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Life Skills Are Not Hereditary; They Must Be Taught

Ever struggle with anger or stress? Wish you could manage your finances more effectively or build stronger, more lasting relationships? Life Skills...

I’m Listening: ARISE Foundation’s Program to Help At-Risk Youth

How often do you feel as if you are truly being listened to? With the invention of cell phones and the Internet, sitting in front of another person...

Taneka’s Tales: Urban Fables

Everyone loves a good story. Stories are memorable. They inspire empathy, encourage imagination and have the capacity to be great teaching tools. M...

How to quiet a noisy class!

In an October 2014 article, Edutopia published  “30 Techniques to Quiet a Noisy Class“.  It contains some excellent tips to regain control of a cla...

10 Tips for Finding & Keeping a Job

In these tough economic times, employers are hiring fewer people, making the pool of applicants more and more competitive. Here are 10 tips for fin...

Youth Violence Prevention Through ARISE Life Skills Group Lessons

According to the CDC, youth violence refers to harmful behaviors that can start early and continue into young adulthood. The young person can be a ...

How to change your attitude and the world using a positive thought every day.

“The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems. –Mahatma Gandhi” In an ...

10 Quotes for Success Brought to you by ARISE Life Skills

Here are some useful quotes for you to use in your group sessions about leadership and success in life, for example when teaching the lessons from ...

10 Tips for Teenage Parents

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, teen pregnancy, abortion and birth rates in the United States for teens age 15 to 19 re...

Gang Prevention: 5 Ways ARISE Life Skills Lessons Help Reduce Gang Membership and Violence

What would compel a teen to join a gang? What circumstances would lead them to choose such a difficult, dangerous path? Most teens just want a fami...

Workplace Well Being

The research is in: Dr David Ballard of the American Psychology Association ( APA) indicated that workplaces flourish when people are engaged and e...

Kindness and Caring Is an Important Life Skill to Make the World a Better Place and To Make You Happy

Would you take the shirt off your back for someone else? What is Kindness? Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see– ...