CHAPTER 2. Building Health Skills and Character. Health Skills- or life skills and are specific tools and strategies that help you maintain, protect and improve all aspects of your health. Lesson 1 Building Health Skills.
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Health Skills- or life skills and are specific tools and strategies that help you maintain, protect and improve all aspects of your health.Lesson 1 Building Health Skills
Communication strategies that help you say no when you are urged to take part in behaviors that are unsafe, unhealthful, or go against your values.Refusal Skills
The process of ending a conflict through cooperation and problem solving.
The key is respecting others’ rights and your own.
Follow these steps-calm down think it through, speak calmly, listen ask questions when it’s ok, use a polite tone and try to brainstorm to resolve the conflict peacefully.Conflict resolution skills
Practice Healthful behaviors-choices you make today will affect your health in the future.
Managing stress: Stress management: learning ways to deal with or overcome the negative effects of stress. Ex: physical activity, music, managing your time, take a warm bath, laughing.Self Management Skills
Internal influences-knowledge, values, likes, dislikes, and desires, things based on your experiences and your perspective on life.
External influences-outside sources, include your family, your friends, peers, environment, culture, laws, and media.Analyze influences
Taking action to influence others to address a health related concern or to support a health related belief.Advocacy
Decision Making Process: steps that enable you to make a healthful decision.
1. State the Situation
2. List the Options
3. Weigh the possible options
4. Consider Values
5. Make a decision and act
6. Evaluate the decisionLesson 2 making responsible decisions and setting goals
Helps build self-confidence, self esteem and improve your health.Setting personal health goals
Short term goal- finishing a project by Friday, cleaning your room before dinner are examples of goals in a short period of time.
Long term goal- goal that is reached over an extended period of time.
Long term goals-Types of goals
Steps- set a specific, realistic goal and write it down.
List the steps that will help reach your goal
Identify sources of help and support
Set a reasonable time frame for reaching your goal
Evaluate your progress by establishing checkpoints
Reward yourself for achieving your goal.Achieving your goals
Character- those distinctive qualities that describe how a person thinks, feels, and behaves.Building character
Role model-someone who’s success or behavior serves as an example for others.
Who is your role model…why are the your role model???Positive role models