Presentation on theme: "What is Health? Health is a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being. The Health Triangle:"— Presentation transcript:
1 What is Health?Health is a combination of physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being.The Health Triangle:
2 Physical Health- the condition of your body Mental & Emotional Health- the typical state of your thoughts and feelingsSocial Health- the ways in which you relate to other people
3 WellnessWellness is a state of well-being, or balanced healthA strong and balanced triangle over timeNOYESNO
4 Health InfluencesYour health is affected by both factors that you can control and factors that are beyond your controlUncontrollable factors:Heredity- traits passed on from parents to childrenEnvironmentControllable factors:Behaviors
8 Risk BehaviorsRisk behaviors are actions or choices that may cause injury or harm to you or othersConsequences- the results of actionsAcademicFinancialLegalPhysicalMental/EmotionalSocialExamples?
9 Reducing and Avoiding Risks Prevention- taking steps to make sure that something does not happenAbstinence- refusing to participate in unsafe behaviors or activities
10 Health Skills Accessing Information Self-Management find, evaluate, chooseSelf-Managementpractice healthful behaviorsmanage stressstress- your body’s response to changes around youAnalyzing Influencesrecognize controllable and uncontrollable factors which affect your health
11 Health Skills Interpersonal Communication Advocacy sharing of thoughts and feelings between two or more peoplerefusal skills- ways to say “no” effectivelyAdvocacytaking action in support of a causeDecision Making & Goal Setting
12 Decision Making The process of making a choice or solving a problem Based on valuesvalues- beliefs that guide the way a person liveswhat is right and wrongwhat is most important
13 6-Step Decision Making Model State the situationList the optionsWeigh the possible outcomesConsider valuesMake a decision and actEvaluate the decision
15 ay no in a firm voice ell why not ffer another idea romptly leave Refusal SkillsSaying “no” effectivelyay no in a firm voiceell why notffer another idearomptly leave
16 Refusal Skill Scenarios You are at a sleepover with a group of friends. One of your friends offers to pierce everyone’s ears. You don’t like the idea, but others seem to want to do it.You are at a Halloween party. One of your friends brings toilet paper to TP his neighbor’s house and yard. You don’t want to participate.
17 Personal Health GoalsLong-term goal- a goal that you plan to reach over an extended length of timeShort-term goal- a goal that you can reach in a short length of time
18 Reaching Your GoalSet a specific goal and write it down (long term goal)List the steps you will take to reach your goal (short term goals)Get help from others who can help and support youSet a specific time period for reaching the goalEvaluate your progress by setting checkpointsReward yourself after you have reached your goal
19 Creating Your Health Goal Plan Long-termSpecific- what? when?StepsSeries of short-term goalsMay be sequentialSupportWho can work with you or help you? How will you access them?Timeline/CheckpointsExactly how will you be able to measure how you are doing?Objective evidenceTied to the steps you identifiedRewardExactly how will you reward yourself?Make reward proportional to behavioral changeAll-or-nothing