Health What does it all mean? Vocabulary • Health – a combination of Physical, Mental and Emotional and Social wellbeing. • Wellness – the achievement of a high level of overall health • Prevention – keeping something from happening Your Health Triangle What do you think? • Draw a Health triangle that you think represents where you are today. PERSONAL INVENTORY Part 1 Create a three column chart Physical 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. My Health Triangle Mental and Emotional 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Social 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. For each statement that follows, answer YES or NO on your paper depending upon whether the statement is true for you. Physical Health 1.) I eat a well balanced diet. 2.) I snack on healthful foods 3.) I sleep eight or nine hours a night 4.) I exercise regularly 5.) I avoid using tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs 6.) I am happy with my weight 7.) I am usually energetic and feel good. Part 2 Mental/Emotional Health Mental/Emotional Health 1.) I like to learn new subjects 2.) I can laugh easily 3.) I like to be alone sometimes 4.) I can name several things I do well. 5.) I can tell others what I am feeling. 6.) I ask for help when I need it. 7.) I take responsibility for my actions. Part 3 Social Health Social Health 1.) I meet people easily. 2.) I have several close friends 3.) When I have a problem with someone, I try to work it out. 4.) I work well in a group. 5.) I can say no to my friends. 6.) I do not talk behind people’s back. 7.) I get along with several different groups. Part 4 Graphing Your Results Add up the number of yes answers for each of the 3 main categories of Health that you just answered questions for What are Your Results Recreate your Health Triangle with the new data you just recorded What’s it look like now? Draw your own Triangle with your new data Label your Health Triangle My Health Triangle Part 5 Think about it? 1.) Does your Health Triangle have equal sides? 2.) Is there one area that you are strong in? 3.) What areas do you need to work on? Write a Summary What can you do to improve your Health and balance your triangle?