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handle problems positively
Changing bad behaviors
forgetting about the past
forgiving my self
forgiving others
learn from bad experiences
loving my self
meditation
Praying
rest
sleep
stay calm
tuning negativity out

Psychology Chapter 4-Consciousness Crossword

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Internal cycle of biological activity Biological rhythm
Sleep disorder with episodes during which breathing stops during sleep sleep apnea
Result of insufficient sleep on a chronic basis Sleep Debt
Sleep deprived individuals will experience longer sleep latencies during subsequent opportunities for sleep Sleep Rebound
Drug that tends to increase overall levels of neural activity, includes caffeine, nicotine, amphetamines and cocaine stimulant
Infant with no apparent medical condition suddenly dies during sleep SIDS
Characterized by high levels of sensory awareness, thought and behavior wakefulness
Variety of negative symptoms experienced when drug use is discontinued withdrawal
State marked by relatively low levels of physical activity and reduced sensory awareness that is distinct from periods of rest that occur durin wakefulness Sleep
Sleep disorder in which the sufferer cannot resist falling to sleep at inopportune times narcolepsy
Clearing the mindin order to achieve a state of relaxed awareness and focus meditation
People become aware that they are dreaming and can control the dream's content lucid dream
Consistent difficulty in falling or staying asleep for at least three nights a week over a month's time insomnia
Tendency to maintain a balance, or optimal level, within a biological system homeostasis
Drug that tends to suppres central nervous system activity depressant
Awareness of internal and external stimuli consciousness
Biological rhythm that occurs over approximately 24 hours circadian rhythm
Hormone secreted by the endocrine gland that serves as an important regulator of the sleep-wake cycle melatonin

Psychology chapter 1 Crossword

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Physical needs such as sleep and hunger Physiological
Private, unobservable mental reason Cognitive
the scientific study of behavior and mental processes Psychology
Educated guess about same phenomenon Hypothesis
A complex explanation based on findings from a large number of experimental studies Theory
Research Basic science
Using psychological principles to solve more immediate problems Applied science
A general approach to gathering info & answering questions so that error and biases are minimized Scientific method
Interested in the basic elements of human experience Structuralist
A method of self observation in which participants report their thoughts & feelings Introspection
Study how human and animals adapt to their environments Functionalist
A phychologist who studies how unconscious motives and conflicts determine human behavior, feelings, and thoughts Psychoanalyst
A psychologist who analyzes how organisms learn or modify their behavior based o response to events in the environment Behaviorist
A psychologist who believes that each person has freedom in directing his or her future and achieving personal growth Humanist
A psychologist who studies how we process, store, retrieve, and use info and how thought processes influence our behavior Cognitivist
A psychologist who studies how chemical and physical changes in our body influence behavior Psychobiologist
A branch of medicine that deals with mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders Psychiatry
A pyschologist who diagnoses and treat people with emotional disturbances Clinical psychologist
A psychologist who studies the emotional, cognitive, biological, personal, & social changes that occur as individuals mature Developmental
A pysychologist who is concerned with helping students learn Educational
A psychologist who may work in a mental health or social welfare agency Community
A psychologist who uses psychological concepts to make the work place a more satisfying environment for employees & managers Industrial
A psychologist who studies sensation, perception, learning, motivation, and/or emotion in carefully controlled laboratory conditions Experimenal

Mental & Emotional Health Crossword

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The ability to handle the stresses and changes of everyday life in a reasonable way. Mental and Emotional Health
Having a _________________ attitude positive
A combination of your feelings, likes, dislikes, attitudes, abilities, and habits Personality
Inherited traits from your biological parents. Heredity
habits developed from other influences such as family and culture, friends and peers, and media and technology. Learned Behaviors
The way you view yourself overall, it may also be described as self-image Self-Concept
How you feel about yourself; confidence Self Esteem
The ability to recover from problems or loss Resilience
feelings such as love, joy, or fear emotions
frequent changes in emotional state mood swings
a state of uneasiness. It is a form of stress anxiety
Mild anxiety can give you ______________ . energy
Anger can be helpful when you are trying to fight off a(n) _______________ . attacker
Anger can be useful by _______________ yourself to do better pushing
strategies that people use to deal with strong emotions. defense mechanisms
refuse to face a feeling you don’t want to accept. denial
you pretend someone else is having these feelings projection
taking your feelings out on someone other than the person who hurt you displacement
redirecting your feelings into some other, more positive activity sublimation
The need to love and _____ ____________by others be loved
the need to ________________ Belong
The need to make a ___________________ in the world difference
the body’s normal response to the pressures of everyday life. stress
A hormone that increases the level of sugar in the blood which gives you more energy. Adrenaline

