These Are the Memories of My Favourite Days at School Essay

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THESE ARE THE MEMORIES OF MY FAVOURITE DAYS AT SCHOOL “Success isn’t measured by how many times you fall, but rather how many times you are able to get up when you do fall.” Smothered in self – triumph, I lean back, close my eyes and reminisce about the latter years of my schooling career, intertwined amongst all the sporadic thoughts of endeavour and sacrifice, my final schooling year is one to remember. These are the memories of my favourite days at school. The monotony of waking up every morning at dawn and sleeping only at midnight was a norm for me. My parents perpetually bombarded me with advice on how to endure this painstaking year of commitment to the books. Playstation, computer and all other forms of entertainment had ceased so that I could concentrate fully on my interminable daily dosage of homework. Even though all this work made my life seem a living hell, life was a lot better at school because of the presence of my ‘fantabulous’ friends, who actually made me look forward to school. They are the only reason I cherish my memories of my schooling life. Without them I’d be drowning in a sea of solitude with no emotional raft to grab onto. The pulsating beat of music synchronised with your heartbeat is one of a few things that can actually reduce stress in this hostile and relentless world of the FET phase. “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Personally I would not have been able to cope with the high levels of stress during my matric year without melodic and serene music. Drugs bring about euphoria by causing the brain to release endorphins (which incur a feeling of well-being). Music, however, serves the same purpose, without the risk of addiction The pinnacle of my worries was unquestionably the exams at the end of the year and whatever stress I did have, this made it seem superfluous. To successfully go through this

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