Social connections provides a sense of belonging that generates feelings that show you are valued and cared for. It offers social ties to other individuals, groups, and the larger community, permitting you to be apart of a social network that can be used as an ongoing resource.
Self-care is anything you do to restore yourself physically, emotionally, socially, and spiritually. When you are feeling calm and nourished, you improve your self-esteem, decrease negative self-perceptions, and improve relationships.
Life skills are internal resources one develops and relies on in order to deal with the demands and challenges of life effectively.
Mitigate the pressure and temptation to engage in risky behaviors such as:
Cognitive styles are thought processes generated from one’s personality, values, and types of social interaction. They are in response to specific triggers and evoke both, beneficial and non-beneficial behavioral responses to life events.