What is Health

What Is Health?

1. Physical health –

How well your body systems function.

Examples include:

a. __________________________________________________

b. __________________________________________________

 2. Mental health  -

 Being comfortable with yourself, others, and your surroundings.

Examples include:

c. __________________________________________________

d. __________________________________________________

 3. Emotional health –

 How you react to events in your life.

Examples include:

e. __________________________________________________

f. __________________________________________________

 4. Social Health –

How well you get along with others.

Examples include:

g. __________________________________________________

h. __________________________________________________

 

All components of health are equally important.   They all fit together.

A problem in one area can affect other areas.

 On a scale from 1 to 10 evaluate your health.

 

Physical               1 _______________________________________ 10

Mental                 1 _______________________________________ 10

Emotional            1 _______________________________________ 10

Social                  1 _______________________________________ 10

 

 Continuum of Health 

1.  On a scale from 1 to 10, where do you see yourself on the health continuum?  Why? 

 

1 _______________________________________10

 

2.  What changes could you make to move toward the wellness continuum? 

Physical      __________________________________________________________

Mental        __________________________________________________________

Emotional    __________________________________________________________

Social       __________________________________________________________

 Evaluating Health Risks & Your Behavior

 A Risk Factor is –

______________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________

1.  Identify a choice you could make that may be a risk factor.

2.  What are the short term and long term effects of your choice?

3.  What is controllable and non-controllable regarding your choice?

4.  Identify a benefit and a risk regarding your choice.