Vocab: Economics and Shelter Everyday Living Essays

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Lesson One
Basic Needs-These are the things that people cannot live without, such as food, clothing, and shelter
Everyday Living- What you experience on a typical day- whatever is a part of your routine, such as going to your job, attending temple, cooking dinner, or walking your dog. Time management helps you make the most of everyday living
Goals- things you hope to achieve in your life and work toward, getting a job, completing your college degree, getting married, owning your home, or running a marathon
Health- The condition of your body and mind. A person can be in good health or bad health, both physically and emotionally.
Moderation- Not too much or too little of something; not going to an extreme in your pursuit of a goal
Nutrition- obtained from food and used by our bodies for growth and maintaining good health
Opportunity Cost- What is lost by choosing one option instead of another. For example, the opportunity cost of choosing to take an afternoon nap might be a lost trip to the gym.
Sedentary- A sedentary lifestyle is one that involves a lot of sitting down around and not enough physical activity
Stress- Stress is a mental or physical tension caused by worry over problems we may be experiencing in life
Time as an investment- The idea that spending time on a positive activity such as exercise, pursuit of a hobby, or volunteering will pay off in the long run with better physical and mental health
Time management- Organizing and using your time in a way that allows you to meet your daily needs as well as your short and long term goals with as little stress as possible.
Values- What individuals or cultures think of as 9important in life, as having meaning, or as being desirable
Lesson Two
Abilities- Natural or acquired skills or talents
Advancement- In terms of a career, an effort one makes (or a milestone one achieves) in bettering one’s career
Aptitude- An inherent ability or