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Health
The Combination of your physical, mental/emotional and social well being
Wellness
overall state of well-being or total health
Lifestyle Factors
personal behaviors and habits related to the way a person lives, that help determine his or her level of health
Prevention
practicing healthy habits to keep a person free from disease and other ailments
Health Education
the providing of accurate health information in such a way as to influence people to change attitudes so that they take a positive attitude towards health
Health literacy
an individual’s captaincy to obtain, interpret and understand basic health information and services and use such information and service to promote his or her health and wellness
Heredity
all the traits and properties that are passed along biologically from both parents to child
Environment
the sum total of your surroundings your family, where you grew up, where you live now, and your experiences
Peers
People the same age as you who share similar interests
Culture
collective beliefs, customs and behaviors of a group
Health Skills
specific tools and strategies that lead to better and more informed health choices
Communication
a process through which you send messages to and receive messages from others
Refusal Skills
techniques that can help you refuse when you are urged to take part in unsafe and/or unhealthful behaviors
Self-Esteem
the confidence and worth that you feel about yourself
Stress
the body and reactions to everyday demands
Goal
something you aim for that takes planning and work
Action Plan
multi step strategy for identifying and achieving goals