Presentation on theme: "mental/emotional health"— Presentation transcript:
1 Good mental and emotional health helps you develop healthy self-esteem.
2 mental/emotional health resilientself-esteemcompetencehierarchy of needsself-actualization
3 What is Mental and Emotional Health? Mental and emotional health helps you function effectively each day.Do you see yourself in a positive way? Are you able to handle challenges and setbacks well? These are signs of mental and emotional health.
4 What Is Mental and Emotional Health? Having good mental/emotional health is an important part of your total health.mental/emotional healthThe ability to accept yourself and others, express and manage emotions, and deal with the demands and challenges you meet in your life
5 The Importance of Mental and Emotional Health Mentally healthy people are, in general:happy.confident.comfortable spending time alone or with others.flexible.able to cope with a wide variety of feelings and situations.
6 Characteristics of Good Mental and Emotional Health Sense of BelongingFeeling close to people provides you with support.Recognizing that you have value helps you set and reach goals.Sense of PurposeSeeing the bright side increases your chances of success.Positive OutlookBeing confident promotes your sense of independence.Self-SufficiencyHaving healthy self-esteem helps you recover from difficulties.Healthy Self-Esteem
7 Characteristics of Good Mental and Emotional Health Mentally and emotionally healthy people are resilient.ResilientHaving the ability to adapt effectively and recover from disappointment, difficulty, or crisis
8 Characteristics of Good Mental and Emotional Health Close friends encourage one another.
9 Self-EsteemHealthy self-esteem is necessary for good mental/emotional health.Having good self-esteem affects your overall attitude and the health choices you make.
10 Self-EsteemSelf-esteem influences the other characteristics of good mental health.Self-esteemHow much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself
11 Trying new challenges can raise your sense of competence. Self-EsteemTrying new challenges can raise your sense of competence.CompetenceHaving enough skills to do something
12 How You Develop Self-Esteem Self-talk, the encouragement or criticism that you give yourself, can affect your self-esteem.Replace negative thoughts with positive self-talk to strengthen your self-esteem.
13 Benefits of Healthy Self-Esteem Healthy Self-Esteem Helps You:feel proud of yourself and your abilities, skills, and accomplishments.have the confidence to confront challenges and overcome them.have the confidence to try new things.
14 Improving Your Self-Esteem You can improve your self-esteem and your overall mental and emotional health.You can control many things that affect your self-esteem.
15 Improving Your Self-Esteem Suggestions for Improving Your Self-Esteem.Choose friends who value and respect you.Focus on positive aspects about yourself.Replace negative self-talk with supportive self-talk.Work toward accomplishments rather than perfection.Consider your mistakes learning opportunities.Try new activities to discover your talents.
16 Improving Your Self-Esteem Suggestions for Improving Your Self-Esteem.Write down your goals and the steps to achieving them.Exercise regularly to feel more energized.Volunteer your time to help someone.Accept the things you can’t change.Focus your energy on changing the things you can change.
17 Developing Self-Awareness Understanding your needs and meeting them in healthy ways will help you reach your highest potential.As infants, we rely on others to meet our basic needs. As we grow, our needs become more complex.
18 Developing Self-Awareness The psychologist Abraham Maslow created a theory called the hierarchy of needs that seeks to explain human development and motivation.Hierarchy of needsA ranked list of those needs essential to human growth and development, presented in ascending order, starting with basic needs and building toward the need to reach your highest potential
20 Developing Self-Awareness Maslow’s hierarchy shows that once our basic physical and safety needs are met, we become interested in meeting these needs:The need to reach our potential or to achieve self actualization.The need to belong and be loved.The need to be valued and recognized.
21 Developing Self-Awareness The fifth level of Maslow’s hierarchy is reaching potential, or achieving self-actualization.Self-actualizationTo strive to be the best you can
22 Developing Self-Awareness As your self-awareness grows, you can begin to take more control of your personal growth.Reaching out to others can help you grow by developing deeper relationships and a stronger support group.
23 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary List the characteristics of good mental/emotional health.Sense of belonging, sense of purpose, positive outlook, self-sufficiency, healthy self-esteem
24 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary Define the term self-esteem.Self-esteem is how much you value, respect, and feel confident about yourself.
25 After You Read Reviewing Facts and Vocabulary Identify the five levels of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs.Physical needs, safety needs, need to belong, need to achieve and be recognized, need to reach potential