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Lesson1 2-healthand wellness

  1. 1. Section 2 Health and Wellness Bellringer • Describe a person you know whom you consider to be healthy. What does this person do to be healthy? What else could he or she do to be more healthy? Chapter 1
  2. 2. Section 2 Health and Wellness Key Ideas • Describe each of the six components of health. • State the importance of striving for optimal health. • Describe four influences on wellness. • Describe three ways to take charge of your wellness. • Name two ways you can improve two components of your health. Chapter 1
  3. 3. Section 2 Health and Wellness Six Components of Health • Health is the state of well being in which all the components of health are in balance. • Health may be categorized into six components: physical, emotional, social, mental, spiritual, and environmental. • To be truly healthy, you must take care of all six components. Chapter 1
  4. 4. Section 2 Health and Wellness Six Components of Health, continued 1. Physical Health refers to the way your body functions. 2. Emotional Health involves coping with your feelings and expressing them in a positive way. 3. Social Health is the quality of your relationships with friends, family, teachers, and others. Chapter 1
  5. 5. Section 2 Health and Wellness Six Components of Health, continued 4. Mental Health is the ability to recognize reality and cope with the demands of daily life. 5. Spiritual Health involves having spiritual direction and purpose. This includes living according to one’s ethics, morals, and values. 6. Environmental Health involves keeping your air and water clean, your food safe, and the land around you enjoyable. Chapter 1
  6. 6. Section 2 Health and Wellness Chapter 1
  7. 7. Section 2 Health and Wellness Chapter 1 • Wellness is a continuum ranging from death to optimal health. • You can choose your behaviors to move closer to optimal health. Wellness: Striving for Optimal Health
  8. 8. Section 2 Health and Wellness Influences on Your Wellness • Hereditary Influences • Traits you inherit from your parents, ex: diabetes • Social Influences • Cultural Influences • Culture- values, practices and beliefs shared by people with a common background • Environmental Influences • Pollutants, availability of medical care, • water & air quality Chapter 1
  9. 9. Section 2 Health and Wellness Taking Charge of Your Wellness • Knowledge You need information to make good choices about your health. • Called health literacy • Lifestyle You can improve your health by making behavioral changes to your lifestyle. • Attitude By focusing on your attitudes, you can act in ways that make you a healthier person. Chapter 1
  10. 10. Section 2 Health and Wellness Chapter 1