At the end of my sophomore year in high school, three other students (Kara, Randi, and Wendy) and I were still in the running to be valedictorians of our senior class.

My least favorite class that semester was Botany, and you could tell because I was hovering right on the line between an A and B for my final grade.

Needless to say, I was beside myself when my final grade at the end of the semester was a B+. I cried elephant-sized tears for days while…

A Powerful Life Lesson: Learn to Make the Bounce