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EQ: What is the difference between Wellness and Health? Revised 2012
Journal Prompt: Write three sentences beginning with the words … These people appear healthy because…
What is your definition of Wellness? What is your definition of Health?
Vocabulary Wellness Wellness is actively making choices and decisions that promote good health. It is your overall state of well- being or “total health”. Health Health is a combination of physical, mental, and social well-being
Journal Why would you want to be healthy? Who is the most responsible for your health?
What are the three sides of the Health Triangle? PHYSICAL MENTAL SOCIAL
With a partner, identify at least six examples or practices that fall under these categories. Physical/Mental/Social Brainstorming
Enjoy challenges that help them grow Accept responsibility for their actions Have a sense of control over their lives Can express emotions in appropriate ways Can deal with life stresses and frustrations Has a positive outlook Makes thoughtful and responsible decisions MENTAL HEALTH
Seeking and lending support when needed Communicating clearly and listening to others Showing respect and care for yourself and others Getting along with others Maintaining healthy relationships Avoiding drugs, alcohol, and tobacco SOCIAL HEALTH
Get 8-10 hours of sleep each night Eat nutritious meals and drink 8 cups of water each day Engage in 30-60 minutes of physical activity every day Avoid drugs, alcohol, and tobacco products Bathe daily, as well as, floss and brush your teeth! PHYSICAL HEALTH
Assignments! Wellness Inventory *Identify one area of strength and one area of weakness, and explain your choice.