Presentation on theme: "Self-esteem REVIEW Physical be physically active eat nutritious meals and snacks get enough sleep avoid tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs avoid disease."— Presentation transcript:
REVIEW Physical be physically active eat nutritious meals and snacks get enough sleep avoid tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs avoid disease get regular medical check-ups
REVIEW Social try to get along with others make and keep friends caring for others needs communicate effectively with people take time for your family
REVIEW Mental/Emotional liking and accepting yourself find solutions to problems find positive ways to express feelings finding positive ways to manage your stress or anger ask for help and advice from trusted adults
Take about 5 minutes to complete problem 1 on your assignment. After you have finished, share your self-portrait with the person sitting beside you.
Your self-concept is how you see yourself. If you were asked to describe yourself, would you focus on your strengths? This would mean you generally have a positive self-concept. A positive self-concept is an important part of good mental and emotional health. Self-concept #2
What does your picture and words say about you????? #3
What makes you who you are? Let’s focus on your mental & emotional health.
Signs of Good Mental/Emotional Health #4 You face life’s challenges with confidence You bounce back from disappointments You have a healthy sense of humor You can focus on your strengths You understand and cope with feelings You can motivate yourself to achieve goals You accept that things won’t always go your way
The early teen years are a time to learn more about who you are. You discover your physical and mental abilities. You discover the kinds of people you like to be with. You begin to determine what is really important to you.
Your personality is the unique combination of feelings, thoughts, and behavior that makes you different from everyone else. Your personality helps determine how you react to problems, new situations, and other events. Different people react in different ways to the same situation. Personality #5
With your partner, decide what you think self-esteem means. # 6
Your self-esteem is the way you feel about yourself and how you value yourself. Characteristics that contribute to self-esteem and self-confidence include: *honesty * integrity*responsibility *respecting the dignity of others Self-esteem #7
Just a few quick statistics about our teenagers and their body image and self-esteem today: Among high school students, 44% of girls and 15% of guys are attempting to lose weight. 75% of girls with low self-esteem reported engaging in negative activities like cutting, bullying, smoking, drinking, or disordered eating. This compares to 25% of girls with high self-esteem. More than 40% of boys in middle school and high school regularly exercise with the goal of increasing muscle mass. A girl’s self-esteem is more strongly related to how she views her own body shape and body weight, than how much she actually weighs. Fast Stats
Then, make a list of reasons why a teenager might have a low self-esteem. Next, make a list of things that could be done to enhance self-esteem. # 8 - 9
What negatively affects you self-esteem? Comparing yourself to others Putting yourself down Allowing life’s circumstances to drag you down Negative Influences #8
How could you improve your self-esteem? Spend time with people who like you for you and care about you Ignore/avoid people who put you down or treat you badly Focus on your strengths Develop talents Positive affirmations about self and others Be true to yourself Set goals and work to achieve them Enhancing Self-Esteem #9
Are there things in our society that encourage or discourage feelings of positive self-worth?
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Take the personality test. We will discuss this when everyone is done. To find your self-esteem index (SEI), simply add scores of all Self-Esteem Statements. Sound Self-Esteem is indicated by an SEI of 95 or more. Experience shows that any score under 90 is a disadvantage 75 or less is a serious handicap 50 or less indicates a really crippling lack of Self-Esteem