Presentation on theme: "Mental and Emotional Health CHAPTER 3 Mental and Emotional Health A. Mental and Emotional Health – Accepting yourself for who you are. Dealing with challenges."— Presentation transcript:
Mental and Emotional Health CHAPTER 3
Mental and Emotional Health A. Mental and Emotional Health – Accepting yourself for who you are. Dealing with challenges in your life. – Adjust to a new situation. 1. Adapt – Adjust to a new situation.
II. PERSONALITY A. The unique combination of feelings, thoughts, and behaviors, that make you different from everyone else. 1. Shy, out going, leader, follower.
B. People can react to the same situation in a different way.
III. Self-Concept The view you have of yourself. A. When you look in the mirror do you see yourself as pretty, ugly, skinny, fat? This is your self-concept.
B. Self-concept develops in early adolescents. 1. Children who grow up in a loving environment have a high or positive self-concept. 2. As children get older and begin school, peers and teachers can have a negative effect on self-concept.
IV. Self-Esteem n The way you feel about yourself and the way you value yourself. n A. Positive self-esteem – High degree of confidence and can do attitude. When things go wrong you are resilient.
n B. Resilience – The ability to bounce back from disappointment. 1. Getting cut from a team or club. 2. Not getting good grades.
C. Low self-esteem – Not believing in yourself. Thinking you are a failure.
D. Building Self-esteem 1. List your strengths. a. Everyone has strengths or talents. Write them down.
n 2. Remember that everyone makes mistakes. n 3. Motivate yourself. a. Identify your goals and what you need to do to reach them.
V. Understanding your emotions A. Emotions – Feelings created in response to thoughts, remarks and events. 1. Anger, empathy, fear, happiness, jealousy, love, sadness, sympathy.
B. Expressing your emotions 1. How you express your emotions can affect your physical, mental, emotional, and social health. Always try to express emotions in a positive way.
2. Expressing Anxiety n Anxiety – as state of uneasiness, usually associated with a future uncertainty. n a. Sharing problems with friends can help you deal with your anxiety.
n b. Panic – A feeling of sudden intense fear.
3. Expressing fear n Fear must sometimes be worked through. The best way is to try to talk it out. n You can conquer almost any fear if you will only make up your mind to do so. For remember, fear doesn't exist anywhere except in the mind. n Dale Carnegie ( ) American writer. Dale Carnegie Dale Carnegie
4. Expressing Anger n 7 steps in managing your anger. Pg 60
VI. Recognizing Emotional Needs n Needs that affect your feelings and sense of well-being. n A. The need to love and be loved. n B. The need to belong n C. The need to belong. n D. The need to make a difference.
VII. Stress n n A. Stress – Body’s response to change. n n B. Stressor – Anything that causes stress.
C. Adrenaline n A hormone that gives the body extra energy.
1.Adrenaline causes: a. Heart beats faster b. Breathing quickens c. Muscles tighten d. Pupils widen
D. FIGHT OR FLIGHT FIGHT – TAKE ON THE STRESS FLIGHT – ESCAPE OR RUN AWAY
VIII. Managing Stress A. TIME MANAGEMENT n PUT PRIORITIES FIRST n MAKE A TO DO LIST n PLAN YOUR DAY