Presentation on theme: "Directions for Opening Activity 1. Take out a piece of paper (keep it in your binder if you have it) 2. Title your journal entry: The Daily Buzz # 1 September."— Presentation transcript:
Directions for Opening Activity 1. Take out a piece of paper (keep it in your binder if you have it) 2. Title your journal entry: The Daily Buzz # 1 September 1st, 2010 3. Answer the following questions in your entry: Where’s your philtrum? Why do you have one?
THE DAILY BRAIN BUZZ! Q: Where’s your philtrum? www.kidshealth.org/kid
What is Health??? “ It’s the one class I guarantee you will use the rest of your life!” Miss Weber
2 minute brainstorm: write as many words that come to mind when you hear the word health (i.e. strong heart) What is Health?
Health= the combination of your physical, mental/emotional, and social well-being
Physical Health= how well your body functions This means your body has enough energy to perform daily activities, deal with everyday stress, and avoid injury.
5 steps to improve physical health Eat nutritious meals and drink plenty of water everyday! Engage in 30-60 minutes of physical activity everyday! Practice good hygiene-bathe daily, brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day, and wash hands regularly. Avoid tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs (even prescription drugs too!) Sleep 8-10 hours per night
Mental/Emotional Health deals with your feelings and your thoughts
Mental/Emotional Health Reflects how you feel about yourself How you cope with problems How you meet life demands everyday
Mentally/emotionally Healthy People: Accept responsibility for their actions Make responsible decisions Sense of control over their lives Express emotions in appropriate ways Enjoy challenges that help them grow Deal with life’s stresses & frustrations positively Optimistic (have positive outlook)
SOCIAL HEALTH= how you interact with others Seeks out and enjoys the company of others Strong character traits: respect, responsibility, fairness, trustworthiness, citizenship, and caring Excellent communicator & listens well to others
Go back to your list of words that remind you of health. Write a “P” next to a word that has to do with physical health Write a “M” next to a word that has to do with mental/emotional health Write a “S” next to a word that has to do with social health Identifying Activity
Wellness Total Health Wellness= an overall state of well- being or Total Health Wellness is an ongoing process of maintaining balance in all health areas. Wellness v. Health
Who is this crazy woman??? Triathlons challenge your physical (cardiovascular endurance/muscular endurance), mental (positive thinking & believing in self), and emotional (roller coaster of emotions) health What do you want to accomplish this semester? What are you doing to improve your health???
Self-Health plan For the next 5 months, you will pick one area of health that you want to improve on, create 1 overall goal, and design a plan to achieve improvements.