Empowerment & Life Transition
As we raise children, it is important that we help them to adapt to new situations in life.
EMPOWERMENT GUIDE TO AID LIFE. TRANSITIONS – Part I
|Faith||The key to managing life is to have faith and believe in an imagined life that all will fall in place as “desired” by implementing actions such as Praying, Studying, hard work etc|
|Relationships||You should know the attributes to look out for when settling for a relationship. The attributes should be as important as: health, education, christian values, hard work, and good family back-ground.|
|Career||Keep your career growing by engaging in further studies Keep in the circles of like-mindset Identify life mentors/coaches for on-ward counsel and guidance especially when faced with challenges|
|Net works||You need networks in all spheres (socially, spiritually, financially, intellectually etc). They will provide adequate support in times of need, but above all, you need to keep circles of friends that possess values like trust, reliability and wisdom. [how do you detect wisdom?]|
|Financial literacy||You need to master the art of early saving to avoid financial hardships and should be creative enough to think of income generating activities to make use of idle time|
|Guidance & Counsel||No one is mature enough to “know it all” therefore, seek counsel in all stages of life. i.e. i.seek counsel before settling for a relationship /marriage ii. seek counsel when applying for a job or going for an interview iii. seek counsel when faced with life challenges in general iv. seek counsel when faced with challenges at work places v. seek counsel before you make decisions to resign your job etc|
|Emotional Intelligence||This helps you greatly to manage your emotions especially when faced wih outbursts like anger. Avoid making decisions in situations of anger. Instead, calm down, seek counsel and then decide best way forward. Most of all, take time to know your emotional strength and weaknesses.|
|Self love||Love yourself first.Keep smart, avoid stress, feed well, rest enough and constantly meditate to God|
|Chose a Brand or Know your brand||Personal branding makes a statement about you.It depicts your inner self to the public. Ensure that your brand makes impact.|
|Embrace Life values||A well groomed person is one whose constitution is life values and knows it that we constantly engage them in our lives. We equally need them as Oxygen|
|Poverty||You should be great enemies with Poverty. [How?]|
What you need to know
Everything in life happens to us for the first time and we need to be prepared/empowered with expectations or how to handle. This can be adequately done through counseling and guidance by either parents, guardians, teachers, religious leaders, elders or any other responsible citizen.