Presentation on theme: "Mental & Emotional Health"— Presentation transcript:
1 Mental & Emotional Health Bell work #2:List as many characteristics of good mental health as possibleCircle characteristics that apply to youDescribe how you can strengthen those characteristics
2 Key Terms & IdeasMental/emotional health:Is the ability to accept yourself and others, adapt to and manage emotions, and deal with the demands and challenges you meet in life.
3 Mental Health Affects Your Physical Health Positively! People have also used laughter and their own positive attitude to make themselves physically well.
4 Mental Health Can Affect Your Physical Health Negatively! Mind body connection is so strong that people have made themselves physically ill through worry.
5 Positive self-esteem Sense of belonging Sense of purpose Characteristics of health mental and emotional health:Positive self-esteemSense of belongingSense of purposePositive outlookAutonomy
6 Mental/Emotional Health Characteristics Which of these characteristics might seem difficult to control?Why?
7 What Can Teens Do to Develop These Characteristics? Positive Self-EsteemSense of BelongingSense of PurposePositive OutlookAutonomy
8 List, Group, Label Motivated Lazy Determined Confident Positive Draw a line down your paper with high and low self esteemCategorize the words into high and/or low self-esteemAdd any other words to your listMotivatedLazyDeterminedConfidentPositiveHard-workingSlackerNegative
9 Key Term/Idea:Hierarchy of Need:Is a ranked list of those needs essential to human growth and development, starting with basic needs and building toward the need for reaching your highest potential.
11 Level 1: Physical Needs Survival needs (food, water, sleep, shelter) People who are denied this make become weak or ill
12 Level 2:Need for Safety You need safety against physical harm You need safety with familiar places & friends(it makes you feel secure)
13 Level 3:Need to Be Loved and to Belong Everyone needs to give love and know that he or she is loved in returnFeeling a sense of belonging (school, church, sports, etc.)
14 Level 4:Need to Be Valued and Recognized Need to be appreciated by family, friends, and peersMeet this need by participating in productive activities
15 Level 5:Need to Reach Your Potential Self –Actualization:Striving to be the best that you can be!Life long process, make changes and grow as a person
16 Bell work #3: List your talents and abilities What are your special qualities?What other traits make you the person that you are?(1 paragraph per question)
17 Understanding Your Personality Is a complex set of characteristics that makes you unique
18 Influences on Your Personality Personality and HeredityPersonality and EnvironmentModeling:Observing and learning from the behaviors of those around youPersonality and Behavior
19 Influences on Your Personality Personality includes an individual's emotional makeup, attitudes, thoughts, and behaviorsSome you were born withSome you have developed from life experiences
20 Personal Identity Personal Identity: Your sense of yourself as a unique individual
21 Personal Identity Puzzle Pieces The pieces of this puzzle include:Your interestsYour likes/dislikesTalents & abilitiesValues & beliefsYour goals
22 Developmental Assets Development Assets: Are the building blocks of development that help young people grow up as healthy, caring, and responsible individuals
23 Examples of Developmental Assets SupportEmpowermentBoundaries/ExpectationsPositive IdentityConstructive Use of TimeCommitment to LearningPositive Values
24 Steps to a Health Identity Recognize your strengths and weaknessesDemonstrate Positive Values
25 More Steps to a Health Identity Develop a Purpose in LifeForm Meaningful RelationshipsContribute to the community
26 Even More Steps to a Healthy Identity Avoid Unhealthful Risk Behaviors
27 Self-Esteem & Positive Outlook When you have a healthy identity, you will experience a increased self-esteem and a higher level of mental/emotional healthPeople with a positive outlook live longer and are healthier
28 Realistic Patterns of Thinking You must see events realisticallyConstructive criticism:Non-hostile comments that point out problems and encourage improvementPositive Self-Talk (I Messages)
29 Lesson 3 – Understanding Emotions Signals that tell your mind and body how to react
30 Understanding Emotions… Emotions Communicating emotions effectively is the key to building and maintaining healthy relationshipsAffect all sides of your triangle
31 Identifying your Emotions Hormone:Is a chemical secreted by your glands that regulates the activities of different body cells
32 Some of Your Emotions… Happiness Sadness Love Empathy: Ability to imagine and understand how someone else feels
33 More of My Emotions… Fear Guilt Anger Hostility: Intentional unfriendly or offensive behavior
34 Homework #4 1. Write down 5-7 emotions 2. After each emotion name, identify at least 1 situation that my bring on that emotionExample:Crying: I cried when I was at my grandmother’s funeral (death).
35 Lesson 4 – Managing Emotions Emotions are neither good or badHow you deal with your emotions affects your overall level of health
36 Ways to Manage Difficult Emotions What are some ways to manage your emotions?
37 What are Defense Mechanisms? Mental processes that protect individuals from strong or stressful emotions and situations
39 Common Defense Mechanisms RepressionSuppressionRationalizationRegressionDenialCompensation
40 Myth or Fact? Q. All defense mechanisms are psychologically unhealthy? There are times it can give you relief and help you cope with problem
41 Responding to Your Emotions Look below surface of your emotionWill it matter tomorrow even?Thought about consequences of your actionUse positive feelings to inspireSeek professional help if doesn’t go away