How to Manage Your Nerves During Transitions

“Be flexible.” “Remember to go with the flow.” “Things will change last minute and it will be okay.”

These were all phrases that I have heard over my three years and counting in the classroom. As a Type-A person, it was always difficult to hear. I love having logistics planned out, my schedules organized, and always being ahead of the next step. However, when I entered teaching, I never thought I would have to calm down my planning nature with a more Zen focus.