Chapter 3 Self Esteem

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Self-Esteem and Mental Health
Measure of how much you value, respect, and feel
confident about yourself
 Increased respect
 Increased ability to reach goals
 Increased willingness to try
 Increased feeling of value
Risks of Low Self Esteem
 Insecurity
 Disrespect
 Vulnerable
 Depressed
 Drug use
 Pessimistic
 Destructive behavior
Improving your Self Esteem
 Use positive self talk
 Act with integrity
 Choose supportive friends
 Accept yourself
Good Communication Skills
 Prevent misunderstandings
 Build healthy relationships
 Express yourself
Communication Styles
 Passive
 Aggressive
 Assertive
Communication Styles
 Scenario:
 Passive:
 Aggressive:
 Assertive:
Someone cuts in front of you in
You let them
You say “Well aren’t you special”.
You say “Excuse me, but I believe I
am next in line”.
Speaking Skills
 The way you communicate
 Voice volume
 Tone and pitch
 I and You messages
 Empathy
Listening Skills
 Active listening
 Paraphrasing
 Body Language
20% of children suffer
from a mental, emotional
or behavioral disorder.
Mental Health
 State of mental well-being in which one can cope with
the demands of daily life
Mentally and Emotionally Healthy
People have:
A sense of control
Ability to endure failures and
Ability to see events positively
Ability to express emotions in a
healthy way
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Expressing Emotions
 How do you respond to an experience?
 Do others respond to your responses?
 Are you easy to understand?
Managing Emotions
 Talk it out
 Blow off some steam
 Be creative
 Anger results from frustration or helplessness
 Fear can protect us from danger
 Guilt alerts you that you are going against your values
 Jealousy is caused by a fear of something you own or love
 Loneliness makes you feel isolated from others
A Defense Mechanism
 Is an unconscious thought or behavior used to avoid
experiencing unpleasant emotions.
Mental Disorders
 Illness that affects a person’s thoughts.
Types of Mental Disorders
 Too much or too little sleep
 Feeling extremely sad
 Unexplained mood changes
 Drug or alcohol abuse
 Inability to concentrate
 Extreme anxiety or irrational fear
 Personality changes
 False perception of reality
 Lack of energy
 Withdrawal from people
 Loss of appetite or overeating
 Too little or too much sleep
 Feelings of helplessness or
Mental Disorders
 Depression
 Panic Disorder
 Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
 Eating Disorders
 Hypochondria
 Bipolar Disorder
 Schizophrenia
Group Therapy