Health 8th grade - life skills and vocab quiz

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life skills

skills that help you deal with situations that can affect your health

assessing your health

evaluate each of the 4 parts of your health periodically. And assess your health behaviors

making good decisions

making choices that are healthy and responsible

being a wise consumer

read labels, compare the value and the quality of the products before buying

communicating effectively

helps you avoid misunderstandings by expressing your feelings in healthy ways

practicing wellness

being informed about good health habits is one way to do this

setting goals

aiming for something thal will give you a sense of accomplishment, be realistic

using refusal skills

a way to say no to something that you do not want to do, requires practice

coping

dealing with problems in an effective way

evaluating media messages

being able to judge the worth of media messages is a challenge

heredity

passing down traits from a parent to a child

environment

everything around you, including things you cannot see

peers

someone who is the same age or is in the same grade as you and who has similar interests

trait

a characteristic that a person has

media

a major source of information

stress

the combination of a new or possibly threatening situation and your body's natural response to the situation

stressor

anything that causes a stress response

distress

the negative physical, mental, or emotional strain in response to a stressor

positive stress

the stress response that happens when winning, succeeding and achieving

stress response

your body's reaction to a stressor

epinephrine

a stress hormone that increases the level of sugar in your blood and directs the "fight or flight" response

fatigue

a feeling of extreme tiredness

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