Healthy Lifestyles- Stages of Change

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This presentation will introduce the Stages of Change model and describe the processes that an individual will go through when deciding to implement healthy lifestyle behaviors.

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Healthy Lifestyles- Stages of Change

  1. 1. Choosing a Healthy Lifestyle<br />
  2. 2. Stages of Change Model<br />Series of stages that people move through for each desired lifestyle/behavioral change<br />Behavior change is a process<br />Not an overnight event- can take weeks, months, years<br />Key is maintenance<br />
  3. 3. Five Stages of Change<br />
  4. 4. Stage 1: Pre-contemplation<br />The individual is:<br />Unwilling or ready to make a change in his/her life <br />Possibly giving up hope based on previous attempts and failures at the specific behavior change<br />Processes that promote change within this stage:<br />Consciousness-raising<br />Social liberation<br />Healthy relationships<br /> Creative Commons:<br /> This work is licensed under a Attribution 2.0 Generic United States <br />
  5. 5. Stage 2: Contemplation<br />The individual is:<br />Increasingly aware of a problem<br />Reflecting about the need for change<br />Searching for motivation and strength <br />Processes that promote change within this stage:<br />Emotional arousal<br />Self-reevaluation<br />Creative Commons:<br />This work is licensed under an Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic United States<br />
  6. 6. Stage 3: Preparation<br />The individual is:<br />Analyzing and monitoring current behaviors<br />Setting goals<br />Processes that promote change within this stage:<br />Commitment<br />
  7. 7. Stage 4: Action<br />The individual is:<br />Implementing new behavior<br />Committing a great deal of time and energy<br />Processes that promote change within this stage:<br />Reward<br />Countering<br />Environmental control<br />
  8. 8. Stage 5: Maintenance<br />Maintenance begins 6 months after implementing new behavior<br />Essential to:<br />Reward continued positive behavior<br />Identify and develop solutions for potential challenges<br />Avoid negative triggers<br />
  9. 9. Let’s begin today to make positive changes to a healthier you!<br />What Stage of Change are you in?<br />

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