Presentation on theme: "We are learning to: 1.discover the internal motivations for wanting to take, or not take various drugs; 2.be able to review motivation and improve behaviour."— Presentation transcript:
We are learning to: 1.discover the internal motivations for wanting to take, or not take various drugs; 2.be able to review motivation and improve behaviour through better self-management; and 3.identify various ways that a person can be happy in their life. Learning Intentions
Should I take drugs or not? How am I motivated? ? ?
We all have needs, wants and desires.
COFFEE COLA CIGARETTES ALCOHOL Vitamin C HEROIN Cannabis
2 Broad Reasons Why People Take Drugs 1. Pleasure: to increase enjoyment and lift mood, to be part of a social group or occasion (a party, rave, the pub, a celebration etc.) 2. Pain: to escape and distance ourselves from others, from emotional or physical pain, or to cope with stress and difficulties etc.
I define happiness as having more than enough in each area of life - more than enough faith, more than enough relationships, more than enough physical, emotional and mental resources I define happiness as being at peace with oneself and the world. It happens when your mind (intent), body (action) and spirit (conscience) vibrate in unison. A rare occurrence when you leave it to chance but can happen all the time if you consciously seek it Quotations on Happiness
Social Physical Spiritual Emotional Cognitive The Specs Model
What makes you happy in relationships? In terms of your body and health, what makes you content? Can an undisturbed conscience, a life of integrity, purpose, belief and meaning create happiness? Can you think yourself happy? What makes you feel happy?
In groups of four:- –Consider the previous diagram. In which areas could drugs (legal or illegal, medical or recreational) help or hinder you. –Your group has been appointed as the Ministry for Pleasure in Northern Ireland. What three rules would you make around drugs in order to maximise pleasure, but minimise problems. Quotations on Happiness