Happy 2nd Tunesday, friends! In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, I thought I’d share three very important songs that have gotten me through some pretty tough and dark days. Life can be more difficult than it should be, especially when you’re in high school. You may deal with insensitive, mean-spirited individuals in the classroom, on the field, and maybe even at home. The reality is that there will always be people who target individuals for a number of reasons: they’re insecure, unhappy, jealous, or just plain heartless, but the older you get, the more you realize their cause of their behavior is more about them and less about you. Furthermore, you develop better coping strategies, realize you’re awesome, and understand that your worth and value is not dependent on anyone! It takes time, patience, and determination to get to this point, so in the midst of feeling marginalized, pained, sad, afraid, hopeless, and misunderstood, take a listen to these songs. Hopefully, they’ll be the reminders you need to get through it all.
What songs do you listen to when you’re having a rough time? Comment below!
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