Presentation on theme: "Mental & Emotional Health"— Presentation transcript:
1Mental & Emotional Health Bell work #2:List as many characteristics of good mental health as possibleCircle characteristics that apply to youDescribe how you can strengthen those characteristics
2Key Terms & IdeasMental/emotional health:Is the ability to accept yourself and others, adapt to and manage emotions, and deal with the demands and challenges you meet in life.
3Mental Health Affects Your Physical Health Positively! People have also used laughter and their own positive attitude to make themselves physically well.
4Mental Health Can Affect Your Physical Health Negatively! Mind body connection is so strong that people have made themselves physically ill through worry.
5Positive self-esteem Sense of belonging Sense of purpose Characteristics of health mental and emotional health:Positive self-esteemSense of belongingSense of purposePositive outlookAutonomy
6Mental/Emotional Health Characteristics Which of these characteristics might seem difficult to control?Why?
7What Can Teens Do to Develop These Characteristics? Positive Self-EsteemSense of BelongingSense of PurposePositive OutlookAutonomy
8List, Group, Label Motivated Lazy Determined Confident Positive Draw a line down your paper with high and low self esteemCategorize the words into high and/or low self-esteemAdd any other words to your listMotivatedLazyDeterminedConfidentPositiveHard-workingSlackerNegative
9Key Term/Idea:Hierarchy of Need:Is a ranked list of those needs essential to human growth and development, starting with basic needs and building toward the need for reaching your highest potential.
11Level 1: Physical Needs Survival needs (food, water, sleep, shelter) People who are denied this make become weak or ill
12Level 2:Need for Safety You need safety against physical harm You need safety with familiar places & friends(it makes you feel secure)
13Level 3:Need to Be Loved and to Belong Everyone needs to give love and know that he or she is loved in returnFeeling a sense of belonging (school, church, sports, etc.)
14Level 4:Need to Be Valued and Recognized Need to be appreciated by family, friends, and peersMeet this need by participating in productive activities
15Level 5:Need to Reach Your Potential Self –Actualization:Striving to be the best that you can be!Life long process, make changes and grow as a person
16Bell work #3: List your talents and abilities What are your special qualities?What other traits make you the person that you are?(1 paragraph per question)
17Understanding Your Personality Is a complex set of characteristics that makes you unique
18Influences on Your Personality Personality and HeredityPersonality and EnvironmentModeling:Observing and learning from the behaviors of those around youPersonality and Behavior
19Influences on Your Personality Personality includes an individual's emotional makeup, attitudes, thoughts, and behaviorsSome you were born withSome you have developed from life experiences
20Personal Identity Personal Identity: Your sense of yourself as a unique individual
21Personal Identity Puzzle Pieces The pieces of this puzzle include:Your interestsYour likes/dislikesTalents & abilitiesValues & beliefsYour goals
22Developmental Assets Development Assets: Are the building blocks of development that help young people grow up as healthy, caring, and responsible individuals
23Examples of Developmental Assets SupportEmpowermentBoundaries/ExpectationsPositive IdentityConstructive Use of TimeCommitment to LearningPositive Values
24Steps to a Health Identity Recognize your strengths and weaknessesDemonstrate Positive Values
25More Steps to a Health Identity Develop a Purpose in LifeForm Meaningful RelationshipsContribute to the community
26Even More Steps to a Healthy Identity Avoid Unhealthful Risk Behaviors
27Self-Esteem & Positive Outlook When you have a healthy identity, you will experience a increased self-esteem and a higher level of mental/emotional healthPeople with a positive outlook live longer and are healthier
28Realistic Patterns of Thinking You must see events realisticallyConstructive criticism:Non-hostile comments that point out problems and encourage improvementPositive Self-Talk (I Messages)
29Lesson 3 – Understanding Emotions Signals that tell your mind and body how to react
30Understanding Emotions… Emotions Communicating emotions effectively is the key to building and maintaining healthy relationshipsAffect all sides of your triangle
31Identifying your Emotions Hormone:Is a chemical secreted by your glands that regulates the activities of different body cells
32Some of Your Emotions… Happiness Sadness Love Empathy: Ability to imagine and understand how someone else feels
33More of My Emotions… Fear Guilt Anger Hostility: Intentional unfriendly or offensive behavior
34Homework #4 1. Write down 5-7 emotions 2. After each emotion name, identify at least 1 situation that my bring on that emotionExample:Crying: I cried when I was at my grandmother’s funeral (death).
35Lesson 4 – Managing Emotions Emotions are neither good or badHow you deal with your emotions affects your overall level of health
36Ways to Manage Difficult Emotions What are some ways to manage your emotions?
37What are Defense Mechanisms? Mental processes that protect individuals from strong or stressful emotions and situations
40Myth or Fact? Q. All defense mechanisms are psychologically unhealthy? There are times it can give you relief and help you cope with problem
41Responding to Your Emotions Look below surface of your emotionWill it matter tomorrow even?Thought about consequences of your actionUse positive feelings to inspireSeek professional help if doesn’t go away