Presentation on theme: "YOUR MENTAL HEALTH CH 8 SELF-ESTEEM MENTAL HEALTH INCLUDES: Having a positive outlook Being comfortable with yourself and others Being able to deal with."— Presentation transcript:
MENTAL HEALTH INCLUDES: Having a positive outlook Being comfortable with yourself and others Being able to deal with life’s changes and demands Being able to cope, adapt and thrive
To achieve a strong sense of mental health you need to assess your level of mental wellness Bypass roadblocks to mental health Evaluate the positive and negative feedback that has influenced your self-esteem and work to improve your self-esteem by: Identify the negative feedback of your past Replace negative self-talk with constructive criticism
WRITE DOWN 3 Adjectives that others might use to describe you and three adjectives that you use to describe yourself
ROADBLOCKS to Mental Health 1. All or nothing thinking Recognize subtle degrees of differences 2. Expecting the “worst “ in others and or yourself 3. Letting your actions or words betray your values
MASLOW’S HIERARCHY OF NEEDS Human beings have basic needs and when these needs are continuously not met---- mental and physical illness can occur Abraham Maslow, an American psychologist, tried to explain human needs by organizing them into a Hierarchy of Needs ( SEE page 193)
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