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Life Skills for Success

Life Skills for Success

First Edition
  • Alka Wadkar - Former Faculty Member, Department of Psychology, University of Pune.
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May 2016 | 436 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

Written with a unique and fresh approach, this book will help the readers enhance their personal and professional skills by providing perspectives on everyday life challenges.

Life Skills for Success uses the basics of psychology to explain and help deal with everyday challenges like stress, health, work, personal relationships, communication, assertiveness and self-esteem. It has been written to serve the requirements of students across all courses who will gain critical insight into vital aspects of life by understanding their nature, cause and effect.

This book will be an indispensable resource for students to help them improve their interpersonal skills, social interactions and self-management ability to gain success in personal and professional life. 

Key Features

• Helps understanding of nature, cause, effect and ways to deal with critical challenges in everyday life

• Perspectives from daily aspects like communication difficulties, stress management, anger and fear, team work, proactive thinking, creativity, time management, etc. 

• Application-oriented content provides examples and assignments for self-assessment 

Values and Ethics
Communicating and Thinking
Thinking and Reasoning
Proactive Thinking
Positive Thinking
Fallacies, Misconceptions, and Paradoxes
Emotional Intelligence
Love and Happiness
Anger and Fear
Relating to Others
Transactional Analysis, First Impression, and Presentation Skills
Team Building
Interpersonal Relationships


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ISBN: 9789351507314