Assessing Your Health ~ Evaluating your actions and behaviors that affect your health may help you make better decisions about your health.
~Evaluating your health can help you determine what you need to do to be healthy.
Communicating Effectively ~ Good communication skills include listening and speaking effectively.
~ Good communication will help improve your relationships with your family, friends, teachers and other adults.
GOOD COMUNICATION is needed for EVERY RELATIONSHIP!!!
Practicing Wellness ~ Practicing healthy behaviors daily can help you have good life-long health.
~ Examples of healthy behaviors are getting enough sleep, choosing nutritious foods and avoiding risky behaviors.
Coping ~ Dealing with problems or trouble in an effective way.
~ This life skill can help you deal with difficult times and situations like depression, stress, the loss of a loved one, etc....
Being a Wise Consumer ~ Anyone who buys products or services is a consumer.
~ Making good decisions when buying health products and services will help improve your health now and in the future.
Evaluating Media Messages ~ Public forms of communication such as TV, radio, internet, newspaper are referred to as media.
~ Media has a HUGE impact on what we learn about the world. ~ Knowing how to analyze media information can help you make better decisions about your health
Community Resources ~ A resource is something you can use to help you achieve a goal.
~Health clinics, libraries and government agencies are examples of Community Resources. ~ Knowing where to find health information in the community is beneficial.
Making GREAT Decisions ~ Learning the GREAT decision making steps will help you make the right decisions for yourself.
~ These steps should be used when making life-changing decisions.
What are some examples of life changing decisions?
Using Refusal Skills ~ This life skill will provide you with different ways you can say “no” to something you do not want to do.
~ What would be some examples of when you might need to use ?
Setting Goals ~ Goals are directions for your life.
~ Setting goals can help you stay focused on what you want to achieve. ~ Short term goals can be achieved quickly and can lead to accomplishing long term goals.
What are some of the goals you have set for yourself?