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Self-Esteem Objectives 1.Explain where self-esteem comes from. 2.Define self-esteem. 3.Identify 2 characteristics of someone with high self-esteem. 4.Identify 2 characteristics of someone with low self-esteem. 5.Explain how self-esteem effects the other components of health 6.Discuss 7 self-esteem strategies that can be used to increase self-esteem. –Pick 1 strategy for yourself. 7.Activity: Give “advice” to others to help boost their self-esteem using the 7 strategies.
Self-Esteem Improve your mental health!
Where does it come from? Feedback –Positive & negative messages from others that indicate what they think you are like As a child –Parents, siblings As a teen –Friends, peers, neighbors, school employees Self-Talk –Positive & negative things you say about yourself to yourself in your head Are you too hard on yourself?
Self-Esteem Definition Confidence and worth you feel about yourself
High Esteem Accept yourself Admit mistakes Most days you like yourself View mistakes as opportunities Let others influence you negatively Think you can’t succeed Avoid challenges & Don’t try Low Esteem
7 Strategies to Build Your Self-Esteem
Accept Yourself I must realize my strengths and not dwell on my weaknesses. I will not judge myself according to unrealistic standards. I must accept the things I cannot change. –Physical appearance & life situations
Use Positive Self-Talk Talking in a + way about yourself to yourself Good Job! Don’t be hard on yourself I tried my best Better luck next time I look nice today I’m important I’m so stupid I’m worthless I suck I’m ugly No one likes me I can’t do it + Self-Talk - Self-Talk
Be Good at Something Search to find things you’re good at Cooking, sports, writing, playing an instrument, making friends, listening, games (chess, trivia), spelling, school, fixing cars, singing, dancing, creative, scrapbooking, photography, BMX, taking care of children, fixing hair, typing, drawing, public speaking, organization, acting, magic tricks, staying in shape, driving, computer programming, multi-tasking, hunting, ceramics, making people laugh…
Use “I” Statements By using “I” statements I am taking responsibility for my feelings and words This is an assertive form of communication
Develop a Support Group Learn to rely on others Ask for advice –“I never thought of my situation that way.” Choose 4 people you trust… –1 must be an adult Coach, teacher, relative, religious leader, Mom, Dad, Aunt Jackie
Resist Peer Pressure I will trust myself and my values
Act With Integrity Integrity: adherence to a code of values; honesty I will appreciate the worth of other people. Try to compliment others
Body Image Definition: Glamour Dec 2006
Dove “Campaign for Real Beauty” Link: http://www.campaignforrealbeauty.com/http://www.campaignforrealbeauty.com/
Self-Esteem Advice Which method would help the following people? 1. Juan –I feel inferior because I am not a good student or athlete. 2. Leo –Nobody likes me. I get into physical & verbal fights a lot. 3. Ryan –I will never be satisfied until I am a UFC Champion. 4. Megan –I believe I have a bad figure because I don’t look like my favorite actress.
Self-Esteem Advice Which method would help the following people? 5. Ashley –I try hard to be a good athlete, but without much success. I am a natural musician but spend very little time practicing.
Card Activity Name: ______________________________ My strengths are: ________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ _____________________________________________ I am proud of myself because… _______________________________________________ Long-term goals:Short-term goals: 1.) ________________ 1.) __________________ 2.) ________________ 2.) __________________ 3.) ________________3.) __________________ I like my ______________________________________ physical characteristic
Objectives 1.Define self-esteem, feedback & self-talk. 2.Identify 2 characteristics of someone with high self-esteem. 3.Identify 2 characteristics of someone with low self-esteem. 4.Explain how self-esteem effects the other components of health. 5.Discuss 7 self-esteem strategies that can be used to increase self-esteem. –Pick 1 strategy for yourself.
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