Presentation on theme: "Mental and Emotional Health"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mental and Emotional Health Chapter 3Mental and Emotional HealthBig Ideas of Chapter:Mental and emotional health helps you function effectively each dayYour personal identity describes who you areRecognizing and acknowledging your emotions is a sign of good mental and emotional health
2 Relevant Vocabulary Mental/emotional health Resilient Self- esteem CompetenceHierarchy of needsSelf-actualizationPersonal identityRole modelPersonalityCharacterIntegrityConstructive criticismEmotionsHormonesHostilityEmpathyDefense mechanisms
3 Mental and Emotional Support Project You will assemble information about volunteer opportunities in your community that offer mentoring programs for children and teens. You will prepare a brochure describing these services. Use the following guidelines to succeed in this project.Choose an organization, such as Big Brothers Big SistersCall the organization and find out if they are looking for volunteers or if there are other ways to participate or donate.Are there any requirements to be a volunteer? Find out if the organization has any guidelines that volunteers must follow. Is there an age requirement?Have students obtain information about Bowl for Kids’ Sake events, fundraising and awareness events that raise money annually for Big Brothers Big Sisters
4 I. Developing your Self Esteem Mental/Emotional Health is the ability to accept your self and others, express and manage emotions and deal with the demands and challenges you meet in your life.B. The importance of Good Mental Health is to maintain balance in your healthtriangleC. Characteristics of Good Mental and Emotional HealthSense of belongingSense of purposePositive outlookSelf sufficiencyHealthy self esteemPeople who can handle stress in positive ways are known as resilient. They have the ability to adapt effectively and recover from disappointment, difficulty, or crisis.D. Self Esteem is how much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself.The more you feel loved and accepted the higher your self esteem and themore likely you will make healthful choices and your outlook on life will bemore positive.Trying new challenges will raise your level of competence (having enough skills to do different things)
5 Benefits of Healthy Self Esteem Feel proud Developing Self Esteem- starts at a very early age. With small accomplishments and positive reinforcements. No one succeeds the first time when attempting new tasks so it’s important to keep trying.Benefits of Healthy Self EsteemFeel proudBelieve that setbacks are temporaryGives you confidence to confront challenges and overcome themGives you confidence to try new thingsLearn new tasksImproving Your Self EsteemAvoid criticizing yourselfAvoid people who constantly criticize youFocus on positive aspects about yourselfChoose friends who value and respect youReplace negative self talk with supportive self talkWork toward accomplishments rather than perfectionConsider your mistakes learning opportunitiesTry new activities to discover your talentsWrite down your goals and the steps you will take to achieve themExercise regularly to feel more energized volunteer your time to help someoneAccept the things your can’t change, and focus your energy on changing the things you can
6 On a separate sheet of paper complete Numbers 1-3 and 7 on page 71 Do not write just the answer but please use complete sentences in your responses.
7 List of needs essential to human growth and development
8 II. Developing Personal Identity and Character A. Your Personal Identity is your sense of self as a unique individual. Often depends onyour age and circumstances.B. Role Models are people whose success or behavior serves as an example for you.Personality is a complex set of characteristics that makes you unique. It setsyou apart from other people and determines how you will react in certainsituationsCharacter is made up of the distinct qualities that describe how a person thinks,feels, and behaves. Good character is an outward expression of inner values .People with good character demonstrate core ethical values such as responsibilityhonesty, and respect.Traits of Good CharacterTrustworthinessRespectResponsibilityFairnessCaringcitzenship
9 Steps to Working Toward a Positive Identity Recognize your Strengths and Weaknesses- list your skills and strengthsDemonstrate Positive Values- Surround yourself with positive supportive people,help someone else.Develop a Purpose in Your Life-Find something that you love to do, and do it frequently.Life does not have to be a contestForm meaningful relationshipsAvoid Unhealthful high-risk behaviorsContribute to community
10 III. Expressing Emotions in Healthful Ways A. Emotions are signals that tell your mind and body how to react. Emotions may beaffected by many things but the most common are hormonal changes especiallyduring puberty, pregnancy, and menopause.B. What are some common emotions?C. Dealing with your emotions in a positive wayEmpathy- the ability to imagine and understand how someone else feels.On a separate sheet of paper complete Numbers 1-5 and 7 on page 77. Do not write the answer but please use complete sentences in your responses.
11 Questions to help you recognize your emotions and express them in positive ways Why do I feel the way I do about this event?Why should I wait before responding?Will this event matter later on in my life?What can I do to feel better?Who can I ask to help me deal with my negative feelings?Defense Mechanisms are mental processes that protect individuals from strong orstressful emotions and situations. Such emotions as fear, guilt, or anger can bevery damaging.For example in managing anger you should try the following:Do something to relaxChannel your energy in a different directionTalk with someone you trust
12 Common Defense Mechanisms Repression. Involuntarily pushing unpleasant feelings out of one’s mindRegression. Returning to behaviors characteristic of a younger ageDenial. Lack of recognition of something that is obvious to othersProjection. Attributing your own feelings or faults to another person or groupSuppression. Pushing unpleasant feelings out of one’s mindRationalization. Making excusesCompensation. Making up weaknesses and mistakes through gift giving, hard workor extreme efforts.
13 Complete Lesson 3 Assessment on page 83 numbers 1-5 Complete Lesson 3 Assessment on page 83 numbers To be completed and turned in to the teacher in 10 minutes.