Presentation on theme: "Warm up Describe yourself using only one word. Explain why that word describes you. What makes you happy?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Warm upDescribe yourself using only one word. Explain why that word describes you.What makes you happy?
2 Developing Self-awareness cont. Early motivation is based on Physical needs until later we reach the point to want desire more abstract needs like self-actualization, or being the absolute best you can be.We need to keep in mind of reaching our potential through healthy ways rather than very risky ways like joining a gang.
3 The Hierarchy of NeedsThis list shows our self-awareness being developed where we start from the bottom as infants and develop these needs as we grow older until we reach the top . . .LEVEL 5: Self-actualization – Desire to reach your best potential.LEVEL 4: Esteem – Feeling the need to achieve and be recognized.LEVEL 3: Belonging – Have the need to love and/or be loved, or to belong.LEVEL 2: Safety – To start wanting to be safe from danger.LEVEL 1: Physical – Begin to satisfy basic needs of hunger, thirst, sleep, and shelter.
4 Developing Self-Awareness As little kids, we relied on others to take care of us, but as we grow we learn to take care of ourselves.A psychologist named Abraham Maslow created a theory called the hierarchy of needs to show the process and development of self-awareness.
5 Improving self-esteem Try not to let any kind of criticism effect you.Set realistic goals that you believe you’ll be able to complete.
6 Self-esteemPart of having good mental/emotional health means having a good self-esteem which is one’s self-value, confidence, and respect.Self-esteem can be developed through praise for accomplishment, accomplishing things you didn’t think you could do, and reacting to certain situations.Healthy self-esteems help people have pride in themselves which lets them try new things.
7 Characteristics of good mental/emotional health. A sense of belonging – feeling close to those around youA sense of purpose – knowing you have value as a person to reach goalsPositive outlook – seeing the bright side thingsSelf-sufficiency – being able to be confident in making responsible choicesHealthy self-esteem – helps you accept and recover from difficulties and failures
8 What is mental and emotional health? It’s the ability to accept yourself and others, express and manage emotions, and deal with the demands and challenges you meet in your life.Being mentally/emotionally healthy can improve your physical/social health.Mentally/emotionally healthy people are resilient which means they get used to things easier than others.
10 What is?Personal Identity~ your sense of yourself as a UNIQUE individualRole Model~ someone whose success or behavior SERVES as an example for youPersonality~ a complex set of CHARACTERISTIC that makes YOU uniqueCharacter~ the distinctive qualities that describe how a person THINKS, FEELS, and BEHAVESIntegrity~ a firm observance of CORE ETHICAL valuesConstructive Criticism~ NONHOSTILE comments that points out problems and encourage IMPROVEMENT
11 YOUR PERSONAL IDENTITY DESCRIBES WHO YOU AREDepends a LOT on your age and circumstancesSome are UNIQUE, identity development is one of the most important tasks you will accomplish during your teenage yearsFormed by recognizing your LIKES and DISLIKES, and relationships and experiencesFRIENDS and FAMILY influence your personal identityIdentity can and will change as your grow older, but you will also struggle #thestruggle
12 Importance of good characters CHARACTER PLAYS A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN YOUR DECISIONS , ACTIONS, AND BEHAVIORGood character is an outward expression of inner values, it’s VITAL part of healthy identityGood character=core ethical values such as: responsibility, honesty, and respectSix traits are used to describe good characterTrustworthinessResponsibilityFairnessCaringCitizenshipRespect
14 Working toward a positive identity YOU CAN DEVELOP A HEALTHY IDENTITYYOU control who you becomeAs you mature you’ll make more personal choices and decisionsMUST recognize your STRENGHTS and WEAKNESSPractice good character=build positive identitySense of purpose helps you set goals and work to achieve themShort term and long term goals
15 EXPRESSING EMOTIONS IN HEALTHFUL WAYS -Happiness-Sadness-Love-Fear-Guilt-AngerHormones-chemicals produced by your glands that regulate the activities of different body cells-affects your emotions
16 Dealing with Emotions in Positive Ways Empathy-ability to imagine and understand how someone else feelsEmotions are privateSome deal with it in harmful ways
17 Responding to Difficult Emotions Common Defense MechanismRepression. Involuntarily pushing unpleasant feelings out of one’s mind.Regression. Returning to behaviors characteristics of a younger age, rather than dealing with problem in a mature manner.Denial. Unconscious lack of recognition of something that’s obvious to othersProjection. Attributing to your own feelings of faults to another person or groupSuppression. Consciously and intentionally pushing unpleasant feelings out of one’s mindRationalization. Making excuses to explain a situation or behavior , rather than taking responsibility for itCompensation. Making up for weaknesses and mistakes through gift giving, handwork, or extreme efforts
19 Quiz time! Give an example of a good and bad role model. T or F: people can control who you are.What are the six traits used to describe a good character?Write an example of a constructive criticism.What are some characteristics of good mental/emotional health?How can someone develop good self-esteem?What are some benefits of good self-esteem?What are some positive ways to express emotions?How do hormones affect emotions?How is developing a purpose for your life helpful?