It is not enough to simply know that a change would be a good thing, but this is the first step to change. It is also really important that we are not over-ambitious with what we want to change so we don’t set ourselves up to fail.
When making choices, you are most likely to choose what you are most comfortable with and makes you feel better. So, it is important that you make your goals easy. If we understand and recognise that setbacks are a natural part of the behaviour change process, we are also more likely to achieve our goals, rather than give up.
Once we understand how to change our own behaviour, we can also share our own knowledge and experiences to support and empower others on how to change theirs.
Below is a simple guide to help you and the people around you follow through with a desired behaviour change.