Category: Life Skills

Processing Emotions

You might not realise it but being able to process your emotions is not only helpful for your own mental health but its also an essential life skill. Check out this video below from The School of Life to see how you can best learn the life skill of processing your emotions: If you enjoyed…
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How to Clean A House

We are back today with another life skill for you all to learn that will both help you whenever you move out but also be something really useful when you are at home as you can help your mum or dad out around the house and keep your own room properly clean and tidy. There…
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Goal Setting For Beginners

In our life skills series we have been trying to share a range of topics that helps you make the most of your natural abilities and develop new skills to support your personal development. One important element of personal development is setting goals for yourself, these can be from the most simple things to bigger…
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Change a Car Tyre

You might be using your summer to learn how to drive or maybe you just want to upgrade your practical skills so that you can help your mum or dad out whenever they are caught in a jam. Being able to change a flat tyre on a car could be an invaluable skill to know…
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Learn a New Language

Even though we can’t travel to other countries, now is still a great time to learn new languages so that we can communicate when we are able to travel abroad but also so that we can talk to people who live here and speak a different language or those visiting our country. A great free…
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Beginners Guide to Personal Budgets

Another key life skill to develop is being able to manage your money. One of the simpliest ways to do this is to create a budget (and stick to it). We’ve gathered together some information here to help you start the process of creating your own budget. Budgeting sounds complicated but its really just the…
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Learn to Wire a Plug

We’ve been sharing loads of life skills that we think would be handy for you all to learn over the last few months and another key skill we thought would be good for you all to be able to do is to rewire a plug socket. Check out the video below from B&Q and you’ll…
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Learn Sign Language

Being able to communicate with others is a skill we often take for granted. But what if you were in a situation where you wanted to talk to someone who was deaf? Yes, maybe they would be able to lip read to help you communicate but wouldn’t it be better if you were able to…
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Wrap A Gift Like A Pro

You know that feeling you get when you unbox a new iPhone or other electronic gadget, as you slowly lift the lid off and then peel away the temporary screen protector, it almost adds to the magic and theatrics of getting a new piece of technology. High end electronics makers know this, so they have…
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How to Tie Knots

At Youth Online we love finding resources that teach you guys different skills that will help in different areas of life. One of the most versatile life skills you can develop is the ability to tie different knots (just ask our friends at the Scouts!). With that in mind we have found this great site…
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