thing you need is for the person who’s supposed to be your guide, your mentor, to become […]

Why Yoga is better than school

Do you ever feel like you're drowning in the endless sea of assignments, exams, and social pressures that school throws at you? It's like you're constantly treading water, struggling just to keep your head above the surface. But what if I told you there's a way to find peace and balance amidst the chaos? That's […]

Help: My school doesn't offer the subjects that I have an interest in

Hey there, I get it. It's beyond frustrating when your school feels like it's stuck in the Stone Age, offering subjects that might as well be from another planet. It's like they expect you to fit into their little boxes, ignoring your passions and talents. But here's the deal: you're not alone in this. Picture […]

Unschooling and Entrepreneurship: Fostering Creativity and Innovation

In a world that often measures success by standardized tests and conformity, you find yourself questioning the traditional path of education. You've always felt like a square peg trying to fit into a round hole, struggling to thrive in an environment that doesn't nurture your unique gifts and passions. Unschooling offers a different perspective, a […]

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