How would you describe your level of self- esteem? How is your self-esteem related to your identity? How does the way you express emotions reflect your mental health?
Using page 170 define: › Mental/emotional health : the ability to accept yourself and others, adapt to and manage emotions, deal with the demands and challenges you meet in life Using page 171 discuss with your partners different characteristics of someone with good mental/emotional health.
Positive Self-Esteem › Self-esteem : how much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself Sense of Belonging Sense of Purpose Positive Outlook Autonomy › Making your own decisions › On page 171 what are the signs of good mental/emotional health? › Resilient: the ability to adapt effectively and recover from disappointment, difficulty or crisis.
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs › A ranked list of those needs essential to human growth and development, presented in ascending order, starting with basic needs and building toward the need for reaching your highest potential Class Activity fill in the blanks (5 groups) › Physical › Safety › Belonging › Feeling Recognized › Reaching Potential
Personality : a complex set of characteristics that makes you unique › What are some influences on your personality? Tendencies you were born with Characteristics that you have developed in response to life situations and experiences › Two main influences: Heredity Environment What were heredity and environment influences of that we talked about last class?
Let’s read together how heredity and environment affect your personality. › Heredity Plays a role in determining a person’s basic intellectual abilities and temperament, or emotional tendencies › Environment Your role models are included in your environment Modeling: observing and learning from the behaviors of those around you The values you learn from your role models help shape the person you are and the way you live your life
__________ the ability to accept yourself and others, adapt to and manage emotions, and deal with the demands and challenges you meet in life. List 2 characteristics of good mental/emotional health. What is the first and last level of the Pyramid of Needs? What are two influences on your personality? ____________ the ability to adapt effectively and recover from disappointment, difficulty or crisis.