Presentation on theme: "Section 1 Building Your Self Esteem. What is Self-Esteem? Why is it important to have high self- esteem? What are some risks of having low self- esteem?"— Presentation transcript:
What is Self-Esteem? Why is it important to have high self- esteem? What are some risks of having low self- esteem?
Key Terms Self-esteem: a measure of how much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself Self- concept: a measure of how you view yourself Integrity- the characteristic of doing what one knows is right
Benefits of High Self-Esteem Increased respect Increased ability to reach goals Increased willingness to try Increased feelings of value
Risks of Low Self-Esteem Feels insecure Disrespects self and others Vulnerable to peer pressure Doesn't feel valuable Feels depressed Fears failure Uses drugs and alcohol Feels pessimistic Behaves destructively
Developing Self-Esteem Self-concept: How you see yourself Interpreting Messages From Others How we respond to constructive criticism Complements Advise Negative comments
Building Your Self-Esteem Use positive self-talk Act with integrity Choose supportive friends Accept yourself
Sell Yourself!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Create a Poster board to help you sell yourself On the poster board include pictures, magazine clips, or words to help you explain why you are different and a great person Try to sell yourself the best you can
What do You Already Know? Why is good communication important? What are the three communication styles? How can you improve your listening skills?
Key Terms Passive- not offering opposition when challenged Aggressive- hostile and unfriendly in the way one expresses oneself Assertive- direct and respectful in the way one expresses oneself Empathy- the ability to understand another person’s feelings, behaviors, and attitudes
Why is good communication so important? Prevents misunderstandings Builds healthy relationships Helps express yourself
Communication Styles Passive Aggressive Assertive Ineffective Effective See pg 56 table 1
Communication styles SituationPassive Response Aggressive Response Assertive Response Someone cuts in front of you in line. You don’t say anything “Well, you must think your special!” “Excuse me, but I believe I am next in line.” Your best friend tells someone else one of your secrets You don’t say anything, but you vow never to tell her another secret “I hate you I am never going to trust you again!” “It hurt me to find out that you told one of my secrets, please don’t repeat my secrets again.” Your boss ask you to work late for the third nigh in a row. You agree but feel worried about finishing your homework tonight. “You are so inconsiderate! I quit!” “Sorry, I can’t work late tonight. I have a lot of homework.”
Respond to the Situation Respond to each situation using each of the communication methods Passive Aggressive Assertive
Situation 1 You are taking a test when you notice someone is cheating off your paper. It bothers you, because you studied hard for the test and he/she did not.
Situation 2 You are at lunch. When you get up to get a napkin someone takes your seat and moves your stuff to another seat.
Situation 3 You heard that one of your friends is talking about you behind your back. You are not sure why he/she is talking behind your back, but it upsets you.
Speaking Skills Voice volume Tone and pitch “I” messages and “You” messages Empathy
Listening Skills Active listening Paraphrasing
Communicate With Body Language Using good body language is important for good communication
Quick Recap What is self esteem and why is it important? Why is important to be able to communicate? What are the 3 styles of communication? What is the most effective communication style?