“Inhale for one… two… three… And exhale through your mouth.” The room filled with a harmony of “Ah”s, with a few giggles here and there. I felt my shoulders drop and my head tilt slightly upwards as I breathed out. A tingle trickle down my spine as I sat a little taller. It was a Thursday night, and I was skipping study hall for the Atheneum Mindfulness Event. In that moment, I couldn’t bring myself to think more about the college applications and AP English essays that had loomed over my thoughts for the past week. Instead, I turned my focus to the rise and fall of my shoulders as I breathed in and out.
Although I’m not a senior, the senior game is always emotional for everyone involved. The seniors for playing their last game on familiar turf, the classes preceding them for losing senior teammates, and the coaches for watching another class of talented individuals move into the next phase in their life.
This blog is about my thoughts on the past few weeks and what I am doing to make it easier.
This parents weekend, I received the opportunity to do something a little bit different. While everybody leaves home-bound to spend some quality family time, I woke up bright and early on a Sunday morning with my luggage and excitement, ready to take on a bus trip down to Los Angeles. This, is the story of my experience on the Southern California College Tour.
HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Fall at Stevenson is my favorite time of year. The weather is (typically) perfect, spirits are high because exams haven't entered our consciences yet, and an array of fun, diversely celebrated holidays are right around the corner!