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2 Lesson 2 Some of the elements that contribute to your personal identity NAME ROLE TALENTS HOBBIES Developing a Positive Identity

3 Lesson 2 Recognize developmental assets. Explore strategies for developing a healthy identity. Relate how self-esteem and a positive outlook benefit your mental/emotional health. In this lesson, youll learn to: Lesson Objectives

4 Lesson 2 Your Personal Identity Components of Your Personal Identity Your personal identity is characterized by your:personal identity Interests Likes/DislikesTalents/Abilities Values/Beliefs Goals

5 Lesson 2 Your Personal Identity Realizing Yourself During the teen years, you begin to develop a stronger sense of who you are. You learn about yourself through your interactions and relationships with other people. The knowledge you gain from your experiences will help you see yourself more clearly.

6 Lesson 2 Your Developmental Assets What Are Developmental Assets? As you mature, it is important to recognize the developmental assets that will help you build a healthy, positive identity. developmental assets Developmental assets can be found in many aspects of your life and you can always work to strengthen these assets. These assets can help you achieve wellness as you mature into a dependable, conscientious adult.

7 Lesson 2 Your Developmental Assets A List of Developmental Assets Support Empowerment Boundaries and Expectations Constructive Use of Time Commitment to Learning Positive Values Social Competencies Positive Identity

8 Lesson 2 Working Toward a Healthy Identity You can take active steps to strengthen your developmental assets and build a healthy identity. Strengthen Your Developmental Assets Recognize your strengths and weaknesses. Demonstrate positive values. Develop a purpose in your life. Form meaningful relationships. Contribute to the community. Avoid unhealthful risk behaviors.

9 Lesson 2 View your strengths and weaknesses in honest, realistic ways. Accept and take pride in your strengths and accomplishments. Assess your weaknesses without being overly self-critical, and set goals for improvement. Use your strengths and address your weaknesses to help you develop competence and effectiveness. Working Toward a Healthy Identity Recognize Your Strengths and Weaknesses

10 Lesson 2 Working Toward a Healthy Identity Demonstrate Positive Values Your values, or your beliefs and ideas about what is important in your life, guide your actions and influence the decisions you make.. Making sure that your behavior reflects your personal values and standards will reinforce your positive identity.

11 Lesson 2 Working Toward a Healthy Identity Develop a Purpose in Your Life Think of having a sense of purpose as a framework for your mental health as you grow toward adulthood and work to build a healthy identity. Having a sense of purpose means establishing long- and short-term goals and working to achieve them.

12 Lesson 2 Working Toward a Healthy Identity Form Meaningful Relationships Relationships with family, friends, teachers, and coaches: Can help you develop a sense of purpose in your life. Allow you to express yourself and share your experiences, beliefs, and feelings. Give you a support system that will help you build confidence and develop a sense of security and belonging.

13 Lesson 2 Working Toward a Healthy Identity Contribute to the Community Giving back to the community is part of being a good citizen, and it helps you feel a sense of accomplishment. Apply your strengths to improving others quality of life, and strengthen your sense of belonging in the process.

14 Lesson 2 Working Toward a Healthy Identity Avoid Unhealthful Risk Behaviors Risk-taking helps define and develop identity. Risks such as engaging in sports have a positive effect on development. These risks challenge you to develop skills and mature in new ways. Risks such as using tobacco, alcohol, or other drugs can be dangerous. You should refuse to participate in such behavior. Unhealthful Risk-Taking Healthful Risk-Taking

15 Lesson 2 Self-Esteem and Positive Outlook Self-esteem comes from the understanding that you are a unique and valuable human being. It affects your mental/emotional health and the way you take care of yourself. Self-esteem puts you in a strong position to meet the challenges of daily life. Self-Esteem and Wellness

16 Lesson 2 People with a positive outlook live longer and are healthier, both mentally and physically. Self-Esteem and Positive Outlook Positive Outlook and Wellness To achieve a positive outlook: Try to see challenges as opportunities for growing and learning. Remind yourself that no matter what happens, there is always hope.

17 Lesson 2 Self-Esteem and Positive Outlook Realistic Patterns of Thinking In order to increase your self-esteem and develop a positive outlook on life, it is essential to see events realistically. Analyzing Your Self-Talk Replace negative messages in your self-talk with constructive criticism.constructive criticism

18 Lesson 2 Quick Review Q. Define personal identity. Provide a short answer to the question given below. Click Next to view the answer.

19 Lesson 2 A. Your personal identity is defined as your sense of yourself as a unique individual. Click Next to attempt another question. Quick Review - Answer

20 Lesson 2 Quick Review Q. Name the positive values listed as developmental assets. Provide a short answer to the question given below. Click Next to view the answer.

21 Lesson 2 Click Next to attempt another question. A. The positive values listed as developmental assets are: Support Empowerment Boundaries and expectations Constructive use of time Commitment to learning Positive values Social competencies Positive identity Quick Review - Answer

22 Lesson 2 Quick Review Q. List the strategies for building a positive identity. Provide a short answer to the question given below. Click Next to view the answer.

23 Lesson 2 Click Next to attempt another question. A. Strategies for building a positive identity are: Recognize your strengths and weaknesses. Demonstrate positive values. Develop a purpose in life. Form meaningful relationships. Contribute to the community. Avoid unhealthful risk behaviors. Quick Review - Answer

24 Lesson 2 Quick Review Describe how positive identity and high self-esteem can help you with goal setting, developing relationships, and contributing to your community. Provide a suitable explanation.

25 Lesson 2 Components of Your Personal Identity Your personal identity is characterized by your:personal identity Interests Likes/DislikesTalents/Abilities Values/Beliefs Goals Personal identity refers to your sense of yourself as a unique individual. Your Personal Identity

26 Lesson 2 Developmental assets can be found in many aspects of your life and you can always work to strengthen these assets. These assets can help you achieve wellness as you mature into a dependable, conscientious adult. As you mature, it is important to recognize the developmental assets that will help you build a healthy, positive identity. What Are Developmental Assets? Developmental assets are the building blocks of development that help young people grow up as healthy, caring, and responsible individuals. Your Developmental Assets

27 Lesson 2 Realistic Patterns of Thinking In order to increase your self-esteem and develop a positive outlook on life, it is essential to see events realistically. Analyzing Your Self-Talk Replace negative messages in your self-talk with constructive criticism.constructive criticism Self-Esteem and Positive Outlook Constructive criticism includes nonhostile comments that point out problems and encourage improvement. Constructive criticism includes nonhostile comments that point out problems and encourage improvement.


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