When there is an unexpected change, we normally react in one or more of the following ways: anxiety, fear, sadness and anger. The change can be either negative or positive. Sadness is the emotion we will focus on this month.
When I was in the third grade, my family moved into a new home. It was so exciting. My sister and I were getting new white beds for our room (so girly!), a larger yard. Oh yes, it was exciting! But at the same time, I felt sad. A part of me didn’t want the change. I was leaving the familiar for the unfamiliar. I was going to miss the neighborhood where memories were made. Continue reading