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Discover Life Skills for Teens and Young Adults: Manage Money, Get a Job, and Live an Independent Life is an indispensable guide that provides young people with the necessary tools to prepare themselves for adulthood. Moving out of your parents’ house is inevitable, and you will come to the point where you need to manage your independence. Valli L. Quaintance helps teens and young adults navigate the benefits of autonomy by teaching them the value of communication, organization, career advancement, positive thinking, time management, and financial literacy. In fifteen chapters, he takes you on a step-by-step process that begins with what you need to know about basic skills and then ends by teaching you the expertise for your first solo. The road to independence is long, and this guide will show you how to prepare, beginning right now.
The contents of this book are not the only things you need to know. Consider this manual as your handy guide and a map to arrive at the final destination. Even if you don’t know what you want to do yet, the things you learn here will give you confidence once independence knocks. Valli L. Quaintance has written the ideal companion for young people. The demand for life skills education is growing at a time when many adolescents are becoming demotivated and engaging in antisocial activities. Discover Life Skills for Teens and Young Adults is highly recommended for all young individuals who wish to develop strategies to make healthy choices that will lead to a productive life.