WELLBEING- LESSON 2- 

WHEEL TO WELLBEING


PART 1- (5 MINUTES)

Rationale

  • "students who thrive and flourish demonstrate stronger academic performance" (Norrish, Williams, O'Connor and Robinson, 2013).
  • elements of wellbeing can be developed through specific evidence-based actions (Seligman, 2011).
  • the wheel to wellbeing gives some tangible ways to improve wellbeing.

Learning objectives

By the end of this lesson, learners should:

  • understand the wheel to wellbeing and the 6 components
  • commit to taking action in one area to improve their wellbeing

PART 2- watch to introduce concept- (5 MINUTES)

Be Active, Keep Learning, Give, Connect, Take Notice and Care for the Planet. Simple steps to wellbeing and better mental health.


PART 3- CREATE A WELLBEING WHEEL- (15-20 MINUTES)

  • Go to the “six ways to wellbeing” website here. In pairs, explore the website in order to complete the two points below.
  • Use a full size page in your workbook and create your own wellbeing wheel (each person records this individually).
  • Label each section, then follow the links and list at least 5 things people can do to enhance their wellbeing for each part of the wellbeing wheel.

PART 4- ACROSTIC POEM- (10 MINUTES)

  • Form pairs or groups of three.
  • Create an acrostic poem for the word "WELLBEING". The word selected for each letter should resemble either an action that enhances wellbeing, or something that describes a sense of wellbeing.
  • Teachers to facilitate sharing with the class. If students are incomplete, they could listen for the ideas of others, in order to complete their own acrostic poem.

PART 5- COMMIT TO WELLBEING- (5-10 MINUTES)

  • Decide on one area of your wellbeing (from the wheel to wellbeing) that you would like to focus on improving over the next couple of weeks.
  • Record the specific action you will take in this area and also when and where you are going to do it?
  • You should use what you learned in Module 2 to complete the T.A.O.P. process in your workbook for setting and striving for this wellbeing target.