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1 Understanding Health and Wellness Chapter 1Understanding Health and WellnessLesson 2Skills for Building HealthClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 1 AssessmentTeacher’s notes are available in the notes section of this presentation.Next >>
2 interpersonal communications Trustworthy and dependable reliablestressstress managementinterpersonal communicationsTrustworthy and dependableThe body’s response to real or imagined dangers or other life eventsIdentifying sources of stress and learning how to handle them in ways that promote good mental/emotional healthClick to reveal the definitions.The sharing of thoughts and feelings with other people
3 conflict-resolution skills A disagreement between people with opposing viewpoints, interests, or needsconflictconflict-resolution skillsrefusal skillsadvocacyThe ability to end a disagreement or keep it from becoming a larger conflictWays to say no effectivelyClick to reveal the definitions.Taking action in support of a cause
4 In this lesson, you will be able to identify ten basic skills that you need for good overall health.explain why these skills are important.describe how to use these skills for total health and wellness.apply the health skill of advocacy to encourage teens to be physically active.
5 ClassifyingCreate a chart like the one shown here. As you go through this lesson, list the health skills in the left column. In the right column, write ways in which each skill will benefit your health.Health SkillWays this will benefit my healthAccessing InformationWill allow me to make informed choices about my health
6 Learning Health Skills Just as you learn sports, math, reading, and other kinds of skills, you can learn skills for taking care of your health. Using these skills will improve your health and wellness.
7 Accessing Information Sources of InformationParents, guardians, or other adults you trustLibrariesMedia sources such as TV and radioThe InternetParents, guardians, or other trusted adultsThis should be your first source.Other trusted adults can include teachers, counselors, and school nurses.LibrariesLibraries have nonfiction books on nutrition, medicine, fitness, and many other health topics.Media sourcesTV and radio interviews with health professionals can give you information about current scientific studies related to health.The InternetThe Internet has up-to-the-minute information from government agencies, universities, and healthcare providers.
8 Accessing Information You should find out if the health information you are getting is reliable.reliable Trustworthy and dependableQuestions you should ask about your information source include:Is the author an expert on the subject?Does the author quote other people who are experts?Does he or she name scientific studies or other sources for the facts?Questions you should ask about Internet source of information include:Who owns or operates the Web site?Is the owner or operator a university, hospital, or government office?Who wrote the information for the Web site?If you are unclear whether a source is trustworthy, check with a librarian.Try to find other sources that agree or disagree with the source you are using.
9 Self-ManagementNow that you are older, you make many decisions for yourself.Two self-management skills are practicing healthful behaviors and managing stress.
10 Practicing Healthful Behaviors Exercise RegularlyEat Healthful FoodsDrink Plenty of WaterGet a Good Night’s SleepYour heart and muscles will grow stronger.Your body will work more effectively.You will wake up with more energy.Practicing positive behaviors can prevent injury, illness, and other health problems.
11 Stress can be positive or negative. Stress ManagementStress can be positive or negative.stress The body’s response to real or imagined dangers or other life events
12 Stress Management Positive Negative Makes you feel unsure about yourselfCan make you lose sleepCan hurt you physicallyHelps you take actionHelps you focusPositive stress might help you study hard for a test so you do well.
13 Stress management is an important self-management skill. stress management Identifying sources of stress and learning how to handle them in ways that promote good mental/emotional healthAdrenaline is a chemical that your body releases when you experience stress. Adrenaline makes your heart beat faster to pump more blood. It makes your lungs work harder to take in more oxygen. It also boosts the amount of sugar in your blood. This gives you more energy to deal with danger.
14 Analyzing InfluencesUnderstanding what influences you will help you make responsible choices in the future.Internal InfluencesExternal InfluencesLikesDislikesFeelingsInterestsOpinions of othersMedia messagesYour decisions have more than just knowing the facts.
15 Interpersonal communication includes: Speaking skills Listening skills Communication SkillsInterpersonal communication includes:Speaking skillsListening skillsSpeaking skills help you express your ideas and feelings in healthful ways.Listening skills let your understand the messages other people send you.interpersonal communication The sharing of thoughts and feelings with other people
16 Communication SkillsTwo important communication skills are:Saying no when others want you to do something unhealthySettling conflicts peacefully
17 Communication Skills Words you use How you say words Posture When you communicate effectively, you can prevent misunderstandings. You can also support others when they need it.PostureFacial expressions
18 Conflict-Resolution Skills Because conflict is a normal part of life, you need good conflict-resolution skills.conflict A disagreement between people with opposing viewpoints, interests, or needsconflict-resolution skills The ability to end a disagreement or keep it from becoming a larger conflict
19 Conflict-Resolution Skills Conflict-Resolution TipsTake a time-out to let everyone calm down.Allow each person to tell his or her side of the story.Let each person ask questions of the other.Keep thinking of creative ways to resolve the conflict.
20 Refusal SkillsUse refusal skills to help you avoid behavior that is unhealthy, unsafe, or goes against your values and beliefs.When you stand up for a decision you make, you also need to stand up for the values and beliefs behind that decision. This is especially true when you choose to avoid potentially harmful situations.refusal skills Ways to say no effectively
21 s T O P Refusal Skills Say no. Tell why not. Offer other ideas. To say no effectively to behavior that you don’t want to take part in, use the right body language and tone. For example, direct eye contact, a serious facial expression, and a firm but not angry tone of voice will communicate your message clearly.Offer other ideas.Promptly leave.
22 Decision Making and Goal Setting The path to good health begins with making healthful choices.Learning how to set realistic goals is another step toward health and well-being.In the next chapter, you will find information that will help you develop your goal-setting skills.
23 Working to bring about change involves the skill of advocacy. advocacy Taking action in support of a causeAdvocates may:Write letters to newspaper editors to call for change.Collect signatures from people who support a cause and send signatures to local government leaders.When you care about an issue that could harm people’s health, you work to improve it.
24 What I Learned Vocabulary Define interpersonal communication. Lesson 2 ReviewWhat I LearnedVocabulary Define interpersonal communication.Interpersonal communication means sharing thoughts and feelings with others
25 What I Learned Identify Give two examples of self-management skills. Lesson 2 ReviewWhat I LearnedIdentify Give two examples of self-management skills.Examples of self-management skills are practicing healthful behaviors and stress management
26 Lesson 2 ReviewWhat I LearnedDistinguish What is the difference between stress and conflict?Stress is the body's response to real or imagined dangers and other life events. Conflict is a disagreement among people with opposing views.
27 Lesson 2 ReviewWhat I LearnedGive Examples Name two activities that would allow you to be an advocate.Write letters to newspaper editors and collect signatures to send to local government leaders.
28 Lesson 2 ReviewThinking CriticallyAnalyze Why is it important to develop skills for finding reliable information?Answers will vary but should include the idea that reliable information can help you make better health decisions.
29 Lesson 2 ReviewThinking CriticallyDescribe Name two refusal skills that can help you say no to activities that could harm your health?Any two: Say no; tell why not; offer other ideas; leave if you need to.
30 Understanding Health and Wellness End ofChapter 1Understanding Health and WellnessLesson 2Skills for Building HealthClick for:>> Main Menu>> Chapter 1 Assessment