Ch 1:Living a Healthy Life Lesson 2: Promoting a Healthy Lifestyle
Your Health Triangle • Physical Health • Mental/Emotional Health • Social Health Social Physical Mental/Emotional
Influences on Your Health • Heredity • Environment • Attitude • Behavior • Media • Technology
Heredity • Traits passed to you from your parents • You have no control over your heredity…good or bad
Environment • Physical environment-where • Social environment-who • Culture-what
Attitude • The way you view a situation • You always have control over your attitude! • Studies show that people who tend to see positive in situations are more likely to have better health.
Behavior • The way you act, or what you do • You can control your behavior • Can have an effect on all sides of the health triangle
Media • Various methods of communication information • Positive Negative
Technology • Discussion: Positive or Negative Influence?? • Why?