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1 Chapter 5 Mental and Emotional Health Get a Worksheet and a Book VA sols: 7.1c, d, e, f, g 7.2d, e & 7.4aDay 1Lessons 1 & 2
2 Journal Entry In your Journal Section…. Think about a specific time you felt disappointed, upset or angry. Write down how you dealt with your feelings.
3 DefinitionMental and emotional health: The ability to handle the stresses and changes of everyday life in a reasonable way.
4 Understanding Mental and Emotional Health All sides of this triangle are equally important and interact with each otherCan you think of examples of how social or physical health affect mental/emotional health?
5 Accepting Who You AreAccepting yourself is a key part of mental and emotional healthTo accept yourself you must first recognize your strengths and work on improving your weaknesses
6 DefinitionPersonality: A combination of your feelings, likes, dislikes, attitudes, abilities and habits.
7 Influences on Your Personality Many factors shape your personalityThree of the most important factors are heredity, environment and behavior
8 Heredity The passing of biological traits from parents to children You can inherit personality traits from your parents such as being outgoing
9 EnvironmentYour environment is your family, friends, neighbors, school and even the climate of where you live.An example of this would be coming from a family that is happy and teaches you how to be happy.
10 BehaviorBehavior is how you act and is a big part of your personality.Of the three factors behavior is the one you have the most control over.The actions you choose to take show how you feel about yourself and others.
11 How to Build Mental and Emotional Health You can work to improve your mental and emotional health.When these inner qualities are strong, your outer life often shows it.The following are some good ways to build strong mental and emotional health……
12 Have a good attitude and a positive outlook Recognize your strengths and work on your weaknessesSet realistic goalsAct responsiblyBe able to relax or have fun in a group be aware of your feelings and express them in healthy waysPractice empathyAccept constructive feedback
13 Empathy: Identifying with and sharing another person’s feelings. DefinitionEmpathy: Identifying with and sharing another person’s feelings.
14 Resilience: The ability to recover from problems or loss. DefinitionResilience: The ability to recover from problems or loss.
16 Building ResilienceResilience is an important part of mental and emotional health because it allows you to face challenges and move past them in a healthful way.The best way to become more resilient is to make positive choices.This can include strengthening relationships and taking part in activities that make a difference to you or others.Resilient people often have strong support from family and friends.
18 Self-concept: The way you view yourself overall DefinitionSelf-concept: The way you view yourself overall
19 Your Self-ConceptSelf-concept is how you see yourself as a student, a friend, and as a member of groups, such as sports teams.It is based on external output from others as well as internal thoughts and experiences.
20 Self-Esteem: How you feel about yourself DefinitionSelf-Esteem: How you feel about yourself
21 Your Self-Esteem Part of your self-concept is your self-esteem. Do you like yourself?Do you feel good about who you are?
22 Why Self-Esteem is Important Having good self-esteem helps you take responsibility for your actionsIt gives you a sense of pride in your accomplishmentsIt helps you to be more confident around others
23 Influences on Your Self-Esteem Supporting, loving messages build self-esteemCritical, hurtful messages break it down.With this is mind, the TV, radio, and the internet can also affect your self-esteem.Your own attitudes and choices you make can affect self-esteem.
25 Optimistic: Having a positive attitude about the future DefinitionOptimistic: Having a positive attitude about the future
26 Benefits of Self-Esteem Optimism is just one of the benefits of having high self-esteemOther benefits include…Taking care of yourself, including your health and personal hygieneEnjoying meeting and being with other peopleIncreased oppurtunities from being willing to take on challengesHaving confidence…
27 Confidence: Belief in your ability to do what you set out to do DefinitionConfidence: Belief in your ability to do what you set out to do
28 How to Build Self-Esteem Set realistic goalsFocus on what you are naturally good atAsk for help when you need itAccept that no one is perfectThink positively
29 Goal Setting Fill out your goal chart for fitness testing I will give you your scores and you are to set SMART goalsSpecificMeasurableAttainableRealisticTime
30 In a group of 4 or less people… Each of you will describe a stressful situation that you have dealt withPick your choice of situation, then,Brainstorm an appropriate strategy for dealing with that stress and the benefits for using that particular stress management technique