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1 Understanding Health and Wellness Chapter 1Understanding Health and WellnessLesson 1Your Total HealthClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 1 AssessmentTeacher’s notes are available in the notes section of this presentation.Next >>
2 A combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being healthwellnessmind-body connectionA state of well-being or balanced health over a longer period of timeHow your emotions affect your physical and overall health and how your overall health affects your emotionsClick to reveal the definitions.
3 In this lesson, you will be able to identify the three parts of health.explain the difference between health and wellness.describe how the mind and the body are connected.
4 Finding the Main IdeaRead the main headings in this lesson. For each heading, write one sentence that describes the main idea.Main Headings in this LessonThree Parts of Good HealthYour Overall WellnessThe Mind-Body Connection
5 Three Parts of Good Health Your total health involves all the parts of your life.health A combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being
6 Three Parts of Good Health You need all three sides to complete the health triangle.Each side supports the other two sides to make up your total health.
7 Physical health involves the condition of your body. Physical Health TipsEat a well-balanced diet.Do plenty of physical activity.Get plenty of sleep.See your doctor and dentist regularly.Physical activity includes participating in a sport or individual fitness activity.Most teens need about nine hours of sleep each night.Tobacco products harm your mouth, heart, and lungs.Using alcohol and other drugs can damage your liver, brain, and other organs.Always wear a safety belt in vehicles.Wear protective gear when involved in physical activities.Follow the safety rules at school.Do not use tobacco products, alcohol, or other drugs.
8 Mental/Emotional Health Mental health refers to your ability to solve problems and handle the daily events in your life.Emotional health involves feelings, such as happiness, sadness, and anger.Taking actions is an important part of mental/emotional health.Mental healthWhen you have good mental health:You are able to see new ways of doing things.You can handle the changes that come your way.Emotional healthGood emotional health means knowing and sharing your feelings and responding to them in positive ways.Mental/emotional healthWhen you have good mental/emotional health:You face challenges in a positive yet realistic way.Your are patient with yourself.You know that everybody makes mistakes—including you!You take action to reach your goals.You take responsibility for your actions.
9 Social HealthSocial health describes how you relate to people at home, at school, and everywhere else.Social Health TipsBe friendly.Be open-minded.Be supportive.Be encouraging.Strong friendships and warm family relationships are signs of good social health.Help friends and family reach goals.Show friends and family you care.Be truthful and reliable.Listen carefully.Follow through on promises.Don’t argue when you disagree.
10 Your Overall WellnessYou can maintain overall wellness by practicing good health habits and making smart choices for your mind and body.wellness A state of well-being or balanced health over a longer period of timeEven though your physical, mental/emotional, and social health may change daily, your overall wellness takes the longer view. It is the balance between the three sides of your health triangle over weeks and months.The smart choices that you make everyday contribute to your wellness over your lifetime.
11 The Mind-Body Connection The mind-body connection shows how important it is to keep the three sides of the health triangle in balance.Your mind and body connect through your nervous system. This system includes thousands of miles of nerves. The nerves link your brain to every part of your body. Upsetting thoughts and feelings can affect the signals that go our from your brain to other parts of your body.mind-body connection How your emotions affect your physical and overall health and how your overall health affects your emotions
12 The Mind-Body Connection EmotionsYour emotional health affects your physical and overall health.Your physical and overall health affects your emotional health.If you become very sad or angry, or if you have other strong emotions, talk to someone. Sometimes you may be in a situation that requires the professional health services of a counselor or medical provider.Physical and Overall Health
14 What I Learned Vocabulary Define health. Lesson 1 Review Health is a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.
15 Lesson 1 ReviewWhat I LearnedGive Examples List three activities that can contribute to your total health.Sample answer: Activities include having friends, understanding your strengths and weaknesses, and exercising regularly.
16 Lesson 1 ReviewWhat I LearnedDistinguish What is the difference between health and wellness?Health is how you feel at a particular point in time. Wellness is a total state of well-being.
17 Lesson 1 ReviewThinking CriticallyAnalyze Read the story of Samantha on page 4. What parts of her health triangle are out of balance? Suggest ways she could balance her health triangle.Her physical health is out of balance. She needs more sleep to balance her health triangle.
18 Lesson 1 ReviewThinking CriticallyDescribe Name and describe at least three traits that you might find in a person who has good social health.Sample answer: A person who has good social health is truthful, supports his or her family, and has friends.
19 Understanding Health and Wellness End ofChapter 1Understanding Health and WellnessLesson 1Your Total HealthClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 1 Assessment