What is the Stages of Change Model?
Stages of Change:
What might the stages look like in action?
Here we go!
Tips to help you keep your new behavior going:
A clear goal is invaluable. Are you able to articulate what you would like to change? If not, take some time to clarify. Then make a plan in the Preparation stage.
Make a firm commitment to yourself.
Keep learning. New information will help you stay motivated.
Recognize how you feel when implementing the new behavior. Your positive emotions will help you continue to make positive decisions.
Acknowledge the impact you would have on your environment if you continued with the negative behavior.
Seek support from family and friends. Find others that are doing what you want to do.
Recognize thatsocial norms are also shifting in the direction you are heading.
Start small and reward yourself.