Changing a habit or behavior? Planning is key!
This time of uncertainty and dis-ease has no doubt brought on many changes for most, if not all of us. There are so many discussions of the new “norm”. In many cases, this “new norm” has created or even exacerbated unwanted habits and behaviors. After following 1000 smokers and ex-smokers for two years, researcher and author of the book Changing to Thrive, psychologist James Prochaska created the Stages of Change model. Through his research, Prochaska found that there are 5 stages that one had to go through in order to achieve success in