Adolescent Life Skills
Life Skills help the teen to become independent and succeed in the world at large which is the goal of a successful young adult and their parents. But it isn’t easy. Some of the important life skills areas are:
- Health and Hygiene Skills
- Making & maintaining healthy relationship with guys/girls
- Interpersonal Skills
- Coping with Life-stress, loneliness, rejection, disappointments & other negative emotions
- Money Skills
- Goal Setting and Obtaining Skills
- Time Management Skills
- Personal Safety & Emergency handling Skills
Pre-marital Life Skills
Survey research indicates that having some form of premarital education has a positive impact on marital stability (Owen, Rhoades, Stanley, & Markman, 2011). The purpose of premarital education is to enable each person to become the best version of themselves by improving the communication and problem-solving skills, and by identifying and working on blind spots and imbalances that can prevent a joyful and fulfilling life together.
Parenting is a learned skill passed on through the generations from parent to child. As a general rule, the average adult does their best to raise their children in the same way in which their parents raised them. This includes all aspects of parenting, including all the bad habits which have been passed down through the ages. It is an aspect of everybody’s life and in most cases could use some improvements. We are not telling you that most people are bad parents. We are simply saying that everyone could benefit in learning how to raise children effectively.
Managing Home Finance
One would think that the basics of home finances would be taught to every student in school, but it is not. So for those who are just starting out or well into your working life, it would a wise thing to do to learn about managing money. It takes some work up front, but the rewards are plenty, most of all freedom from worry.