- Precontemplation – want to change, but don’t intend to in the near future,
- Contemplation – pros to change have increased, but they still have deep doubt that they can change. When in doubt, don’t act.
- Preparation – ready to take immediate action. Preparing to take action. Works best when using a trained coach to help make a strong plan and support to stick with it,
- Action – as it sounds, you are currently taking action,
- Maintenance – monitoring your progress and being cautious of slipping backward, and
- Termination – You did it, behavior change is completely ingrained and requires very little (if any) attention. Total confidence.
The Prochaska motto:
“Where ever you’r at, we can work with that”
Principles of Progress:
- increase your pros
- Increase your consciousness
- use dramatic relief
- Decrease your cons
- Use environmental reevaluation
- Use self reevaluation
- Make a commitment to a better life
- Counter conditioning to use substitutes for unhealthy habits
- Reinforce your progress by using rewards
- Foster helping relationships with support
- Increase personal freedom through social liberation
- Practice stimulus control to manage your environment to make healthy habits automatic
In This Episode You’ll Learn
- Which vitamins a healthy person needs to stay healthy
- Which type of fish oil you should take
- Where to find Omega-3 fatty acids
- Who should take vitamin D
- How to avoid wasting your money on worthless supplements
Links and Resources for This Episode
- Book – Changing To Thrive
- The Prochaska website – www.jprochaska.com
- ProChange Behavior Systems – www.prochange.com—a company Jim and Jan Prochaska founded in 1997, which continues on with 20 staff that build health behavior change programs based on the stages of change Transtheoretical Model.
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