Have you ever had something you really wanted to accomplish? Did you go for it? Did you give up on it? Does it feel like something attainable? Or beyond your reach? Where these thoughts and judgments could be coming from?
By the time they arrive to school they are exhausted and hungry. They do their very best to keep it together, but all it takes is one negative word or look by a peer that sets them off and they begin to unravel.
Stop for a second and notice what you are feeling right now. Is it joy, happiness, love or other positive emotions? Or is it sadness, anger, fear or other negative emotions? Now take a minute to monitor your thoughts. Are you in here and now? Are you in the past or the future? Are these thoughts negative or positive?