Warm - up What are 3 signs of a person with high self esteem? On a scale of 1-5 (5 being the highest) rate your current self-esteem. Why? What are 3 ways you can improve your self-esteem? List 3 things you like about your self or 3 things you are good at.
Self- Esteem A measure of how much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself. How you feel about yourself effects everything that you do!
Self-Esteem What are some benefits of having high self-esteem? What does your appearance have to do with self esteem?
Pick 7 Topics Think, Pair, Share Describe one of the funniest situations you have ever been in Tell about the scariest thing that ever happened to you Tell about the proudest moment in your life Talk about someone you admire and why Talk about your favorite actor or actress and why you like him/her In your opinion, what was the greatest moment in sports? Talk about your best moment in sports What is your greatest accomplishment? What talents do you possess? Explain. Talk about your favorite vacation What is the worst time you’ve ever had on a vacation? If someone gave you $100,000, what would you do with it? What is your greatest fear? Explain. If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why? If you could change on thing about the world, what would you change and why?
Ways to boost your self -esteem Get to know your self Think Positive Create a comfortable environment Take risks – try something new Be Assertive – Say NO Develop a support system of friends Take time off Make a list of your strengths and weaknesses Don’t think about negatives Avoid putting your self down Keep yourself well groomed Have values and set goals Avoid doing things just to “go along with the crowd” Give credit where credit is due If you experience defeat, don’t dwell on it REWARD YOURSELF FOR THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS YOU MAKE
Building Your Self-Esteem Quiz a. Increased respect b. Constructive criticism c. Integrity d. Accepting yourself e. Depression 1. One way to build self- esteem 2. A risk of low self- esteem 3. One benefit of high self-esteem 4. Doing what you know is right 5. Good advice on self- improvement
What Do YOU Value? On your paper number 1-28 and rank the following values in order of importance to you: 1. Be a good friend to others 2. Be famous 3. Be a leader 4. Have a sense of humor 5. Serve my community 6. Serve my country 7. Make a lot of money 8. Be intelligent 9. Get married 10. Be healthy 11. Be in good shape 12. Be attractive 13. Have a pet 14. Have a close relationship 15. Have nice clothes 16. Have a nice car 17. Get a good job 18. Be independent 19. Be close to my family 20. Have a lot of friends 21. Have strong faith in God 22. Do what is morally right 23. Have children 24. Work with children 25. Be a good athlete 26. Have enough money to feel secure 27. Communicate well 28. Be in love
Making GREAT Decisions Quiz: 1. Give thought to the problem 2. Review your choices 3. Evaluate the consequences of each choice 4. Assess and choose the best choice 5. Think it over afterward
Goal Setting… What is your lifelong goal? What two different types of goals are there? Other than yourself, who should be involved in your goal setting process?
Two Types of Goals: Short Term: A goal that can be achieved quickly, in days or weeks. Helps to encourage you in reaching your long-term goal Must be attainable Long Term: A goal that takes time to achieve, a year or sometimes even a lifetime Should be broken up into many different short term goals to help in achievement Direction for your life
The 6 Steps in the Goal Setting Process 1. What is your goal? 2. What is your plan to accomplish that goal? 3. Who is your support system? 4. What may be some obstacles that you need to overcome to meet your goal? 5. When do you want to reach your goal? 6. What are the rewards of reaching your goal?
6 Suggestions for Setting Goals 1. Safe—can this goal harm you 2. Satisfying—you should feel good about yourself when you reach the goal 3. Sensible—be realistic!!! 4. Similar—the goal you set should be similar to goals you have set in the past 5. Specific—steps to achieve your goal are very clear 6. Supported— would your parents support this goal?