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2 Lesson 1 Your Mental and Emotional Health Do you think you have a positive outlook? Do you look forward to facing life’s challenges?

3 Lesson 1 Your Mental and Emotional Health Someone who is mentally and emotionally healthy can: Usually handle a wide variety of feelings and situations. Make wise choices that demonstrate both strong values and responsible behavior.

4 Lesson 1 Identify the characteristics of good mental and emotional health. Explain the importance of meeting needs in healthful ways. Analyze the importance and benefits of abstinence as it relates to emotional health. Analyze the relationship between mental health promotion and disease prevention. In this lesson, you’ll learn to: Lesson Objectives

5 Lesson 1 The Characteristics of Good Mental/Emotional Health Good Mental/Emotional Health Attributes People with good mental/emotional health demonstrate themental/emotional health following characteristics: Positive self-esteem Sense of belonging Sense of purpose Positive outlook Autonomy

6 Lesson 1 A Pyramid of Needs Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Abraham Maslow organized human needs in the form of a pyramid called the hierarchy of needs.hierarchy of needs

7 Lesson 1 There are many people for whom food, clean water, and shelter are not easily obtained. Social issues like homelessness can be related to health and physical needs. Physical Needs A Pyramid of Needs Survival needs such as food, water, sleep, and shelter rest at the bottom of the pyramid.

8 Lesson 1 Need for Safety Psychological needs for safety include: Safety of familiar places Safety of familiar people A Pyramid of Needs Safety needs are not just about safeguarding yourself against physical harm, they can also be psychological in nature.

9 Lesson 1 Need to Be Loved and to Belong Feeling a sense of belonging can: Increase your confidence. Strengthen your mental/ emotional health. A Pyramid of Needs We need to interact with other people and to know that we are valued members of a group that enhances our physical, mental, and social health.

10 Lesson 1 One way you might meet this need is by participating in productive activities. By being able to do something well, you gain respect and a feeling of self-worth. Need to Be Valued and Recognized A Pyramid of Needs People need to be appreciated and to be personally valued by family, friends, and peers.

11 Lesson 1 It involves: Having goals that motivate and inspire you. Having the courage to make changes in your life in order to meet your goals and grow as a person. Need to Reach Your Potential A Pyramid of Needs Self-actualizationSelf-actualization is a lifelong process, and part of the process is learning the self-discipline you need to reach your goals.

12 Lesson 1 Meeting Your Needs The ways you choose to meet your needs affect your mental/emotional health. Sometimes people choose risky ways to fulfill their needs—for example, by engaging in sexual activity or by joining a gang. Practicing abstinence and finding healthful ways to meet emotional needs are strategies to avoid these risk behaviors. How Should You Meet Your Needs?

13 Lesson 1 Understanding Your Personality Influences on Your Personality Your personality:personality Is an important factor in how you choose to meet your needs. Includes your emotional makeup, attitudes, thoughts, and behaviors. Is influenced by heredity and environment.

14 Lesson 1 Personality and Heredity Understanding Your Personality Heredity plays a role in determining your: Basic intellectual abilities and temperament, or emotional tendencies. Behaviors such as risk-taking. Talents such as athletic or artistic abilities.

15 Lesson 1 Personality and Environment Understanding Your Personality Among the people in your environment are some who serve as role models for your behavior. Most people naturally engage in modeling. modeling The values you learn from the person you model yourself after help shape the person you become and the way you live your life.

16 Lesson 1 Personality and Behavior Different factors affect your levels of physical and mental/emotional health. Understanding Your Personality How you make decisions What actions you take What decisions you make Whether you recognize the consequences of those decisions

17 Lesson 1 Promoting Mental/Emotional Health Being mentally and emotionally healthy can: Promote your physical health. Help prevent some diseases. Strengthen all three sides of your health triangle. Why Should You Promote Good Mental/Emotional Health?

18 Lesson 1 Quick Review Q. The act of observing and learning from the behavior of others is known as _____. 1. modeling 2. self-actualization 3. suppression 4. health literacy Choose the appropriate option.

19 Lesson 1 Click Next to attempt another question. A. The act of observing and learning from the behavior of others is known as modeling. Quick Review - Answer

20 Lesson 1 Provide a short answer to the question given below. Click Next to view the answer. Q. List the needs in Maslow’s hierarchy of needs. Quick Review

21 Lesson 1 Click Next to attempt another question. A. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs lists human needs as: Physical needs Need for safety Need to be loved and to belong Need to be valued and recognized Need to reach your potential Quick Review - Answer

22 Lesson 1 Provide a short answer to the question given below. Q. Identify the characteristics of a mentally and emotionally healthy person. Click Next to view the answer. Quick Review

23 Lesson 1 Click Next to attempt another question. A. The characteristics of a mentally and emotionally healthy person are: Positive self-esteem Sense of belonging Sense of purpose Positive outlook Autonomy Quick Review - Answer

24 Lesson 1 Provide a suitable explanation. Explain how homelessness is a health-related social issue. Quick Review

25 Lesson 1 People with good mental/emotional health demonstrate the following characteristics: Good Mental/Emotional Health Attributes Positive self-esteem Sense of belonging Sense of purpose Positive outlook Autonomy The Characteristics of Good Mental/Emotional Health Good mental/ emotional health is defined as the ability to accept yourself and others, adapt to and manage emotions, and deal with the demands and challenges you meet in life.

26 Lesson 1 Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Abraham Maslow organized human needs in the form of a pyramid called the hierarchy of needs. A Pyramid of Needs Maslow’s hierarchy of needs is 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.

27 Lesson 1 It involves: Having goals that motivate and inspire you. Having the courage to make changes in your life in order to meet your goals and grow as a person. Self-actualizationSelf-actualization is a lifelong process, and part of the process is learning the self-discipline you need to reach your goals. Need to Reach Your Potential Self- actualization involves striving to become the best you can be. A Pyramid of Needs

28 Lesson 1 Your personality:personality Is an important factor in how you choose to meet your needs. Includes your emotional makeup, attitudes, thoughts, and behaviors. Is influenced by heredity and environment. Influences on Your Personality Understanding Your Personality Your personality is a complex set of characteristics that makes you unique.

29 Lesson 1 Most people naturally engage in modeling. modeling The values you learn from the person you model yourself after help shape the person you become and the way you live your life. Personality and Environment Among the people in your environment are some who serve as role models for your behavior. Modeling involves observing and learning from the behaviors of those around you. Understanding Your Personality

30 Lesson 1 A. Correct! The act of observing and learning from the behavior of others is known as modeling. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

31 Lesson 1 You have answered the question incorrectly. Go back to try again or click Next to see the correct answer. Quick Review - Answer


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