2 Do Now:If you were to use five adjectives to label the type of person you are what would they be. In your journal, take five minutes to think of those five adjectives and write them down.Does your thoughts paint a positive or negative picture of yourself.
3 Mental Health What is Mental Health? Generally having a positive outlook, being comfortable with yourself and others, and being able to meet life’s challenges and demands.Being Mentally Healthy means to be able to cope, adapt, and thrive on many levels.Demonstrates strong values and responsible behaviors.
4 Characteristics of good Mental Health Positive Self-EsteemYour Feelings of ConfidenceSense of BelongingPromotes Comfort and assuranceSense of PurposeAchieving goals and engaging in activities that are personally rewardingPositive OutlookReduces stress and increase your energy levelAutonomyPromotes a sense of independence
5 Human needs Abraham Mazlow’s Hierarchy of Needs Physical Safety BelongingFeeling RecognizedSelf-Actualization
6 Self EsteemThe confidence and worth that you feel about yourself– is directly related to your general level of wellnessHow is Self Esteem Formed?Feed-backMessages from others that indicate who they think you are or what they think you are like.Self- TalkPositive self-talkNegative Self Talk
7 Personality What is Personality? What influences our personality Complex set of characteristics that makes you uniqueWhat influences our personalityHeredityEnvironmentModelingPersonality & Behavior
8 Developing a Positive Identity What is your sense of yourself as a unique individualComposed of :interestsLikes & dislikesTalents & abilitiesValues & beliefsGoals
9 Do NowUsing your adjective that you came up with in the beginning of class to describe yourself I want you to create a poster representing yourself that identifies your own personality and the influences on it.
10 Signs of good mental Health Realistic about their strengths and weaknessesResponsible for their behaviorAvoids high risk behaviorsOpen minded /flexibleFun loving and able to relax with others and aloneRespects their own and others’ needsRespects everyone’s values as a human beingAble to express their emotionsInvest time and energy into nourishing relationshipsPuts talents and abilities to good useView change as a challenge and an oportunity
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