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Life skill lecture  by amanjit singh dhillon iii Life skill lecture by amanjit singh dhillon iii Presentation Transcript

  • LIFE SKILLS
  • Life Skills“The abilities for adaptive andpositive behaviour that enableindividuals to deal effectively withthe demands and challenges ofeveryday life“
  • “Life skills are essentially thoseabilities that help promote mentalwell-being and competence in youngpeople as they face the realities oflife”
  • Like Skills offers wonderful new waysof looking at life and encourages oneto be authentic.
  • FOCUS AREAS OF LIFE SKILLS• Health and social events,• Prevention of drug use,• Sexual violence,• Teenage pregnancy,• HIV/AIDS prevention,• Suicide prevention, etc
  • • Communication skill,• Problem solving,• Critical thinking,• Creative thinking,• Decision-making,• Interpersonal relationship skills,• Self-awareness building skills,• Empathy,• Coping with stress, and• Coping with emotions
  • COMMUNICATION SKILL• Includes verbal non-verbal communication• Active listening• The ability to express feelings• Give feedback• Presentation skills• Public speaking skills• Negotiation and refusal skills• Assertiveness skills to manage conflicts, etc
  • PROBLEM SOLVINGHelps us to deal constructively withthe problems in our lives
  • DECISION MAKINGFollowing constructively withdecisions about our lives.
  • Creative thinking is simply findingnew, improved ways to do anythingHow to strengthen creative thinkingability?Believe it can be doneHere is a basic truth: To do anything, wemust first believe it can be done.Believing something can be done setsthe mind in motion to find a way to do
  • CRITICAL THINKINGThe ability to analyze information andexperiences in an objective manner.
  • INTERPERSONALRELATIONSHIP SKILLSAre social associations, connections,or affiliations between two or morepeopleHelps us to relate in positive ways withpeople that we interact with.
  • SELF AWARENESS• Recognition of ourselves• Of our character• Of our strength and weaknesses• Desires and DislikesWHO AM I ?
  • Self-awareness Self-management Self-Self-esteem confidence Better Self-awareness leads to better self- management
  • STRESS MANAGEMENTAbout recognising our life stressorsand the sources of these in our lives,then we can choose to act in a waythat controls our stress levels.
  • EMOTIONSRecognising our emotions and thoseof others, being aware of howemotions influence behaviour andbeing able to respond to emotionsappropriately.
  • EMPATHYThe ability to think what life is for anotherperson, even in a situation that you maynot be familiar with.The ability to"put oneself into anothers shoes“.
  • DO YOU REMEMBER THIS?
  • DO YOU REMEMBER NOW?
  • PULITZER PRIZE 1994 DURING SUDAN FAMINE That picture depicts a child crawling towards a UN food camp located a kilometer away The vulture is waiting for the child to die so that it can eat itKEVIN CARTER
  • IT DOESN’T END HERE…No one knows what happened to thechild, including the photographerKevin Carter who left the place as soonas the photograph was takenThree months later Kevin Cartercommitted a suicide due to depression
  • QUESTIONS???????
  • THANK YOU!!!!!!!!