HOW DO WE TRAIN FOR LIFE SKILLS

Life skills are abilities for adaptive and positive behavior that enable individual to deal effectively with the demands and challenges of everyday life. They are activities which promote mental well being and competence among young people as they face the realities of life; based on World Health Organization (WHO, 1993) philosophy that young people should be qualitatively empowered to take responsibility for their action. Life skills education is an effective tool for empowering the young people to act responsibly, take initiative and have control over stress and emotion. Since when they are able to rise above emotional impasses arising from daily…

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Social interactions

A social interaction is an exchange between two or more individuals and is a building block of society. This interaction can be studied between groups of two (dyads), three (triads) or larger groups. By interacting with one another, people design rules, institutions and systems within which they seek to live. It is now time to define social interaction. As previously discussed, behavior comes in many forms--blinking, eating, reading, dancing, shooting, rioting, and warring. What then distinguishes social behavior? Behavior that is peculiarly social is oriented towards other selves. Such behavior apprehends another as a perceiving, thinking, Moral, intentional, and behaving person; considers the intentional or rational meaning…

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