Life skills are abilities that help an individual develop positive behaviour to deal with the challenges of daily life. Some of the key life skills are problem solving, critical thinking, empathy, communication and self-awareness.
Critical thinking is the process of evaluating an issue to arrive at a judgement. It involves:
Objective thinking – to think without being biased
Rational thinking – to think outside the box
Analytical thinking – to think by breaking down thoughts into numerous parts
Importance of critical thinking:
Apart from enabling a person to make informed decisions, critical thinking develops