Taking charge of your health lesson 2. BELLRINGER: In one or two sentences, describe what the word lifestyle means to you . What choices can you make to improve your health?. Health Skills (Life Skills) .
In one or two sentences, describe what the word lifestyle means to you.
What choices can you make to improve your health?
Exchange of thoughts, feelings, and beliefs, between two or more people
Use “I” messages
Focuses on your emotions instead of placing blame
Communicate with Respect and Caring
Tone of Voice
Clear, organized ideas
Be an active listener
DON’T INTERUPT!!COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Communication skills 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
Someone might want you to get into a car with a driver that has been drinking….. Thoughts?REFUSAL/RESISTANCE SKILLS
Stepping away from the argument
Allowing the conflict to subside
Using good interpersonal communication skills
Maintaining attitude and respect for yourself and others
CompromiseCONFLICT RESOLUTION SKILLS
Knowing how to find and evaluate health information will help you make decisions that benefit your well being.
Health care providers/professionals
Valid internet sites
Government agencies or professional health organizations
Teacher…. MEAccessing information
Make a list of outside forces that can affect your health
What are inherited traits?
Why do you do the things you do?
Heredity is the passing down of traits from a parent to a child. A trait is a characteristic that person has.
Some conditions & diseases can be inherited or passed down from a parent to child
Family Tree (draw your family tree)
What are some examples of things that you can do to make your environment a healthier place to live:
High Blood Pressure
What choices can you make to improve your health?(Remember the Health Triangle)
Eat well balanced meals
Regular daily physical activity
Avoid using tobacco, alcohol, drugs
Wear safety belt in car
Express emotions in health ways
Treat others with respectPracticing healthful behaviors
Goal you plan to reach over an extended period of time
Goal you can reach in a short period of timeGoals
Steps that enable you to make a healthful decision
H-(Healthful) Does this choice present any health risks?
E-(Ethical) Does this choice reflect what you value?
L-(Legal) Does this option violate any local, state, or federal laws?
P-(Parent Approval) Would your parent or guardian approve of this choice?Decision making
Health Consumer- Someone who purchases or uses health products or services.
Advertising- written or spoken media message designed to interest consumers in purchasing a product or service
Comparison shopping- judging the benefits of different products by comparing several factors, such as quality, features, and cost.
Warranty- a company's or a stores written agreement to repair a product or refund your money if the product doesn’t function properlyMaking informed choices