It is a question I think many young people would have to honestly answer with no. But middle agers, you folks ain’t off the hook here either. Let us ponder that question today and ask what it would mean to actually be prepared for life and discover if we are even close to teaching our young people that today.
What does prepared for life mean, I think it would differ based on who you ask but here is what it basically means to me. If you are prepared for life you can not just function but thrive no matter the conditions around you. You can adapt, think on your feet and learn what ever you need to learn. You can take risks and be okay with failure because you know how to mitigate risks. That is a short summary, but it indeed is prepared for life.
Based on that definition we are not preparing our youth for life and have not been doing so for a long time. This includes my own generation and prior.
Join Me Today to Discuss…
- A quote to sum it up before we even begin (link)
- Now the quote from the image above (link)
- The big areas of life people are not taught about in school
- Real Financial Management
- Trouble Shooting
- Systems Thinking
- Real Historical Context
- Mechanical Comprehension
- Interactive Ecology
- Food Production, Cooking, Preservation
- Basic Preparedness (lifestyle resiliency)
- Conflict Resolution
- Risk Taking and Mitigation
- Sales and Marketing (two different things)
- Critical Thinking
- Self Directed Learning
- How to fix your shit, no one will do it for you
- Identify strengths and weaknesses from the list of 14 – be fing honest!
- Work on one a day every day for a year in rotation one a day, 10 minutes
- Find your passions in life what you love, trust yourself
- Chart a course and stick to it, learn to navigate around storms
- Develop basic preps, storms always come
- Remember “the best way to avoid responsibilities is to claim you have responsibilities”
- Final thoughts – there is a reason they don’t teach you this shit! That should motivate you!
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