“See, bad things happen to me on field trips.” – Percy Jackson. Although Percy has so much gratitude and respect, he has a hard time struggling as a middle school in the real world. As a middle schooler, Percy would have a happier life if he considers that ADHD can benefit him, has a growth mindset, and stays away from bullies.

 

Percy Jackson will be more confident and have a better life if he tries to see the advantages of ADHD. He proves that he has ADHD,  e.g.:- “I have moments like that a lot when my brain falls asleep or something, and the next thing I know I’ve missed something as if a puzzle piece fell out of the universe and left me staring at the blank place behind it.” (pg. 11 hard copy). evidence from the article Neurodiversity: A different view of ADHD states “The symptoms include often losing items, not paying attention to details or making careless mistakes in school and not listening most of the time. Getting easily distracted and avoiding activities that require focus are also symptoms.”  This disorder, he can think this as an advantage to fast-paced jobs like a business leader or a news reporter where these kinds of fast decisions are critically important. This type of brain is usually very rare, and Percy could take this as an advantage.

 

Percy Jackson can achieve better in studies if he has a growth mindset and follows some study tips. For example- “My grades fell from Ds to Fs.” (page 17 book) which proves he doesn’t perform very well in studying, but, Percy can turn this around by following some study tips which might help him. One of the tips from How to Focus on Studying states is to “Choose your study place wisely” He can perform better at school and can also achieve more

 

 

Percy Jackson could live a better life at a boarding school if he stops getting in between fights and follow some tips for guidance. For example- “All year long, I’d gotten in fights keeping bullies away from him” Which means that Percy gets in the middle of fights. Subsequently,  one-way Percy Jackson could turn this around is as the article How to deal with Bullies at School states “Avoiding the bully” which helps Percy Jackson to stop getting bullied. Again, Percy Jackson could have more friends, this would benefit him in life.

 

Friends can help you live a happy life. Additionally, Percy could have an untroubled life if he thinks of his weakness as strengths, explore and learns different types of things, and avoid dangers. This advice can mostly help students having the same problems as Percy Jackson’s.

 

 

 

 

Websites Cited

 

https://www.thoughtco.com/steps-to-focus-on-studying-3212069

 

https://www.wikihow.com/Deal-with-Bullies-at-School

 

https://newsela.com/read/elem-new-ways-to-think-about-ADHD/id/41715/?collection_id=2000000192&search_id=e07d1c69-d691-4139-9a9b-b72e9a072d6a