2Do 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.
3Mental 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.
4Characteristics 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
5Human needs Abraham Mazlow’s Hierarchy of Needs Physical Safety BelongingFeeling RecognizedSelf-Actualization
6Self 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
7Personality What is Personality? What influences our personality Complex set of characteristics that makes you uniqueWhat influences our personalityHeredityEnvironmentModelingPersonality & Behavior
8Developing a Positive Identity What is your sense of yourself as a unique individualComposed of :interestsLikes & dislikesTalents & abilitiesValues & beliefsGoals
9Do 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.
10Signs 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