Thursday, April 23, 2009

Day 25: Principal, Values, Beliefs; Your Do's and Dont's for Life

AIM: How can a set of Do's and Dont's help us have high self-esteem, so that we can be be happy and healthy?

Your self-esteem is largely determined by your actions. If you are proud of your actions or behaviors, you will have higher self-esteem. If you are unsatisfied with or embarrassed by your actions or behaviors, your self-esteem will suffer.

Actions usually come from our Thoughts, and thoughts arise out of our Principals, Values, and Beliefs.

Here are some Do's and Dont's from The Yoga Tradition:

Do be:

  1. Honest and Clean
  2. Content
  3. Disciplined
  4. Studious
  5. Responsible

Dont Be:

  1. A liar
  2. Resistant or Intolerant
  3. Violent
  4. A thief or cheater
  5. Greedy

Journal Entry #25: Do's and Dont's for Life

Part 1: Write your own definition of these Healthy Living vocabulary terms.

  • principals
  • high self-esteem
  • Low self-esteem
  • contentment
Part 2: Create a T chart with the headings "Do" and "Don't"
For each side write 5-10 of your own Do's and Dont's for Life