Wellness Crossword Puzzle

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This type of wellness is the ability to relate to and connect with other people in our world. Social
This type of wellness is the ability to recognize our own responsibility for the quality of the air, the water and the land that surrounds us. Enviromental
This type of wellness is the ability to establish peace and harmony in our lives. Spiritual
This type of wellness is the ability to understand ourselves and cope with the challenges life can bring. Emotional
This type of wellness is the ability to open our minds to new ideas and experiences that can be applied to personal decisions, group interaction and community betterment. Intellectual
This type of wellness is the ability to maintain a healthy quality of life that allows us to get through our daily activities without undue fatigue or physical stress. physical
An interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced lifestyle. wellness
Making and maintaining _____ changes to improve our health and wellness is almost always easier if we have encouragement and support from our friends, family or co-workers positive
An unhealthy state or condition of the mind or body in which physical, social, emotional, intellectual, or spiritual functioning is compromised. illness
The forces or stimuli that impinge upon an individual; also, an individual's response to these forces. stress
A system of belief and practices aimed at the union of the individual self with the universal self. yoga
An altered state of consciousness in which the mind is focused in passive attention and quiet, resulting in an experience of transcendence. meditation
Use of beat, rhythm, pitch, harmony, synchrony, chords, and lyrics to facilitate healing, alter consciousness, reduce stress, facilitate movement, aid sleep, improve concentration, and more. music therapy
A method of altering consciousness by focusing attention on one thought, thereby distracting consciousness from other thoughts. hypnosis

Zones of Regulation Crossword

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Preferred state of alertness; baselin Self Regulation
A system of categories using colors to describe emotions Zones
Zone color associated with being sad, bored, tired, sick blue
Zone collor associated with being calm, happy, focused green
Zone color associated with stress, frustration, anxious, silly Yellow
Zone color associated with rage, anger, panic, elation Red
Collection of calming and altering strategies Toolbox
Techniques used to self-regulate Tools
An irritant Trigger
Concept to control impulses; stop sign Stop opt and go
Behaviors that make people feel safe and comfortable Expected
Behaviors that make people have uncomfortable thoughts unexpected
Problems that many people share, no quick or easy solution big
Problems that can be resolved in an hour to a couple of days Medium
Problems that affect one or two people; resolved in minutes little
Used to describe negative or self-defeating thoughts inner critic
Used to describe positive thoughts; positive self-talk inner coach
A flexible form of thinking superflex
A rigid form of thinking rockbrain

12 Defense Mechanisms Crossword

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is the process of masking perceived negative self-concepts by developing positive self-concepts to make up for and to cover perceived negative self-concepts. COMPENSATION
s the subconscious or conscious process of blinding yourself to negative self-concepts that you believe exist in you, but that you do not want to deal with or face. DENIAL
is when you express feelings to a substitute target, because you are unwilling to express them to the real target. DISPLACEMENT
a defense mechanism is the identification of yourself with causes, groups, heroes, leaders, etc. you perceive as being good self-concepts or self-images. IDENTIFICATION
is the acceptance of the standards of others to avoid being rated as negative self-concepts by their standards. INTROJECTION
is the attribution to others of your own negative self-concepts. PROJECTION
s the process of explaining why, this time, you do not have to be judged as negative self-concepts because of your behaviors or intentions. RATIONALIZATION
is the process of developing conscious positive self-concepts in order to cover and hide opposite, negative self-concepts. REACTION FORMATION
is the returning to an earlier time in your life when you were not so threatened with becoming negative self-concepts. REGRESSION
is the unconscious and seemingly involuntary removal from awareness of the negative self-concepts that your ego finds too painful to tolerate REPRESSION
a defense mechanism is the process of trying to undo negative self-concept ratings of yourself by performing rituals or behaviors designed to offset the behaviors that the negative ratings of you were based on. RITUAL AND UNDOING
is the process of diverting your feelings about the negative self-concepts that you have of yourself or others into more socially acceptable activities. SUBLIMATION

