Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
New Titles in Life Skills!
Treating People Well by
Call Number: BJ1853 .B46 2018
Publication Date: 2018-01-09
Begin with confidence -- Honor and charm, the great equalizers -- The quiet power of consistency -- Listen first, talk later -- Radiate calm -- Handle conflict diplomatically -- Honesty is the best policy (except when it isn't) -- The gift of loyalty -- Own your mistakes -- Keep smiling, and other ways to deal with difficult people -- Virtual manners -- Details matter.
Adulting: how to become a grown-up in 468 easy(ish) steps by
Call Number: PN6231.A26 B76 2013
Publication Date: 2013
Based on Kelly Williams Brown's popular blog, ADULTING makes the scary, confusing "real world" approachable, manageable-and even conquerable. From breaking up with frenemies to fixing your toilet, this way fun comprehensive handbook is the answer for aspiring grown-ups of all ages.
A Simplified Life by
Call Number: HQ2037 .L49 2017
Publication Date: 2017-11-21
implified space: creating a decluttered, meaningful home -- Simplified style: establishing a simple wardrobe and beauty routine -- Simplified meals: taking the stress out of meal planning -- Simplified schedule: maintaining a calendar with margin -- Simplified finances: getting a handle on money -- Simplified hospitality: serving and loving others well -- Simplified technology: creating healthy tech boundaries and corralling gadgets -- Simplified self: taking care of yourself first and foremost -- Simplified motherhood: discovering grace in a deeply important role -- Simplified faith: connecting daily with what matters.
Learn Better by
Call Number: LB1060 .B674 2017
Publication Date: 2017-03-07
Memorization: you study facts, dates, and details, burn them into your memory, and then apply that knowledge at opportune times. But Boser demonstrates that how we learn can matter just as much as what we learn. He covers six key steps to help readers "learn how to learn" and makes the case that being smart is not an innate ability-- learning is a skill everyone can master.
Welcome to the Guide for the Life Skills Collection
The purpose of the Life Skills Collection is to help you in college and beyond by providing information and resources for essential life skills in areas such as:
- Health and wellness
- Interpersonal relationships
- Finances & Home Skills
- Career Resources
- Transitioning to college & beyond
- Understanding issues of diversity, equity and inclusion,
- Developing self esteem and leadership skills
On each page, you will also find helpful links and additional information on Miami Dade College's Learning Resources services both online and in person.
Our collection is growing! Please send your recommendations for either individual books or topical areas to Isabel Duque, librarian & SLS Liaison at MDC.
Miami Dade College - Opportunity Changes Everything
10 Skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever!
Miami Dade College Quick Links