Health Education  Healthy Choices and Behaviors
What is Health? <ul><li>It is a state of body, mind and spirit that must be viewed within the context of community, societ...
5 Dimensions of Health <ul><li>Physical </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Spiritual </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectua...
5 Dimensions of Health <ul><li>Physical – keep our bodies healthy </li></ul><ul><li>Social – ability to interact effective...
The Wellness Line Death from Disease Poor Level of Health Good Level of Health Superior Level of Health Marginal Level of ...
What is a well person? -Physical and Preventive Care <ul><li>Gets enough sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains proper weight <...
What is a well person? - Social Health <ul><li>Develops supportive relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Resolves conflicts effe...
What is a well person? - Emotional and Spiritual <ul><li>Feels there is a meaning to life </li></ul><ul><li>Has proper val...
How do the choices you make affect your wellness lifeline and your 5 Dimensions of Wellness? <ul><li>Positive choices </li...
Making a Behavior Change <ul><li>Example: Getting more sleep </li></ul><ul><li>The value of the reward. (How big?) </li></...
What motivates YOU to change? <ul><li>You WANT to be better at something </li></ul><ul><li>You will GET something in retur...
How committed are you? <ul><li>Are you  committed  to the hard work that will be involved? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have t...
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Chapter 1 Healthy Choices

  1. 1. Health Education Healthy Choices and Behaviors
  2. 2. What is Health? <ul><li>It is a state of body, mind and spirit that must be viewed within the context of community, society and the environment. </li></ul><ul><li>It involves more than just physical wellness. </li></ul>
  3. 3. 5 Dimensions of Health <ul><li>Physical </li></ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Spiritual </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional </li></ul>
  4. 4. 5 Dimensions of Health <ul><li>Physical – keep our bodies healthy </li></ul><ul><li>Social – ability to interact effectively with other people and the social environment </li></ul><ul><li>Spiritual – ID your basic purpose in life </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual – using your mind to gather, process and act on info </li></ul><ul><li>Emotional – emotional and mental states </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Wellness Line Death from Disease Poor Level of Health Good Level of Health Superior Level of Health Marginal Level of Health Moderate Level of Health Optimal, Physical Emotional, Spiritual, and Social Health
  6. 6. What is a well person? -Physical and Preventive Care <ul><li>Gets enough sleep </li></ul><ul><li>Maintains proper weight </li></ul><ul><li>Enjoys food and uses it for nutritional purposes </li></ul><ul><li>Doesn’t use drugs or alcohol </li></ul><ul><li>Uses OTC drugs the way they should be used </li></ul><ul><li>Accidents can happen and takes precautions </li></ul><ul><li>Is aware of infectious diseases </li></ul><ul><li>Knows his/her disease risk and takes precautions to prevent </li></ul><ul><li>Can use the health care system wisely </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is a well person? - Social Health <ul><li>Develops supportive relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Resolves conflicts effectively </li></ul><ul><li>Can have a successful long-term relationship </li></ul><ul><li>Understands and accepts his/her sexuality </li></ul><ul><li>Socializes well with others without the influence of alcohol and/or drugs </li></ul><ul><li>Understands the risks of STD’s/pregnancy and takes responsibility for his/her own actions </li></ul><ul><li>Continues to grow and be challenged throughout life </li></ul><ul><li>Knows how to face death </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is a well person? - Emotional and Spiritual <ul><li>Feels there is a meaning to life </li></ul><ul><li>Has proper values </li></ul><ul><li>Willing to try new behaviors and accept new ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Has positive self-esteem </li></ul><ul><li>Manages emotions in a good way </li></ul><ul><li>Seeks help when it is needed </li></ul><ul><li>Manages stress appropriately </li></ul>
  9. 9. How do the choices you make affect your wellness lifeline and your 5 Dimensions of Wellness? <ul><li>Positive choices </li></ul><ul><li>Negative choices </li></ul><ul><li>Life expectancy – levels of wellness </li></ul><ul><li>Others in your life </li></ul>
  10. 10. Making a Behavior Change <ul><li>Example: Getting more sleep </li></ul><ul><li>The value of the reward. (How big?) </li></ul><ul><li>Its timing. (How soon will it come, or soon will the price have to be paid?) </li></ul><ul><li>The costs. (What are the risks/consequences in the reward?) </li></ul><ul><li>Its probability. (How likely, and how certain the price?) </li></ul>
  11. 11. What motivates YOU to change? <ul><li>You WANT to be better at something </li></ul><ul><li>You will GET something in return (vacation, scholarship, money) </li></ul>                                                         
  12. 12. How committed are you? <ul><li>Are you committed to the hard work that will be involved? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have the will to do it? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you have a changed self-image ? </li></ul>

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