Presentation on theme: "Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle"— Presentation transcript:
1 Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle Mrs. VasasrWellness 9
2 Instant Activity List three of your favorite activities or hobbies. Briefly describe the positive effect each has on your life.
3 Lesson Objectives Introduction to the Health Triangle Analyze your individual Health TriangleWhat influences your health?
4 Your Health Triangle There are 3 elements of health: Physical Mental/EmotionalSocial
5 Keeping a BalanceEach side of your health triangle is equally important to your health!!!The three legs of a tri-podAn unbalanced health triangle is likely to cause you problems at some pointBalance = You at your best!
6 Physical Health How well your body functions. Do you have enough energy to perform the activities of daily life?Cope with everyday challenges and stressesResist diseaseAvoid injury
8 Mental/Emotional Health Your feelings about yourself.How well you meet the demands of daily life.Your ability to process information.
9 You have good mental/emotional health… Enjoy ChallengesEmbrace learning new thingsSee mistakes as opportunities to grow and changeAccept responsibility for their actionsStand up for their beliefs and values
10 You have good mental/emotional health… Are in touch with their feelingsExpress Feelings in appropriate waysCan deal with the frustrations of life without being overwhelmed by themAvoid dwelling on negative thoughtsUse positive thought and actions to move forward
11 Social Health Social Health involves the way you get along with others Your ability to make and keep friendsYour ability to work and play in cooperative waysYour ability to seek support when necessaryInvolves communicating well and showing respect and core for yourself and others
12 Physical Health Also includes: Practicing good hygiene Regular medical and dental checkupsNecessary medical treatmentsPaying attention to what you put into your bodyAvoiding harmful substance:Alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs
13 Influences on your health What situations and people have affected your health at each stage of your life?How have influences on your health changed through the years?How do early influences affect you today?
14 Influences on your Health HeredityEnvironment- Physical and SocialCultureAttitudeBehaviorMediaTechnology
15 Influences on your health Heredity:All the traits that were biologically pass on to you from your parents.Physical traits: eye color, hair color, heightPhysical health: specific genes may put you at risk for certain illness or strengthen your resistance to disease.Heredity can also influence your personality and basic intellectual abilities and talents.
16 Influences on your Health Environment:The sum of your surroundings, including your family, your neighborhood, your school, your job, and your life experiences.All places that you go to in a given dayPhysical conditions in which you liveAll people in your lifeYour culture
18 Social EnvironmentFamily and people you come into contact with each dayPositive social environment can help a person develop POSITIVE values, a commitment to learning, and confidence in future success.
19 Social Environment Peers: People of the same age who share similar interests.Loyal and supportive friends have a positive effect on your healthPeers who take part in dangerous activities can have a negative effect on your health
20 Influences on your Health Culture:The collective beliefs and behaviors of a group.EthnicCommunityNationLanguageFoodTraditionsReligionUnderstanding culture can help you know yourself better and be tolerant of others
21 Influences on your Health Attitude:The way you view situations – your attitude – greatly affects the choices you make.Attitude can play a major role in health and wellnessYou can Always control you attitude!!!A positive attitude = Positive health!
22 Influence on your Health Behavior:You have no control over your heredity and limited control over your environment, you have a great deal of control over you behavior.
23 Influence on your Health Media:The various methods of communication information:RadioTelevisionFilmNewspapersMagazinesBooksInternetMedia plays a major role in shaping public opinion
24 Influences on your Health Technology:Technology advances also influence health. Technology has impacted the health status of individuals, families, communities, and the world.Medical screeningsTreatment for diseasesHelp keep our air, land, and water cleanTechnology has hurt our health by replacing many of our physical activities that were once part of daily life.
25 Apply the InformationSelect the side of your health triangle that you think is most affected by personal behavior. Explain your choice.