School Survival

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Why Does School Make Me So Angry?

School. It's supposed to be the place where we learn and grow, where we prepare for our futures. But for many of us, it's a place of frustration, anxiety, and anger. If you're like me, you might find yourself asking, "Why does school make me so angry?" John Taylor Gatto, a renowned educator, once uncovered […]

Why Does School Make Me Nervous?

Hey there, fellow School Survivors! If you're reading this, chances are you've felt that familiar knot in your stomach, the jittery nerves that come with the mere thought of school. First off, let me say this loud and clear: there's absolutely nothing wrong with you. Not a single thing. School can feel like an anxiety-inducing […]

Why does school make you feel unmotivated?

Hey there, fellow school survivors! Ever find yourself staring at a textbook, daydreaming of a world beyond the classroom? Or maybe you've experienced the sinking feeling that comes with a stack of assignments piling up. You're not alone, and there's nothing wrong with you. First things first - there is absolutely nothing wrong with you. […]

Why does school make me want to throw up?

Ever felt like your stomach is doing somersaults at the mere thought of school? You're not alone, and there's a good reason why. Stress and anxiety can pull some pretty wild tricks on your body, and nausea is one of their favorite party tricks. First things first: take a deep breath. There's absolutely nothing wrong […]

School gives you panic attacks? There's nothing wrong with you!

Hey there, fellow school survivor! If you're reading this, chances are you've experienced those dreaded panic attacks at school. First things first, take a deep breath and know that you're not alone. We get it, and we're here to let you know that there's absolutely nothing wrong with you. School can be an incredibly stressful […]

School Makes You Hate Learning? It's Not Your Fault!

TL;DR: There's nothing wrong with you School isn't about learning In fact it ruins learning School stifles individuality, motivation, and curiosity Read the full post to find out more about a school that actually encourages learning ... and more interesting alternatives and things Introduction Hey there, fellow School Survivors! If you've stumbled upon this post, […]

Feeling Worthless Because of School Grades? You're Not Alone!

Hey there, fellow School Survivors! We know that navigating the challenges of school can make you feel like you're drowning in a sea of expectations and judgments. If you've ever found yourself feeling worthless because your parents and teachers are constantly complaining about your grades, we want you to know that you're not alone. We […]

How to find out what you're good at

How to find out what you're good at How do you find out what you want and what you're good at, and is education the only way to find a good job and live a good life? Kirby We are expected to know these things and plan ahead. School pressures us into choosing courses in […]

Depression and Suicide

What Should I Do If I Am Considering Suicide? Demonic Pyro If you think about suicide, and are actually willing to do it… Don't, for the simple fact that you could instead run away. With running away if you wanted to then you could go back home instead of being… dead. 2/3 of the people […]

Emotional Support

Finding a therapist / counselor has an excellent search tool for therapists, counselors, psychiatrists, and the like. I highly suggest people explore their results... it's a good way to learn about the various people who are there to help... whether for one's self, or for others. Many have their own web sites, and increasingly […]

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