2 What Is Self-Esteem?Self-Esteem is a measure of how much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourselfHow you feel about yourself effects everything you doWhy?
3 Benefits of High Self-Esteem Increased respectTake care of themselvesDon’t give in to peer pressureIncreased ability to reach goalsIncreased willingness to tryDon’t get discourages easilyIncreased feeling of valueValuable part of family, school, and community
4 Pair and Share What are other benefits of high self-esteem? What are some risks of low self-esteem?
5 Risks of Low Self-Esteem Vulnerable to peer pressureMore likely to make unhealthy choicesMay not respect themselvesHigher risk of depression and suicideEating disorders, running away, and violence
6 Self-Concept Who am I? A measure of how one views oneself Positive self-concept=high self-esteemNegative self-concept=?How are self-esteem and self-concept related? How are they different?
7 Improving Your Self-Esteem Positive Self-TalkExamples…Act With IntegrityThe characteristic of doing what one knows is rightChoose Supportive FriendsAccept Yourself
8 Using Good Communication Skills What is communication?Why do we care about good communication?
9 Communication Skills Good communication is important Prevents misunderstandingsBuilds healthy relationshipsAllows your to express yourself
10 Communication StylesPassive: does not offer opposition when challenged or pressuredAggressive: hostile and unfriendly-usually leads to bigger conflictAssertive: (most healthy) express oneself in a direct, respectful wayTable on pg. 56
11 Speaking Skills Voice Volume Tone and Pitch “I” and “You” messages “I” message-way of explaining how you feel while remaining firm, calm, and polite. (refrains from blame)“You” message-Empathy-The ability to understand another person’s feelings, behaviors, and attitudes
12 Listening SkillsActive ListeningParaphrasingBody Language
13 Review: What is mental health? What is emotional health? How are they related?
14 Mental and Emotional Health Mental health- the state of mental well-being in which one can cope with the demands of daily lifeA sense of control—take responsibilityAbility to endure failures and frustrationsAbility to see events positivelyAbility to express emotions in a healthy way
16 Self-ActualizationMentally and emotionally healthy people are able to reach this stageIt is the achievement of the best that a person can beThese people have reached their full potential
17 Critical ThinkingThink of a time when you were too hungry, thirsty, or tired to pay attention in class.Discuss this scenario with a partner.How does Maslow’s hierarchy of needs apply to these experiences you just shared?