What are the 4 Big Skills

Managing Emotions

Emotions are normal. They can be feelings of anger, sadness or worry and many more. It’s how we choose to manage these feelings and what feelings to act on that counts. We need to think about calming our upset emotions.

Moderate Behaviour

Acting in an acceptable manner and reacting in an acceptable manner. The opposite of Moderate Behaviour is Extreme Behaviour. This is the behaviour you want to avoid using.

Flexible Thinking

There is almost always more than one way to look at things. Or there will always be more than one solution to any problem. Being open to possibilities. Your way is not always th

Checking Yourself

By “Check Yourself”, you pull all the skills together. This skill will slow you down. Stopping you from doing something you will regret later on.

Your take home

New Ways for Life has been developed and designed to be simple yet very powerful. Enhancing young peoples’ interpersonal skills. Giving them the tools and strategies to take with them on their journey through school and beyond. They can be used at home and out in the world. These skills need to be learnt early on in life. They have profound positive effects, with success in relationships, success in employment, reducing stress and assisting us to deal with stress. By internally managing one’s own thinking, your emotions and behaviours, you will in turn, influence others thinking, emotions and behaviours. All too often we blame others for our actions. Self management is the key.

 

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What are the 4 Big Skills

Managing Emotions Emotions are normal. They can be feelings of anger, sadness or worry and many more. It’s how we choose to manage these feelings

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Checking Yourself

Life Skill 4 – Checking Yourself! Checking yourself ties all the 4 life skills together. Read about what Flexible Thinking, Moderate Behaviour and Managing Emotions

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