What is Health All About? Chapter 1. Health is the combination of Physical, Mental/Emotional, and Social well – being Wellness is an overall state of well – being or total health.
What is Health All About?Chapter 1
Health is the combination of Physical, Mental/Emotional, and Social well – being
Wellness is an overall state of well – being or total health
Health Education provides accurate health information and teaching health skills to help people make healthy decisions
Balancing it all out…
The Health Triangle (PMS Triangle)
Please write the definition and the examples for each part of the triangle.
Is all about how well your body functions.
Having a high level of physical health means having enough energy to perform your daily activities, deal with everyday stresses, and avoid injury.
What are some examples of physical health?
Avoiding Tobacco, Alcohol, and other drugs
Is all about your feelings and thoughts.
It is a reflection of how you feel about yourself, how you meet the demands of your daily life, and how you cope with the problems in your life.
Mental/Emotional Health also includes Spiritual Health.
Spiritual Health is a deep-seated senseof meaning and purpose in life.
What are some examples of Mental/Emotional Health?
Accepting responsibility for Actions
Sense of Control over your life
Dealing with life’s stresses and frustrations
getting along with others.
What are examples of Social Health?
The Health Continuum
Your health and wellness are always changing – you may feel great one day and illthe next. This continuum spans the complete range of health.
* Look on sheet for diagram!
Please write down 4 healthful behaviors that can help you stay on the right side of the continuum.
Influences on Your Health – Vocabulary
Heredity Refers to all the traits that were biologically passed to you from your parents
Your Environment is the sum of your surroundings
Peers Refers to the people of the same age who share similar interests
Culture Refers to the collective beliefs, customs, and behaviors of a group.
Attitude is the way you view situations – optmist/pessimist – “seeing the glass as half full.”
Behavioris something that can be controlled. You can choose to avoid high-risk behaviors and choose healthful behaviors
Media is various methods of communicating information.
Technology are things like TV, Radio, and the Internet.
Identifying Health Risks: When you engage in risk behaviors, it can harm your HEALTH
Risk Behaviorsare actions that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others.
The Centers for Disease Control has identified these 6 risk behaviors that account for most of the deaths and disability among young people under the age of 24.
Cumulative Risks are related risks that increase in effect with each added risk. Example: Using a cell phone while driving.
Prevention means taking steps to keep something from happening or getting worse.
Abstinence is a deliberate decision to avoid high-risk behaviors, including sexual activity and the use of tobacco, alcohol and other drugs.
Promoting Your Health
Lifestyle Factors are the personal habits or behaviors related to the way a person lives.
People who practice positive health habits regularly tend to be healthier and live longer.
Scientists have found that these habits make a difference in people’s overall health, happiness, and longevity…
Knowledge DOES NOT equal behavior change. What does this statement mean?
Please write your answer down on your sheet.