According to Google, the definition of a “Life Skill” is “a skill that is necessary or desirable for full participation in everyday life.” Sadly, many young people (and scores of adults) don’t know how to perform many of these everyday skills.
What are these skills? Well, I am glad that you asked because the following is a list of fifteen of these skills that everyone should know.
Basic first aid.
How to say “No.”
How to use a credit card.
How to write an essay.
How to grocery shop on a BUDGET.
How to jump-start a car.
How to do their laundry.
How to cook something that doesn’t come in a box with powder labeled “sauce.”
Basic car and home repair and maintenance.
How to send a professional email.
How to budget and pay bills.
How to change a tire.
How to study.
How to proof read.
How to be kind to others
~ Source: Face Book
What are some “Life Skills” that YOU think a person should know how to do??
Life is strange. At one moment, it might seem tough, unfair, and if it just can’t get any worse while at other times, we are happy, joyful, or plain delighted with the good things in life.
I decided that it would be a great idea to collect some thoughts and ideas from other people that will encourage and uplift our minds and souls every day. The power of positive thinking is a tremendous asset to have. When we will feel good about ourselves there are many, many ways in which we benefit from these optimistic thought patterns and habits…less stress, lower blood pressure, we are happier, kinder to other people…just to name a few.
So, as you read some of the following thoughts, I hope that you may find comfort in them and that they will help and guide you on your path and you continue your journey through life.
We often forget that happiness doesn’t come as a result of getting something we don’t have, but of deeply appreciating what we do have.
The story of your life has many chapters. One bad chapter doesn’t mean it’s the end of the book. Just turn the page.
You’ll never be able to see the great things in front of you, if you only look at the bad things behind you.
A big smile is the lighting system of the face, the cooling system of the mind, and the heating system of the heart.
We don’t stop dreaming and exploring because we grow old. We grow old because we stop dreaming and exploring.
When the right things aren’t adding up in your life, start subtracting the wrong things.
Surround yourself with positive people who will support you when it rains, not just when it shines.
Don’t make too much time for people who rarely make time for you.
The season of failure is the best time for sowing the seeds of success.
We spend money that we do not have, on things we do not need, to impress people who do not care.
Friends who believe in you when others doubt you, friends who tell you can do it when you doubt yourself… these friends are a gift.
Life is too short to worry about needless issues. Have fun, live through love, explore, regret nothing, and don’t let others bring you down.
Remember, people who try to bring you down are already below you.
Enjoy the little things in life for one day you’ll look back and realize they were the big things.
You may not have everything that you want in life but you are blessed enough to have all that you need.
Never lose hope, because as night falls, a new day is about to dawn and you never know what a new day will bring.
Having a thousand credentials on the wall will not make you a decent human being…but genuinely helping one person everyday will.
If you’re smiling right now, you’re doing something right.
This is a picture that demonstrates the true power of words by a photographer that visited this Central American country. Imagine the effect that we can have on others when we find just one positive thing to say about them!!
No matter how hard we try to perfect our daily lives, there are still times when we all need words that will uplift our spirits and give us the encouragement that we desire. I always find it fascinating how when I am having a difficult or challenging day how a simple little word or gesture can brighten it. I decided to collect a list of quotes and sayings that have inspired and uplifted me and share them with you. I hope that they will touch your heart and make your day a little brighter as they have for me.
Never, ever give up! There is no such thing as an ending…just a new beginning.
ALWAYS be a first rate version of yourself instead of a second rate copy of someone else. ~ Judy Garland
Keep your head up! God gives His hardest battles to His strongest soldiers.
Don’t allow the negative circumstances of your life take away the joy of what you like to do.
Train your mind to see the good in every situation.
If you are DEPRESSED, you are living in the PAST…If you are ANXIOUS, you are living in the FUTURE…If you are at PEACE, you are living in the PRESENT ~ Lao Tzu
For the EYES to SEE the best
A HEART that FORGIVES the worst
A MIND that FORGETS the bad
And a SOUL that never loses Faith
A bird sitting on a branch is never afraid of the branch breaking because its trust is not in the branch but on her own wings. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
Nobody can take away your pain…so don’t let anyone take away your happiness!
Starting today, you need to…Forget what’s gone…Appreciate what still remains…Look forward to what is coming next!
Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones…you’ll start to have positive results. ~ Willie Nelson
There is a difference between giving up and knowing when you have had enough.
SOMETIMES…the people in your life who are miles away can make you feel better than the people in your life who are right beside you…because they understand.
Keep your heart free from hate…Your mind free from worry…And remember…Give much and expect little from others.
MISERABLE PEOPLE will focus on what they hate about their lives. HAPPY PEOPLE will focus on what they love about their lives.
Remember to always SMILE…it increases your face value!
Throughout my life, I have been blessed to listen to many inspiring, motivational, and heartwarming speakers. I have met a lot of famous people and rubbed elbows with the “rich and famous.” But of all the people that I have ever met and listened to, none of them were more inspirational than one of the most well known entities of all-time…that’s right…the Easter Bunny,
It is my hope that these great words of wisdom will touch your heart as much as they do mine 🙂
What I learned from the Easter Bunny……
Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.
Everyone needs a friend who is all ears.
There’s no such thing as too much candy.
All work and no play can make you a basket case.
A cute tail attracts a lot of attention.
Everyone is entitled to a bad hare day.
Let happy thoughts multiply like rabbits.
Some body parts should be floppy.
Keep your paws off of other people’s jelly beans.
Good things come in small, sugar coated packages.
The grass is always greener in someone else’s basket.
To show your true colors, you have to come out of the shell.
The best things in life are still sweet and gooey.
May the joy of the season fill your heart.
Remember: “A true friend is someone who thinks you are a good egg even though they know you are slightly cracked.” 🙂