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  • Writer's pictureIzzy Whitney

Laugh It Off: The Secret to Asking for Help without Freaking Out!

Hey, you guys! I've got some super great advice about not being embarrassed or scared to ask for help when you're trying to learn new stuff in middle school. Are you ready for this?

Here's the big secret: you gotta have a sense of humor! Yup, it's true! Laughing at yourself can really help you feel better when you're freaking out about not being good at something.

And the best part?

It doesn't cost anything!

So, if you're feeling nervous about asking for help, try making a joke out of it. Say something like, "Hey, can you help me figure out how to do this thing? I'm pretty sure I'm doing it wrong, but I'm also pretty sure you can help me fix it!" You could even ask a friend for help if you don't want to talk to your teacher. But if you do decide to talk to your teacher, make sure you show them you really care about learning. That way they'll know you're serious and be more likely to help you out. And don't forget about your parents! They may have some good ideas about how to learn new stuff too.

So, don't sweat it if you're not perfect at everything right away. Just remember to keep a sense of humor and ask for help when you need it. And, hey, if you get it wrong, remember even Einstein didn’t get everything right on the first try! Keep laughing and keep learning! You've got this!


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