Mental and Emotional
The feeling you have about yourself and your abilities to deal with problems
Everyone has them
Express them in a positive way (not negative)
Love – strong affection or caring for someone.
Happiness – feeling of joy and well being or contentment.
Optimism – feeling that life experiences will be positive.
Humor – a way of expressing some negative emotions in a more positive way.
Managing your fears –
Self talk – saying things to yourself to view the fear more realistically.
Environmental planning – rearranging the environment to reduce your fear.
Managing anger –
Channel emotions appropriately, so that they are positive
Recognize your feelings and the source of the anger
Guilt – feeling that you have done something wrong or are responsible for something bad happening.
Jealousy – feeling of wanting something that someone else has or of losing something you have
Loneliness – feeling of isolation or alienation
Shyness- being timid or bashful
Major life stressors
Try to identify your source of depression
Put things into perspective
Focus on the positive things
Talk to someone you trust
Self ideal - your mental image of what you would like to be
Self concept – the current mental image you have of yourself.