We all want the best for our young people. We want them to make the most of their opportunities. To help them on their journeys into adulthood, they need a variety of different skills. Healthy Mind - Happy Me Book 1 has been written to support students develop personal and social capabilities. These capabilities will enhance their interactions with others and their own connections to learning. Students can use the skills that they learn from the activities in this resource to help them overcome challenges and develop creative solutions to social problems they might face.
The four sections in this book focus on the four key ideas of the Personal and
- Self awareness - students will develop an understanding of their own emotions and needs. They will begin to recognize their strengths and what influences their emotions.
- Self management - encourages students to develop strategies to regulate their emotions. It helps students to seek solutions to challenges that arise. Learning how to develop organizational skills and strategies to handle different situations is developed in this part of the book.
- Social awareness -The activities in this section will help students to learn how to recognize others’ feelings and how to show respect for individual perspectives and emotions in a positive manner. Learning how relationships are impacted by showing initiative and taking responsibility is important.
- Social management - The focus in this section of the book is being able to interact respectfully with a range of people. Learning how to negotiate, cooperate and make decisions in a positive way are the skills covered.