August, oh how many students and teachers dread you while football fans just adore you! Yes, this is the time of year that gives us mixed emotions. It may be the end of summer and the start of a school year for some or simply just another month for others. With a new month and a new season, the transition may not be too easy for some of us. Transitions can be scary, worrisome, but also "anxiously exciting". How can we prepare for a smooth transition? Below are some tips for you to try! 1. Stay in the here and now. It is easy to get caught up in the mindset of fall boots, pumpkin spice, and American football, however practicing being in the here and now, allows for us to make each day count.