The ability to correctly recognize one’s thoughts and feelings and how they influence behavior. This includes knowing one's strengths and weaknesses, having confidence, and being positive.
The ability to put yourself in another person's shoes. Being able to understand others from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Being able to recognize family, school, and community resources and supports.
The ability to make and keep healthy and rewarding relationships with diverse individuals and groups. This includes clear communication, active listening, working together, resisting peer pressure, solving conflicts, and asking for and giving help when needed.
The ability to manage one’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors in different situations. This includes managing stress, being motivated, and setting and working toward personal and academic goals.
The ability to make good choices about personal and social behavior.