Presentation on theme: "The Teen Years Chapter 22. Changes During the Teen Years The basis of healthy relationships with others rests on how you feel about yourself. Self-image."— Presentation transcript:
Changes During the Teen Years The basis of healthy relationships with others rests on how you feel about yourself. Self-image is the way you see and feel about yourself. A person with a positive self- image usually accepts responsibility for his/her actions and is open to learning new things.
Building Your Future Planning for the future is important. ◦ Purpose ◦ Direction Each decision you make has its consequences, the results or effects of your actions. ◦ Making responsible decisions is as important as setting goals. Define your values. ◦ Values are beliefs and ideas about what is important. What is right, good, and desirable? Learned from family, friends, school, religion, and others you admire.
Building Your Future Life skills are abilities you can learn that will help you live a successful life. ◦ You are currently learning how to define your values, set goals, and make good decisions. The more good decisions you make, the easier it is to make a good decision the next time. ◦ You are also learning how to develop healthy relationship and dating skills. Social skills - Respect yourself and others - Using refusal skills to avoid risk behaviors ◦ Refusal Skills (S.T.O.P.) Say no in a firm voice. Tell why not. Offer another idea. Promptly leave.
Your Changing Body Adolescence is the stage of life between childhood and adulthood. ◦ Begins between age 12-15 ◦ This is a time of great growth and change. Hormones are chemical substances produced in certain glands in the body. ◦ The release of the hormones and the resulting changes prepare your body for adulthood. ◦ The affects are physical, mental, emotional, and social. ◦ Talk to a trusted adult if you are concerned or confused.