Personal Narrative: Don T Get Too Comfortable

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Don’t Get Too Comfortable How many people like change? I have found that people don 't like new experiences because they feel that they don 't have control of their life, there is excessive uncertainty, or concerns about their competence. In other words they feel like they will fail or be a failure. New situations may be stressful or overwhelming. They may make their whole body feel paralyzed, their hands clam up, put a lump in their throat, and make them feel like their heart is pounding so hard it 's going to explode. Most of us have experienced some kind of adjustment in our lives. This might be in moving houses, having new family situations, jobs, schools, and the list could go on. Change is always around us in this growing world. During …show more content…
My parents thought that I wasn 't going to be ready to go to school and thought it would be best if I was homeschooled. The first change in homeschooling was when I had to start reading on my own. I hated the idea. At first I thought that my mom would never read to me again thus, why would I want to read by myself? Eventually, I learned that this different situation was to help me grow in my education and my mom was trying to help me through this transitional time. Another change that happen was when we started going to Monday Club. Monday club was where groups of homeschoolers got together and did educational activities together. I was very nervous about this turn of events, there were many new teachers and the only teacher I had up until that point was my mom. There was lots of other kids and being an only child, this was scary for me. As time went on I figured out that Monday Club was a place to grow with other people. So, in my life during homeschooling there were small changes that in the end helped me grow and learn to adjust to new …show more content…
To be completely honest, I was terrified. I didn 't really like being around a lot of people and I worried that there was going to be so many people and fitting in would be hard. I was afraid that the teachers may be horrific. If they were anything like the ones I had in middle school, anything but helpful, I wanted no part in this. I also thought that since I was homeschooled, I would be at a disadvantage and be behind all the other kids in my grade. I thought that I would be the dumbest kid in school. I’m not going to say that the first few months were easy, it was hard. It was hard to fit in with the other kids, it was hard to get in the the swing of the different classes and how high school was run. I had some friends going to this high school but they already had their group of friends. Eventually, as time went on I got to know more people and developed more friends. I also found out that I wasn 't the dumbest kid in school. In fact, I was near the top of my class. In some courses I got 100 %. This built confidence in my abilities to learn and taught me that no matter what I put my mind to, I can be the best I can

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