How Can I Improve My Self Esteem Crossword

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Description

Self esteem is made up of thoughts, feelings and opinions we have about ____________________. ourselves
Our self esteem can change depending on the way we ________________. think
______________ thinking will lower self esteem. negative
Changing the way you think about yourself, changes the way you ____________ about yourself feel
Manage your inner critic, do not be so ____________ on yourself. hard
Do not focus on problems and complaints, focus on the ________________ parts of your day. positive
Stop pressuring yourself to be _____________ at everything. perfect
View _________________ as learning opportunities, we all make them. mistakes
Do not compare yourself to _____________, you are your own person. others
Focus on what you do _____________, the things you are good at. well
Remond yourself that everyone excels at __________________ things. different
Get in touch with your ______________, the natural things you are good at. talents
You need to recognize what you can _______________ and what you cannot. change
Set _____________, make a plan and stick to that plan. goals
Don't be afraid to voice your __________________, take pride in your ideas. opinions
Accept __________________ from others which are the good things they have to say about you. compliments
Being ______________ and fit makes you feel good about yourself. active
Spend time with the people you ______________ about. care
Take time doing the things you _______________ to do. love

How to handle stress Word Search

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Word Search
Description

Keep Perspective
breathe deeply
Unplug electronics
sports
hobby
adequate sleep
support system
motivation
organize
Reward Yourself
prioritize
Healthy snacks
meditate
exercise
dance
sing
favorite show
friends
relax
take time off
listen to music
Play
Be happy
Think Positive
laugh

Personal Hygiene Crossword

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I do this once a day to remove food in between my teeth. floss
I put clean clothes on every day, especially this! underwear
I never do this into my hands. I use a tissue whenever possible. sneeze
I do this before eating, after using the bathroom, sneezing or playing with pets. wash hands
Keep this neat by styling and brushing. Hair
I clean these often so I don't get wax in them. Ears
Keeping my body __________ is an important part of staying healthy. Clean
Always get your beauty _________. Sleep
Do this to avoid gingivitis, cavities and bad breath. Brushteeth
I trim these weekly. I keep them short and clean. Nails
Doing this every day or two is a must, and always after sports practice or playing outside. Shower
I always use this when I wash my hands and body. Soap
My hair always smells so fresh and clean when I use ______________. Shampoo
I always try to keep fresh ____________ in my purse. Tissues
It's also nice to keep a ______________ in my purse. brush
Before you go to bed don't forget to wash your _________. Face

Stress Crossword

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The repsonse of your body and mind to being challenged or threatened Stress
an event or situation that causes stress Stressor
Your body's initital response to stress is ______________ Automatic
Stage where the body releases adrena line and the fight or flight response takes place Alarm Stage
The stage where the body adapts to the continued presence of the stressor Resistance Stage
Stage where the body can no longer keep up with the demands placed upon it Exhaustion Stage
The body's response to stress, happens in the Alarm Stage Fight or Flight
A warning sign that includes negative thinking, excessive worrying, and self-criticism Changes in thinking
A warning sign of stress that includes muscle tension, headaches, and upset stomach Physical Signs
A warning sign of stress that includes irritability, anger, and increased crying Emotional Signs
A warning sign of stress that includes overeating, sleeping problems, and reckless behavior Behavioral Signs
Stress can reduce the body's ability to fight __________ Illness
Stress can cause stomachaches, asthma, and _____________ Headaches
Severe or _____________ stress can affect your health Prolonged
You experience stress when situations, ________________, or people make demands on your body and mind Events