Moving Forward With Change: Part 2 in a Series to Create Lasting Health Change

October 10, 2014 4:54 PM

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Moving Forward With Change: Part 2 in a Series to Create Lasting Health Change

Sometimes I'm struck by the number of people who truly want to create change in their lives. You need only look at the success of weight loss programs to see how motivated we are to change. For a society constantly being told that we are obese, the success of these businesses makes it difficult to label us as unmotivated. Many will say that we simply do not want to work hard for change. I don't believe that. I think that the problem is that we may not know what to do with that initial motivation. We repeatedly try new weight loss programs. We make attempts at healthier living, but we fall down frequently or our changes do not last. As a wise person once told me, "When you try something over and over and it doesn't work, don't try harder, try different."

1. Identify a health change that you want to make. It is important to address only the general change at this point and not to define goals. Setting specific goals is critical to your success, but this will be addressed below. 2. Rate the level of importance of creating this change on a scale of 1 (...

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