Health, wellness, and decision making
Terms in this set (34)
3 components of health
Physical, Mental/Emotional, and Social
a state of good health in all three areas
the condition of the body
5 ways to take care of your body
get 8 hours of sleep,
eat nutritious food and a balanced diet,
get plenty of physical activity,
practice good hygiene,
avoid drugs, alcohol, and tobacco
the way see yourself, respond to others, and recognize and deal with your feelings
3 ways to maintain emotional health
accept your strengths and weaknesses,
deal with sadness appropriately,
express your emotions in words rather than acting them out: self control
how you deal with life's demands
How do you know you're mentally healthy?
You recognize and deal with stress in a positive way,
you accept new ideas,
you effectively solve new life problems
how you interact and get along with other people
Major influence on social skills
3 ways to improve social health
showing respect to others,
asking for help when you need it
4 common influences on health
Heredity, culture, environment, media
the passing down of traits from a parent to child
ex. the way your family communicates and hair color, height, eye color, etc.
all the living and nonliving things around you
ex. pollution, organisms in the air, secondhand smoke etc.
Ideas to prevent environmental influence
dispose of trash properly, recycle, volunteer, walk, ride, or mass transit to reduce the number of vehicles on the road
what the people around you have taught you
there are 10 health skills that are what we learn to get by and make healthy decisions
Be able to find valid and reliable health info and health-promoting products/services.
Practicing healthy behaviors
Take action to reduce risks and protect yourself against illness and injury.
Find healthy ways to reduce and manage stress in your life.
You recognize the many factors that influence your health, including culture, media, and technology.
You express your ideas and feelings and listen when others express theirs.
You can say NO to risky behaviors.
You can work out problems with others in healthful ways.
You think through problems and find healthy solutions.
You plan for the future and work to make your plans come true.
You take a stand for the common good and make a difference in your home, school, and community.
Step one of Decision Making
Identify the problem
Step two of Decision Making
List the options (at least three)
Step three of Decision Making
Weigh the consequences (at least three- you need positive AND negative)
Step four of Decision Making
Consider your values (list two that may come into play)
Step five of Decision Making
Decide and act
Step six of Decision Making
Evaluate your decision (was it a good choice? Yes or non? Why or why not?)
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