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What is the hiearchy of needs?
ranked list of needs essential to human growth and development, presented in ascending order, starting with basic needs and building to needs necessary to reach highest potential
What is mental/emotional health
the ability to accept yourself and others, adapt to and manage feelings, and to deal with demands and challenges in life
What is self-actualization?
the striving to reach maximum potential and be all you can possibly be; make all the progress you can
What is personality?
the complex set of characteristics and personal "quirks" that make every individual unique
What is modeling?
observing and learning from the behavoirs around you, sometimes subconciously changing to replicate them
What is abstinence?
utilizing strategies that alloows you to avoid most risk and be protected form unsafe behavoirs
What is personal identity?
the set of unique assets including your name, hobbies, and more, that make you a unique person
What are development assets?
building blocks in development that allyou youth to grow up as health, caring, responsible individuals
What is constructive criticism?
nonhostile comments that point out problems, while encouraging improvement
What are emotions?
signals that tell your mind and body how to react
What are hormones?
chemicals secreted by the glands that regulates activity of various body cells
What is empathy?
tthe ability to imagine or understand exactly how another indiviudal feels
What is hostility?
the intentional use of unfriendly or offensive behavoir
What are defense mechanisms?
mental processes that protect individuals from strong or stressful emotions and/or situations
What is suppression?
holding back or restraining something (usually feelings)
What are some characteristics of mental/emotional health?
- feeling "part-of"
- sense of purpose
- positive outlook
What are some component of your personal identity?
What are some development assets?
- constructive use of time
- commitment to learning
- positive values
- social competencies
- positive identity
What are somethings you need to do to have a healthy personal identity?
recognize your strengths and weaknesses, utilize that knowledge to enhance your life; demonstrate positive values, or guide your actions wisely, based on proper values; develop purpose in life, establish goals and work to achieve them; create meaningful relationships in order to gain healthy feeling of belonging.
What is the importance of analyzing self talk
considering what you say over and over again, allows you to think about things and not act so hastily, it also gives you constructive criticism, instead of negativity