Did you ever get to the point where you feel like giving up? You have too much going on and you cannot do this anymore? Don’t think like that because you are not alone. Life can be stressful for many individuals, especially college students. It wasn’t meant to be easy, it wouldn’t be worth anything if it was easy. You can accomplish anything if you have the right mindset.
Remove every negative aspect in your life and everything will start getting better. I know that sometimes there are family problems or health problems that you can’t remove, but trust me you aren’t alone. There is always someone going through the same thing as you, if not worse. Some people would kill to be in your shoes. So, take a second and think, is your life really that bad? Believe me, it is a hard question to ask yourself, but most likely the answer is no.
For example, I myself have been going through a lot the past few years. College is overwhelming for me right now because I have a lot going on in my personal life. There are people out there that have it worse than me, so I just try to look at the bright side. With this being said, don’t ever give up. You may have struggles, but life would be boring without them. These struggles are giving you strength for later. Try to see your struggles as opportunities to become stronger and wiser. Then maybe one day you can make a difference in someone else’s life who is struggling. Always remember you are worth something, you were brought to this earth for a reason; believe in yourself and you will survive.
-Shianna, Student Scholar