Are you thinking about being more active?
Have you been trying to cut back on less healthy foods?
Are you starting to eat better and move more but having a hard time sticking with these changes?
Old habits die hard. Changing your habits is a process that involves several stages. Sometimes it takes a while before changes become new habits. And, you may face roadblocks along the way.
Adopting new, healthier habits may protect you from serious health problems like obesity and diabetes. New habits, like healthy eating and regular physical activity, may also help you manage your weight and have more energy. After a while, if you stick with these changes, they may become part of your daily routine.
There are four stage you may go through when changing your health habits or any behavoiur for that matter.
1. Contemplation: you are thinking about it and working on getting motivated to get started
2. Preparation: you have made up your mind to take action and are starting to make plans
3. Action: you have started to make changes, you are acting on your plans
4. Maintenance: you have a new routine and have kept it up for 6 months or more.
WHAT STAGE ARE YOU IN?
HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?