Back at school but wish you were still at home?
For some, doing school from home meant more control over your time, including time with family and friends, and the chance to take a pass on those you didn’t feel like bumping into each day.
But for the time being, school is back to normal, and changing back can hit pretty hard.
Change is normal, but not everyone likes it. And that’s okay if that’s you. You’ve had to put up with a lot of change in 2020, so give yourself a pat on the back for getting through it.
If you’re feeling uneasy, knowing the reasons why can help get you through.
When a tough situation springs up, some of us will face it head on (fight) while some of us will try to get away (flight). These feelings are natural, and they’re likely the result of:
- Anxiety about what’ll happen next. Will there be a second wave? Are we safe?
- Fear that the problems you had before are still around
- Sadness and loss about the change in lifestyle
- Readjusting to a school that isn’t quite the same as before as well as shifts in your friendships.