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Life Skills

Learn about important skills and qualities that you need to develop to become a responsible adult.

Controlling Emotions

How Can I Control My Emotions?

Emotional ups and downs are common among young people but can also be confusing. The good news, though, is that you can understand your emotions and learn to control them.

Gaining Control Over Your Negative Emotions

This worksheet is designed to help you cope with swings in emotion.

From Sad to Glad

What can you do if you are overwhelmed with sadness?

How Can I Avoid Negative Thinking?

You can learn to cultivate positive thinking by following these suggestions.

How Can I Control My Anger?

Five scriptures can help you to stay calm when you’re provoked.

How to Tame Your Temper

Five Bible-based steps can help you to control your anger.

How Can I Deal With Anxiety?

Five tips can help you make anxiety work for you rather than against you.

How Can I Cope With Grief?

It takes time for intense grief to subside. Consider the suggestions in this article, and see which ones are most helpful to you.

How Can I Deal With Tragedy?

Young people relate what helped them to cope.

How Can I Resist Temptation?

Consider three important steps to overcome improper desires.

How to Resist Temptation

Being able to resist temptation is a mark of real men and women. Six tips can help you strengthen your resolve and avoid the stress that comes from giving in.

Time and Money

How Can I Manage My Time?

Five tips can help you to avoid wasting your valuable time.

How Can I Prevent Burnout?

What causes this condition? Are you at risk? If so, what can you do about it?

How Can I Stop Procrastinating?

Get tips on how to stop putting things off!

What Young People Say About Procrastination

Hear what young people have to say about the pitfalls of procrastinating and the benefits of using your time wisely.

Young People Talk About Money

Get tips on saving, spending, and keeping money in its place.

How Can I Control My Spending?

Have you ever gone into a store just to browse but come out with an expensive item? If so, this article is for you.

Managing Your Money

Use this worksheet to weigh needs against wants and figure out how both fit into your budget.

How to Manage Your Money

Take care of your money now so that it will be there later to take care of you!

Personal Development

How Can I Deal With My Mistakes?

Everyone makes mistakes, but not everyone learns from them.

Working Through Your Mistakes

This worksheet can help you to deal with your mistakes.

How Should I Take Constructive Criticism?

Some people have been called teacups—so fragile that they shatter at the smallest dose of constructive criticism. Are you like that?

How to Accept Correction

How can advice or criticism that hurts actually help?

Why Be Honest?

Don’t dishonest people have the advantage?

How Honest Are You?

Check yourself with this three-part self-test.

How to Deal With Change

Change is all but inevitable. Consider what some have done to deal with it successfully.

How Responsible Am I?

Some young people are granted more freedom than others. What makes the difference?

How Resilient Am I?

Because adversity is inevitable, it’s important for you to build resilience, no matter how trivial or how serious your problems may be.

How Can I Learn to Focus?

Consider three situations where technology might interfere with your concentration and what you can do to improve focus.

Why Learn a New Language?

What are the challenges? And what are the rewards?

Tips for Learning a Language

Learning a new language requires practice, time, and effort. This worksheet will help you make a plan to learn a new language successfully.

Am I Ready to Leave Home?

What questions should you consider before making such an important decision?

When You Must Return Home

Have you tried to live on your own, only to fall on hard times? Get back on your feet with these practical tips.

Social Life

How Can I Overcome Shyness?

Don’t miss out on rewarding friendships and experiences.

What if I Don’t Fit In?

Is it more important to fit in with people with questionable values, or to stay true to who you are?

How Can I Improve My Conversation Skills?

Three tips that can help you start a conversation and keep it going.

Do Manners Really Matter?

Are they just old fashioned or are they relevant today?

Why Do I Always Say the Wrong Thing?

What advice can help you to think before you speak?

Why Should I Apologize?

Check out three good reasons to say ‘I’m sorry,’ even if you feel that you aren’t entirely in the wrong.

Why Should I Help Others?

Doing good things for others benefits you in at least two ways. What are they?

Action Plan for Helping Others

People you could help are nearby. This worksheet outlines three simple steps to get you started.

What if People Are Gossiping About Me?

How can you deal with gossip so that it doesn’t destroy you or your reputation?

What if My Friend Hurts Me?

You should know that no human relationship is problem free. But what can you do if your friend says or does something hurtful?

What if I’m Being Bullied?

Many who are bullied feel helpless. This article explains what can be done to improve the situation.

How Can I Cope With Bullying?

You might not change the bully, but you can change your reaction.

Beat a Bully Without Using Your Fists

Learn why bullying happens and how you can deal with it successfully.