Presentation on theme: "Journal # 2 What is a healthy habit that you practice? Why do you practice this habit? Influences on Your Health/Building Healthy Skills Objective: I can."— Presentation transcript:
Journal # 2 What is a healthy habit that you practice? Why do you practice this habit? Influences on Your Health/Building Healthy Skills Objective: I can identify factors that influence health. I can identify skills that can help me stay healthy.
Factors that Affect Your Health Heredity The process by which biological parents pass traits to their children – Physical traits – Talents – Disease/Allergies Environment Is the sum total of your surroundings – Where you live – People – Negative and Positive Affects
Factors that Affect Your Health Family and Culture Collected beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group – Eating habits – Physical activities – Health services Attitude – what you believe or feel about someone or something Peers Friends and other people in your age group – Positive peer influence – Negative peer influence Behavior – the way you act in the many different situations and events in your life
Factors that Affect Your Health Media The various methods of communicating information, including newspapers, magazines, radio, television and the internet Technology Use of scientific ideas to improve the quality of life. – Email – Internet – Machines
Skills for a Healthy Life Health skills – skills that help you become and stay healthy Prevention – practicing health and safety habits to remain free of disease and injury
Skills for a Healthy Life Staying Informed 1.Accessing Information Taking Care of Yourself 1.Practicing Healthful Behaviors 2.Stress Management
Skills for a Healthy Life Analyzing Influences 1. Analyzing Influences Communicating with Others Clear exchange of ideas and information 1.Communication Skills 2.Refusal Skills 3.Conflict Resolution
Skills for a Healthy Life Advocacy Support it or speak out in favor of it http://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=6SGucf- B3O4&feature=relmfu http://www.youtube.com/w atch?v=6SGucf- B3O4&feature=relmfu
Advocacy Think of your favorite celebrity (sports figure, actor/actress, singer) What does that person advocate? What did you learn about the subject?
Homework Reteaching Activity 1-2 Practice stopping your unhealthy habit