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25 Cards in this Set

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. not a single thought, a way of life
. not about living longer, about living better
. your quality of life
An action that can potentially threaten your health or the health of others
Calculated Risk
You're considering all possible outcomes and then deciding
Unnecessary Risk
You decide it's not worth it
Random Event
Something that a person has little to no control over
Infectious Diseases
smallpox, flu, colds
Lifestyle Diseases
heart attack, cancer, aids
Causes of Death (all age groups)
1) cancer
2) heart disease
3) respiratory disease
4) car accidents
Causes of Death (teens)
1) car accident (under the influence)
2) suicide
Chronilogical Age
Numerical age
Physiological Age
Age/health of your body
6 Life Style factors
1) regular sleep (9 hours)
2) regular meals
3) regular physical activity (20 minutes 3 times a week)
4) no smoking
5) no alcohol (for teens)
6) watch weight (fat + cholesterol intake)
Health Triangle
. equilateral
. side 1 - physical (6 life style factors)
. side 2 - mental (self esteem, appropriate expressions of emotion, values, stress management, interests and hobbies)
. side 3 - social (supportive friends, social skills, dating, being able to say no)
A force that moves people to act
Internal motivation
self satisfaction or pride
External motivation
a prize or trophy
4 Factors of Motivation
1) value of reward
2) timing of reward
3) cost of reward
4) probability of reward
Goal Setting
a tactic for specifying the direction you want to set for yourself and for monitoring your progress in that direction
5 Steps to Goal Setting
1) State you goal in written form
2) Identify a time frame in which you plan to accomplish your goal
3) Daily imagine yourself accomplishing your goal
4) When time frame is up, dtermine if the goal was reached
5) Identify what worked and what didn't work about your efforts
desired achievements toward which you work; they provide something to hope for
Concrete Goals
specific, detailed
Abstract Goals
vague, dreamy, unclear
4 Traits of Good Goals
1) realistic
2) Challenging
3) Clear
4) measurable (definite time frame)
Long range goals
future achievements or accomplishments that will take time and effort to reach
Short range goals
small steps that are taken and must be accomplished on the way to reaching a long term goal; can be steps that are taken to complete an imediate goal