2013 Health

  1. Health skills
    (life skills) specific tools and strategies that help you maintain, protect, and improve all aspects of your health
  2. interpersonal communication
    the exchange of thoughts, feelings, and beliefs between two or more people
  3. refusal strategies
    • -say no in a firm voice
    • -explain why
    • -suggest alternatives
    • -use appropriate body language
    • -leave if necessary
  4. refusal skills
    communication strategies that can help you say no when are urged to take part in behaviors that are unsafe or unhealthful, or that go against your values
  5. conflict resolution
    the process of ending a conflict through cooperation and problem solving
  6. stress management
    ways to deal with or overcome the negative effects of stress
  7. advocacy
    taking action to influence others to address a health-related concern or to support a health-realted belief
  8. decision-making skills
    steps that enable you to make a healthful decision
  9. values
    ideas, beliefs, and attitudes about what is important that help guide the way you live.
  10. goal
    something you aim for that takes planning and work.
  11. short-term goal
    a goal that you can reach in a short period of time
  12. long-term goal
    a goal that you plan to reach over an extended period of time
  13. action plan
    a multistep strategy to identify and achieve your goals
  14. Achieving goals
    • set a specific, realistic goal, and write it down
    • list the steps you will take to reach your goal
    • identify sources of help and support
    • set a reasonable time frame for reaching goal
    • evaluate your progress by establishing checkpoints
    • reward yourself for achieving goal
  15. character
    those distictive qualties that describe how a person thinks, feels, and behaves
  16. role model
    someone whose success or behavior serves as an example for others
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2013 Health