Table 6

Dimensions and themes of the MPH dialogue tool for children

MPH dialogue tool for children
Your body
  • Feeling good

  • Having energy

  • Eating healthily

  • Sleeping well

  • Sports and exercise

  • Physical complaints

  • Pain

  • Physical appearance

Your feelings and thoughts
  • Managing your feelings

  • Accepting yourself

  • Fitting in

  • Feeling positive about life*

  • Knowing your limitations*

  • Coping with adversity*

Now and in the future
  • Looking at the future

  • Culture and religion

  • Having goals and dreams

  • Making choices*

  • Self-knowledge*

  • Role models*

Feeling good about yourself
  • Enjoyment

  • Happiness

  • Cheerfulness

  • A pleasant environment*

  • Taking pleasure in doing things*

  • Receiving support and understanding from others*

Participation
  • Friends

  • Belonging

  • Bullying

  • Self- determination*

  • Keeping up with others*

  • Personal contribution*

Daily life
  • Going to school

  • Being yourself

  • Leisure time

  • Looking after yourself

  • Feeling normal

  • Limitations

  • Smoking, alcohol and drugs use*

  • *Aspects marked with an asterisk are more applicable to the older children (≥ 12 years)

  • MPH, My Positive Health.