Knowing how to learn has become the ultimate foundational skill that supports success on all levels and in all situations. Conscious Choices delivers powerful concepts designed to create the receptivity, focus, and integrity necessary to master lifelong learning. When we learn how to connect our values and goals with our moment-to-moment choices, we move toward balance, integration, and well-being in all aspects of life. This text assists learners in developing qualities of emotional intelligence, increasing critical thinking skills, and integrating personal goals into their decision-making processes. Conscious Choicesfocuses on four core competencies: Critical thinking Comprehension Motivation Self-mastery A Companion Website at www.prenhall.com/gray gives students extra opportunities to demonstrate these competencies.Gray, Elaine is the author of 'Conscious Choices A Model for Self-Directed Learning', published 2003 under ISBN 9780131129313 and ISBN 0131129317.