Wellness decision making
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Steps that enable you to make healthful and responsible decisions; designed to help make decisions that protect rights and health
Define the problem, Explore the options, Consider the consequences, Identify values, Decide and act, Evaluate decision
Define the problem
what decisions need to be made? who is involved? minor or major issue?
Explore the options
what are possible choices? don't always have to take action. share options with others for advice.
Consider the consequences
Healthful: what are the health risks?
Ethical: does the choice reflect your values?
Lawful: does your choice violate ANY laws?
Parent approval: do your parents approve of your choices?
does the decision reflect your values?
Decide and act
make your decision and feel good about it.
reflect: what was the outcome? how did the decision affect you and those around you? would you make the same decision again?
the process of ending a conflict through cooperation and problem solving
specific tools and strategies to maintain, protect, and improve all aspects of your health
the exchange of thoughts, feelings, and beliefs between two or more people
communication strategies that can help you say no when you are urged to take part in behaviors that are unsafe or unhealthful, or that go against your values
Stress management skills
sills that help you reduce and manage stress in your life
a multi-step strategy to identify and achieve your goals
the ideas, beliefs, and attitudes about what is important that help guide the way you live
to find ways o obtain or accomplish
a goal that you can reach in a short period of time
things that you aim for that take planning and work
the steps that enable you to make a healthful decision
a goal that you plan to reach over an extended period of time
the sum of your surroundings
ignites your spirit; gets you going
radio, television, and the internet
related risks that increase in affect with each added risk
continue going no matter what the challenge
an overall state of well-being or total health
an ongoing condition or illness that continues over a long period of time
differences in health outcomes among groups
written or spoken media message designed to interest consumers
the reaction of the body and mind to everyday challenges
taps unconscious resources for your goal; helps seek solutions
sustains the journey to your goals
personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives
combination of physical, social, metal/emotional well being
the collective beliefs of a group
deliberate decision to avoid risk behaviors
actions that could possibly threaten your health or the health of others
Failure by a health professional to meet accepted standards
the sale of worthless products or services that claim to prevent disease or cure other health problems
a company's written agreement to repair a product or refund money
providing accurate health information and teaching health skills
A person's capacity to learn about and understand basic health information and services and use these resources to promote his or her health and wellness.
various methods for communicating information
strengthens the cause of your goal; help and support
people of the same age who share similar interests
builds the foundation for your goal; gets you ready for challenges
refers to traits that were biologically passed on to you by your parents
taking action to influence others to address health-related concerns
fuels inexhaustible energy for your goal; intense desire