Teen Stories to Build Resilience – CLICK TO COMMENT

By Victoria Gindi     Sarah went to Great Adventures with all her friends. Sarah would go on any ride except for King Da Ka, the fastest roller coaster in the world. When all of her friends wanted to go on it Sarah had an important decision to make. Would she overcome her fear and just go on the ride, or would she sit out for it? Sarah ended up chickening out. She waiting for her friends on the side. They tried to convince her and told her it would be fun. Sarah waited alone for a long time because the ride had a very long line. Finally her friends returned laughing and smiling. Sarah felt very left out. Her friends kept talking about how fun the ride was. They said it was the funnest part of the whole trip. Sarah regretted her decision and decided that next time she is in this situation she will overcome her fear and try it. If she doesn’t try it she’ll never know if she would like it or have a great time. The next year she went on it and she really enjoyed the experience and the time she spent with her friends.