Paying Attention to Healthy Living:Paying Attention to Healthy Living:
Challenges and PossibilitesChallenges and Possibili...
Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
1.Define the powerful role of attention in
directing and sustaining healthy
beha...
A personal journey
The human perceptual systemThe human perceptual system
isis NOTNOT set upset up
to notice what isto notice what is
NOTNOT ...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGQmdoK_ZfY&feature=
Strong emotion
Too Many Choices...
Contradictory
Information
Knowledge is not scarce
6... 4... 8... 3... 9... 0... 1...
We build for skill
because
under stress we regress!
Setting an intention...
Overcoming habits
ReceivingReceiving
CriticalCritical
InformationInformation
Medical
Psychological
Nutrition
Fitness
Relationship
Simplify
oil painting by Darlene Weaver
Awareness
Beauty
Energy
Resilience
Engagement
Adaptability
Happiness
Building new habits
Support for
healthy choices
John Weaver, Psy.D.
Psychologist
The Healthy Thinking Initiative
2717 N. Grandview Blvd. # 303
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188
j...
Paying Attention to Health with John Weaver
Paying Attention to Health with John Weaver
Paying Attention to Health with John Weaver
Paying Attention to Health with John Weaver
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Paying Attention to Health with John Weaver

  1. 1. Paying Attention to Healthy Living:Paying Attention to Healthy Living: Challenges and PossibilitesChallenges and Possibilites John Weaver, Psy.D.John Weaver, Psy.D. PsychologistPsychologist August 2013August 2013
  2. 2. Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1.Define the powerful role of attention in directing and sustaining healthy behavior 2.Identify three challenges to attention that are encountered in Western Society 3.Utilize specific practices that will build skill in training and deepening attention
  3. 3. A personal journey
  4. 4. The human perceptual systemThe human perceptual system isis NOTNOT set upset up to notice what isto notice what is NOTNOT therethere
  5. 5. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IGQmdoK_ZfY&feature=
  6. 6. Strong emotion
  7. 7. Too Many Choices...
  8. 8. Contradictory Information
  9. 9. Knowledge is not scarce
  10. 10. 6... 4... 8... 3... 9... 0... 1...
  11. 11. We build for skill because under stress we regress!
  12. 12. Setting an intention...
  13. 13. Overcoming habits
  14. 14. ReceivingReceiving CriticalCritical InformationInformation
  15. 15. Medical Psychological Nutrition Fitness Relationship
  16. 16. Simplify oil painting by Darlene Weaver
  17. 17. Awareness Beauty Energy Resilience Engagement Adaptability Happiness
  18. 18. Building new habits
  19. 19. Support for healthy choices
  20. 20. John Weaver, Psy.D. Psychologist The Healthy Thinking Initiative 2717 N. Grandview Blvd. # 303 Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188 jweaver@preventingdepression.com www.preventingdepression.com www.facebook.com/drjohnweaver @bizpsych (262) 544-6486

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